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Wake Forest Defense

Mississippi State plays Wake Forest in the Franklin American Mortgage Company Music City Bowl game Friday beginning at 5:40 pm. In a two-part article, Gene's Page looks at the Wake Forest defense and offense. In this first part we look at the Wake Forest defense.

DEFENSIVE LINE: Wake Forest runs a three-man front - two defense ends and a nose guard. The three starters are redshirt senior defensive end Tristan Dorty (6-2, 255), redshirt sophomore defensive end Zach Thompson (6-5, 255) and redshirt sophomore nose guard Nikita Whitlock (5-11, 260). Whitlock, at his nose guard position, is fourth on the team with 58 tackles, leads in tackles for loss with 1... Recommended Stories

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