Boxscore
Clemson 42, Wake Forest 13
Thursday, October 25, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - BB&T Field
Attendance - 31162

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Clemson 7 28 0 7 42
Wake Forest 0 7 6 0 13

Recap


No. 13 Clemson 42, Wake Forest
13: Tajh Boyd had 286 of his school-record 428 passing yards and five touchdowns in the first half alone as the visiting Tigers cruised past the Demon Deacons and maintained their dominance in the head-to-head series.

Sammy Watkins collected 177 of his school-record 202 receiving yards in a 343-yard first-half effort for Clemson (7-1, 4-1 ACC), which has won four straight against Wake Forest (4-4, 2-4) and 60 of 78 meetings between the schools.

Following punts on their first two series, Boyd led the Tigers on five straight touchdown drives – the first four of which covered at least 68 yards – as the school’s all-time leader in passing touchdowns connected with five different receivers to help Clemson build a 35-0 lead with 1:18 left in the first half.

Tanner Price led the Demon Deacons on a small rally with TD passes late in the second quarter and midway through the third, but the Tigers ended any suspense with 1-yard TD run from D.J. Howard to cap a 13-play scoring drive with 8:44 remaining to account for the final margin.

Price finished with 232 yards and Josh Harris added a game-high 76 yards on the ground for Wake Forest, which has been outscored 157-70 in conference play.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Boyd became the sixth quarterback from an FBS school to throw for five touchdowns in one half this season. … Wake Forest, which entered this game allowing opponents to score touchdowns on 19 of their 28 red-zone trips, surrendered four touchdowns on the Tigers’ five red-zone trips. … In addition to breaking Clemson’s single-game record for receiving yards, Watkins caught his first touchdown pass of the season and matched his season total of 202 receiving yards.

SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 4:03
Clemson   TD  Wake Forest 0 - Clemson 7
2nd Quarter - 14:49
Clemson   TD  Wake Forest 0 - Clemson 14
2nd Quarter - 8:36
Clemson   TD  Wake Forest 0 - Clemson 21
2nd Quarter - 3:56
Clemson   TD  Wake Forest 0 - Clemson 28
2nd Quarter - 1:18
Clemson   TD  Wake Forest 0 - Clemson 35
2nd Quarter - 0:12
Wake Forest   TD  Wake Forest 7 - Clemson 35
3rd Quarter - 7:45
Wake Forest   TD  Wake Forest 13 - Clemson 35
4th Quarter - 8:44
Clemson   TD  Wake Forest 13 - Clemson 42
TEAMS

Team Records

  Clemson Wake Forest
W/L 7 - 1 - 0 4 - 4 - 0
Conference 4 - 1 - 0 2 - 4 - 0

Team Stats

  Clemson Wake Forest
Score 42 13
First Downs 26 19
3rd Down Efficiency 10-for-17
59%
6-for-18
33%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-0
0%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 534 290
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 45-101 28-51
Average/Rush 2.2 1.8
Passing
Comp-Att 29-40 28-45
Passing Yards 433 239
Average/Pass Play 10.1 4.8
Penalties-Yards 9-79 4-37
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 4-1
Interceptions Thrown 0 0
Time of Possession 31:02 28:58

PLAYER STATS

Clemson (7 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Boyd 27/38 428 5 0
C. Stoudt 2/2 5 0 0
Wake Forest (4 - 4)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Price 27/44 232 2 0
D. Martin 1/1 7 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
A. Ellington 15 61 4.1 0
T. Boyd 16 27 1.7 0
D. Howard 4 6 1.5 1
R. McDowell 5 4 0.8 0
C. Peake 1 4 4.0 0
S. Watkins 1 4 4.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Harris 10 76 7.6 0
M. Campanaro 2 12 6.0 0
D. Martin 8 9 1.1 0
T. Price 8 -46 -5.8 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
S. Watkins 8 202 25.2 1
M. Bryant 3 82 27.3 0
D. Hopkins 6 64 10.7 1
J. Brown 3 40 13.3 0
B. Ford 2 17 8.5 1
S. Cooper 1 12 12.0 1
M. Porter 1 9 9.0 0
A. Ellington 2 5 2.5 0
A. Humphries 1 4 4.0 0
C. Peake 1 2 2.0 1
D. Rodriguez 1 -4 -4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
T. Davis 7 84 12.0 0
M. Campanaro 6 52 8.7 0
T. Bohanon 3 29 9.7 2
L. Jackson 2 21 10.5 0
J. Harris 5 19 3.8 0
D. Martin 2 13 6.5 0
S. Bishop 1 8 8.0 0
T. Price 1 7 7.0 0
S. Ragland III 1 6 6.0 0
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