Navy vs Wake Forest Recap - Midshipmen Win 28-27
Navy got a 100-yard performance from Ricky Dobbs as a key part of its 28-27 victory over the Demon Deacons on Saturday at BB&T Field.
Navy did not, however, defeat the Demon Deacons against the spread, which closed at 3 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 47.5.
Ricky Dobbs completed 8 of 19 pass attempts for 94 yards for the Midshipmen in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Demon Deacons defense.
Josh Harris rushed for 46 yards for Wake Forest, while Brandon Pendergrass added 19 yards. Tanner Price threw for 326 yards for the Demon Deacons, while receivers Chris Givens and Devon Brown had 60 and 59 yards respectively.
Navy was outgained by Wake Forest 403-368 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-18 by the Demon Deacons.
Wake Forest led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:35/29:25 split in that important category.
Next game, Navy takes its act home to face Southern Methodist looking for another win. For Wake Forest, they head on the road to face Virginia Tech.