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Wake Forest's Johnson could be first CB taken in NFL draft

As he’s done all his life, Kevin Johnson is coming on strong late. The former Wake Forest star cornerback, who began his freshman year of college weighing 155 pounds, has rocketed up the draft boards. With only a few days to go before the first round of the 2015 NFL draft, Johnson, who now stands at 6-1, 188-pounds, has blossomed into the top corner in this year’s class in the...
Via Fox Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Multiple Teams Have Kevin Johnson Rated As Top Cornerback

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that multiple teams have Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson rated as the top cornerback on their draft boards. For months now, Michigan State CB Trae Waynes has been considered to the best corner in this year’s draft class. However, there has been a great deal of buzz surrounding Johnson in recent ... The post Report: Multiple Teams Have Kevin...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: A Scout's Eye View: Kevin Johnson CB Wake Forest

Kevin Johnson CB Wake Forest Measurables: 6'1 188 31" arms and 8 3/8" handsCombine Results: 4.52 40 yard dash, 41.5" vertical jump, 130" broad jump, 3.89 20 yard shuttle, 6.79 3 cone drill, 12.19 60 yard shuttleScouting Notes: Has a tall and thin frame, but has wiry strength for his size, possesses ideal height and length for the position, his outstanding leaping ability accentuates...
Via Football Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

SU QB Craziness: A Busy Day for Syracuse Targets

Like it or not, football today revolves around the quarterback because both the NCAA and the NFL are pass-first leagues.   With the QB disaster of last season, the Orange are looking to strengthen that position in the future. With the Class of 2015 already signed, Syracuse looks to 2016 to add depth at quarterback. This plan was dealt a blow today when QB target Jamie Newman announced...
Via Orange Fizz
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville's Corey Ray's straight steal of home FTW is fantastic

Louisville Cardinal Sophomore Corey Ray stole home Saturday night.The No. 3 University of Louisville baseball team completes a 6-5 comeback victory and earns a conference sweep over the visiting Wake Forest Demon Deacons.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Steals Home to Sweep Wake Forest

Louisville, the Number three team in College Baseball beat Wake forest in Walk-Off fashion to complete the 3 game sweep. However, as seen below, this was no ordinary walk off. Sophomore outfielder Corey Ray put the game in his hands as he stole home. Stealing home has become such a rare part of today’s game. Select amount of people have the speed to steal it nowadays, and it...
Via Baseball Essential
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Sweeps Wake Forest On Walk-Off Steal Of Home

The Cardinals won in one of the most dramatic ways possible Saturday night in their sweep of Wake Forest.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Steals Home, Walks Off Against Wake Forest

  Playing against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, Louisville won the game in, quite possibly, the most unique way possible: stealing home. The hero of the moment was outfielder Corey Ray, who initially reached base on an intentional walk before advancing via a single and then a wild pitch, setting him up for the epic swipe. Thanks to a phenomenal jump and perfectly timed head-first...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Louisville Beat Wake Forest With Walk-Off Steal of Home Plate

The No. 3 Louisville Cardinals are one of the best college baseball teams in the nation, and they proved that Saturday night with a come-from-behind win over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. It could not have come in a more dramatic fashion either. With the game tied 5-5 in the bottom of the ninth Sophomore Corey Ray was on third base.He took off for home and beat the throw with a...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dramatic finale, Louisville baseball sweeps Wake Forest

Post from: Corey Ray crosses the plate in a 10-1 victory for Louisville over Wake Forest in the first game of a Saturday doubleheader.. He would steal home in the bottom of the ninth inning to give UofL a  come-from-behind 6-5 win in the second game. This University of Louisville baseball team may have something special going for it this season but don’t expect it to happen...
Via Louisville Card Game
9 days ago  |  Discuss

PFF Not High On Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson

I recently broke down several games that Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson played over the course of the last three seasons and in those posts I believe I highlighted several plays in which he missed tackles. Now, thanks to a study done by Pro Football Focus, we have a missed tackle stat to attach to […] PFF Not High On Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson is a post from: The post...
Via Steelers Depot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Former NFL GM Has Steelers Selecting Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson

NFL Media analyst Charley Casserly released his latest mock draft on Monday and the former general manager now has the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting a cornerback with the 22nsd overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. In his second mock draft of 2015, Casserly has the Steelers drafting Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson in the first […] 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Former NFL GM Has Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
14 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Breakdown: Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson Versus Duke 2014

