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Deacon Dump 10/21: Grobe ready to make some changes

First off, I'd like to apologize for the lack of content lately. Last week I was traveling most of the week and Jake had to play student (not to discount that in any way, I doubt I'd pass any of the classes he is in, but that's the tale of an English degree). This week I've been, to steal a line from Weezy, sicker than the third floor in hospitals. But, I'm coming out of it a bit, so here are the links for today...

Grobe says Deacons need to look over their shoulders
"If you're a starter who didn't play well this last Saturday, you need to keep your head on a swivel because the guy behind you may be getting more snaps. It may not be a deal where we demote a starter, but it may be a situation where a guy behind a starter gets more playing time."

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"We're not hellbent on firing people or making wholesale changes, but we just want our players to realize that if they didn't play well, they need to be really careful because we've always been a staff that we're looking for the next guy all the time," Grobe said Tuesday. "If you're a starter who didn't play well on Saturday, you need to keep your head on a swivel because the guy behind you may get more snaps."

College Football Week 8 Rankings - ACC Power Poll — BetUS Locker Room
After seven weeks of the football betting season, it’s starting to become clear who the haves and the have-nots are in the ACC. Check out how BetUS stacks up the teams for football handicappers

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Deacon Blues, Wake Forest | After three consecutive outstanding seasons, it looks as if Wake Forest has returned to being the Wake Forest of old. Fans are singing the Deacon blues around Winston-Salem, despite a 4-3 record.

Dobbs' status undecided | Washington Examiner
What would happen to the Navy offense without quarterback Ricky Dobbs? The answer could come Saturday against visiting Wake Forest.

Schilawski Scores Twice in Wake's 3-0 Win at South Carolina
Senior forward Zack Schilawski scored a pair of goals to lead No. 3 Wake Forest to a 3-0 victory against South Carolina on Tuesday night at Stone Stadium. With the win, the Deacs improve to 10-2-2 on the season, while South Carolina drops to 7-5-2. Wake also runs its road record to a perfect 7-0 on the year.

CBNB: ACC Power Rankings
While it appeared as though Wake had overcome some of the problems that had plagued them at the start of the season, it is clear that there are still some issues in Winston-Salem.

Midseason report: Wake Forest - ACC - ESPN
Considering the Demon Deacons entered this season with eight new starters on defense and had to replace the best defenders to come through the program in Alphonso Smith and Aaron Curry, it’s impressive Wake Forest even had itself in a position to challenge for the Atlantic Division title.

Demon Deacons don't want to look back at ugly defeat | ugly, deacons, want - ACC Football - Burlington Times News
"I don’t necessarily think the questions are back," Grobe said Tuesday. "I don’t know if we have questions as much as the feeling that we’d better play better."

Skeen to make debut vs. Tulane
"Jamie's someone who definitely has the ability to help us win games. He's played at a very high level. He's had some success at that level. I'm really excited about him joining our team, and I'm excited about him pushing some of the other guys in practice the first semester."

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