Sam Hartman finished the Deacs’ most recent contest with 25-of-51 for 398 yards and five touchdowns. This is the second time this season Hartman has tossed five TDs, tying a program record, as the redshirt junior is the only Demon Deacon in history to tally five passing touchdowns twice in their careers:5, Sam Hartman (at North Carolina, Nov. 6, 2021) 5, Sam Hartman (at Army, Oct. 23, 2021)5, John Wolford (vs. Louisville, Oct. 28, 2017)5, Riley Skinner (at Duke, Nov. 28, 2009)5, Jamie Newman (vs. Elon, Sept. 21, 2019)
Additionally, Hartman produced two rushing touchdowns, marking the first time of his career with back-to-back multi rushing touchdown games. Furthermore, Hartman has registered a rushing touchdown in five straight games, dating back to Oct. 2 against Louisville.Hartman became the first quarterback in Wake Forest history to have five consecutive 300-plus yard passing games. Over the past five games, Hartman has thrown the ball for 1,912 yards, 18 touchdowns and just four interceptions while completing his passes at a 60.3 clip.Hartman remains fifth in Wake Forest history in career passing yardage after passing Mike Elkins (1985-88) and Gary Schofield (1981-83) to move into the top five last week against Duke. He heads into next week’s game just 107 yards from moving into fourth all-time:
Career Passing Yardage
Riley Skinner (2006-09) 9,7622. Tanner Price (2010-13) 8,8993. John Wolford (2014-17) 8,7944. Brian Kuklick (1994-98) 8,0175. Sam Hartman (2018-present)7,9116. Mike Elkins (1985-88) 7,3047. Gary Schofield (1981-83) 7,205.
Hartman’s five touchdown passes increased his career total to 60, tying Riley Skinner for the most career touchdown passes in Wake Forest history:
1. Sam Hartman (2018-Pres.), 60. Riley Skinner (2006-09), 60; 2. John Wolford (2014-17), 59 3. Tanner Price (2010-13), 52. 5. Gary Schofield (1981-83), 44. Brian Kulklick (1994-98), 44. 7. Mike Elkins (1985-88), 43. 8. Jay Venuto (1979-80), 37. Hartman’s seven touchdowns (five passing and two rushing) set a North Carolina record for the most touchdowns responsible for by a Tar Heel opponent. The previous high was six, which was set by the likes of Doug Flutie (Boston College), Deshaun Watson (Clemson), Tajh Boyd (Clemson) and Lamar Jackson (Louisville) In the performance, he also broke the school record for touchdowns responsible for with his seven on Saturday afternoon.Hartman currently ranks in the top 10 in nearly every passing category:
Hartman’s National Rankings: Stat National Rank Total Points Responsible For 3rd 214 Points Responsible For/Game 3rd 23.8Passing TDs 5th 27 Total Offense 5th 350.2 Yards/Completion 6th 15.28Passing Yards 8th 2,873 Passing Yards/Game 8th 319.2 Passing Efficiency 9th 168.9Yards/Pass Attempt 9th 9.54