Chandler Catanzaro kicked a 43-yard field goal as time expired and No. 9 Clemson rallied from 14 points down in the second half to defeat Wake Forest 31-28 and clinch the ACC Atlantic Division title on Saturday.
Catanzaro had missed a 30-yard attempt 2 minutes before his game-winner for the Tigers (9-1, 6-1 Atlantic Coast Conference). However, Clemson's defense quickly got the ball back for one last drive. This time, Catanzaro's attempt was straight and true and sent the Tigers to the ACC title game for the second time in three years.
Catanzaro was mobbed by teammates as fans swarmed the field in celebration.
The Tigers, 7-0 at home this year, completed their first perfect season at Death Valley since 1990 and next weekend will face North Carolina State with a chance to reach 10 wins for the first time since 1991.
Tajh Boyd overcame a poor outing with two touchdown passes after Wake Forest (5-5, 4-3) had taken a 28-21 lead. Andre Ellington rushed for 98 yards and two touchdowns ...