GAMEDAY College Football

Wake Forest 41, Norfolk State 16

Associated Press

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Sam Hartman passed for 244 yards and a touchdown, Christian Turner rushed for two scores and Wake Forest beat Norfolk State 41-16.

Wake Forest scored 20 straight points, spanning halftime, to take control. On the first play of the second half, Jaquarii Roberson ran past the defense for Hartman's deep ball and raced for a 64-yard touchdown for a 34-9 lead. It was Roberson's sixth straight game with a touchdown reception.

Roberson finished with four catches for 97 yards for Wake Forest (2-0). Christian Beal-Smith carried it nine times for 60 yards and a score.

Hartman, Beal-Smith and Turner each rushed for a touchdown in the first half for Wake Forest, and Nick Sciba kicked a 46-yard field goal. It was Turner's first touchdown with Wake Forest, and Sciba's 13th straight field goal.

Sciba added a short field goal in the third and Turner scored on a 7-yard run to cap the scoring for Wake Forest.

Juwan Carter was 19-of-31 passing for 195 yards and two touchdowns for Norfolk State (0-2). Rayquan Smith and Anthony Williams each made one catch - both for touchdowns.

Norfolk State scored its second-most points against an FBS team - in its first game against an Atlantic Coast Conference opponent. The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference program is 0-15 against Bowl Subdivision teams.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter NorWake
Nor FG 8:24 Josh Nardone 41 yd FG 3 0
Wake TD 6:37 Sam Hartman 4 yd run (Nick Sciba kick) 3 7
Second Quarter NorWake
Wake TD 10:43 Christian Beal-Smith 3 yd run (Nick Sciba kick) 3 14
Wake TD 4:35 Christian Turner 1 yd run (Nick Sciba kick) 3 21
Nor TD 1:05 Rayquan Smith 10 yd pass from Juwan Carter (missed kick) 9 21
Wake FG 0:18 Nick Sciba 46 yd FG 9 24
Third Quarter NorWake
Wake TD 14:47 Jaquarii Roberson 64 yd pass from Sam Hartman (Nick Sciba kick) 9 31
Wake FG 11:02 Nick Sciba 22 yd FG 9 34
Wake TD 5:39 Christian Turner 7 yd run (Nick Sciba kick) 9 41
Fourth Quarter NorWake
Nor TD 6:24 Anthony Williams 3 yd pass from Juwan Carter (Josh Nardone kick) 16 41
Team Stats
  Norfolk State Wake Forest
First downs 19 22
  Rushing 7 7
  Passing 9 13
  Penalty 3 2
3rd Down Efficiency 8-16, 50% 6-12, 50%
4th down efficiency 0-0, -% 1-1, 100%
Rushes-Yards 39-141 31-161
Passing Yards 195 252
Return Yards 1 177
Completions-Attempts-Int 19-31-1 18-29-1
Sacks-Yards Lost 3--14 0-0
Punts 6 2
Punts-Average 33.7 45
Fumbles Lost 0-0 0-0
Penalties - Yards 5-30 4-44
Time of Possession 38:39 21:21
Norfolk State Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
J. Carter 19 31 195 2 1
Wake Forest Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
S. Hartman 17 25 244 1 0
L. Kelly 1 4 8 0 1
Norfolk State Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
J. Davis 6 42 7.0 0
J. Carter 9 37 4.1 0
L. Henry 4 27 6.8 0
K. Johnson 8 20 2.5 0
C. Brent 4 8 2.0 0
R. Smith 6 5 0.8 0
J. Fitzgerald 1 3 3.0 0
Wake Forest Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
C. Beal-Smith 9 60 6.7 1
S. Hartman 3 30 10.0 1
A. Marshall 4 29 7.3 0
C. Turner 9 27 3.0 2
Q. Cooley 4 14 3.5 0
L. Kelly 1 4 4.0 0
S. Marucci 1 -3 -3.0 0
Norfolk State Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
D. Felton 6 66 11.0 0
J. Smith 5 66 13.2 0
D. James 2 19 9.5 0
K. Johnson 2 18 9.0 0
R. Smith 1 10 10.0 1
J. Davis 1 7 7.0 0
C. Brent 1 6 6.0 0
A. Williams 1 3 3.0 1
Wake Forest Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
J. Roberson 4 97 24.3 1
D. Stewart 4 61 15.3 0
K. Williams 3 35 11.7 0
A. Perry 2 19 9.5 0
J. Banks 1 12 12.0 0
T. Morin 1 10 10.0 0
D. Williams 1 8 8.0 0
C. Turner 1 6 6.0 0
C. Beal-Smith 1 4 4.0 0
Norfolk State Interceptions
Player Int Yards
R. Harleston 1 0
Wake Forest Interceptions
Player Int Yards
C. Carson 1 30
Norfolk State Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
R. Richter 3 113 37.7
L. Weber 2 89 44.5
Wake Forest Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
Z. Murphy 1 45 45.0
I. Mora 1 45 45.0
Norfolk State Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Smith 1 1 1.0
Wake Forest Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
T. Morin 3 59 19.7
R. Bothroyd 1 28 28.0
K. Williams 1 26 26.0
J. Hensley 1 23 23.0
Norfolk State Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Wake Forest Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Taylor 1 11 11.0
Norfolk State Missed FG
Player Length
Wake Forest Missed FG
Player Length




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