- Journal West
Brandishing a ground game that was nowhere to be found a year ago, Wake continued to make up ground on its ACC rivals today at wet, wind-swept BB&T Field.
Dave Clawson gets paid to win football games at Wake.
Best I could tell, Coach Dave Clawson was joking around when he accused the assembled media of fomenting a quarterback controversy during our weekly gathering to eat (this week it was pizza) and talk Wake Forest football.
The toughest lesson for Wake in today's 31-24 loss to Indiana is that better is not always good enough.
Time has beat me up my whole life. I live in mortal fear -- for reasons, really, that have more to do with me than those I work for -- of showing up late for a game or a press conference.
The most anticipated newborn I can ever remember coming along was Riley LaRue.
Wake, one of the youngest teams in college football, acted its age throughout today's game at Army.
Dave Clawson's message to Cortez Lewis for the costly unsportsmanlike penalty in Saturday's 30-17 at Syracuse could be distilled into one word.
If nothing else, Wake proved it's a more talented football team today.
Nikita Whitlock was never one to tell what he couldn't do.
Dave Clawson, by nature, is not one to make a rush to judgment.
The temptation -- to which I am obviously too weak not to succumb -- is to describe Wake's euphoria over tonight's 41-3 victory against Elon as a sugar high, one sure to wear off as soon as the Deacons reach the meat-and-spuds portion of their schedule.
The subject of gamesmanship came up at today's first gathering of the season to eat chicken and talk football and Coach Dave Clawson tried hard -- but in vain -- not to smile.
A really sharp nephew of mine, Ward Collins, had the path to a football coaching career all laid out for him.
All the hours spent in August at the wall watching practice gives us wall birds plenty of time to solve all the world's problems.
Decisions are being made these days in the Pruitt Center wing of the Manchester Athletics Building at Wake Forest concerning the Deacons' depth chart coming out of Sunday's scrimmage.
There are days you just hate to be right.
As many times as I've been warned to be careful what I wish for, it's just a hard lesson to learn.
The news flash from this morning's practice is that Brandon Chubb, Marquel Lee and Hunter Williams will start for Wake at linebacker.
After he experienced so many rough days a season ago, it was nice to see offensive coordinator Warren Ruggiero of Wake Forest have a good one today at the Deacons' first scrimmage of preseason at BB&T Field.