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Nick Wood

While Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe has gotten six verbal commitments for the class of 2007 so far, only two play defense and neither of them are defensive linemen. One player who could fill that void is run-stopping defensive tackle Nick Wood.

The 6-foot-2.5-inch, 272-pound Nick Wood, who plays for Poway High School in Poway, Calif., said he has 17 scholarship offers, but nine schools have emerged as his favorites, including Wake Forest. "My top (nine) right now are probably Arizona State, Colorado, Wake Forest, Boston College, N.C. State, Washington, Oregon State, Utah... Recommended Stories

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