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Clawson's 3rd class at Wake Forest rated as his best

Dave Clawson's third signing day at Wake Forest was relatively free of drama. He said he sent out 16 letters of intent - and by shortly after 9 a.m. Wednesday, they'd all been signed and returned to him. Those players, plus six early enrollees, make up a 22-man class that shapes up as the best of his three years at the school. Scout.com rates the Demon Deacons' class as No. 63...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

'It just hurts': Frustrated Wake Forest hopes for turnaround

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Wake Forest keeps finding ways to lose, leaving the Demon Deacons' strong start this season as nothing more than a distant memory. They've been blown out. They've blown big leads and had their own rallies from big deficits fall short. They've been competitive against good teams but just couldn't finish them off. It's added up to seven losses in eight Atlantic...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Virginia’s Darius Thompson Banks In Buzzer Beater To Complete Amazing Comeback vs. Wake Forest

With 1:20 left in the game, Wake Forest led No. 11 Virginia 64-54 at home. Over those final 80 seconds, the Cavaliers scored 18 points, capped off by a wild buzzer-beating bank shot by Darius Thompson, to beat the Demon Deacons 72-71.  Virginia wins!! https://t.co/9SYoM5JmBv — Will Ojanen (@WillsWorldMN) January 27, 2016 FOR THE WIN! @dthomp15 finishes off an incredible comeback...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Three-star OL reaffirms his commitment to Wake Forest

’Tis the season for high school prospect to flip commitments, but that is not the case for three-star offensive lineman Taleni Suhren.This week the 6-5, 290-pound class of 2016 senior from Ardrey Kell High School in North Carolina tweeted his intentions to attend Wake Forest next season.Suhren is listed as the 49th-best offensive line prospect in the nation by 247Sports and the...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest beats NC State 77-74 for 1st ACC win

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Dinos Mitoglou scored 13 of his 15 points after halftime, including the 3-pointer that started the decisive run to help Wake Forest beat North Carolina State 77-74 on Sunday night. Devin Thomas added 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Demon Deacons (10-5, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), who led by just a point midway through a second half that saw both...
Via Associated Press
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Mitchell helps No. 18 Louisville beat Wake Forest

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Freshman Donovan Mitchell had season highs with 18 points and eight rebounds in his first start and No. 18 Louisville held off Wake Forest 65-57 on Sunday night. Chinanu Onuaku added 12 points, a career-high 15 rebounds and blocked four shots for Louisville (12-2) in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams. Damion Lee also had 12 points. Wake...
Via Associated Press
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Crawford scores 19, Wake Forest beats Coastal Carolina 83-77

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Freshman Bryant Crawford scored 19 points with a season-best five 3-pointers, and Wake Forest held on to beat Coastal Carolina 83-77 for its fifth straight win. Greg McClinton added four of his 13 in the final minute, Dinos Mitoglou also scored 13 with three 3s and John Collins had 12 for Wake Forest. Codi Miller-McIntyre finished with 10 in his second...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Bryant Crawford hits game winner as Wake Forest upsets Indiana

An upset in the Maui Invitational tonight as Wake Forest took down #13 Indiana with this shot…. Bryant Crawford welcome to the #Sctop10 » https://t.co/3WF6qhct4l — ESPN College BBall (@ESPNCBB) November 24, 2015 The post Watch: Bryant Crawford hits game winner as Wake Forest upsets Indiana appeared first on The Student Section.
Via The Student Section
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Wake Forest punter kicks his way into record books

On Saturday Wake Forest punter Alex Kinal set the record for most career punts during the Deacons game against Notre Dame. Jamie Rhodes USA TODAY SportsIt took two tries, but eventually Wake Forest punter Alex Kinal booted his way into the FBS record books. During the Demon Deacons battle with No. 4 Notre Dame, Kinal connected on his 323 career punt, the most by any player in NCAA...
Via Fox Sports
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Wake Forest suspends DL Josh Banks for final 3 games

Wake Forest has suspended redshirt junior defensive lineman Josh Banks for the final three games of the season due to a violation of team rules. Deacons head coach Dave Clawson announced Banks’ suspension, which was further reported by Dan Collins of the Winston-Salem Journal. “I am disappointed this has occurred,” Clawson said. “Hopefully this becomes a teachable moment...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Wake Forest suspends two guards for rules violations

Wake Forest Demon Deacons head coach Danny Manning has suspended guards Cornelius Hudson and Rondale Watson for a violation of athletic department rules. The program reported the suspensions via an official statement. No details were given regarding the exact rules violations. Both players will be eligible to return to the team once they meet, as the statement said, “the criteria...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wake Forest WR Tabari Hines Makes Louisville DB Look Down Right Silly

At the end of the first thing Friday night things were looking good for Wake Forest against Cincinnati. At one point they had a 19-10 lead over the Bearcats; a lead that was made possible when wide receiver Tabari Hines made a 58-yard touchdown catch. He did a little more than just score though.In the process he made one of the of the Cincinnati defenders look downright silly: Read more »
Via FatManWriting
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Wake Forest WR Jabari Hines makes fantastic catch and jukes defender for TD

