September 4, 2007

Breaking down the Wake Forest offense

Nebraska Opponent Offensive Scouting Report

Who: Wake Forest Demon Deacons
School Location: Winston-Salem, N.C.
School Colors: Old Gold and Black

Record: 0-1
National Ranking: Unranked
Conference: Atlantic Coast Conference

Head Coach: Jim Grobe (Virginia 1975)
(In his seventh year at Wake Forest and 13th season overall as a head coach; 37-35 at Wake Forest, 70-69-1 overall, 0-1 vs. Nebraska)
Offensive Coordinator: Steed Lobotzke

When: Saturday, Sept. 8, 11 a.m. (CDT)
Where: Groves Stadium (31,500)
TV: ESPN
Radio: Host Communications
Series Record: Nebraska Leads 2-0
Base Offensive Formation: Power I

Field General: Wake Forest starting quarterback Riley Skinner (6-1, 200) is "highly doubtful" for Saturday's nationally televised showdown with Nebraska after separating his throwing shoulder during the second half of the Demon Deacons' 38-28 loss to Boston College Saturday. Before leaving the game, the sophomore had completed 28-of-37 passes for 236 yards and a touchdown. Sophomore Brett Hodges (6-1, 180) relieved Skinner and completed 17-of-23 passes for 130 yards and touchdown.

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