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Wake Forest QB Kendall Hinton, who was in line to start prior to a three-game ban, will instead serve as the backup to freshman Sam Hartman vs. Notre Dame.
- Wake's Hinton returns from ban, to be backup QB
- UNC, NC State, Va. Tech called due to Florence
- Schools in Carolinas, Virginia monitoring Florence
- Wake adds Villanova to 2020 schedule
Anthony Brown threw two of his career-high five touchdown passes to Jeff Smith, and Boston College beat Wake Forest 41-34 on Thursday night in a game that started two hours early with Hurricane Florence approaching.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
To recap CFB games being affected by Hurricane Florence. Cancelled: UCF at North Carolina, West Virginia at NC State. Moved earlier in day: Boston College at Wake Forest (now 5:30 p.m. ET Thursday on ESPN). Moved up: Coastal Carolina at Campbell (now Wednesday). Still on but being monitored: Marshall at South Carolina, Georgia Southern at Clemson, Old Dominion at Charlotte
The UCF-UNC, WVU-NC State, ECU-Va. Tech football games are among those cancelled due to Hurricane Florence, while the B.C.-Wake Forest kickoff has been moved up Thursday.
With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas' coastline, conferences and schools are monitoring the strengthening storm's progress and exploring contingencies for games this week.
Greg Dortch returned two punts for touchdowns and caught a scoring pass, and Wake Forest beat FCS Towson 51-20 in its home opener on Saturday.
Wake Forest freshman Sam Hartman passed for 378 yards and two touchdowns in his collegiate debut, Cade Carney powered in for a short TD in overtime, and the Demon Deacons defeated Tulane 23-17 on Thursday night.
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Wake Forest has added Villanova to its 2020 schedule while its game with Tulane that season has been pushed back to 2027.