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Tigers move closer to another perfect regular season

 

By Alex Maminakis
Courtesy The Journal

alex@upstatetoday.com

CLEMSON — The Clemson Tigers are one win away from another undefeated regular season.

Trevor Lawrence matched a career high with four touchdown passes — three of which went to Tee Higgins — and the No. 3 Tigers racked up 516 total yards of offense in another lopsided win, beating Wake Forest 52-3 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

The Clemson (11-0, 8-0 ACC) defense also limited Wake Forest — which boasted the country’s 13th-best total offense coming into the game, averaging 487.3 yards per contest — to just 105 total yards, and held quarterback Jamie Newman to 41 yards passing.

It was another dominant day by the Tigers in the program’s 26th consecutive win, and on senior day, the 2019 senior class won its 52nd game in the past four years to move into fourth for the most career victories by a senior class in FBS history.

“Today was a historic day. For our seniors, they’re the fastest to 52 wins in college football history,” coach Dabo

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