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
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