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Newman helps Wake upset No. 22 NC State, 27-23

Posted On: Nov 9, 2018   |   Posted By: National Post

RALEIGH, N.C. - Jamie Newman threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Jack Freudenthal with 30 seconds left to give Wake Forest a 27-23 upset victory over No. 22 North Carolina State on Thursday night.
Making his first career start, Newman was 22 of 33 for 297 yards with three touchdown passes in the second half to help the Demon Deacons rally from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter. The 19.5-point underdogs earned their first road victory over a Top 25 team in a decade.
“This was going to be a game that we just have to grind, and grind, and grind, and somehow find a way to win,” coach Dave Clawson said. “And to our kids' credit, they did it. Every time that that thing was on the brink of getting away from us, we just did one thing to stay in it.”
Newman threw a 38-yard scoring pass to Alex Bachman before his 19-yard TD to Greg Dortch pulled Wake Forest to 23-20 with 6:07 left.
N.C. State bled nearly 4 1/2 minutes off the clock before its drive stalled at the Wake Forest...

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