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Deacon Dump: Football and Basketball Face Ranked Opponents

It is Senior Day and their will be plenty of passion in the stands because this crop of seniors brought the Irish back to to BCS landscape. Whether they are overrated is not important. They have defeated several ranked opponents and the Deacs need their offensive weapons to step up in a huge way to penetrate their top-ranked defense. After a close victory over Radford, the basketball team will need to amp up their game against #23 Connecticut in the Virgin Islands in the Paradise Jam Tournament. This is a great early test for the Deacs against a quality opponent. - WFU - ND Capsule
All the important information regarding the clash between the Demon Deacons and Fighting Irish in South Bend.

Grobe sees a plus in game at Notre Dame - Winston-Salem Journal: Football
Just as there is usually a downside to even the best of circumstances, Coach Jim Grobe of Wake Forest has identified one upside to having to play perhaps the best team in college football at one of the hardest places to play.

Will Reynolds Resurface at Receiver? - Winston-Salem Journal: My Take On Wake
With Wake Forest getting ready to play Notre Dame, it’s impossible not to think about Orville Reynolds.

Notre Dame football: 10-0 ND welcomes Wake - South Bend Tribune
SOUTH BEND -- Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly knows that the 26 seniors who will be honored on Saturday during Senior Day will be reliving a lot of memories as they play their last game at ND.

Weekly Football Press Conference Video & Quotes - The Official Site of Wake Forest Demon Deacon Athletics
Head coach Jim Grobe and select Deacon players talked with the media to preview this week's game at Notre Dame.

Report: 'Strong Indications' That Tom O'Brien Will Be Fired - Backing The Pack
Well, here's a thing. 247Sports' rumor mill is apparently hearing "strong indications" that Tom O'Brien will not be retained after the 2012 season. The timing is kind of strange coming off a dominating performance over the Deacs.

Kevin Ollie made a resounding statement with his first win. - The UConn Blog
The Deacs have an early test in the Virgin Islands versus the #23 ranked team in the land. This was supposed to be a down year for the Huskies, but first year coach Kevin Ollie started his career with a tremendous win over Michigan State.

Deacons to Face Notre Dame in NCAA Second Round - The Official Site of Wake Forest Demon Deacon Athletics
The football team isn't the only Demon Deacons squad that faces the Fighting Irish. The women's soccer team will take on Notre Dame in Gainesville, Fla. on Friday at 4:30 p.m. in the second round of the NCAA Championship.

Deacs Selected as No. 15 Seed in NCAA Tournament - The Official Site of Wake Forest Demon Deacon Athletics
Wake Forest has been selected as the No. 15 seed in the 2012 NCAA Men's Soccer Championship and will receive a bye in the First Round of tournament play. The Demon Deacons will host the winner of Elon and Coastal Carolina on Sunday night at 5 p.m. at Spry Stadium.