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Chris DeGeare
Chris DeGeare

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Kernersville, NC

High School:
Glenn

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 335

Position:
Offensive Tackle

Birthdate:
02/17/1987

Experience:
3VL

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2008 (Redshirt Junior):
Utilized his redshirt season and will be a fifth-year senior in 2009.

2007 (Junior):
Starter at right guard ... Started eight games ... Missed the North Carolina game due to injury and was slowed in several others ... Was on the field for 617 offensive snaps, the fourth-highest total on the team ... Graded out at 82.8% for the year ... Second on the squad with 44 knockdown blocks ... Had season-best 6.5 knockdown blocks vs. Florida State (Oct. 11).

2006 (Sophomore):
Started all 14 games at offensive guard as a true sophomore ... Saw action on 699 snaps, about 81 percent of all plays and the third-most on the team ... Earned a season grade of 85 percent ... Had 56 knockdown blocks to rank fourth on the team ... Played all 73 snaps against Syracuse and posted a 90 percent, both season-highs ... Had a season-best eight knockdowns against Duke.

2005 (True Freshman):
Named honorable mention Freshman All-American and to the ACC All-Freshman Team by The Sporting News ... A key member of Wake Forest's offensive line that paved the way for ACC Player of the Year Chris Barclay ... Helped the Deacons to lead the conference in rushing, averaging more than 197 yards per game ... Played in all 11 games and started against NC State ... Saw his playing time increase each week ... Graded out at 78 percent for the season with 29.5 knockdown blocks ... Posted a season-best grade of 92 percent and six knockdown blocks at Duke ... Played a season-high 56 snaps against Miami in the season finale and graded out at 86 percent, his second-best grade of the year ... Played a total of 396 snaps and missed only 13 assignments ... Enrolled at Wake Forest in January of 2005 and participated in spring practice.

Background:
Rated by Rivals.com as the 32nd-best offensive guard in the nation ... The second-best lineman and the 11th-best overall player in North Carolina ... Rated by Scout.com as the third-best offensive lineman and the 19th-best overall player in North Carolina ... Member of the North Carolina team in the 2004 Shrine Bowl ... Earned all-conference and all-area honors as a junior and a senior ... Team captain as a senior ... Named Glenn High School "Student of the Month" in September 2004 ... Coached at Glenn by Dick Cline.

Personal:
Majoring in sociology ... Parents are Brian and Genetria DeGeare ... Born February 17, 1987 ... Chose Wake Forest over offers from Clemson, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia Tech.

 

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