Wake Forest 37, Memphis 34: 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.
The Demon Deacons ( 7-6) then had to wait to celebrate until Riley Pat- terson’s 43-yard field goal attempt went wide right as time expired.
Both teams scored touchdowns over the final 1:15.
Memphis (8-6) lost a big lead for the second straight game after jumping ahead by 18 points in the first half.
Game MVP Newman ran for three touchdowns and passed for a fourth to lead Wake Forest, throwing for 328 yards and rushing 23 times for 91 more.