Tigers open with big win at Wake Forest

By Eric Sprott

Courtesy The Journal

WINSTON SALEM, N.C. — On Saturday night, Clemson’s veteran offensive leaders performed to their typical standards, and some tantalizing young talent — particularly on the defensive side — lived up to the billing as the Tigers opened their season at Wake Forest with a decisive 37-13 victory at Truist Field.

If for no other reason than simply being able to get onto the field in the midst of a pandemic, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney said Sunday evening the win was one he’ll never forget as his top-ranked Tigers (1-0, 1-0 ACC) turned in a strong performance.

“It was a very special win for us, and as I told the team,

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