Football Game Notes - Wake Forest vs. NC State
Josh Harris ran for 96 yards last year in the win over the Wolfpack.

Josh Harris ran for 96 yards last year in the win over the Wolfpack.

Nov. 6, 2012

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  • Wake Forest is looking for that all important sixth victory this weekend when it heads to Raleigh to take on the Wolfpack of NC State at Carter-Finley Stadium.
  • Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. and can be seen on RSN. The game will also be carried live on the Wake Forest Sports Network from IMG College.
  • The winner of Saturday's game will have earned its sixth victory of the season and become bowl eligible.
  • The Demon Deacons have won five of the last seven meetings in the series.
  • The Wolfpack however hold an 18-5 edge in the series at Carter-Finley stadium.
  • Wake Forest is coming off a record-setting game in a 28-14 victory over Boston College last Saturday.
  • Wake jumped out to a 14-0 lead and forced four BC turnovers in the win.
  • The Deacons tied a school record by converting 13 third conversions against BC.
  • Wide receiver Michael Campanaro had another tremendous day, tying the ACC record for receptions in a game with 16.
  • Campanaro also tied the school record with three touchdown grabs and became the fifth player nationally with 16 or more catches in a game this season.
  • Quarterback Tanner Price set career-highs for completions (39) and pass attempts (57) in the game. Both of those totals are also highs for an ACC player this season.
  • Cornerback Kevin Johnson recorded his third interception of the season and also had a pair of pass breakups. He is tied for the lead in the ACC with 11 pass breakups this season.
  • After allowing just 12 yards on the ground to BC last week, the Deacon defense has given up an average of just 53.5 yards rushing per game in the last four games.

    The Last Meeting
    NC State27
    Wake Forest34
    September 10, 2011
    Winston-Salem, N.C.
    Deacons Take Down NC State 34-27 in ACC Opener
    Led by Tanner Price, who completed 22-of-35 passes for 297 yards and a touchdown, and Michael Campanaro, who caught five passes for 93 yards and a touchdown in addition to throwing a 40-yard touchdown pass to Danny Dembry, Wake Forest eased past NC State 34-27 on Saturday at BB&T Field.

    Next Up
  • Wake Forest will make its first trip to South Bend, Ind. next week to take on Notre Dame.
  • Notre Dame claimed a 24-17 victory last season at BB&T Field in the teams' first ever meeting.
  • The Deacons will then close the season by hosting SEC-rival Vanderbilt on Nov. 24.
     

     

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