7:49 PM EDT, Wed September 02, 2015

Three Still in Running at Running Back

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 Tight Fraternity

A really sharp nephew of mine, Ward Collins, had the path to a football coaching career all laid out for him.

When, Oh When, Will Deacs Start to Win?

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.

Let the (Guessing) Games Begin

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.

A Season Over Before It Began

There are days you just hate to be right.

With Crump Down, Who Steps Up?

As many times as I've been warned to be careful what I wish for, it's just a hard lesson to learn.

Solidifying the Starting Lineup

The news flash from this morning's practice is that Brandon Chubb, Marquel Lee and Hunter Williams will start for Wake at linebacker.

Nothing Offensive About Wake's Offense

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&a

More in Common Than Meets the Eye

At first glance -- and perhaps even second, third, fourth and fifth -- Dave Clawson and I share little in common.

No Stomach for Monday's Practice

There have been times over the years I've had to quick-step it along the sidelines of a football field to keep from getting trampled by a 250-pound tight end trying to catch a down-and-out thrown over

Gross-Armiento Still on the Shelf

Of all the holes Dave Clawson must fill in his second season as Wake's head football coach, the deepest is at cornerback.