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Thursday, August 14, 2008
True freshmen to play at Wake?

By ESPN.com staff
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com's Heather Dinich

Jim Grobe has earned a reputation for his redshirting philosophy, and it is paying dividends this season for his defense, but as Wake Forest has won, so have the coaches on the recruiting trail.

There's a possibility as many as four true freshmen could play this season.

Offensive guard Joe Looney, tight end Andrew Parker, corner Kenny Okoro and wide receiver Terence Davis, are all candidates for playing time.

What does this mean?

They're legit.

Grobe will not play a freshman unless his coaches guarantee him the kid is going to get 20-30 snaps a game, and contribute beyond special teams.

If more than two of these guys actually see the field, it would be the most true freshmen to ever play under Grobe.