WAKE FOREST RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tavin Richardson Talks Wake Forest Offer

2015 Byrnes High wide receiver Tavin Richardson picked up his 15th offer over the weekend from Wake Forest. The talented wideout talked in depth with SCPrepNation.com about his trip to Winstom-Salem and what the Demon Deacons had to share with him while he was there.
Via hssouthcarolina.scout.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Wake Forest Puts Up #theaWAKEning Billboards Welcoming New Coaches Dave Clawson And Danny Manning

Wake Forest has gone through a major athletics overhaul in the last few months, replacing long-time football coach Jim Grobe with former Bowling Green head coach Dave Clawson, and unpopular basketball coach Jeff Bzdelik with Kansas legend and former Tulsa coach Danny Manning. Wake is hoping that these two hires reinvigorate the fanbase, and are working to get people on board with...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Haney Talks Wake Forest Commitment

Wake Forest secured a verbal commitment from 2015 Gaffney OT T.J. Haney over the weekend. The 6'6 315 pound prospect sat down with SCPrepNation.com and told us exactly what sold him on the Demon Deacons and their program.
Via hssouthcarolina.scout.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

3-star OT T.J. Haney commits to Wake Forest Demon Deacons

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons got one of their biggest commitment since Dave Clawson left the Bowling Green Falcons to take over at Wake Forest on Friday. 3-star offensive tackle T.J. Haneygave his pledge to Wake Forest. Phil Kornblut of Sports Talk SC has the scoop. OL TJ Haney of Gaffney Friday announced a commitment to Wake Forest over Vanderbilt. Haney visited both schools...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest takes positive step forward with Manning hire

Wake Forest found the answer to the question of who will be its next head coach: it's one of the best players in college basketball history, Danny Manning. And if his coaching career mirrors that of his playing career, the Demon Deacons will be in great shape for years to come. It certainly won't hurt the resume of embattled athletic director Ron Wellman, who has now arguably...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
15 days ago  |  Discuss

What Hiring Danny Manning Means for Wake Forest And Manning

via ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Wake Forest has hired Tulsa head coach Danny Manning to be its next head coach. Manning won’t have a ton to live up to, as his predecessor, Jeff Bzdelik, won just 17 conference games and 51 games overall in four seasons at Wake. Manning’s claim to fame as an assistant was his work with big men. He turned raw talents such as Cole Aldrich, Thomas Robinson...
Via Run the Floor
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest Hires Danny Manning

The ACC is getting some more star power to a conference already stocked with talented basketball coaches. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman is reporting that Danny Manning has been hired as the new head basketball coach at Wake Forest. Wake Forest has hired Tulsa coach Danny Manning, sources told ESPN. Story coming. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) April 4, 2014 Manning led Tulsa to the NCAA...
Via Thacover2
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest still in talks with Danny Manning

According to the Journal Now, Wake Forest is still in talks with Danny Manning... Just because Danny Manning has yet to accept the position of head basketball coach at Wake Forest doesn’t mean he has turned down the opportunity. Negotiations are continuing between Manning and Wake Forest, according to several people who are familiar with the situation but not authorized...
Via SCACC Hoops
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Danny Manning Close To Accepting Wake Forest Job

Tulsa basketball coach and hoops legend, Danny Manning, is reportedly leaning towards accepting the vacant Wake Forest head coaching job. the offer is significant enough that the No. 1 overall pick of the 1988 NBA Draft would have to “leave a lot of money on the table” to remain at Tulsa despite the fact that Tulsa is prepared to counter with a notable raise. Thus, sources...
Via Thacover2
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest coaching search not sitting well with skeptical Tie Dye Nation

Let's get one thing out of the way first: nobody knows what Wake Forest AD Ron Wellman is thinking other than Wellman himself when it comes to his quest to replace Jeff Bzdelik as coach of the Demon Deacons. Little information about coaching candidates and possible offers to said candidates has leaked thus far in what has been a mostly tight-lipped search for a new coach. Local...
Via SCACC Hoops
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Xavier's Chris Mack emerges as legitimate target at Wake Forest

Xavier coach Chris Mack has emerged as a legitimate candidate to replace Jeff Bzdelik at Wake Forest, multiple sources told CBSSports.com on Monday. Mack has made four NCAA Tournaments in five seasons at Xavier, including two Sweet 16s. He was previously an assistant under Skip Prosser at Wake Forest from 2001 to 2004, at which point the now 44-year-old developed relationships with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest Coaching Carousel Recap - Monday

Since we are all grossly entrenched in who Wake Forest will hire as its next head basketball coach, it is probably as good a time as any to have a recap for those who can't be on Twitter or the boards all the time. These articles will recap tweets, posts and general observations about the Wake Forest job, as well as any job that could influence it (particularly Marquette, South...
Via SCACC Hoops
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Marquette, Wake Forest Pursuing Shaka Smart

Another NCAA tournament is upon us, and that means another year of college programs trying to purge Shaka Smart away from VCU. This time according to Jeff Goodman, Marquette and Wake Forest are courting the talented head coach. Shaka Smart courted by both Marquette and Wake Forest, sources told ESPN — http://t.co/Mz52qTp7AS — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) March 24, 2014 Marquette...
Via Thacover2
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wake Forest President Upset About Students Rolling The Quad Following Bzdelik Firing

Yesterday we brought you pictures from the Wake Forest quad after the announcement that unpopular basketball coach Jeff Bzdelik had been fired by the school. Some Wake students celebrated the decision by “rolling” the quad, a tradition generally reserved for big victories by the Demon Deacon teams. Today, Wake Forest’s President Nathan O. Hatch sent a message to the University...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  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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