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Wake Forest Sends Recruit Hilariously Bad Kim Kardashian Photoshop (Photo)

Sometimes less is more, Wake Forest. The Demon Deacons went all out in their latest recruiting attempt, putting their creative skills to the test in an effort to convince Class of 2015 defensive end Kengera Daniel to choose them. Daniel is being heavily recruited by schools such as Alabama and Michigan, so Wake Forest knew it had no choice but to pull out all the stops to get...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest Photoshops their recruits onto magazines with celebrities

As recruiting in college football gets tougher and tougher, some schools are finding creative ways to encourage recruits to pick their school. Some schools have their athletes send a top recruit letters encouraging them to pick that school. Others, use campus visits to swoon recruits and show them why they should choose their school. Wake Forest is hoping to use a technique perfected...
Via Down and Distance
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest Uses Kim K PEOPLE Cover to Recruit Player (Photo)

I’m guessing that Wake Forest figured if Tennessee could use Beyonce to recruit, then they could use Kim Kardashian to help their recruiting cause. It can’t hurt. The Demon Deacons only won four games last year. Expect a rant from Kanye West coming soon about the use of his wife’s image or maybe another rap verse about he’s beating out NFL players. Either way, it’s always...
Via BlackSportsOnline
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Wake Forest Apparently Photoshopped A Hilarious PEOPLE Magazine Cover Featuring Kim Kardashian, Sent To Recruit

The Wake Forest football program has struggled in recent seasons.  The Demon Deacons won six games in 2011, five in 2012, four in 2013, and are off to a 1-2 start this season. How do you get better as a college football program? You get better recruits. How do you get better recruits? You send them photoshopped magazine covers featuring the high schooler and a good-looking woman...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest freshman forward Cornelius Hudson joins the roster

Wake Forest has officially added freshman Cornelius Hudson to the Wake Forest basketball roster.  Hudson is the younger brother of 49ers Wide Receiver, Michael Crabtree.  Hudson is a 6'6" small forward with a versatile skillset. Hudson had been on campus since the beginning of the semester but hadn't yet been approved by the NCAA. “This kid was here on his own...
Via SCACC Hoops
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest Reserve Quarterback Kevin Sousa Charged With DWI

According to a file obtained through the North Carolina Court System, Wake Forest quarterback Kevin Sousa has been charged with Driving While Impaired (Offense Code 5405) and his driver's license was revoked (Offense Code 9955). His court date is set for October 14, 2014. The school announced yesterday that he was suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules. When asked...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest backup quarterback Kevin Sousa suspended indefinitely

  Wake Forest says it has indefinitely suspended reserve quarterback Kevin Sousa for a violation of team rules. The redshirt junior hadn't played in either of the first two games for the Demon Deacons (1-1) and hasn't thrown a college pass. He redshirted the 2011 season and played in two games off the bench the following year. He moved from quarterback to receiver midway...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest QB Sousa suspended indefinitely

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Wake Forest says it has indefinitely suspended reserve quarterback Kevin Sousa for a violation of team rules. The redshirt junior hadn't played in either of the first two games for the Demon Deacons (1-1) and hasn't thrown a college pass. He redshirted the 2011 season and played in two games off the bench the following year. He moved from quarterback...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  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

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 The Student Section
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 Bloguin Best
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

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

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

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

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

Wake Forest Football Practice Recap: August 9th

The Wake Forest football team had a shortened practice session on Saturday night, in anticipation of tomorrow afternoon's scrimmage. Fans are welcome to come out to BB&T Field tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. to check out the team in action. The players are not scheduled to arrive until 4:55 p.m., so it will be closer to 5:20 p.m. when the scrimmage portion begins. Here are some quick...
Via SCACC Hoops
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Wake Forest Football Practice Report: August 7th

A recap of August 7th's practice. The Deacs took a break from full pads, and instead were just in shells. Below are some observations of this morning's practice. If you want to catch the Deacs in action, then you can attend Sunday's scrimmage at 5 p.m. at BB&T Field. This scrimmage will be open to the public. Over the next few days we hope to put together a preliminary...
Via SCACC Hoops
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wake Forest loses Johnny Garcia to knee injury

Wake Forest senior nose tackle Johnny Garcia suffered a knee injury in practice on Saturday, August 2 and is expected to miss the entire season. An MRI confirmed Garcia suffered a torn ACL. He was expected to be a veteran leader on the Demon Deacons' defensive line that lost three starters from last year.
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wake Forest: Johnny Garcia Tears ACL - Expected to Miss Season

Breaking news about the senior defensive lineman. Wake Forest received unfortunate news today when they learned  that Johnny Garcia suffered a torn ACL during Saturday's practice. The school released that an MRI performed later in the day confirmed what the injury was, and he is expected to miss the entire season. The redshirt senior was expected to be a solid contributor to...
Via SCACC Hoops
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Wake Forest suspends top returning RB Dominique Gibson

Wake Forest’s running game took a hit Thursday when the school announced that running back Dominique Gibson had been indefinitely suspended from the team. An undisclosed violation of team rules was the only reason given for the discipline. Gibson was the team’s top returning rusher with 138 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He and senior Orville Reynolds, who returned to running...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Sign DE Kris Redding

According Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post, the Lions have signed rookie DE Kris Redding to a contract. Redding went undrafted out of Wake Forest this year. During his four-year college career, Redding recorded 64 tackles, 8.5 tackles for a loss, 3.5 sacks, and two forced fumbles. The Lions defensive end situation is fairly interesting as they don’t have as much depth...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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