Game Summary: North Carolina defeated Wake Forest 36-34

After an incredible performance from quarterback Drake Maye, North Carolina prevailed in a 36-34 shootout at Winston-Salem. Maye rushed for over 500 yards on the ground and in the air and added four touchdowns.

Read our full game recap below.

First quarter:

Starting with the ball, the highlight of Wake Forest’s opening drive was a 20-yard run by Justice Ellison on the first play after scrimmage. That carry alone amounted to more than the Deacs’ total on-site net mileage against NC State. But a holding penalty and false start put Wake behind the sticks and the team had to stab.