Wake Forest And Pitt: ‘Voices Of’ Football Preview

Wake Forest And Pitt

On this episode of ACC Nation Podcast we continue the ‘Voices Of’ football preview series. This week we look at Wake Forest and Pitt. Stan Cotten gives us a look at what to expect from Dave Clawson’s Demon Deacons on the front end. Then, in the second interview former QB and color analyst for the Panthers, Pat Bostick joins us. He tell us about where Pat Narduzzi’s program is headed.

We start with a quick look at polls (Read-Polls:Don’t Be A Homer). The ACC representatives for NCAA Woman of the Year honors. Plus we touch on Beer Ice Cream recipes.

Jim and Will talk about their taste tests over the weekend of craft beer from their respective neighborhoods.

Wake Forest And Pitt

Stan Cotten – The Offense

Does Dave Clawson have ‘a’ quarterback or is more better?

The running game features a solid roster starting with Cade Carney.

Wide receivers add to the mix. Don’t be mislead by the losses.

The offensive line is clicking.

Add these all up and you’re looking at an up-tempo offensive threat.

The Coach – A Perfect Fit

An insider’s perspective on just who Dave Clawson is as a coach and person.

Special Teams

The roster is set overall but who handles the returns?


The line will be challenged. Who steps up?

A closer look at the linebackers, corners and safeties.

The Schedule

It’s important that Wake Forest put wins under their belts early as the season gets tougher in the final month.

A first as all three other North Carolina teams visit Wake Forest.

NFL Notes

A look at how Minnesota and Chicago performed in their first preseason games.

Why the ‘Iggles’ fanbase is ruining it for everyone else.

ACC Notes

Good news from multiple camps. But, is no news good news from others?

Tip of the hat to our friends at AllSportsDiscussion talking about Clemson living rent free in Paul Finebaum’s head.

Looking at the CBS Sports 130 where four ACC teams reside in the Top 25. Some thoughts on early season rankings.

Pat Bostick – The Offense

A look at quarterback – Kenny Pickett and his abilities.

The quarterback stable.

Changes to the offense – new coordinator and likely an air attack.

The receiving corps.

Name players may be gone from the backfield but there’s no lack of talent waiting in the wings.

Big loss of experienced starters on the line replaced by a more athletic group.

Pat Narduzzi – An Embodiment Of The City

Year 5 – The coach and what he brings to the program.

Selling recruits on Pitt.

The Defense

No shortage of talent (*we noted earlier that Rashad Weaver is lost for the season with an injury).

The best front 4 since Narduzzi began.

Question marks at linebacker. Answers.

A strong secondary brings their game.

Special Teams

The biggest question points to the return men. The kicking game looks solid.


Finding out who you are as a team from game 1.

The last in the Pitt-Penn State series for a while.

Dissecting the conference schedule.