The Tigers offense came out roaring on Homecoming scoring touchdowns on the first three possessions. On the third snap of the game, Tajh Boyd hit Sammy Watkins for 64 yards as Watkins tip toed down the right sideline for the score.
On possession #2, the Tigers drove 63 yards in 10 plays with Zac Brooks running in from the ten for a touchdown.
And on the third possession, Boyd threw a swing pass to DJ Howard in front of the Wake Forest bench and he scampered 75 yards for a score and a 21-0 Tiger lead.
Wake Forest stopped the bleeding late in the quarter with a 54 yard drive in 8 plays. Tanner Price connected with Sherman Ragland for a 10 yard scoring play, Ragland’s first career touchdown catch. 21-7 Clemson.