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Gardner-Webb at Wake Forest in weather delay

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) The Gardner-Webb at Wake Forest game has been delayed by lightening with 14 seconds remaining in the second quarter. Wake Forest leads, 9-0. Officials have cleared stadium.
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

ACC Football By The Numbers: Week One

Here are the stats that stood out from week one in ACC football.   -3-Rushing yards by Wake Forest. 1-Third down coversion by Miami out of 13 attempts. 3-Defensive touchdowns UCLA scored on UVA. 4-Touchdown passes by Anthony Boone. 10-Combined turnovers by Liberty and UNC. 57-Total yards by Delaware against Pitt. 61-Rushing attempts by Boston College. 94-Total yards by Wake Forest...
Via SCACC Hoops
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

2016 SF Jayson Tatum Cuts List to 10; Kentucky Included

Five star 2016 small forward trimmed his list to just 10 schools on Monday. Among the schools to make the cut were Arizona, Duke, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Saint Louis, UConn and Wake Forest. In alphabetical order Arizona Duke Illinois Kansas Kentucky Mizzou North Carolina Saint Louis University UConn Wake Forest — Jayson Tatum (@Im_that_dude22)...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

ACC Coming Attractions: Between two hedges, Jameis goes to Jerryworld; more

Everyone knows the SEC is king in college football. On a night when Wake Forest put on one of the worst offensive performances in decades at Louisiana-Monroe, Vanderbilt went out there right after and tried to one-up the Deacs with a seven-turnover performance of their own in a blowout home loss to Temple. Can't the ACC just have ONE NIGHT, SEC? But seriously, if you're not...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe Trots Out Camo Jerseys For Season Opener (Photos)

College football has produced no shortage of creative and ridiculous uniforms over the past few years, but none have reached the level of absurdity of Louisiana-Monroe’s “Camo Out.” The Warhawks went full “Duck Dynasty” for their season opener against Wake Forest, dressing in camouflage and encouraging fans to do the same. Here they are before the game! http://t.co/0NnpOroz6I—...
Via NESN.com
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

In Camo Louisiana-Monroe Ambushes Wake Forest 17-10

The ULM Warhawks debuted camo jerseys for their season opener against Wake Forest and judging from their 17-10 win over Wake Forest they were a success.Heck even the Duck Dynasty crew loved it.The Warhawks took the lead for good when quarterback Pete Thomas scored on a keeper from nine yards that proved the be the winner for ULM 17-10.KNOE 8 News; KNOE-TV; KNOE.com |"It was...
Via Online Sports Guys
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wake Forest Holds a Funeral For Its Offense: A One-Tweet Game Summary

The 2014 college football season is just getting started, and we have a lot of games in front of us. Let’s not turn uncomplicated game summaries into term papers, okay? Here, via Patrick Southern, is your one-tweet summary of Wake Forest’s 17-10 loss to Louisiana-Monroe, keeping in mind that the Demon Deacons scored their touchdown on a return of a blocked punt: Wake Forest&...
Via Bloguin Best
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Wake Forest Holds a Funeral For Its Offense: A One-Tweet Game Summary

The 2014 college football season is just getting started, and we have a lot of games in front of us. Let’s not turn uncomplicated game summaries into term papers, okay? Here, via Patrick Southern, is your one-tweet summary of Wake Forest’s 17-10 loss to Louisiana-Monroe, keeping in mind that the Demon Deacons scored their touchdown on a return of a blocked punt: Wake Forest&...
Via The Student Section
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Referee Gets Crushed During Wake Forest-ULM Game

In Thursday’s matchup between Wake Forest and Louisiana-Monroe, a ULM defender leapt over a Wake Forest receiver and elbowed the referee in the face. The referee left under his own power, but didn’t return. Definitely a big shot to take when you don’t have pads on and you’re not looking. [SB Nation] The post Referee Gets Crushed During Wake Forest-ULM Game appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 1 ACC Football Preview

The first week of the football season is here.  Check out our latest standings, and remember to get your first week’s entry in for our fantasy football contest.  It is free… with prizes.   Here are this week’s games: Thursday, August 28, 2014: Wake Forest @ Louisiana-Monroe, 7pm.  Wake Forest opens their season at Louisiana-Monroe.  That makes it tougher, but Wake Forest...
Via SCACC Hoops
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rebuilding Wake Forest braces for seasoned ULM

