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NCAA, ACC statement: Smith targeting call was correct

CLEMSON - Clemson senior safety Robert Smith was rightfully penalized, ejected and suspended for targeting on a fourth-quarter hit Thursday at Wake Forest, according to a joint statement from the NCAA and Atlantic Coast Conference released late Friday night.
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
15 days ago

Here’s The 7-Minute Hype Video Clemson Watched Before Beating Wake Forest Thursday Night

Clemson nabbed its seventh win of the season this past Thursday night, and its fourth in a row without star freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson. Friday, the school unveiled a nearly seven-minute hype video that it’s players watched before the contest kicked off. It’s fully of inspirational quotes and highlights, as you’d expect. Ironically, it was the end of the game, not the...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clemson Safety Robert Smith Destroys Wake Forest Tight End Cam Serigne

If Wake Forest tight end Cam Serigne has class on Friday there is a good chance that he is not going to go. It's not because his team won and he was out celebrating or anything. No, it's because he was laid out pretty bad by Clemson safety Robert Smith.It probably will not be much of a consolation to him, but Smith was penalized and ejected from the game for targeting.Read more »
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wake Forest Punter Alexander Kinal Accidentally Gives Clemson Great Field Position

Wake Forest is not that good. That's no secret. The 2-7 record after the loss to Clemson Thursday night is proof enough of that, but just in case you needed a little more check out this punt the Demon Deacons tried to get off against the Tigers.Kinal deserves a little credit for actually getting the kick off, but thanks to the horrible snap he had to get a little too low to the...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson notes: Robert Smith ejected on controversial targeting call

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - In a close call that had fans fuming on social media, Clemson senior strong safety Robert Smith was tossed for targeting for a fourth-quarter hit laid on Wake Forest tight end Cam Serigne Thursday night during the Tigers' 34-20 victory at BB&T Field. The third-down play also resulted in a personal foul and automatic first...
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
16 days ago

Video: Clemson’s Robert Smith Ejected For Targeting After Questionable Call

There’s no doubt that the automatic review rule regarding the targeting penalty has helped college football. Thursday night, however, the referees still found a way to make a very questionable call in the Clemson vs. Wake Forest game. Early in the fourth quarter, Demon Deacons wideout Cam Serigne was lit up by Tigers safety Robert Smith. Smith didn’t lead with his helmet, and...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Safety De-Cleats Wake Forest Tight End With Big Hit

Clemson safety Robert Smith de-cleated Wake Forest tight end Cam Serigne with a monster hit on Thursday night.
Via Gamedayr
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dabo Swinney On Poor Half For Clemson At Wake Forest: “Give Them The Ball On The 10 And Wilson Junior High Can Score”

Few fans probably predicted a 34 total point first half in Clemson at Wake Forest tonight. Fewer, even, would have had the struggling Demon Deacons tied with the Tigers at the half. Of course, that is exactly the situation in Winston-Salem, and Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney is not happy.  Tied w/Wake at half, Dabo Swinney on Clemson turnovers: “You give them the ball on the...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Tulsa Men’s Basketball Unveils Four New Uniforms

It has been an interesting off-season for Tulsa men’s basketball. The Golden Hurricanes, which are coming off of a 21-13 season and an NCAA Tournament berth, lost their head coach Danny Manning to Wake Forest, but replaced him by hiring Frank Haith away from Missouri. They are also transitioning into the American Athletic Conference this season. Not only will Tulsa have a new coach...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Live: No. 21 Clemson takes on Wake Forest in Thursday night ACC action

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Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 19 Clemson visits struggling Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) For Clemson to play its way back to the Orange Bowl, the No. 19 Tigers can't afford any more slip-ups. Coach Dabo Swinney's team always seems to avoid those against Wake Forest. Clemson looks to extend its recent dominance of the Demon Deacons on Thursday night while staying on track for another major bowl berth. The selection committee ranks the...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Will's Week Eleven Predictions

Last Week: 5-1  Overall: 65-21   Clemson vs. Wake Forest Once again, the national spotlight is on the ACC on Thursday night, but this matchup isn't what you would normally expect for a Thursday night. Clemson is chugging along at 6-2, while Wake Forest is 2-6, and a loss here will eliminate them from bowl eligibility. On the plus side, it is good exposure for the Deacs to have...
Via SCACC Hoops
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Tigers at Wake Forest Demon Deacons: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Fans of the ACC will get to see a match-up of the Clemson Tigers and Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Thursday night. No. 21 Clemson (6-2) enters this game 5-1 in ACC play while Wake Forest (2-6) has yet to earn a conference win this season. Coverage of this game will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 7:30 pm ET from BB&T Field in Winston-Salem, NC. The Odds: The Clemson Tigers...
Via Tireball.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest in full rebuilding mode as it welcomes Clemson

