The Washington Times - November 19, 2011, 08:47PM

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. —- Running back through the pregame predictions while wrapping up a day of covering Maryland’s 31-10 loss at Wake Forest …

1. Davin Meggett will move into eighth on Maryland’s career rushing list.


CORRECT. Meggett had 91 yards on 11 carries, including a season-long 47-yard scamper in the first quarter. Meggett now has 2,338 yards for his career, passing Louis Carter (2,266). He’ll have a chance to push further up the record book with a strong game against N.C. State; next up are Da’Rel Scott (2,401), Rick Badanjek (2,417), Bruce Perry (2,424) and Lance Ball (2,487).

2. C.J. Brown will become Maryland’s single-season quarterback rushing leader.

CORRECT. Brown had 13 carries for 110 yards, giving him 497 yards on the season. That surpasses Mark Manges‘ total of 448 yards in 1976. Brown three of Maryland’s top eight single-game quarterback rushing marks.

3. Maryland will not score an offensive touchdown in the first quarter.

CORRECT. The Terps did not score until 12 seconds before halftime and are still stuck on three offensive touchdowns in the first quarter —- and none since Oct. 15.

4. Chris Givens will catch a touchdown.

CORRECT. It took a while, but Givens finally tacked on a touchdown to his stellar day. The Wake Forest junior spun around Dexter McDougle after collecting a deep pass, scoring a 35-yard touchdown to complete Wake’s scoring. Givens finished with eight receptions for 191 yards.

5. Wake Forest will win.

CORRECT. Wake Forest became bowl eligible for the first time since 2008 with the victory, while Maryland has lost at least nine games for only the eighth time in program history (1967, 1970, 1971, 1991, 1993, 1997, 2009, 2011).


—- Patrick Stevens