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Michael Campanaro Injured in Ravens OTAs

Campanaro was looking to impress in his second year with the Ravens, after being drafted in the seventh round last year from Wake Forest.It was widely believed Campanaro would play a much more important role this year, after both Torrey Smith and Jacoby Jones left the team in free agency. Campanaro's rookie season was disrupted by a hamstring injury, which helped limit him to seven...
Via Pro Football Spot
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Xavier to play Wake Forest in 'Skip Prosser Classic'

The Skip Prosser Classic is back, and in revised fashion. This year, the game will feature Xavier and Wake Forest. Big East Coast Bias has more:"Both the Xavier Musketeers and Wake Forest Deamon Deacons will take part of the revised 'Skip Prosser Classic' per goxavier.com. "Honoring Skip with the continuation of this series is extremely important to both Wake Forest and Xavier,"...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NBA, Wake Forest star Chris Paul partner on Winston-Salem sports facility

Chris Paul is the ultimate team player. Now, the Wake Forest product heading back to his college stomping grounds to help out Winston-Salem. From Owen Covington of Triad Business Journal:Paul just finished his fourth season with the Clippers. He averaged 19.1 points and 10.2 assists per game this past season.(H/t to Owen Covington of Triad Business Journal.)Photo Credit: David Richard...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia's Ryan Shane wins NCAA tennis title

WACO, Texas (AP) Virginia's Ryan Shane won the NCAA men's singles title Monday, rallying past Wake Forest freshman Noah Rubin 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-1. Shane recovered after losing the match's first five games. He was up 5-2 in the first set before play was suspended because of rain and lightning. The match was completed across the street at Baylor's indoor facility. The hard-hitting Shane...
Via AP on Fox
3 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
9 days ago  |  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
22 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
23 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
23 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
23 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
23 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
28 days ago  |  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

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 Draft Player Breakdown: Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson Versus Duke 2014

I have been taking an in-depth look at Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson over the course of the last week being as there’s a good possibility the Pittsburgh Steelers will draft him in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Today, we will look at Johnson’s performance last season against Duke. I chose this […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Breakdown: Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson...
Via Steelers Depot
April 13, 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
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