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Wendell Dunn
Wendell  Dunn

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Miami, FL

High School:
Palmetto

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 250

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
02/16/1994

07/13/2017

Deacs Meet with Media at 2017 ACC Kickoff

Dave Clawson, Cam Serigne and Wendell Dunn made the media rounds Thursday, as the ACC Kickoff got underway

09/10/2016

Rushing Attack, Defense Lead Deacs to Win Over Duke

Wake Forest beat the Blue Devils, 24-14, behind 239 rushing yards and three turnovers forced on defense.

04/12/2016

Wake Forest Names 2016 Football Captains

Wake Forest football has named five captains for the 2016 season with three on the defensive side of the ball and two from offense.

11/14/2015

No. 4 Irish Jump Ahead Early in Win Over Deacs

Wake Forest was unable to erase a 21-0 halftime deficit, falling 28-7 to the fourth-ranked Fighting Irish.

10/10/2015

Defense Shines in Shutout Win over Boston College

The Wake Forest defense forced four turnovers and put up a goal-line stand as time expired in a 3-0 victory.

09/29/2015

Wendell Dunn Weekly Press Conference - Sept. 29

Wendell Dunn addresses the media at the weekly press conference on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, ahead of Wake Forest's game against Florida State.

09/09/2017

Wake Forest at Boston College

Wake Forest at Boston College - Sept. 9, 2017

07/13/2017

Wake Forest Football at 2017 ACC Media Days

Wake Forest Football at 2017 ACC Media Days

12/27/2016

Photos - Military Bowl

Photos from the 2016 Military Bowl

11/19/2016

Wake Forest vs. Clemson

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons played the No. 4 Clemson Tigers on Saturday, Nov. 19 at BB&T Field.

10/08/2016

Wake Forest vs. Syracuse

Wake Forest battled on Oct. 8, 2016 at BB&T Field.

Wendell Dunn Profile


2016 (Redshirt Junior)
Started all 13 games and finished 12th on the team with 32 tackles ... Fifth on the club with six tackles for loss ... Season-high seven tackles in the season-opener vs. Tulane ... Second on the team with seven tackles vs. Tulane (9/1) ... Had a sack against Virginia (11/5) ... Recovered a fumble on Louisville’s first play from scrimmage (11/12) which led to a Deacon field goal ... Recorded sacks against Duke, Virginia and Syracuse ... Earned his third varsity letter ... On the field for 601 snaps, the second-most among Wake Forest’s defensive ends.

2015 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Finished eighth on the team with 35 tackles ... Had a season-high seven tackles vs. Duke (11/28) ... Forced a fumble at Boston College that was key to Wake Forest's win over the Eagles ... Had one sack on the year, vs. Florida State (10/3) ... tied for third on the team with 7.5 tackles for loss on the season ... Garnered 1.5 TFL at Clemson (11/21) ... Saw 556 snaps during the season.

2014 (Redshirt Freshman)
Was the only redshirt freshman to start all 12 games on defense in 2014 ... Earned honorable mention Freshman All-America honors from College Football News ... Tenth on the club with 43 tackles and led all rookies in total stops ... Saw his first college action at ULM and had six tackles and a half-tackle for loss ... Career-high eight stops vs. Army ... Also collected 2.5 tackles for loss vs. the Black Knights ... Had five games with five or more tackles and recorded a tackle for loss in seven of 12 games ... Forced fumbles in consecutive weeks vs. Army and Louisville ... Saw a season-best 74 snaps vs. Duke and Clemson ... On the field for 630 total plays ... Earned his first varsity letter.

2013 (True Freshman)
Redshirted the season.

High School
A 2013 graduate of Miami Palmetto High School in Pinecrest, Fla. ... Honorable mention all-state Class 8A at linebacker as a senior ... Four-year starter for the Lancers ... Had 95 tackles and four interceptions as a junior ... Ran a 4.7 in the 40 ... Started his career as a safety ... Selected for the Under Armour All-American game ... Ranked as the No. 54 OLB in his class by Scout.com ... Played for Coach Matt Dixon ... His uncle, Jermaine Chambers, was a wide receiver with the Miami Hurricanes in the mid-1990s ... Also had offers from Central Florida, UConn and West Virginia ... Recruited by Ray McCartney.

Personal
Son of Jeff and Jen Borton ... Born Feb. 16, 1994 ... Name is pronounced "when-DELL".

Former Deacons from the same high school: C Dick Penn (1964-66); LB/C Bo Williams (1965-66)

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