WAKE FOREST Off – *9/3 Def – 6/3 42 Lettermen
TEAM THEME: WAKE UP CALL
If patience is a virtue, then Wake Forest should be a very advantaged team in 2017. Freshmen made a total of 71 starts in 2015, the 3rd most in the land. Then last year underclassmen accounted for 45.8 % of the team’s starts (10th most in the nation). A pronounced increase in the ground game finally emerged in 2016 when the Deacs gained 40 YPG more on the ground than in 2015, but that was largely attributable to the fact that Wake Forest was the only FBS school in the nation in 2015 whose top three rushers were all true freshmen. It's time for this suddenly experienced team to step up in 2017.
STAT YOU WILL LIKE: The Demon Deacons have ranked 12th or worse
in the ACC in scoring the last five consecutive seasons.
PLAY AGAINST: at Boston College (9/9)
This season we present a Power Play Preview on each team from a Power 5 conference. These plays are extracted from the 2017 Playbook Football Preview Guide magazine.
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