Win Probability 100%

MEM
WAKE
WAKE 100%

MEM

34

WAKE

37

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • MEM378
    • 529WAKE
  • Turnovers

    • MEM1
    • 1WAKE
  • Possession

    MEMWAKE
    29:2230:38
  • 1st Downs

    • MEM22
    • 26WAKE

Game Information

Legion Field (AL)
  • Birmingham, AL 35294
  • Line: MEM -1.5
  • Over/Under: 71
Attendance: 25,717
36%
Capacity: 72,000

Newman leads Wake Forest past Memphis 37-34 in bowl comeback

Jamie Newman ran for a 1-yard touchdown with 34 seconds left to cap a big performance and Wake Forest's comeback in a 37-34 victory over Memphis in the Birmingham Bowl on Saturday.

12/23/2018 Associated Press

Scoring Summary

1234T
Memphis14140634
Wake Forest7176737
first QuarterMEMWAKE
TD
12:28
Sage Surratt 9 Yd pass from Jamie Newman (Nick Sciba Kick)
10 plays, 75 yards, 2:32
07
play
Wake Forest QB grooves TD pass (0:25)

Wake Forest finds the end zone on its opening drive as Jamie Newman fires a 9-yard touchdown to Sage Surratt. (0:25)

TD
10:06
Tony Pollard 41 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
6 plays, 76 yards, 2:22
77
play
Memphis RB bolts to house (0:24)

Memphis answers Wake Forest's opening touchdown drive with a score of its own via Tony Pollard's 41-yard touchdown burst. (0:24)

TD
3:28
Patrick Taylor Jr. 1 Yd pass from Brady White (Riley Patterson Kick)
16 plays, 98 yards, 5:29
147
play
Coxie's sick snag sets up Memphis TD (0:39)

Memphis caps off a 98-yard touchdown drive on Damonte Coxie's 38-yard gain, setting up a score from Brady White to Patrick Taylor Jr. (0:39)

second QuarterMEMWAKE
TD
14:49
Chris Claybrooks 37 Yd Interception Return (Riley Patterson Kick)
3 plays, 3 yards, 0:28
217
play
Newman's errant pass is picked for 6 (0:43)

Wake Forest QB Jamie Newman misfires and is intercepted by Chris Claybrooks, who chugs 37 yards to the house for a Memphis touchdown. (0:43)

FG
11:16
Nick Sciba 36 Yd Field Goal
13 plays, 57 yards, 3:33
2110
TD
11:04
Tony Pollard 97 Yd Kickoff Return (Riley Patterson Kick)
0 plays, 0 yards, 0:12
2810
play
Pollard ties NCAA record on 97-yard TD (0:53)

Memphis' Tony Pollard ties an NCAA record with his seventh career kickoff return touchdown on a 97-yard score in the second quarter. (0:53)

TD
7:09
Jamie Newman 1 Yd Run (Nick Sciba Kick)
12 plays, 75 yards, 3:55
2817
play
Newman plunges in for Wake Forest TD (0:28)

Jamie Newman breaks the plane on a 1-yard touchdown dive to pull Wake Forest within 11 points. (0:28)

TD
5:33
Jamie Newman 17 Yd Run (Nick Sciba Kick)
3 plays, 56 yards, 0:26
2824
play
Newman beasts into end zone on TD run (0:34)

Wake Forest QB Jamie Newman muscles through multiple tackles en route to an emphatic 17-yard touchdown run. (0:34)

third QuarterMEMWAKE
FG
7:41
Nick Sciba 49 Yd Field Goal
5 plays, 48 yards, 1:40
2827
FG
3:49
Nick Sciba 39 Yd Field Goal
12 plays, 47 yards, 2:31
2830
fourth QuarterMEMWAKE
TD
1:15
Patrick Taylor Jr. 9 Yd Run (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed)
14 plays, 88 yards, 4:36
3430
play
Memphis regains lead with rush TD (0:21)

Patrick Taylor Jr. takes the handoff and punches in a 9-yard touchdown, giving Memphis a 34-30 lead over Wake Forest. (0:21)

TD
0:34
Jamie Newman 1 Yd Run (Nick Sciba Kick)
6 plays, 75 yards, 0:41
3437
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