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Deacon Dump 6.10.15

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Rays select OF Garrett Whitley in 1st Round of MLB Draft
The Tampa Bay Rays have selected outfielder Garrett Whitley from Niskayuna (N.Y.) High School with the No. 13 overall pick in the first round of the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Whitley is currently committed to Wake Forest.

Wake Forest lands Charlotte transfer Keyshawn Woods | CollegeBasketballTalk
Wake Forest added a promising shooting guard on Tuesday as Charlotte guard Keyshawn Woods committed to the Demon Deacons, according to Jon Rothstein of

Defensive End Zander Zimmer Commits to Wake Forest - Blogger So Dear
Zander Zimmer, a 3-star defensive end out of Florida, has committed to Wake Forest. He chose Wake Forest over offers from Oregon, yes Oregon, Vanderbilt, Purdue, West Virginia, Duke, Virginia, and many others.

I didn't realize an offense could be as bad as Wake Forest's was. But there's hope! -
Head coach Dave Clawson has been in situations kind of like this before. While this offense is going to need years of work, this defense could buy it some time.

Florida State football opponent preview: Wake Forest in Florida State Seminoles
This page will be your destination for all notes on Florida State opponent Wake Forest. FSU travels to Wake Forest on October 3 after a bye week.

Dallas Cowboys also sign LB Justin Jackson from Wake Forest | | Dallas Morning News
The Dallas Cowboys also signed outside linebacker Justin Jackson from Wake Forest on Monday to their 90-man roster in addition to adding former Baylor running back Lache Seastrunk.

...and a few from the past couple of days from Blogger So Dear that can't be found anywhere else:

Deacs Offer 2016 Wing De'Riante Jenkins - Blogger So Dear
Danny Manning continued to peruse the 2016 recruiting class, this time offering a 6'6 wing in De'Riante Jenkins.

Deacs Offer Another 2016 Guard - Blogger So Dear
Finally the Deacs ended the day by offering possibly the best of the bunch in 2016 guard Kameron McGusty. Not only does the guy have an awesome name, but he can ball too, currently ranked as the 42nd best player in the Class of 2016 according to the ESPN Top 60.

Kinal Kampaign for Heisman - Blogger So Dear
Entering his senior year at Wake Forest, senior punter Alex Kinal is prepared to take on the best players in the nation and compete for the coveted Heisman Trophy.