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Clemson-Wake Forest Notes

Oct. 27, 2001

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Clemson quarterback Woodrow Dantzler had 119 yards rushing intoday’s game, his ninth career 100-yard rushing performance. He istied with Joe Burns of Georgia Tech among active ACC players inthat category. The ninth 100-yard rushing effort moved Dantzlerinto fifth place on Clemson’s career list of 100- yard rushinggames. He is now just one away from Terry Allen, who had 10 in hisClemson career (1987-89). Dantzler had 300 yards of total offenseand at least 100-yards for the third time this year and seventhtime in his Clemson career. In three road games this year, Dantzlerhas averaged 156 yards rushing and 266 yards passing for 422 yardstotal on a per game basis. Clemson injuries: Ben Hall (strainedneck), John Leake (sprained ankle), Airese Currie (sprained foot).Linebacker Chad Carson had his first career interception in today’sgame. Today was his 42nd game as a Tiger. Clemson won the turnovermargin stat for the first time this year. Clemson had tied withGeorgia Tech (1-1) in that category. Clemson ranked 104th in thenation in turnover margin heading into today’s game. Walk-on widereceiver Marvis Jenkins made just the second catch of his career intoday’s game. It was a 19-yard reception on a 3rd and 11 play thatgave the Tigers a first down. Clemson went on to score a touchdown.Clemson had 16 receptions as a team and 13 of them were byfreshmen. Derrick Hamilton led the way with six for 91 yards. Henow has 37 receptions for the season. He broke Terry Smith’s (34)Clemson freshmen record in today’s game. Today was Woodrow Dantzlerninth career 200-yard passing game. He is now tied for the Clemsonrecord in that category with Nealon Greene, who had nine from1994-97. Clemson’s defense held Wake Forest to 14 points today.That is the fewest points scored by a Clemson opponent since theWofford game on September 8. It is the fewest points scored by anopponent in an ACC game since last year’s 35- 14 over Maryland onOctober 14th. Clemson has now started out 3-0 on the road in theACC for the second year in a row, but just the third time since1983.

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