Some early ACC conference matchups Saturday started off with No. 7 ranked team in the country, the Clemson Tigers, bum rushing the North Carolina Tar Heels. Here's a look at the early games:
North Carolina (5-3, 1-3 ACC) can't keep up with No. 7 Clemson (8-0, 5-0), 59-38: Tajh Boyd led the Tigers' prolific offense to the tune of 367 passing yards and 5 passing passing touchdowns. Wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, not Sammy Watkins, led the way for the Tigers with 157 receiving yards and a touchdown. For more on the game, Clemson fans should visit Shakin' The Southland. For more on North Carolina, visit Carolina March.
Wake Forest (5-2, 4-1) holds on to beat Duke (3-4, 1-2): Tanner Price hit Chris Givens on a 66-yard touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter as the Demon Deacons ripped away the win from the Duke Blue Devils. . The Blue Devils came back from a 17-0 deficit to score 23 straight points just to see their lead wiped out. For more on the Demon Deacons, visit Blogger So Dear.