JOHN WOLFORD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Wolford, Wake Forest rally for 27-20 win over Virginia

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Quarterback John Wolford tied a career high with 94 rushing yards, including a 64-yard touchdown run, and Wake Forest beat Virginia 27-20 on Saturday. The Demon Deacons (6-3, 3-2 ACC) became bowl eligible for the first time since 2011 with the win, their third in a row over UVA (2-7, 1-4). Wake Forest trailed 20-17 early in the fourth quarter, and the...
Via Associated Press
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Wolford scores 2 TDS, leads Wake Forest over Syracuse 28-9

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) John Wolford ran for two touchdowns and threw for 140 yards to lead Wake Forest to a 28-9 victory over Syracuse on Saturday night. Wolford was 13 of 22 and scored from the 7 and 37-yard line in the second quarter. Cade Carney added 104 yards rushing on 29 carries, including a fourth-quarter touchdown for the Demon Deacons (5-1, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference...
Via Associated Press
October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Mistakes hurt Indiana in 33-28 loss to Wake Forest

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- John Wolford ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, and Jessie Bates returned an interception for a third score Saturday to lead Wake Forest past Indiana 33-28.The Demon Deacons are 4-0 (1-0 ACC) for the first time in 10 years and have already surpassed the three-win totals they had each of the previous two seasons. It was coach Dave Clawson's 100th...
Via Associated Press
September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Wake Forest makes Hoosiers pay for miscues in 33-28 win

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) John Wolford ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, and Jessie Bates returned an interception for a third score Saturday to lead Wake Forest past Indiana 33-28. The Demon Deacons are 4-0 (1-0 ACC) for the first time in 10 years and have already surpassed the three-win totals they had each of the previous two seasons. It was coach Dave Clawson's 100th...
Via Associated Press
September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

John Wolford named starting Wake Forest QB

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons went 3-9 in 2015, with four of their losses being close calls that could have helped them into the postseason. They hope to improve in 2016 and it seems quarterback John Wolford will be leading the charge. Head coach Dave Clawson announced Tuesday that Wolford will be the team’s starting quarterback going into the season. It was also announced that...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Quarterback injuries piling up for ACC teams

Wake Forest quarterback John Wolford left Saturday's game against Army after suffering an ankle injury on a designed run. The sophomore is not expected to return to the game, according to the school, which only adds to the ACC's ongoing issues at the quarterback position. Wolford's injury occurred hours after Boston College quarterback Darius Wade went down with his own ankle injury...
Via Fox Sports South
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Wake Forest to Provide Great Test for SU

Despite the first ACC game coming a little earlier than usual, the Orange dodged a bullet by matching up with Wake Forest at home, the only team presumed to be worse than SU in preseason polls.  The Deamon Deacons also won their first game of the season, knocking off FCS Elon 41-3 in week one. Last week, Wake put up huge numbers on the offensive side of the ball, tallying 591 total...
Via Orange Fizz
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wolford finds Chuck Wade to put Wake Forest up 38-3

John Wolford has put together a masterful performance this evening for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in their season opening game against Elon. He has shredded their secondary and given the fans a lot to cheer about. His latest highlight play was a 27-yard catch-and-run play by wide receiver Chuck Wade, who had to dive into the end zone at the end of the play. Wake Forest scheduled...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Deacons Wolford looking to build on 2014 season

Young quarterbacks seemingly sprouted up everywhere in the ACC last season, and Wake Forest's John Wolford was one of them. According to ESPN, only 12 true freshman Power 5 QBs started games last season, and five of those 12 passers called the ACC their home. ESPN put Wolford under the microscope, examining his highs and lows of 2014, while taking a crack at predicting how his 2015...
Via FOX Sports
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Deacons Wolford tabbed a potential breakout star

Young quarterbacks seemingly sprouted up everywhere in the ACC last season, and Wake Forest's John Wolford was one of them. According to ESPN, only 12 true freshman Power 5 QBs started games last season, and five of those 12 passers called the ACC their home. ESPN put Wolford under the microscope, examining his highs and lows of 2014, while taking a crack at predicting how his 2015...
Via FOX Sports
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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