Wake Forest Defeats VU 31-17
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Nov. 24, 2007
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Smith's two interceptions gave him eight for the year, making him
Josh Adams added 111 yards rushing and two touchdowns
against Wake Forest.
The Demon Deacons, who played in last season's Orange Bowl after winning the ACC, already earned back-to-back bowl berths for the first time in school history.
Kevin Marion returned the opening kick of the second half 81 yards fore Wake, setting up an 8-yard touchdown catch by De'Angelo Bryant that blew the game open 21-3.
Mackenzi Adams fumbled for the second time in the game to give Wake Forest a short field. Josh Adams ran for a 12-yard touchdown to put the Demon Deacons ahead 28-3 just two minutes into the half.
A late 28-yard touchdown catch by Earl Bennett made it 31-10. Bennett's six catches in the game gave him 75 for the season, and the SEC career receptions leader became the first receiver in league history with three consecutive seasons with at least 75 catches.