CLEMSON - For now, moral victories will have to suffice in place of on-field wins at Wake Forest.
Via The Post and Courier - Clemson
18 days ago

Bengals practice squad moves

The Bengals today made the following practice squad moves: * Signed rookie LB Justin Jackson of Wake Forest. Jackson (6-0, 232) entered the NFL this past May as a college free agent with Detroit. He was with Detroit and Minnesota in preseason, waived by the Vikings on Aug. 30. * Signed rookie TE Jake Murphy of Utah. Murphy (6-4, 252) entered the NFL this past may as a college free...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
19 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 19 Clemson upgrades QB's status to doubtful

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson has upgraded injured quarterback Deshaun Watson's status to ''doubtful'' for its game with Wake Forest. At the start of the 19th-ranked Tigers bye week, Watson was listed as ''out'' for Thursday night's contest against the Demon Deacons with a broken bone in his throwing hand. The school's updated injury list...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Heritage HS (NC) soccer star Logan Shytle nailed a beautiful bicycle kick goal from 15-yds out yesterday

The Heritage High School (Wake Forest, NC) soccer team won yesterday's home playoff game against Leesville Road by a score of 5-1. And the talk after was this Logan Shytle bicycle kick goal from 15 yards out.Bam.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
24 days ago  |  Discuss

ACC Basketball Preview: #11 Wake Forest Demon Deacons

The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a face lift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference.  I’ve already counted down the Pac-12, Big 12, SEC, and AAC, and now turn my attention to the already new-look ACC. After four lackluster seasons as Wake Forest Demon Deacons head coach, Jeff...
Via The Sports Bank
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Manning era begins at Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) As Wake Forest tries to climb back to relevance in college basketball, the Demon Deacons hope they won't need any miracles. Just Danny Manning. The star of Kansas' 1988 national championship team is preparing for his first year as Wake Forest's coach. He isn't promising any quick fixes. But with a decent amount of talent on the roster, this...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston College Eagles at Wake Forest Demon Deacons Photo Highlights

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Via Athlon Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston College Holds Off Late Comeback To Down Wake Forest 23-17

Wake Forest has yet to win a game in the ACC this year, but it gave Boston College all it could handle in the fourth quarter Saturday. The Eagles (5-3, 2-2 ACC) built a 20-point fourth-quarter lead over the Demon Deacons (2-6, 0-4 ACC) but needed an interception from defensive back Justin Simmons with 2:06 remaining to hang on for a 23-17 win in Winston-Salem, N.C. Boston College...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

BC builds big lead, holds on to beat Wake 23-17

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Jon Hilliman rushed for 101 yards and two touchdowns, and Boston College held on to beat Wake Forest 23-17 on Saturday. Tyler Murphy finished 11 of 15 for 165 yards with a 37-yard touchdown pass to Shakim Phillips while Hilliman had touchdown runs of 1 and 33 yards for the Eagles (5-3, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference). They nearly blew a 23-3 lead in the fourth...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Legacy recruit gives Wake Forest Childress 2.0

Long-time Wake Forest basketball fans will undoubtedly remember the Demon Deacons squads with Randolph Childress, Tim Duncan and others as a great era in the program’s history. A second era of Childress involvement in Wake Forest basketball is now underway, as Randolph Childress is an assistant coach in the program and his son, Brandon Childress, committed as ...
Via Hoopniks
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston College Eagles at Wake Forest Demon Deacons: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Boston College Eagles and Wake Forest Demon Deacons will meet up in an ACC match-up. Boston College (4-3) and Wake Forest (2-5) will face off against one another on GamePlan and ESPN3 beginning at 3:30 pm ET from BB&T Field in Winston-Salem, NC. The Odds: The Boston College Eagles are 13.5 point favorites against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The over/under...
Via Tireball.com
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College-Wake Forest Featured In College Football Tripleheader On NESNPlus

The Boston College Eagles will fly south for the weekend to take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday, and local fans will be able to catch all the action as part of a college football tripleheader on NESNPlus. The day will start with a CAA tilt between Maine and Rhode Island at noon, followed by BC at Wake Forest at 3:30 p.m. ET. In Conference USA action, the University...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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