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The Top Ten Deacs who put Wake Forest “On The Map”

To take a break from normal football and basketball news, I thought I would compile a list of the ten most impactful Deacons in terms of putting Wake Forest on the national map. While this list is certainly subject to some debate, I tried to be as comprehensive as possible.

1) Arnold Palmer

NCAA Football - FedEx Orange Bowl - Louisville vs Wake Forest - January 2, 2007

This one really isn't up for debate. Palmer is not only the most famous sports figure in Wake Forest history, but could be the most famous person ever associated with Wake Forest.

The man has a signature drink named after him (As an aside, it’s not exactly half tea and half lemonade in spite of what some people may think.