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Manning looking to make Wake Forest a winner again

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) When his Wake Forest players couldn't get a defensive drill quite right, new coach Danny Manning made them do it again - and again. After about an hour, they finally figured it out. The message was clear: Manning knows the Demon Deacons have to take care of all the little things if they're ever going to achieve big things. He said Tuesday that &...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Orange at Wake Forest Demon Deacons Photo Highlights

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Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Champions Tour: Haas takes two-stroke lead at Greater Hickory Kia Classic

  Jay Haas shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Champions Tour's Greater Hickory Kia Classic. Haas, the 60-year-old former Wake Forest player who won the event in 2005 and 2009, had a 12-under 130 on Rock Barn Golf and Spa's Champions Course. He extended his streak of under-par rounds on the 50-and-over tour to 22, making...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest quarterback Wolford leaves game

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Wake Forest quarterback John Wolford left Saturday's game against Syracuse in the second quarter with a head injury after taking a blindside hit and will not return. Wolford emerged from the locker room for the start of the second half in street clothes. Wake Forest announced it ''suspects a concussion'' and is playing it safe by keeping...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest A “Must-Win” for Syracuse

Going into the year, this game was seen as an easy one among a tough stretch of Notre Dame, Louisville, Florida State and Clemson in a span of five weeks. As it turns out, the Orange has lost the first three of those games, and going to Death Valley is a very tough task. So, in order to save its bowl chances the Orange cannot afford to lose this weekend at Wake Forest. The Demon...
Via Orange Fizz
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Manning is already winning at Wake Forest

It's hard to imagine how a coach with only two years of experience could take a school that's smothered by blue bloods and mired in a four-year streak of futility and make it a prime destination for recruits overnight. But that's exactly what Danny Manning seems to be doing at Wake Forest. Manning has yet to coach a game in Winston-Salem, but he's already won big...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Collins Commits to Wake Forest

Earlier this week it was Doral Moore who committed to Danny Manning and Wake Forest, and today it was reported by Jeff Goodman that 4-star John Collins has committed to the Deacs as well. Collins is listed at 6-8, 220 pounds by ESPN and chose Wake Forest over Miami, Tennessee and several other schools. He plays at Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach as a power forward...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest adds second big man, John Collins

Competing with the college basketball programs in the deep and talented ACC was going to be a challenge with the roster assembled by former Wake Forest head coach Jeff Bzdelik. As the program changed courses in the off-season and hired former college and NBA standout Danny Manning to take over, new hope has been injected ...
Via Hoopniks
10 days ago  |  Discuss

7-Foot Center and Illini Target Doral Moore Commits To Wake Forest

Another one bites the dust. Following an official visit to Wake Forest this past weekend, 2015 center Doral Moore committed to the school. Huge pickup for Danny Manning and Wake with commitment of talented 7-footer Doral Moore. First reported by @clintjackson1 — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) October 8, 2014 Doral Moore has huge potential, but there are questions whether or not he...
Via Sports Mockery
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Getting To Know The Opponent: Wake Forest Demon Deacons

Wake Forest University is a private, independent, nonprofit, nonsectarian coeducational research university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  Wake Forest was established on February 3rd in 1843.  Wake Forest services 4,815 under graduates.  Eleven high schools had more that 4,815…in 2011.  Their school colors are Old Gold and Black and their mascot is the Demon Deacon...
Via The Cardinal Connect
25 days ago  |  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

2014 NFL Draft: Wake Forest RB Josh Harris' Stock is On The Rise

Wake Forest running back Josh Harris hasn't created any real buzz as an NFL prospect this offseason, and rightfully so.He was nearly declared inelligible for his senior season according to Chip Patterson of CBSSports.com, and Harris has suffered a number of injuries throughout his collegiate career.As if the injuries and academic struggles weren't enough, Harris only rushed...
Via Football Nation
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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