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CLEMSON – Duke did it. So did Kentucky. Why can’t Wake Forest reach respectability?

Wake Forest football coach to boycott Stephen Colbert

Comedian Stephen Colbert recently stopped by Wake Forest to deliver a hilarious commencement speech. While the speech spread on social media and generated plenty of laughs, one person who was not amused was Demon Deacons head football coach Dave Clawson. The joke that really stung Clawson was when Colbert mocked the Purdue tradition of covering the quad on campus in toilet paper...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  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

Wake Forest Demon Deacons 2015 Preview and Prediction

Not surprisingly, Dave Clawson's first season at Wake Forest experienced more downs than ups. The good news is that 13 starters return from last...
Via Athlon Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the 2015 Schedule

Must-Win Week 1: vs. Rhode Island, Week 2: vs. Wake Forest, Week 3: vs. Central Michigan, Week 6: @ USF Simply put, if SU wants to make a bowl game after missing out on one last season, it cannot afford to lose any of these games. Unlike previous years, the Orange will have a couple warm up games to start the season, which it hasn’t had in seasons past. These four teams combined...
Via Orange Fizz
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Wake Forest offers class of 2018 RB Jamal Elliot

Always on the hunt for future playmakers, Wake Forest has offered Hillside High School (Durham, N.C.) class of 2018 running back Jamal Elliot, according to Adam Friedman of Rivals.com. The 5-10, 175-pounder had a breakout freshman season at Hillside as he ran for 1,237 yards and 14 touchdowns. According to Rivals.com and Scout.com, the Hillside back has already received offers...
Via Fox Sports
May 06, 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

Wake Forest Unveils New Football Uniforms and Helmets for 2015

Wake Forest’s black and gold uniforms and helmets are getting a new look for the 2015 season. The Demon Deacons unveiled the new look on...
Via Athlon Sports
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

Kevin Johnson Taken No. 16 Overall In The 2015 NFL Draft

Former Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson was taken No. 16 overall by the Houston Texans in this year’s NFL Draft. Johnson is the first Demon Deacon taken this year. Congrats @KevJr9 for being selected 16th Overall by the @HoustonTexans in the #NFLDraft! pic.twitter.com/82775n1NSG — Wake Forest Football (@WakeFB) May 1, 2015 Johnson, who is considered one of the best man...
Via College Spun
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Deacons Wolford looking to build on 2014 season

Young quarterbacks seemingly sprouted up everywhere in the ACC last season, and Wake Forest's John Wolford was one of them. According to ESPN, only 12 true freshman Power 5 QBs started games last season, and five of those 12 passers called the ACC their home. ESPN put Wolford under the microscope, examining his highs and lows of 2014, while taking a crack at predicting how his 2015...
Via Fox Sports
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Deacons Wolford tabbed a potential breakout star

Young quarterbacks seemingly sprouted up everywhere in the ACC last season, and Wake Forest's John Wolford was one of them. According to ESPN, only 12 true freshman Power 5 QBs started games last season, and five of those 12 passers called the ACC their home. ESPN put Wolford under the microscope, examining his highs and lows of 2014, while taking a crack at predicting how his 2015...
Via Fox Sports
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Another Concussed NCAA Player Retires

Citing a serious concussion, Wake Forest running back Tyler Henderson has announced his retirement from football. Caused by bumps, blows, or sudden jolts to the head or body, concussions are a type of traumatic brain injury that lead to changes in behavior, thinking, and physical functioning. Most concussion victims will recover in several days, though some will experience symptoms...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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
April 27, 2015  |  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
April 18, 2015  |  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
April 18, 2015  |  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
April 10, 2015  |  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

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

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
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