Through three quarters, the Demon Deacons were toe to toe with Florida State, matching the #4 ranked Seminoles on Saturday. Through the first three frames, the Demon Deacons were behind just 20-17 thanks in part to long touchdown runs from Kevin Marion and Chris Barclay.
In the fourth quarter, Florida State took over, scoring three fourth quarter touchdowns to take a 41-17 lead on the Demon Deacons. Wake Forest added a Kevin Marion touchdown run with just seconds remaining to close the final score to 41-24.
On the day, Cory Randolph completed 17-24 passes for 130 yards for the Demon Deacons. Chris Barclay led the Demon Deacons’ rushing attack with 21 carries for 123-yards and a score. Kevin Marion added four rushes for 69-yards and two touchdowns in the loss. The Deacs’ leading receiver was Florida native Demir Bolding who caught four balls for 58-yards.
With the loss, Wake Forest falls to 2-4 on the season, 1-2 in ACC play. Wake Forest will travel to Boston College next week.