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Five-star C Marques Bolden narrows list to seven

Marques Bolden, an undeclared center out of DeSoto High School, has narrowed his list to seven potential schools. The schools still in the hunt are Alabama, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, Oklahoma, TCU and Wake Forest, according to College Basketball Talk. Bolden is a mobile post that runs the floor exceedingly well. He has outstanding ball control in and around the lane where he can...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest senior PG dismissed from the program

Wake Forest Demon Deacons senior point guard Madison Jones has been dismissed from the program for what head coach Danny Manning called a “violation of athletics department policy.” Rob Dauster of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk reported Jones’ dismissal. In his junior season, Jones averaged 4.7 points and three assists over 21 minutes per game in a primarily reserve...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Deacons top receiver suffers torn ACL

A Wake Forest offense that was hoping to be more potent this season suffered a big setback as it was announced that Jared Crump, the team’s top returning wide receiver from a year ago, will be out for the year with a torn ACL. Crump, a junior, sustained the injury during practice last week. Last year, Crump caught 32 passes for 339 yards and was expected to play a major role in...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest WR Jared Crump out for 2015 with torn ACL

If the Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was hoping to improve in its second season under coach Dave Clawson, they’ll have to do so without their best returning receiver. Clawson announced yesterday that junior wide receiver Jared Crump has torn his ACL and will be out for all of 2015. Brett Friedlander of Star-News reported Crump’s injury. A former three-star recruit...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky, Duke on top recruit Harry Giles’ visit list

Class of 2016 five-star forward and No. 1 recruit Harry Giles has five official visits scheduled over a two-month span, two of which will be to Duke and Kentucky. Rob Dauster of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk reported Giles’ trip schedule, which also includes stops at Wake Forest, North Carolina and Kansas. The trip begins next month when Giles visits Wake Forest from September...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana to play Wake Forest in 2015 Maui Invitational opener

Indiana will play Wake Forest to open the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational on Monday, Nov. 23 at the Lahaina Civic Center, according to Andy Katz of ESPN.com. Vanderbilt vs. St. John’s is the other matchup in Indiana’s side of the bracket. On the opposite side of the bracket, Kansas will open with Chaminade and UCLA will […] The post Indiana to play Wake Forest in 2015 Maui...
Via Inside the Hall
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

5-Star Power Forward Harry Giles Tweets Unique GIF Of Himself Wearing Jerseys Of 5 Schools He’s Considering

On Monday, five-star power forward Harry Giles, the No. 1 player in the class of 2016, released his top five schools. The list includes three North Carolina powers—Duke, UNC, and Wake Forest—and two of the best programs in the nation, Kansas and Kentucky. Tonight, he wants to know which jersey he looks best in. Giles tweeted out a cool GIF of himself wearing the five programs’...
Via College Spun
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

PF Harry Giles, No. 1 Basketball Recruit In 2016 Class, Announces Loaded Top 5

High Point (N.C.) Wesleyan Christian five-star power forward Harry Giles, the No. 1 recruit in the 2016 class, has just announced a star-studded top five list on Twitter. Top 5 Schools No Order North Carolina Duke Kentucky Kansas Wake Forest — Harry Giles (@TheReal_HG3) July 20, 2015 Pretty good to be able to include four of the top programs in college basketball in your top...
Via College Spun
July 20, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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