Postgame Notes: UVa

Postgame notes from WFU's win over Virginia on Saturday. The Demon Deacons beat UVa 28-17 to improve to 6-3 on the season, 4-2 in ACC play.

• Muggsy Bogues opened the gate to bring the team onto the field against Virginia. • Wake Forest wore gold jerseys for first time in 1956. Wake Forest last wore gold jerseys while on the old campus in Wake Forest, North Carolina.
• Team captains for Wake Forest were D.J. Boldin and Aaron Curry
• Andrew Wright kicked off for the Demon Deacons, allowing Shane Popham to focus on punting and kicking
Josh Adams missed Saturday's game once again but was available
• Wake Forest took their opening drive the distance 11 plays, 55 yards including a 2-yard touchdown pass from Riley Skinner to Ben Wooster to go on top 7-0.
• On the next possession, Wake Forest's Aaron Curry forced the game's first turnover, stripping Cedric Peerman and recovering the fumble as well
Boo Robinson collected his first career interception Saturday in the first quarter
• Following Robinson's interception, Riley Skinner connected with freshman Yloo Brown on a 58-yard touchdown pass to give Wake Forest a 14-0 lead with 2:36.
• Virginia followed up with a 33-yard field goal by Robert Randolph dropping Wake's lead to 14-3 with 13:18 left in the 2nd quarter.
• Wake Forest drove the length of the field on a 15 play, 71-yard drive in just under nine minutes to score on a 1-yard touchdown run by Brandon Pendergrass to go up 21-3. Pendergrass amassed 59 yards on the drive. The drive was the longest time-of-possession scoring drive of the year for Wake Forest.
Kevin Patterson intercepted a Marc Verica pass on the subsequent UVa drive and returned it 53-yards for another Wake Forest touchdown. Chip Vaughn deflected the pass that landed in Patterson's hand. It was Wake Forest's first interception for a touchdown this season.
• Wake Forest led 28-3 at halftime. The 28 points marked the most points by the Demon Deacons in a half this year. Wake Forest also scored more in the first half than in the entire month of October (22 points in October)
• After a scoreless third quarter, Marc Verica opened the fourth quarter up with a score as he hooked up with tight end John Phillips on a 21-yard touchdown pass to bring UVa to within 28-10.
• After a defensive stop, the Cavaliers followed up their previous score with another touchdown, this time from Verica to Kevin Ogletree, cutting the Demon Deacon lead to 11 at 28-17 with just over 8 minutes left.
• Perhaps the biggest play of the game came from defensive lineman Kyle Wilbur who came up sack on 3rd down and 8 with 5:45 left.
• Brandon Pendergrass' 114 rushing yards was a career high.
• Wake Forest was in control of the ball most of the game, leading the time of possession battle 37:08 to 22:52.
• Saturday's attendance at the game was 34,014, the highest in 2008 at BB&T Field and the 11th highest all-time at Wake Forest.
• Wake Forest improves to 6-3 on the season, 4-2 in ACC play.

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