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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
23 hours 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

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

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

Wake Forest signed Matthew Colburn, the recruit who had Louisville offer pulled

Matthew Colburn, Mr Football for the state of South Carolina, had his scholarship offer pulled by Louisville just two days before signing day. Today, he signed on with the Wake Forest Demon Deacons…. Deacon fans, welcome Matthew Colburn to the Wake Forest family! He signed an NLI today, and was Mr. Football in S.C. pic.twitter.com/2apdi03wgy — Wake Forest Football (@WakeFB)...
Via The Student Section
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Colburn (Gray-Shirt Guy) Lands At Wake Forest

Three star running back Matt Colburn was one of the most talked about high school players in the country last week after news broke that Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino asked him to gray-shirt. Colburn became America’s favorite unsigned prospect while Petrino was portrayed to be the devil of college football by the national media. Fortunately, it looks like this story will...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Wake Forest focuses recruiting class on offensive skill

Dave Clawson had a better idea of what his Wake Forest program needed this signing day. Clawson announced a 23-player recruiting class on Wednesday that was heavy on offensive skill players. He took the Wake Forest job in December 2013 and had only about two months to build his first recruiting class. With more time to construct this year's class, he could better tailor it to the...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

College Football: The North Carolina-Wake Forest Situation Points The Way Forward

For the University of North Carolina (and, for that matter, Wake Forest University), this is supposed to be basketball season, a time of year when sports news focuses on the true religion of the Carolinas. Yet, the Tar Heels and the Demon Deacons have raised a few eyebrows in the province of pigskin with an unorthodox move that is both wise and absurd at the same time. TSS contributor...
Via The Student Section
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Drexel Lands Wake Forest Transfer

Ex-Wake Forest guard Miles Overton is transferring to Drexel, per Jon Rothstein. He notified WF head coach Danny Manning that he’d be transferring in early December. Miles Overton is a Philly native, and was a basketball standout at St. Joseph’s Prep. Overton averaged 5.1 points per contest over 7 games for Wake Forest. The 6’4″ guard should be a good add to the Dragons,...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC and Wake Forest will play non-conference games in 2019 and 2021 (against each other)

Leave it to the ACC to go places nobody has gone (and probably didn’t want to go) before. Today, it was announced that North Carolina and Wake Forest will play each other in a home-and-home series in 2019 and 2021 but the games will count as non-conference games. Confused? Me to. Here’s more info from ESPN…. The North Carolina Tar Heels and Wake Forest Demon Deacons have achieved...
Via The Student Section
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC, Wake Forest, 2 ACC Schools, Schedule Non-Conference Series

Starting in 2017, ACC schools will be required to play eight conference games and one non-conference game against a “Power 5″ school every year – meaning an opponent that resides in either the Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12, SEC, or….ACC. That’s right, schools can play teams in their own conference and have it count towards the requirement. North Carolina and Wake Forest appear...
Via College Spun
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Walz lights a fire, Louisville overturns Wake Forest

Post from: Jeff Walz was seething, needing an outlet for his frustration, his University of Louisville women’s basketball falling behind Wake Forest 42-31 at the half. ”I had to say a few things – a little motivational speech – but it was unacceptable to come out and play the way we did in the first half,” said Walz after his team’s 79-68 win. Jeff Walz toxic ad lib...
Via Louisville Card Game
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse-Wake Forest Featured In College Football Doubleheader On NESNplus

NESNplus will be home to a college football doubleheader Saturday. Syracuse and Wake Forest will kick off the pair of ACC matchups, as they’ll do battle at noon. Then at 3:30 p.m. ET, you can catch North Carolina take on Louisville at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Check out the list below for the NESNplus channel in your area. Channel listings subject to change. 2014 NESNplus...
Via NESN.com
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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
September 16, 2014  |  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
September 16, 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

For better or worse: Wake Forest Demon Deacons

Last season the Wake Forest Demon Deacons went 4-8 in Jim Grobe’s final season. Their two conference wins came against Maryland and NC State and their worst loss came at the hands of Louisiana-Monroe. Dave Clawson, from Bowling Green, has replaced Grobe. Will Wake be better or worse than they were last season? First let’s take a look at the schedule…. 8/28 vs Louisiana-Monroe...
Via College Football Zealots
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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