Ballard, MSU top Wake Forest in Music City Bowl

Vick Ballard had two long touchdown runs 17 win over Wake Forest at the Music City Bowl.

Ballard had touchdown runs of 60 and 72 yards and finished the game with 180 yards on 14 carries. Chris Relf threw for 129 yards, one score and two interceptions on 12-of-19 passing and also carried the ball 15 times for 64 yards for the Bulldogs (7-6), who won their last two games.

Tanner Price was 24-of-46 with 214 yards while Brandon Pendergrass and Tommy Bohanon both had a rushing touchdown for the Demon Deacons (6-7), who lost five of their final six games of the season.