Check out this play by Wake Forest wide receiver Jabari Hines…. Jabari Hines with a fantastic catch and juke for TD #WakeForest #ACC https://t.co/5vSjGfkUUC — The Student Section (@TheStudentSect) October 31, 2015 Another Wake Forest WR making #SCtop10 plays! Tabari Hines with insane juke move to score this 58-yd TD. #LOUvsWAKE https://t.co/VDEhiz5g7b — ESPN CollegeFootball...
Via The Student Section
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Webber to teach master’s course in sports storytelling at Wake Forest

Graduate students in the Wake Forest new masters of arts in sports storytelling program could have a former NBA All-Star and current Turner Sports analyst as their teacher next fall. Chris Webber will be a professor of practice in this new course of study that is part of the university’s documentary film program. According to the Associated Press, he will teach a course on sports...
Via Awful Announcing
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Wake Forest Fans Burned Massive IU Logo On Campus Thursday Night

There has to be a better way to get somebody’s attention.  It appears Wake Forest fans were tired of hearing about Indiana’s campaign to bring ESPN’s College GameDay to Bloomington in a couple weeks, well, because the Deacs are set to meet the Hooziers Saturday afternoon in Winston-Salem.  So Thursday night, Wake Forest fans decided to burn a gigantic IU logo on campus, and...
Via College Spun
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wolford finds Chuck Wade to put Wake Forest up 38-3

John Wolford has put together a masterful performance this evening for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in their season opening game against Elon. He has shredded their secondary and given the fans a lot to cheer about. His latest highlight play was a 27-yard catch-and-run play by wide receiver Chuck Wade, who had to dive into the end zone at the end of the play. Wake Forest scheduled...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is weeks away, and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons have hopes of improvement from a 2014 year that saw the team finish with a 3-9 record. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Wake Forest’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Wake Forest WR Cortez Lewis Is The King Of Handshakes

There are plenty of reasons to love football as a fan, but the feeling of playing the game is entirely different. I never had the chance to play collegiate football, but the memories of playing with my buddies in high school will never fade. There’s nothing like strapping on the pads, playing the pre-game hype music and getting into an aggressive mindset right before kickoff. One...
Via Gamedayr
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Wake Forest Wide Receiver Cortez Lewis Is College Football’s Undisputed King Of Handshakes

Many guys have special handshakes with some of their best friends. Most, however, don’t take it to the level that Wake Forest wide receiver Cortez Lewis has. Lewis seemingly has a special handshake with just about everyone on the Demon Deacons roster. We’re incredibly impressed. Even more impressive? Lewis is just a redshirt freshman. He’s taken the “Handshake King” crown...
Via College Spun
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Wake Forest WR has crazy amount of personalized handshakes (Video)

If this video does not blow you away, then there is no hope for you. Wake Forest athletics put together this video of Demon Deacons WR Cortez Lewis going around campus and the football field, showcasing his personalized handshakes he has with his various teammates. It’s nothing short of impressive. Lewis probably was the greatest “Simon” player in history growing up. Guy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Wake Forest WR Cortez Lewis has a lot of handshakes

Cortez Lewis is a three-star wide receiver for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and a very solid football player. While football is the sport that he plays, Lewis is gaining viral attention from the college football world for the plethora of handshakes that he has with his teammates. Check out all of those handshakes for yourself, and be prepared for top-notch football entertainment...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana Football: Indiana’s Kevin Wilson On Wake Forest: “We’re Going To Kick Their A**”

You wouldn’t think anyone would be that excited about the Indiana-Wake Forest game scheduled to take place on Sept. 26.  Think again.  That’s because there is some trash talking going on, coming out of the mouth of Hoosiers’ head coach Kevin Wilson.  Kevin Wilson: “I’m a southern baptist, but I don’t like the (Wake Forest) Deacons. We’re going to kick their ass...
Via College Spun
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Look: Wake Forest gets new uniforms

Tis the season for uniform announcements and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons are the latest team to throw their name into the uniform hat…. New era, new uniforms. Demon Deacons adding a modern flair to university tradition in new jerseys for 2015. WATCH: http://t.co/oxu3PN92RU — Wake Forest Football (@WakeFB) May 5, 2015 Read more and check out pictures of Wake Forest's redesigned...
Via The Student Section
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Wake Forest unveils new uniforms

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons have unveiled new uniforms for the upcoming college football season. The new Nike uniforms, which were unveiled on Cinco de Mayo, are said to balance “a similar blend of modern flare with traditional craftsmanship.” Wake Forest’s home uniforms are black jerseys with gold trim, paired with gold pants., while the away uniforms all-white. There...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Wake Forest Unveils New Uniforms For 2015

Last season was one to forget for Wake Forest football. The Demon Deacons went 3-9, 1-7 in the ACC, and seven of their nine losses were by double-digits. We can’t really blame the program for wanting to start fresh, and Wake unveiled some new uniforms for 2015 earlier today. There’s three sets of jerseys, home, away and alternate. The designs are based on the school’s historical...
Via College Spun
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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