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Weekend Deacon Dump 8/2

Another healthy batch of links today, including some football articles, basketball recruiting tidbits and Aaron Curry's quest to get a contract worked out.  Enjoy.

Sporting News' Top 100: No. 35 Wake Forest - Sporting News

No, I'm not calling anything. Right now I'm living the good life in late summer when the Deacs are undefeated and the winningest quarterback in Wake Forest history is poised for his senior season. It's dream time.

ZAGSBLOG » Nike Global Challenge Roster Released
For the third consecutive year, the world’s best basketball players will travel to the Northwest to compete in the NIKE Global Challenge, held once again at Liberty High School in Hillsboro, OR from August 7-9.  J.T. Terrell and Quincy Miller were selected for this event

Future Demon Deacon Melvin Tabb showed that Reggie Bullock is not the only future ACC player on the team who can ball. Tabb has a good frame,solid athleticism, and a knack for putting the ball in the hoop. He, JT Terrell, Travis McKie, and Tony Chennault make for a great Wake Forest recruiting class.

The High Point Enterprise - Deacon hoops loses a good one
Wake's loss will be a gain somewhere else, probably at a local high school. Before being hired at Wake by Skip Prosser, Muse was a respected coach and teacher at several high schools in Forsyth County. The 47-year-old has coached several different sports, not just boys basketball, and should thrive elsewhere.

Wake Forest alums wins doubles title at LCCC Futures | The Telegraph
The last two weeks have been good for tennis doubles partners Cory Parr and Todd Paul.

Seahawks still can't sign Curry - News & Observer
The Seattle Seahawks have started training camp without fourth overall draft choice Aaron Curry, a player they're counting on to start at outside linebacker.

November will decide December in the ACC Atlantic - ACC - ESPN

Pahokee's Merrill Noel withdraws FSU commiment, now says Wake Forest -

CHANGE: Deacons seeking balance
"I didn't think those guys were very tough last year," Grobe said, "and I thought this spring I just saw some really mature guys. It looked like we had some guys that had gained in toughness. It looked like we were a little bit tougher group of running backs. I thought we were kind of cute last year. This spring, I thought we had some good, solid running backs."

"Just throwing it isn't the answer, and just running it's not the answer," Grobe said. "But you've got to be careful that you don't get so hardheaded about tough-guy stuff and ‘we're going to run the ball' and ‘we're going to cram the football' and all that kind of stuff that you forget you've got Riley Skinner sitting back there. Our challenge -- Lobo's challenge, our offensive coaches' challenge -- is to be better at running the football but don't waste Riley Skinner."

Deacs should be able to withstand NBA losses