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Wake Forest reinstates G Jones from offseason suspension

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Wake Forest has reinstated Madison Jones from an offseason suspension from all basketball-related activities. Coach Danny Manning suspended the rising senior in March. He didn't specify a reason then, saying that Jones ''needs to make better decisions and earn his way back.'' Manning issued a statement Wednesday lifting the suspension, saying the guard has...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Colbert Drops Hilarious Graduation Speech

Okay, we ALL know that Stephen Colbert is a funny guy. He wouldn’t be taking over for Dave Letterman if he wasn’t. But who knew that he would make even some of the most prestigious of college administrators chuckle? That is exactly what he did at Wake Forest’s spring graduation Tuesday morning. Colbert was at the ceremony because he was being given an Honorary Doctorate of...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Shafer Deserving of His Harsh Ranking?

Sporting News had some harsh criticism for Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer, ranking him as the second-worst coach in the ACC.  Coming off a 3-9 season, it makes sense that Shafer would come under fire, but ranking him 13th amongst coaches in the somewhat weak ACC seems harsh. Amongst the 12 coaches ranked above him is Dave Clawson of Wake Forest.  The Dave Clawson who led the...
Via Orange Fizz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

ACC announces kickoff times for Wake Forest's first three games

Wake Forest found out it will kick off the 2015 season on Thursday, Sept. 3 at home against Elon at 7:30 p.m. in a contest that will be broadcast on ESPN3, thanks to an announcement by the ACC on Friday. The Demon Deacons will play their ACC opener on the road versus Syracuse the following week, which will begin at 12:30 p.m. and air on the ACC Network. Wake Forest will follow that...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Sweeps Wake Forest On Walk-Off Steal Of Home

The Cardinals won in one of the most dramatic ways possible Saturday night in their sweep of Wake Forest.
Via Gamedayr
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Steals Home, Walks Off Against Wake Forest

  Playing against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, Louisville won the game in, quite possibly, the most unique way possible: stealing home. The hero of the moment was outfielder Corey Ray, who initially reached base on an intentional walk before advancing via a single and then a wild pitch, setting him up for the epic swipe. Thanks to a phenomenal jump and perfectly timed head-first...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 19, 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 Mock Draft: Former NFL GM Has Steelers Selecting Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson

NFL Media analyst Charley Casserly released his latest mock draft on Monday and the former general manager now has the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting a cornerback with the 22nsd overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. In his second mock draft of 2015, Casserly has the Steelers drafting Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson in the first […] 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Former NFL GM Has Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
April 13, 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

Here’s The 7-Minute Hype Video Clemson Watched Before Beating Wake Forest Thursday Night

Clemson nabbed its seventh win of the season this past Thursday night, and its fourth in a row without star freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson. Friday, the school unveiled a nearly seven-minute hype video that it’s players watched before the contest kicked off. It’s fully of inspirational quotes and highlights, as you’d expect. Ironically, it was the end of the game, not the...
Via College Spun
November 07, 2014  |  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's...
Via The Student Section
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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