Quarterback John Wolford ran for two touchdowns and Wake Forest defeated Syracuse 28-9 on Saturday night at rain-swept BB&T Field in Winston-Salem, N.C.The Demon Deacons drove 78 yards on six plays for a 3-yard touchdown run by running back Cade Carney with 3:59 left. That resulted in the first second-half points.Then defensive back Cameron Glenn picked up a fumble and returned it 83 yards for a touchdown with 1:30 left, allowing the Demon Deacons (5-1, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) to match their best six-game start to a season in a decade.Wolford had touchdown runs of 7 and 37 yards, the latter with 1:43 left in the first half. The second scoring drive consumed 75 yards in seven plays.Carney, a freshman who missed the past three games with a knee injury, returned to finish with 104 yards on 29 carries for Wake Forest, which bounced back a week after their only loss.Wolford gained 94 yards on 12 carries and threw for 140 yards (13 of 22).Syracuse opened the scoring with a first-quarter safety. Dontae Strickland ran 1 yard for a second-quarter touchdown to push the Orange to a 9-7 lead.Strickland had 74 yards on 13 carries. Eric Dungey completed 16 of 25 passes for 156 yards for Syracuse.Wake Forest defeated Syracuse for the first time in four ACC meetings.
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