GAME NOTES: Wake Forest at Louisville
E.J. Scott (17) and Cam Serigne each had touchdown catches versus Army.
Sept. 23, 2014

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Deacons Take on Louisville in First ACC Matchup
• Wake Forest opens a two-game road swing when it heads to Louisville this Saturday in the first ACC matchup between the two teams.
• The game will kickoff at 3:30 and will be televised on ESPNU. The game can also be heard on the Wake Forest Sports Network from IMG College.

Last Time Out
• Wake Forest improved to 2-0 at home with a 24-21 win over visiting Army at BB&T Field.
• The Demon Deacons rushed for a season-high 100 yards including 60 yards from true freshman Isaiah Robinson.
• Head coach Dave Clawson became the first first-year head coach at Wake Forest to start with a 2-0 home record since Bill Dooley in 1987.
• PK Mike Weaver converted a 20-yard field goal making him a perfect 6-of-6 to start his career and tying the best start ever by a Deacon kicker.

Wake Forest Storylines
• Wake Forest heads to Louisville for the Deacons' first ACC game of the season.
• Wake Forest is 20-41 in ACC opening games.
• The Deacons and the Cardinals will be meeting for the first time since their historic 2007 contest in the Orange Bowl in Miami.
• Louisville posted a 24-17 win over the Deacons on Jan. 2, 2007 after Wake Forest had held a 13-10 lead early in the fourth quarter.
• The two honorary captains for the Orange Bowl game were two of the most recognizable global sports figures: Arnold Palmer and Muhammad Ali.

The Opposition & Series History
• Saturday's game will be just the second meeting all-time between Wake Forest and Louisville.
• The Cardinals won the only previous meeting, taking a 24-13 victory in the 2007 Orange Bowl in Miami, Fla.
• UL opened its season with a pair of victories, including a 31-13 romp of Miami. It then fell at Virginia in week three before rebounding with a 34-3 victory over FIU last weekend.

Next Up
• The road doesn't get any easier as the Demon Deacons head to Tallahassee, Fla., next Saturday to take on the defending national champion and top-ranked Florida State.
• The Deacs have dropped four the last five to the Seminoles after winning three-straight from 2006-08.

 

 

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