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Deacon Dump 9/21: Gearing up for BC, Damontre Harris to South Carolina

Happy Monday.  Today we've linked a few BC articles, as they struggle to find some answers on offense after a pitiful performance at Clemson.  Also on the docket are some recruiting notes from basketball and football, including ESPN's new Wake class ranking of #6 in the country.  On the downside, one of our top two remaining 2010 basketball targets, Damontre Harris, verbaled to South Carolina today.

The Cavalier Daily Cavaliers surprise No. 2 Wake Forest, snap streak

Weak offense one of Boston College football’s talking points - The Boston Globe
The coach said anything could be changed, including the situation at QB, which could mean true freshman Mike Marscovetra will get more reps during practice this week and maybe a larger role against Wake Forest.

College Basketball Class Rankings 2010 - ESPN
Wake up to number 6!

Boston College: Pushed around - Milford, MA - The Milford Daily News
"We're disappointed in (Saturday's) result, but we have reviewed the tapes, we've seen the problems and we're in the process of moving forward," said Spaziani. "With that, we have Wake Forest coming in and we don't have time to dwell on anybody else. They're a well-coached football team with a very sound offense and a very sound defense and a very, very good quarterback.

Deacs rip Wildcats in field hockey 6-0

Pahokee's Ford has visits set for Purdue, Wake Forest
Pahokee's Antonio Ford, one of the top-rated prospects in Palm Beach County, has received offers from several Division I schools, but so far the only official visits he has scheduled are to Purdue the weekend of Oct. 16 and Wake Forest on the weekend of Nov. 13.

Falcons keep their drives alive - Sports - News & Observer
First catch: Charlotte native Kenneth Moore (Butler High, Wake Forest) caught the first pass of his NFL career, a 6-yarder late in the first half.

Wake Forest - Sports - News & Observer
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.

Wake Forest holds 21-0 lead on Elon at halftime | Burlington Times News
"I think our players realized that it’s not OK to use the first and second quarters as warm-up for the second half," Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe said. "We got a better effort. I think our guys were a little more focused."

SLAM ONLINE | " SLAM Fresh 50 - 2010
3 future Deacs in their top 50 nationally. Impressive.

Crabtree would do well to emulate Seahawks' Curry | | The Press Democrat | Santa Rosa, CA
"I trusted him (Sullivan) to do what was right, and what was best for me and my family," Curry said in a conference call with Bay Area reporters. "It was hard for me to be out for those few days." The brief contract impasse was not a major setback for Curry, he said. It took him only several days to catch up to his teammates during training camp. He had the benefit of learning the defensive scheme while taking part in the Seahawks' organized team activities and minicamps during the offseason. "I don't think it set me back too much," Curry said. "The only hard thing is not getting the reps. When the X's and O's are moving, you learn faster."