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2016 Schedule
1st in ACC - Atlantic

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Dave Clawson said Cam Serigne was one of the offseason standouts in the weight room. Serigne had largely served as a receiver his first two seasons at Wake Forest, but Clawson thinks he'll take a lot more reps as an in-line, blocking tight end this year.


Dave Clawson talks rebuilding process

Wake Forest's Dave Clawson talks about continuing the rebuilding process with the Demon Deacons, the importance of protecting the quarterback & experience the team has gained.

Clawson: This is best Wake Forest team since I got here (1:19)

Matt Fortuna ESPN Staff Writer 

Dave Clawson says two-thirds of high school prospects say they commit to a school because of academics, and Wake Forest's trick is finding the 20% that actually mean it.


Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Wake Forest offensive lineman Tyler Hayworth talks about his trademark long hair.

Matt Fortuna ESPN Staff Writer 

"Not even close," Dave Clawson says when asked to compare this team to his first two. This Wake Forest team is miles ahead of Clawson's 2014 and '15 teams.

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Watch: Wake Forest's day at ACC Kickoff

Wake Forest returns nine starters from the most improved Power 5 offense last season (117.1 more yards per game than 2014). But Dave Clawson, entering his third season, needs more wins. He addresses the media in Charlotte. Live on ESPN3

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5dPhil Steele

ACC forecast: Clemson, FSU should rule

The ACC is again top-heavy, and Clemson and Florida State are legitimate CFP title contenders. But don't sleep on the Coastal division either, especially with Miami on the rise.

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13dAdam Rittenberg

CFB schedules: Good, bad and say what?!?

From crazy road trips to pillow-soft starts to the season to games that leave you wondering how they ever got scheduled in the first place, a look through the 2016 schedule is eye-opening.

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Wake Forest has two ACC wins since 2014, but don't be fooled thinking it's reflective of the defense. So the Demon Deacons will sorely miss starting DT Zeek Rodney, who is taking a leave of absence (personal reasons). In 2015, Wake was 33rd among Power 5 teams defending rushes between the guards and 32nd in defensive win probability added. The defense did this with an offense ranking 118th against FBS competition.

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Spot checks: The ACC's most crucial position battles

Deshaun Watson and Dalvin Cook don't need to worry about their jobs this summer. But each ACC team, even favorites Florida State and Clemson, has at least one key position battle to watch.

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X-men: The ACC's 14 biggest 2016 X factors

Even the very best teams have players and coaches who could be difference-makers ... or make no difference at all. Here are the biggest X factors on each of the ACC's 14 teams.

39dGerry Hamilton

Breaking down ACC Atlantic DL recruiting

After signing 12 ESPN 300 defensive linemen in the Class of 2016, only three of the ACC’s 24 commitments in the class are D-linemen. While the numbers are down early in this cycle, there is plenty of talent and depth already in the conference headed into the 2016 season.

Team Stats

Passing Yards228.359th
Rushing Yards105.2123rd
Points For17.4125th
Points Against24.6Tied-49th