Post Game Notes

Sept. 27, 2008

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With The Wake Forest loss
  • The Deacons drop to 3-1 overall on the season.
  • Wake Forest has its six-game winning streak snapped.
  • The loss ends Wake's six-game home field winning streak.
  • The Deacs are 6-3 all-time against Navy, including a 2-2 mark at BB&T Field.
  • Navy snaps its four-game losing streak to Wake, which dated back to the 1996 season.
  • Wake Forest falls to 17-14 all-time as a ranked team.
  • Riley Skinner drops to 21-7 as a starting quarterback.
  • Head Coach Jim Grobe falls to 49-40 at Wake Forest and 82-73-1 overall as a head coach (14th season).
  • The Deacs are 25-20 at home under Grobe.
  • Wake Forest drops to 10-3 against non-conference opponents since the start of the 2006 season.
  • Under Grobe, Wake is 24-8 against non-conference opponents, including a 12-5 mark at home.
  • The Deacons are 8-9 all-time against schools named as a color (6-3 vs. Navy, 2-6 vs. Auburn).

Boldin Surpasses 100-Yard Mark Receiving

  • Senior WR D.J. Boldin led the way for Wake Forest with eight catches for 116 yards.
  • Boldin has gone over 100 yards receiving in two games this season (123 yards vs. Ole Miss).

Defenders Set Career-Highs

  • LB Chantz McClinic had a career-high 10 tackles.
  • NG Boo Robinson tied his career-high six tackles. Robinson recorded a career-high two sacks in the game for a combined loss of 12 yards.
  • LB Aaron Curry had a season-high 10 tackles, three shy of his career-best.
  • The Deacs forced a season-low two turnovers (two fumbles). It was Wake's first game without an interception.

Sam Swank Kicks Field Goal For 13th Straight Game

  • With his 23-yard FG in the third quarter, Sam Swank has now kicked at least one field goal in 13 straight game dating back to last season.
  • He has made 70 career field goal, which puts him 10 shy of the ACC career record held by Maryland's Nick Novak (2001-04).
  • Swank has made 116 straight PATs.
  • With five points today, Swank has scored 326 points in his career and 40 on the season.

Navy's Kettani Rushes for 100+ Yards

  • Navy FB Eric ran for 175 yards on 19 carries.
  • He became the first opponent to rush for more than 100 yards against Wake Forest since Maryland's Keon Lattimore on September 22, 2007.
  • Navy rushed for 292 yards as a team to became the first opponent to rush for 200+ yards against the Deacs since the Midshipmen accomplished the feat last season in Annapolis.

Wake Commits Seven Turnovers

  • Wake Forest's six turnovers are the most by the Deacons since committing six turnovers against Miami in the final game of the 2005 season.

Miscellaneous Notes

  • When Navy scored first, it marked the first time this year that Wake's opponent had scored first.
  • When Wake Forest fell behind 14-0, it marked its largest deficit since losing at Clemson 44-10 on Nov. 10, 2007
  • LT Joe Birdsong was ejected in the second quarter for delivering a blow to the head of an opponent. Redshirt freshman Michael Hoag replaced him and saw his most extensive action of the season.
  • Riley Skinner set a career high with four interceptions, three in the first half. He came into the game having not thrown an interception in 131 consecutive pass attempts.
  • All of Navy's 24 points came off Wake Forest turnovers.



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