2012 record: 5-7 overall, 3-5 ACC
Spring Practice opens: March 19
Spring game date: April 20
2012 in review: The Demon Deacons dropped six of their last eight games because the defense struggled too often and the offense ended up ranked No. 117 in the nation. Wake Forest scored 21 of fewer points in six of the last seven games, with the lone exception being a 28-14 win over Boston College.
Junior quarterback Tanner Price completed just 55.6 percent of his 410 pass attempts for 2,300 yards and just 12 touchdowns to go against seven interceptions. A poor ground game (only 1,206 yards) was in part because of the struggling aerial attack. Wake finished 116th in scoring and 93rd in points allowed.
Biggest hole to fill: Linebacker Riley Haynes was fourth on the team with 60 tackles, four of those tackles went for a loss of yardage with one a sack. Haynes also intercepted a pass and forced a fumble. His leadership will be hard to replace, plus he just had a nose for the ball. Haynes main...