Deacon Dump 9/22: Catching up with Jeff Teague, news and notes


A lot of random clippings today. Tends to be the case on a Tuesday. We will be doing Q&As with a couple BC blogs, so keep an eye out for that. I'll also be getting the ACC Power Rankings up in the next day or so as well as we roll out or pre-BC coverage.

BC Interruption: Headlines: Offense Tamed by the Tigers
Jim Grobe's gimmicky offense has always given Spaziani-led defenses fits and we can’t expect as good of a performance from the Eagles defense as we saw last week

Jeff Teague Preps For Training Camp | Hawks BasketBlog
T-minus one week until the start of training camp. While I’ve been the office all day trying to play catch-up, our video man extraordinaire Kyle Payne got down to the Hawks practice court to check in with Jeff Teague as he gets ready for his first NBA camp.

ACC power rankings - College Football Nation - ESPN
7. Wake Forest (2-1): The Deacs laughed off Elon and have back-to-back wins to build off of heading into a road trip to Chestnut Hill. And considering Boston College had just 54 yards of total offense in its loss to Clemson, Wake Forest’s young defense should get a confidence boost this week.

College Football Odds Week 4 | Sports Odds
In a afternoon at 2:00 PM ET Wake Forest plays at Boston College. The Demon Deacons spanked the under manned Elon 35-7 at home. Head Football Coach Jim Grobe will have Wake fired up for the trip to BC. Boston College Eagles were shut down by Clemson 25-7 in a game that took nearly five hours to finish because of two rain delays. The Eagles opened as -1.5 favorites at home, but, the Week 4 College Football Odds experts at SPORTSBETTING.com now have the Wake Forest Demon Deacons -2.5 point favorites on the road against the Boston College Eagles.

WBIR.com | Knoxville, TN | Atlantic Coast Conference News and Notes
WAKE FOREST - The Demon Deacons made light work of in-state foe Elon on Saturday, routing the Phoenix in Winston-Salem, 35-7. The Demon Deacons have now outscored Elon 299-19 in 10 all-time meetings. It was a career-performance for Wake signal-caller Riley Skinner, who threw for 289 yards (career-high) and three TDs. The victory marked the 100th at BB&T Field since the facility opened in 1968. It also improved head coach Jim Grobe to 56-45 in nine years at Wake Forest. He is the first coach to be 11 games over .500 since Peahead Walker retired in 1950. After opening the season with three straight non- conference games at home, the Demon Deacons will finally hit the road and in- conference for that matter, traveling to the New England area where they will open ACC play at Boston College.

FayObserver.com - Getting to know ACC football coaches
Jim Grobe (Wake Forest) - He gets more out of less than anyone in the college game.

Wake Forest clipboard - CharlotteObserver.com
Leading up to training camp, wide receiver Chris Givins predicted that quarterback Riley Skinner would set a career high or two in the passing game this season, simply because the Deacons have more deep threats. The wideouts proved that during Wake's 35-7 blowout of Elon on Saturday in Winston-Salem.

Scout.com: Four-star Leonard checks out Clemson
He’s thinking about visiting Wake Forest and Florida for football games this fall, but doesn’t have a list of exact dates and schools that will get a visit. He also doesn’t claim a list of favorites. "I’m just wide open and having fun with the recruitment process," Leonard said.

NCAA Football Week 4 Pick 'Em: Rebels with a cause - CBS
Hurc's breakdown: While we don't expect this to be a high-scoring affair, we like Wake Forest's quarterback situation just a little bit better and take them as the victors. Riley Skinner is a proven senior, while Boston College is struggling with Justin Tuggle and leaving many wondering if Dave Shinskie is ever going to get off the bench.

FayObserver.com - Trinity Christian's Harris commits to South Carolina
She said South Carolina's interest in her son was the main reason he decided on that program before taking his other official visits. A member of the Gamecocks coaching staff attended all of his AAU games during the summer, and the program ended up feeling like the best fit over Florida, his second choice. "They have a very caring staff who made you feel like you were at home," Sharhonda Harris said. Damontre "really connected with everyone there. He connected with his teammates and his coaches."

Ex-Williams standout could make college debut at Wake Forest Burlington Times News
The college basketball career of former Williams High School boys’ standout Hunter McClintock could begin at Wake Forest. McClintock, who completed his high school career for Northern Durham, is on the Oral Roberts roster under coach Scott Sutton.

Revolving Door: New-look Boston College may start a different quarterback against Wake Forest
Spaziani left open the possibility that a new quarterback will start against Wake Forest. The most obvious replacements are Dave Shinskie, a 25-year-old freshman who has completed 17 of 27 passes for 185 yards, Mike Marscovetra, a freshman who has completed three of four passes for 21 yards and Codi Boek, a transfer who has completed two of four passes for 18 yards. "The quarterback situation is certainly problematic," Spaziani said. "We have to address it in the long term and try to do what's best for the football team. "This one isn't easy."

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