I have been taking an in-depth look at Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson over the course of the last week being as there’s a good possibility the Pittsburgh Steelers will draft him in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Today, we will look at Johnson’s performance last season against Duke. I chose this […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Breakdown: Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson...
Via Steelers Depot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins are set to meet with Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson

The Miami Dolphins will meet with Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson as part of their pre-draft process. This news comes courtesy of Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald.According to Gabriel Burns (Twitter: @SoHotItGBURNS), an analyst for the PhinManiacs Draft Guide, Johnson is arguably the best cornerback prospect in this class. He has excellent cover coverage skills and projects...
Via PhinManiacs
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake makes progress during 2nd spring with Clawson

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) For Wake Forest, even slight progress still counts as progress. John Wolford threw two touchdown passes to the White's 22-3 victory over the Black in the Demon Deacons' spring game Saturday. Wolford was 21 of 33 for 185 yards, and the White defense allowed just 136 total yards. The Demon Deacons are coming off a 3-9 finish in coach Dave Clawson's first season...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Breakdown: Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson Versus Clemson 2012

We’ve already broken down the play of Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson in 2013 and 2014 games against Florida State and today we will jump back one more year to see how he fared in 2012 against Clemson, who at the time had wide receivers DeAndre Hopkins, Sammie Watkins and Martavis Bryant. I think you […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Breakdown: Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson Versus...
Via Steelers Depot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals to host workout with Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson

The NFL has invited Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson to the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago.Johnson was a four-year starter who never missed a game for the Demon Deacons and excels in man coverage. At the combine Johnson set the standard in the vertical jump, broad jump, three con drill, and the 20 yard shuttle.According to Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun, Arizona along with many...
Via Pro Football Spot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Mel Kiper Jr. Again Has Steelers Selecting Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson

ESPN draftnik Mel Kiper Jr. released his newest mock draft on Thursday and this time around he has the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson with the 22nd overall pick in the first round. Kiper writes: The Steelers lack high-end talent at cornerback, and while Johnson, like all cornerbacks, doesn’t project as a […] 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Mel Kiper...
Via Steelers Depot
19 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Breakdown: Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson Versus Florida State 2013

In a Wednesday post, I broke down the play of Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson in his game last season against Florida State. Today, we will go back to the 2013 season and look at Johnson’s play in the home blowout loss to Florida State. Once again, I apologize if this page loads slow for […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Breakdown: Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson Versus Florida State...
Via Steelers Depot
19 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Breakdown: Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson Versus Florida State 2014

In a Tuesday post, I listed several reasons as to why Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson might not be the Pittsburgh Steelers first round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft. While several of those reasons that I listed were admittedly petty and tied to history, age and the notion that Johnson played for a losing […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Breakdown: Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson...
Via Steelers Depot
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers Had Dinner With Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson Last Month

Several Pittsburgh Steelers fans are hoping that Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson will be the team’s first round selection this year. While we already know that the team spent a lot of time talking to Johnson and his parents at his March Pro Day, word came out Monday that they also dined with him at […] Report: Steelers Had Dinner With Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson Last Month...
Via Steelers Depot
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft Notes: Kevin Johnson, CB, Wake Forest

Kevin Johnson is a quick, 6’0 188lb athletic corner that started in all 36 games for Wake Forest the past 3 years. Tested very well at the combine: 4.52 40 41.5″ vertical 10’10 broad jump 6.89 3-cone drill 3.89 short shuttle (2nd fastest among all players) To compare, these are the numbers of the other top corners The post... -- Click the title above to read the full article...
Via Blue Star Times
29 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU, Wake Forest agree to home-and-home

LSU, Wake Forest agree to home-and-home
Via Philly Sports Live
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears Wrap Up Wake Forest Open

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Via Morgan State Bears - Official Site
March 22, 2015

Most Exciting Time of the Year: March Madness

Tyus Jones #5 of the Duke Blue Devils passes during a drive between Konstantinos Mitoglou #44 and Devin Thomas #2 of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images). Today marks the day that college basketball fans have been waiting for since the beginning of the season. Regular season games mean nothing anymore aside from what seed your record earned you. Honestly...
Via The Sports Journal
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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