Virginia rallies past Wake Forest 70-61
Obviously, we didn’t have a lot of numbers in the rotation, but we played tough enough in the second half. We responded well to adversity and being shorthanded and, you know, a very good second half. I think he’s, he’s quiet by nature but he does stuff. At first we weren’t really pressuring the ball and then in the second half we really started pressuring the ball. You know Coach [Jason] Williford, Coach [Brad] Soderberg, Coach “O” [Orlando Vandross], Coach [Kyle] Getter and Coach [Larry] Mangino.
Wake Forest’s and Northside alum Carlos “Boogie” Basham Jr. declares for NFL draft
WINSTON SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA - NOVEMBER 02: The ACC logo in the first half during the game between the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and the North Carolina State Wolfpack at BB&T Field on November 02, 2019 in Winston Salem, North Carolina. (Photo by Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images)ROANOKE, Va. – Wake Forest defensive end Carlos “Boogie” Basham Jr. declared for the NFL draft on Friday. In a tweet, Basham thanked Wake Forest, his coaches, and Demon Deacon nation. Basham’s resume includes 173 total tackles, 36.5 for loss, and 20.5 sacks, which is the fourth most in program history.
Hokies lose to Demon Deacons 23-16
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Virginia Tech Hokies lost to the Wake Forest Demon Deacons by a score of 23-16. The Deacons quarterback Sam Hartman completed a 9-yard rushing touchdown, while kicker Nick Sciba completed a 41-yard field goal. The Hokies answered back with a field goal in the second quarter as kicker Brian Johnson successfully made a 28-yard field goal to cut the deficit. Late in the second quarter, Wake Forest ended the tie by scoring a 6-yard rushing touchdown by running back Kenneth Walker III. In the third quarter, the Deacs kept themselves in the lead as kicker Nick Sciba completed a 46-yard field goal.
Virginia Tech to focus on disrupting Wake Forest’s up tempo, mistake-free offense on Saturday
“Khalil (Herbert) or Raheem (Blackshear), all our running backs, we’re going to make holes for y’all,” Smith said. “He’s all over the place, he caused at least one fumble I can remember last year.”“He’s a talented player,” Smith said. “The quarterback is throwing it all over the yard, they’ve got a great running game,” Fuente said. “We have to do a good job of creating turnovers because Sam Hartman, I don’t remember the last time he had a turnover,” he said. “He’s doing a good job of taking care of the ball, so we have to do a good job at creating turnovers.”The Hokies head to Winston-Salem on Saturday.
UVA hopes to bounce back vs Wake Forest
Charlottesville, VA. – It doesn’t take a mathematician to understand why UVA is off to a 1-2 start. Starter Brennan Armstrong is in concussion protocol. In his 4th season with the program and has the full support of his teammates. UVA’s job is deciphering a 1-2 Wake Forest team that has the same two losses as UVA does-Clemson, and NC State. Virginia and Wake Forest are set to kick at 4 p.m. from Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
MONDAY HUDDLE: Hokies get signature win, on path to conference title game
Running back Deshawn McClease #33 of the Virginia Tech Hokies celebrates his touchdown run against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. Hokies stay hotVirginia Tech certainly has come a long way from a humiliating September loss to Duke (45-10). The Hokies made it three conference wins in a row and four wins in their last five games overall with their most impressive performance of the season, a 36-17 win over previously No. With the win, its looking more and more like the season finale at Virginia will be a winner-take-all game for the ACC Coastal title and the chance to face Clemson in the ACC title game. The Hokies have games at Georgia Tech and home against Pittsburgh before visiting Charlottesville.