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Notre Dame Defeats Wake Forest 56-27 - Recap

Ian Book threw for 325 yards to lead the Fighting Irish over Wake Forest 56-27 on Saturday in Week 4 action at BB&T Field.

Notre Dame won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -7.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 55.5.

Ian Book completed 25 of 34 pass attempts for 325 yards for the Fighting Irish in the win.

Cade Carney rushed for 79 yards for Wake Forest, while Jamie Newman added 73 yards. Sam Hartman threw for 110 yards for the Demon Deacons, while receivers Greg Dortch and Scotty Washington had 56 and 24 yards respectively.

Wake Forest was outgained by Notre Dame 566-398 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-27 by the Fighting Irish.

Wake Forest led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:59-26:01 split in that important category.

Notre Dame heads into a 5 battle against Stanford. Wake Forest, meanwhile, will have their next action against Rice.