#25 Quintin Williams, #77 Tyson Clabo, #29 Nick Burney, #34 Dion Williams. Quintin Williams and Clabo have been game captains all season, Burney and Dion Williams are serving as captains for the first time this year.
A WFU Loss... * Drops its all-time record to 371-559-34. * Marks its second two-game losing streak of the season. * Evens its record in Groves Stadium this year to 3-3 with one home game remaining. * Gives head coach Jim Grobe an 18-17 mark at Wake Forest and a 51-50-1 career mark. * Gives WFU a 9-3 record versus non-conference opponents in the Jim Grobe era at WFU.
WFU Scoring Woes * Wake Forest trailed by 27 points in the second quarter -- its second-biggest deficit at any point of the season. The Deacs trailed by as many as 31 at Florida State.
* WFU's 20-point halftime deficit was its worst since trailing 27-0 at Maryland last season (11/30/02).
* UConn's 21 first-quarter points are most points given up in a quarter by Wake since Maryland scored 21 in the same game last season.
* UConn's 34 points at halftime were the most given up by WFU at Groves Stadium since Virginia scored 38 on Sept. 28 of last season. The Deacs had not allowed more than 24 points in a game at home this season (NC State and Georgia Tech).
* UConn's 51 total points are the most scored at Groves Stadium since NC State putup 52 in a 52-23 victory on Nov. 18, 1995.
* UConn's final 34-point margin of victory marks the worst non-conference loss for Wake Forest since a 42-0 shutout at Air Force on Sept. 5, 1998.
Birgs Stops the Bleeding Birgs put WFU's first points on the board at the 9:28 mark of the second quarter, on a eight-yard rush. It is Birgs' fifth TD of the season, eighth of his career.
Anderson Adds Another Jason Anderson's acrobatic 35-yard catch just before halftime was his fifth touchdown reception of the season 35 yards or longer. It was his seventh overall catch of the season 35 yards or longer as well as his 14th career touchdown.
Wisnosky Boots Career Long Sophomore placekicker Matt Wisnosky booted a 44-yard field goal, the longest of his career. He hit a 43-yarder in the Seattle Bowl last season.