Win Probability 100%

WAKE
SYR
WAKE 100%

WAKE

64

SYR

43

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • WAKE734
    • 621SYR
  • Turnovers

    • WAKE1
    • 2SYR
  • Possession

    WAKESYR
    29:4430:16
  • 1st Downs

    • WAKE33
    • 33SYR

Game Information

Carrier Dome
  • Syracuse, NY 13244
Attendance: 38,539
11/11/2017 Associated Press

Wolford leads Wake Forest in 64-43 comeback over Syracuse

John Wolford passed for three touchdowns and ran for three more, accounting for 499 yards of total offense, and Wake Forest overcame a 14-yard halftime deficit to defeat Syracuse 64-43 on Saturday and clinch a bowl berth.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Wake Forest213162464
Syracuse14245043
first QuarterWAKESYR
TD
10:30
John Wolford 3 Yd Run (Mike Weaver Kick)
8 plays, 73 yards, 2:35
70
play
Wake Forest's Wolford strolls in for games first TD (0:35)

John Wolford keeps it himself and walks in untouched for touchdown. (0:35)

TD
8:33
Dontae Strickland 43 Yd Run (Cole Murphy Kick)
6 plays, 75 yards, 1:57
77
play
Syracuse responds with Strickland rushing TD (0:30)

Dontae Strickland gets a nice block on the edge, and explodes up the sideline for a 43-yard TD. The Orange tie the game 7-7. (0:30)

TD
5:26
Matt Colburn 3 Yd Run (Mike Weaver Kick)
10 plays, 80 yards, 3:07
147
play
Wake Forest regains lead with rush TD (0:21)

RB Matt Colburn takes the hand-off and rushes it in for a 3-yard touchdown. (0:21)

TD
3:52
Ravian Pierce 19 Yd pass from Zack Mahoney (Cole Murphy Kick)
5 plays, 75 yards, 1:34
1414
play
Syracuse's Mahoney-Pierce connection ties game (0:24)

Zack Mahoney hits Ravian Pierce in stride for a 19-yard touchdown. (0:24)

TD
2:27
Cam Serigne 31 Yd pass from John Wolford (Mike Weaver Kick)
5 plays, 75 yards, 1:25
2114
play
Wake Forest scores on 3rd straight possession (0:30)

John Wolford throws a nice pass to Cam Serigne and he does the rest, scoring a 31-yard touchdown. (0:30)

second QuarterWAKESYR
TD
12:08
Chris Elmore 1 Yd Run (Cole Murphy Kick)
10 plays, 56 yards, 3:00
2121
play
Syracuse rush TD ties high-scoring game (0:35)

Zack Mahoney hands it off to FB Chris Elmore who barrels into the end zone for the touchdown. (0:35)

TD
9:05
Steve Ishmael 30 Yd pass from Zack Mahoney (Cole Murphy Kick)
7 plays, 77 yards, 1:58
2128
play
Syracuse takes its first lead with Ishmael TD (0:44)

Zach Mahoney lobs it up to Steve Ishmael who fights through contact to make a 30-yard touchdown catch. (0:44)

FG
3:03
Cole Murphy 30 Yd Field Goal
11 plays, 61 yards, 4:10
2131
TD
0:16
Ravian Pierce 18 Yd pass from Zack Mahoney (Cole Murphy Kick)
3 plays, 26 yards, 0:17
2138
play
Syracuse extends lead with 2nd Mahoney-Pierce TD (0:24)

Zack Mahoney fakes the defense with a play-action read and finds Ravian Pierce for a 18-yard touchdown to extend the Orange lead to 38-21. (0:24)

FG
0:00
Mike Weaver 41 Yd Field Goal
3 plays, 52 yards, 0:16
2438
third QuarterWAKESYR
FG
12:29
Mike Weaver 43 Yd Field Goal
7 plays, 45 yards, 2:31
2738
FG
9:09
Cole Murphy 47 Yd Field Goal
11 plays, 46 yards, 3:20
2741
TD
6:20
John Wolford 9 Yd Run (Mike Weaver Kick)
9 plays, 76 yards, 2:49
3441
play
Wake Forest's Wolford TD run cuts into lead (0:29)

John Wolford rushes for a 9-yard touchdown to close the gap for Wake Forest. (0:29)

TD
1:08
Cam Serigne 19 Yd pass from John Wolford (Mike Weaver PAT blocked)
7 plays, 63 yards, 2:52
4041
play
Syracuse blocks returns blocked extra point for two (0:44)

Wake Forest's Mike Weaver's extra point is blocked and returned by Syracuse for two point. (0:44)

D2P
1:08
Scoop Bradshaw Defensive PAT Conversion
7 plays, 63 yards, 2:52
4043
fourth QuarterWAKESYR
TD
11:48
John Wolford 29 Yd Run (Mike Weaver Kick)
7 plays, 67 yards, 2:23
4743
play
Wolford's TD run gives Wake Forest the lead (0:30)

On fourth down, John Wolford fakes the handoff and runs it 29 yards for the touchdown. (0:30)

TD
7:17
Cam Serigne 6 Yd pass from John Wolford (Mike Weaver Kick)
5 plays, 20 yards, 1:34
5443
play
Wolford's 6th TD extends Wake Forest's lead (0:22)

John Wolford finds Cam Serigne for his third touchdown pass of the game. Wolford also had three rushing touchdowns and six overall scores in the game. (0:22)

FG
4:58
Mike Weaver 30 Yd Field Goal
6 plays, 18 yards, 1:42
5743
TD
2:00
Matt Colburn 76 Yd Run (Mike Weaver Kick)
5 plays, 85 yards, 1:54
6443

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