Coach and player sat in front of cameras and microphones at a table bedecked with Wake Forest caps — a scene reminiscent of the day last week when football recruits across the nation wore the hats of the colleges they had chosen.
This event was different, distinguished by white-coated surgeons who flanked the athlete — and by the player’s periodic wincing from the fresh, deep incision in his right side.
“I didn’t ask,” said Jordan, a freshman, who was not a transplant match with family members. Coach Tom Walter had volunteered.
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