Deacon Dump: Boston College

Streeter Lecka

There is no way around it. Wake Forest (4-4) needs to take care of business against Boston College (2-6) at home this weekend to preserve any chance of becoming bowl eligible. After this week, they play at NC State, at #4 Notre Dame and home versus Vanderbilt. The Demon Deacons are not favored in any of those games, so winning two is extremely unrealistic. The Eagles are coming off a huge win against Maryland 20-17-- their first ACC win this season. They are led by conservative quarterback Chase Rettig who has thrown 15 TD's to only 5 INT's. Like the Deacs, these Eagles don't beat themselves with turnovers and penalties. This is a very winnable game for the Deacs, if they can't beat Boston College they don't deserve to go to a bowl.

DeaconsIllustrated.com - BC-WFU Capsule

All the pertinent game information for the battle this weekend in Winston-Salem.

DeaconsIllustrated.com - Jim Grobe and player Q-&-A's
Coach Grobe and several players discuss the incredible offensive display by Clemson and their upcoming game versus Boston College.

Deacons still trying to plug holes on offensive line - Winston-Salem Journal: Football
Wake Forest will again have 10 knees with fully functioning ligaments at the five offensive-line positions this Saturday against Boston College. Considering all the injuries the line has faced, this is no small feat.

Price Far From Perfect - Winston-Salem Journal: My Take On Wake
With all the press surrounding the dearth of healthy bodies, people forget that Tanner Price has not played up to his expectations. Some of this is due to pressure, but he has been missing many throws and making poor reads that he did not make last season. His completion percent is at 52.6%, last season he finished at 60%.

DeaconsIllustrated.com - Revisiting the five keys

How did the Deacs fair in the five keys heading into the Thursday night battle against Clemson on ESPN?

Boston College at Wake Forest: WF Offense vs. BC Defense - Soaring to Glory - A Boston College Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Boston College's defense had its best performance against an FBS team this season when Maryland visited last Saturday. How will the struggling Deacs offense match up against the Eagles defense, especially after a full week of practice for All-Universe wide receiver Mike Campanaro.

Boston College Football: Keys To Victory, Wake Forest - BC Interruption
How can the Eagles defeat the Demon Deacons and earn their 3rd victory of the season?

Future Game Changers: Nikita Whitlock - Video - SI.com
On Future Game Changers, SI.com profiles Wake Forest NG Nikita Whitlock, who is making a big impact on the sport.

Park's OT Winner Sends Deacons to Semifinals - Wake Forest Official Athletic Site
The #3 seeded Lady Deacs had a tremendous victory in the first minute of overtime 1-0 over Duke to advance to the ACC Tournament Semifinals against #2 Maryland.

GAME OF THE WEEK: MEN'S SOCCER VS. MARYLAND - Wake Forest Official Athletic Site
The 13th-ranked Wake Forest men's soccer team's ACC regular season finale against No. 1 Maryland Thursday at 7 p.m. at Spry Stadium will be the final game in this fall's Game of the Week program.

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