Postgame Notes - Wake Forest 28, Boston College 14

Nov. 3, 2012

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With the Win

  • Wake Forest improves to 5-4 overall and 3-4 in the ACC
  • Jim Grobe improves to 73-71 at Wake Forest and 106-104 overall
  • Boston College leads the series 10-8-2
  • Wake Forest ended a streak of two straight home losses to Boston College
  • Wake Forest has won back-to-back games against BC for the first time since in the ACC era.

    Ice That Arm

  • Junior quarterback Tanner Price finished the game 39-of-57 for 293 yards and three touchdowns.
  • The 39 completions and 57 attempts were both career-highs and are also highs by an ACC players this season.
  • Price's previous career-highs were 37 completions on 53 attempts against Navy in 2010.

    Price Moving Up The Charts

  • Junior quarterback Tanner Price had a career-game against Boston College and moved-up the school's passing charts.
  • With his three touchdown passes today, Price moved into fifth place in school history with 39 career TD passes. He passed Jay Venuto who threw 37 TD passes in his career from 1979-80.
  • Price also went over 6,000 career passing yards in the game. He is currently fifth in school history with 6,218 career passing yards.
  • His interception in the third quarter was Price's first interception in 159-straight pass attempts.

    Campanaro With Most Catches In ACC History

  • Junior Michael Campanaro hauled in 16 passes which ties the ACC record for most receptions in a single game.
  • He is the fifth ACC with 16 catches, matching Alvin Pearman of Virginia against FSU on Oct. 13, 2008, Corey Thomas of Duke against Georgia Tech on Nov. 15, 1998, Geroy Simon of Maryland against FSU on Nov. 18, 1995 and Charley Carr of UNC against Air Force on Nov. 12, 1966.
  • Campanaro is now the fifth player nationally with 16 or more catches in a game.
  • He is the first player this season to catch 16 or more passes in a victory.

    Welcome Back Camp

  • Michael Campanaro played in just his second game since returning from a broken hand.
  • He finished with a career-high and ACC-record tying 16 receptions in the game for 123 yards and three touchdowns.
  • That is the second three touchdown game of his career and his first three receiving touchdown game of his career.
  • He ties the school-record for most receiving touchdowns in a game with three. He is the seventh Demon Deacon to accomplish that feat.
  • Campanaro also had three touchdowns in the win over Army, two receiving and one rushing.
  • Campanaro's previous career-high for receptions was 13 against North Carolina this season.
  • This is his 19th-straight game with a reception.

    Twice Is Nice....

  • Cornerback Kevin Johnson and linebacker Mike Olson each had an interception in the first quarter.
  • That was the first time this season that the Demon Deacons have had two interceptions in the same game.
  • For Johnson, it was his third interception this season and the third of his career.
  • The interception was the first of Olson's career.

    ...But Three Is Better

  • Junior A.J. Marshall intercepted Rettig in the fourth quarter for the Deacons' third interception in the game.
  • That's the first time Wake Forest has had three interceptions in a game since snagging four opponent passes in the win over Florida State last season.
  • For Marshall, it was his second career interception.
  • He also snagged a pass in the season-opening victory against Liberty.

    Johnson Continues To Roll

  • Cornerback Kevin Johnson has stepped-up the last four games.
  • Johnson recorded his third interception in the last four games.
  • He also had two pass breakups in the game, giving him a team-high 11 on the season.
  • Johnson finished with seven tackles which was the second-highest total on the team.

    Zach Thompson

  • Defensive end Zach Thompson recorded his first forced fumble and his first fumble recovery of his career in the second quarter.
  • That setup a Deacon touchdown which gave them a 21-7 lead heading into halftime.
  • It was Thompson's second takeaway of the season as he also had an interception against Duke.

    T-Bo Hauling In Passes Left And Right

  • Senior fullback Tommy Bohanon caught a career-high six passes in the game for 35 yards.
  • Over the last five games, Bohanon has caught 14 passes for 112 yards and five touchdowns.

    Moving The Chains

  • Wake Forest had 13 third down conversions in the game.
  • That tied the school-record for most third down conversions in a game.
  • The last time the Deacons had 13 third down conversions in a game was against Maryland on Oct. 15, 1983.

    Kinal Sets Record For Pinning Them Deep

  • Freshman punter Alexander Kinal had five punts in the game and pinned two of them inside the 20.
  • He now has 22 punts inside the 20 on the year, which breaks Sam Swank's school record of 21 during the 2007 season.

    Miscellaneous Notes

  • Captains were Garrick Williams and Riley Haynes
  • Boston College won the toss and deferred to the second half.
  • Freshman offensive lineman Dylan Intemann made his first career start.
  • Running back Josh Harris finished with 84 rushing yards in the game, which ties his second-highest output this season.
  • Senior Terence Davis tied his career-high for the third time this season with seven receptions.
  • The Deacon defense forced four turnovers which was a season-high.
  • This was the first time in the last 10 games between Wake Forest and Boston College that the game wasn't decided by 10 points of fewer.
  • Wake Forest held its largest lead of the season at 14 points.
  • Assistant AD Bill Faircloth was the Open the Gate honoree. Today's game was Faircloth's 400th-straight Wake Forest game.


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