MONROE, La. (AP) Wake Forest is rebuilding with a new coach, a true freshman quarterback and new starters at a range of key positions. On Thursday night, the revamped Demon Deacons make their 2014 debut at Louisiana-Monroe before a national television audience. ''There's a lot of excitement in our program,'' Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson said. ''The...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Wake Forest Football Preview

For what seems like the first time in the history of the program, Jim Grobe will not be the head coach in Winston-Salem. Dave Clawson has been brought in after a successful run at Bowling Green, but he inherits a combined eight returning starters from a team that struggled to a 4-8 season. The Demon Deacons will also be without quarterback Tanner Price for the first time in four...
Via SCACC Hoops
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Summer Vacation Ends for Noah Rubin at US Open

  #453942644 / gettyimages.com (August 26, 2014) FLUSHING MEADOWS – For Long Island’s Noah Rubin, a native of Rockville Centre, a dream came true on Tuesday. The Wake Forest freshman played in his home major – the US Open, a tournament he’s been attending since he was a child.. Rubin gained a wild card in to the final Grand Slam of the year by winning the 18’s National...
Via Tennis Panorama
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

ULM Coach And AD Go All Out To Promote Team’s Camo Night

ULM's coach and AD dressed to the nines to promote their team's camo night against Wake Forest.
Via Gamedayr
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Claim LB Justin Jackson Off Waivers From Lions

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Vikings have claimed LB Justin Jackson off of waivers from the Lions. Jackson, 22, signed with Detroit as an undrafted free agent out of Wake Forest back in May, but was released over the weekend to make room for LB Shamari Benton.  During his four-year career at Wake Forest, Jackson recorded 197 tackles, 20.5 tackles for a loss, seven...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bradley Klahn downs Noah Rubin in Winston-Salem Open

  Former NCAA champion Bradley Klahn beat Wake Forest freshman Noah Rubin 6-2, 0-6, 7-6 (5) in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open on Sunday night. Klahn, who won the 2010 title at Stanford, will face top-seeded John Isner in the second round. The 18-year-old Rubin, the Wimbledon boys junior winner this summer, had received a wild card into the main draw Last Sunday, Rubin...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Klahn tops Wake freshman in Winston-Salem Open

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Former NCAA champion Bradley Klahn beat Wake Forest freshman Noah Rubin 6-2, 0-6, 7-6 (5) in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open on Sunday night. Klahn, who won the 2010 title at Stanford, will face top-seeded John Isner in the second round. The 18-year-old Rubin, the Wimbledon boys junior winner this summer, had received a wild card into the main...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Wake Forest Coach Jim Grobe Regrets Not Leaving For Nebraska In 2007

photo via http://www.wakeforestsports.com/ In 2007, former Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe had the chance to leave the Demon Deacons for Nebraska. Grobe was a year removed from leading Wake to an 11-3 record and an ACC title, and his stock was incredibly high. While leaving for a historically bad program like Wake for a traditional powerhouse like Nebraska seems like a no-brainer, Grobe...
Via College Spun
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Grobe regrets not taking Nebraska job, staying at Wake Forest

Jim Grobe looked out of place at ACC media days in July. He felt it, too. Less stress, less excitement. He's an ACC television analyst this season, not a longtime Wake Forest coach who once improbably reached the Orange Bowl in a year that will forever be part of ACC lore. Grobe, who resigned last December after the greatest 13-year run in Wake Forest history, is part of college...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Clawson faces tough task at rebuilding Wake

New Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson has a pretty quick sense of humor. The way this season is shaping up, he's going to need it. On paper, it looks like it will be a tough year for the Demon Deacons. They're facing the difficult one-two punch of adjusting to a new coaching staff and filling the significant holes left by last year's seniors. Wake Forest has been a universal...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryce Loves Competition

WAKE FOREST, N.C. --- Ty’son Williams’s verbal commitment – and subsequent signing – hasn’t knocked North Carolina out of the race for Bryce Love.
Via northcarolina.scout.com
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa Western LB Picks Up First Offer

After spending a redshirt season at Wake Forest, current Iowa Western LB Ford Howell (6-2, 238) now has his first offer...
Via jcfootball.scout.com
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Academics, Staff Lead Johnson to Wake Forest

Wake Forest goes back into Michigan and picks up hard-hitting safety Dior Johnson, who turned down closer options to play for the Demon Deacons.
Via recruiting.scout.com
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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