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NCAA Game Summary - Navy at Wake Forest



(Saturday, October 9th)

Final Score: Navy 28, Wake Forest 27

Winston-Salem, NC (Sports Network) - Ricky Dobbs threw a six-yard touchdown pass to Greg Jones with 26 seconds remaining, lifting the Navy Midshipmen to a 28-27 victory over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in non-conference action at Groves Stadium.

Dobbs finished the game with 94 yards and two touchdowns through the air, while also leading Navy (3-2) with 100 yards and two more scores on the ground. As a team, the Midshipman massed 274 rushing yards, averaging 5.4 yards per carry.

Tanner Price paced Wake Forest (2-4) by throwing for 326 yards and two touchdowns on 37-of-53 pass attempts. He also added a rushing touchdown for the Deacons, who have now dropped four games in a row.

The Deacons jumped on the board just minutes into the game, when Prince plunged one yard for a score.

Navy responded midway through the opening quarter with a six-yard touchdown pass from Dobbs to Alexander Teich.

Jimmy Newman put Wake Forest back on top with a 45-yard field goal early in the second frame.

Dobbs quickly answered with a three-yard touchdown run to give the Midshipmen a 14-10 edge.

With 12 seconds left in the half, the Deacons retook the lead with an 11-yard touchdown strike from Price to Chris Givens.

It didn't take long after the break for Wake Forest to move ahead, 21-17, as Dobbs scampered four yards to paydirt.

Wake Forest, however, brought a lead to the final frame after Devon Brown hauled in a 12-yard touchdown pass from Price late in the third quarter.

Newman then nailed a 31-yard field goal midway through the final quarter to extend Wake Forest's lead to 27-21.

Navy, though, stole the game towards the end, using a 10-play, 64-yard drive for the game-winning score from Dobbs to Jones with 26 seconds remaining.

10/09 22:12:50 ET


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