Postgame Notes - NC State 37, Wake Forest 6

Nov. 10, 2012

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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.

    Long Return

  • 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.

    Miscellaneous Notes

  • 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.


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