When was the last time Wake Forest beat Clemson football?
The last time Wake Forest beat the Clemson football team, Barack Obama has not yet been elected President of the United States of America.
With the ACC Championship in hand, Wake Forest Demon Deacons need to find a way to beat Death Valley’s Clemson football team first.
Although these two schools have played annually since the 1950s, Clemson had the upper hand on the college football field. While tigers usually beat their competition in the ACC Atlantic, devil deacons are having their best season ever. Dave Clawson’s team is considering a New Year’s Six, but they have to beat the Tigers first.
The last time Wake Forest beat Clemson on the football field, Dabo Sweeney was not Clemson’s head coach and Barack Obama was not yet elected president of the United States.
Wake Forest: When was the last time Damon Deacons beat a football in Clemson?
Entering the 2021 meeting, Clemson has defeated Satanic Deacons 12 times in a row. Given that they play annually in division play, that means that Wake Forest’s last win came during the 2008 college football season.
On October 10, 2008, quarterback Riley Skinner threw the match-winning touchdown to DJ Bolden with 5:18 remaining to secure a 12-7 Thursday night win over Tommy Bowden FC.
The 21st deacon improved to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in the ACC under Jim Grobe. As for Clemson, the Tigers switched head coach position before their next meeting. As it turned out, Sweeney became the best coach in the history of the Clemson Football Program and had not yet lost to Wake Forest.
So far, Clawson has lost his first seven head-to-head meetings with Sweeney on the court.
Could this be the year Wake Forest ends its losing streak to Clemson? According to WynnBET, Clemson is a 4.5-point favorite over the 12th Demon Deacon. Wake Forest’s win takes ACC Coastal and its berth in the ACC Championship game.
Saturday’s game begins at noon EST at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, South Carolina.
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