Wake Forest vs. Syracuse Score, Recap & Analysis

    Wake Forest vs. Syracuse score, recap, analysis and reaction from Saturday's game between the Demon Deacons and Orange at the Carrier Dome.

    September 12, 2015

    Syracuse 30, Wake Forest 17

    1. It wasn’t pretty early on, but the Syracuse passing game kicked in with Eric Dungey – filling in for an injured Terrel Hunt – for an 89-yard third quarter score. Before that, Wake Forest got up 17-13 at the half helped by a John Wolford 40-yard touchdown pass to K.J. Brent to go along with a six-yard scoring run. However …

    2. Wolford also got picked for a score by Donnie Simmons, who took it 41 yards in the second quarter.

    3. The Orange scored 17 unanswered points in the second half. Dungey’s second touchdown pass was a 53-yard play to Steve Ishmael. Cole Murphy hit three field goals on the day.

    Syracuse

    – Eric Dungey completed 8-of-13 passes for 221 yards and two scores, and ran 12 times for 36 yards

    – Syracuse averaged 27.6 yards per catch. Brisly Estime caught two passes for 98 yards and a score

    – Syracuse was 1-of-9 on third down conversions

    Wake Forest

    – John Wolford completed 30-of-45 passes for 373 yards and a touchdown with three interceptions

    – Tyler Bell ran 12 times for 39 yards. Wake Forest ran 32 times for 46 yards and a score

    – Wake Forest outgained Syracuse 419 yards to 370, but was -3 in turnover margin

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