12:00 PM ET, September 25, 2004
BB&T FIELD, WINSTON-SALEM, NC
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Cory Randolph threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Willie Idlette with just more than a minute left, giving Wake Forest a 17-14 victory over Boston College on Saturday.
Idlette beat Ryan Glasper, who tried to make a diving interception, for the first TD reception of his career.
Randolph was 11-of-19 for 141 yards, and he rushed for 46 more to lead Wake (3-1) past Boston College (3-1) for the second straight year.
The Eagles, who will join Demon Deacons in the Atlantic Coast Conference next season, were hurt by three missed field goals by freshman Ryan Ohlinger.
Paul Peterson was 21-of-38 for a career-high 269 yards and one touchdown and A.J. Brooks rushed for a career-high 95 yards and a score for the Eagles.
Brooks gave the Eagles their first lead on an 11-yard touchdown run with 9:08 left. Brooks had runs of 40 and 12 yards on the Eagles next possession, but Ohliger missed a 27-yard field goal with 3:12 left.
Randolph then led Wake on the winning drive, which included Chris Barclay's 2-yard run on fourth-and-1 from the Eagles' 41.
Wake Forest struck first on the final play of the first quarter with a trick play. Quarterback Ben Mauk pitched to wide receiver Nate Morton, who tossed a pass to Chris Davis. He ran it in for a 53-yard touchdown.
Davis, who caught the winning touchdown pass in Wake's win over Boston College last year, had seven catches for a career-high 112 yards.
Matt Wisnosky's 37-yard field goal made it 10-0 with 3:55 left before the Eagles responded.
Peterson's 7-yard touchdown pass to Joel Hazard with 11 seconds left cut the lead to 10-7 at halftime.
Boston College wasted two chances in the first quarter, with Ohliger missing field goals of 40 and 37 yards. Ohliger had been 2-for-2 filling in for the injured Mike Fassel.
|3rd Down Conversions||8-18||8-17|
|4th Down Conversions||0-1||1-1|
|TD||0:00||CHRIS DAVIS 53 YD PASS FROM NATE MORTON (MATT WISNOSKY KICK)|
Drive info: 7 plays, 80 yards.
|FG||3:55||MATT WISNOSKY 35 YD FG|
Drive info: 14 plays, 49 yards.
|TD||0:11||JOEL HAZARD 7 YD PASS FROM PAUL PETERSON (RYAN OHLIGER KICK)|
Drive info: 13 plays, 80 yards.
|TD||9:08||A.J. BROOKS 11 YD RUN (RYAN OHLIGER KICK)|
Drive info: 11 plays, 59 yards.
|TD||1:09||WILLIE IDLETTE 40 YD PASS FROM CORY RANDOLPH (MATT WISNOSKY KICK)|
Drive info: 10 plays, 80 yards.