Thompson, No. 9 Tigers look to clinch ACC Atlantic
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Clemson defensive tackle Brandon Thompson hopes
to finish his career at Death Valley with an ACC divisional championship.
The ninth-ranked Tigers (8-1, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) can clinch the
Atlantic Division with a victory over Wake Forest (5-4, 4-2) at Death Valley on
Along with a second trip to the title game in three seasons, a Clemson
victory would also wrap up a 6-0 season at home, something the team hasn't
accomplished in 21 years.
The Demon Deacons, though, have as much incentive as the Tigers. Wake Forest
can advance to next month's championship game in Charlotte, N.C., by beating
the Tigers and then defeating Maryland. But the Demon Deacons have struggled at
Clemson, losing the past five games there. Their last victory came in 1998.
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