Nov. 10, 2012
Final Stats |
With the Loss
Wake Forest falls to 5-5 overall and 3-5 in the ACC
Jim Grobe falls to 73-72 at Wake Forest and 106-105-1 lifetime in 17 season
For the first time since 2004, Wake Forest has lost two games in a season to in-state opponents
The home team has won each of the last six games in the series
Wake Forest vs. In-State Opponents
Wake Forest's record vs. in-state opponents falls to 31-10 under Jim Grobe
Wake Forest has lost two games in a season to in-state opponents for the first time since 2004
Earlier in 2012, Wake Forest lost at home to Duke. In 2004, the Deacons lost at NC State and at UNC
Campanaro Sets Two-Game Reception Record
Junior Michael Campanaro finished the game with five receptions for 14 yards.
Coupled with his 16-catch performance last week against Boston College, Campanaro has set the school-record for most receptions in consecutive games with 21.
That broke Marlon Estes' record of 20 which he set during the 1995 season.
Campanaro has now caught a pass in 20-straight games.
Non-QB Passing Under Grobe
Wide receiver Michael Campanaro hit fellow wide receiver Terence Davis for a 39-yard touchdown in the second quarter.
That was Campanaro's third touchdown pass of his career and his second against NC State. Campanaro hit Danny Dembry on a 40-yard TD pass in last season's game.
Campanaro is now 4-of-5 passing in his career for 145 yards and three touchdowns.
Under Grobe, the Deacons are now 26-of-37 for 746 yards and nine touchdowns.
Okoro With A Pick
Senior cornerback Chibuikem Okoro intercepted his first pass of the season in the second quarter.
That was Okoro's seventh interception of his career.
NC State's Tobias Palmer ran the second half kickoff back 100 yards for a touchdown.
That was the longest kickoff return Wake Forest has ever allowed in a game.
The last player to return a kickoff for a touchdown against Wake Forest was Clemson's CJ Spiller on nov. 10, 2007.
Captains were OLB Justin Jackson and RB Josh Harris
NC State won the toss and deferred to the second half.
Wolfpack running back Shadrach Thornton finished with 110 yards on the ground. That's the first 100-yard rushing for either team in the series since Chris Barclay had 117 yards on 36 carries for Wake Forest in 2005.
Wake Forest's defense has a sack in every game this year after getting only 11 total sacks last year.
Juniors AJ Marshall and Daniel Mack each recorded a career-high 10 tackles in the game.
The 16 yards rushing on the day for the Deacons is the fewest since they finished with -3 yards in a loss at Maryland on Oct. 30, 2010.