Instant Halftime Analysis: Clemson 14, Wake Forest 7

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Instant Halftime Analysis: Clemson 14, Wake Forest 7

What went right:
The Tigers managed to get two touchdowns and a little over 200 yards of offense. Andre EllingtonAndre Ellington
RS Jr. Running Back
#23 5-10, 190
Moncks Corner, SC

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, who missed the Georgia Tech game with an ankle injury, appears to be running extremely hard and has two touchdowns.. He has carried nine times for just 24 yards, however.

The Tigers are 5-for-8 on third down, and 2-for-2 on fourth down.

The defense has given up just seven points, and Wake missed a field goal late in the first half.

What went wrong:
Clemson quarterback Tajh BoydTajh Boyd
RS So. Quarterback
#10 6-1, 225
Hampton, VA

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is struggling with some of his throws, and he is locking in on receivers too early in the pattern. As a result, the Wake safeties are reading his eyes and almost have three interceptions.

Wake did intercept a pass – by a defensive lineman.

Clemson’s defense has allowed Wake 166 total yards, and they are also 5-for-8 on third down.

Turning Point of the Half :
Clemson ran off a 13-play scoring drive early in the second quarter that broke the 7-7 tie.

Stat of the Half: Wake came into the game averaging just 104 yards per game on the ground, but have 73 yards rushing already on Clemson’s defense.

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