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With spotlight now on him, Xach Gill has stepped up for Wake Forest football

For the third straight year Wake Forest remains unbeaten entering the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4AA football playoffs, but something is different about the 2016 roster. Dexter Lawrence no longer casts an eclipse-like shadow. The 6-foot-5, 340-pound high school All-America is a true freshman starting defensive tackle for one of the most talented college football team’s in the country, Clemson.

Wake Forest High standout Xach Gill makes dramatic college announcement

Wake Forest's Xach Gill, a four-star prospect, and 6-5, 270-pound defensive makes his decision on where he will go to school.