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Draft Notes: Kevin Johnson, CB, Wake Forest

Kevin Johnson is a quick, 6’0 188lb athletic corner that started in all 36 games for Wake Forest the past 3 years. Tested very well at the combine: 4.52 40 41.5″ vertical 10’10 broad jump 6.89 3-cone drill 3.89 short shuttle (2nd fastest among all players) To compare, these are the numbers of the other top corners The post... -- Click the title above to read the full article...
Via Blue Star Times
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU, Wake Forest agree to home-and-home

LSU, Wake Forest agree to home-and-home
Via Philly Sports Live
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Wrap Up Wake Forest Open

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Hamby, Wake Forest women beat BC in ACC tourney opener

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Dearica Hamby had 23 points and eight rebounds, and Amber Campbell scored 12 to help 13th-seeded Wake Forest women beat No. 12 seed Boston College 69-53 in the opening game of the ACC tournament on Wednesday. Hamby, who played all but the final seconds, made 10 of 14 free throws and had four assists for Wake Forest (12-19), which will face No. 5 seed Syracuse...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Spent Time Visiting With Kevin Johnson’s Parents At Wake Forest Pro Day

The Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly had four people present for the Wake Forest Pro Day Monday to get a good look at cornerback Kevin Johnson and Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer reports that the group, which apparently included general manager Kevin Colbert and defensive backs coach Carnell Lake, wasn’t just watching from afar. “Steelers representatives […] Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Have Large Presence At Wake Forest Pro Day To Look At CB Kevin Johnson

The Pro Days are now underway ahead of the 2015 NFL Draft as Wake Forest, Minnesota and Virginia are the big named schools hosting the events on Monday. According to Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer, the Pittsburgh Steelers have sent at least four people to Wake Forest to observe cornerback Kevin Johnson. Johnson, who […] Steelers Have Large Presence At Wake Forest Pro...
Via Steelers Depot
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Mock Drafts: Charles Davis Tabs Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson For Steelers

NFL Network draft analyst Charles Davis will be covering the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine next week but before heading out to Indianapolis for the annual event he released his first mock draft of the first round of the offseason. With the 22nd overall pick in the first round, Davis has the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting Wake Forest […] 2015 Mock Drafts: Charles Davis Tabs Wake Forest...
Via Steelers Depot
February 12, 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

Matt Colburn (Gray-Shirt Guy) Lands At Wake Forest

Three star running back Matt Colburn was one of the most talked about high school players in the country last week after news broke that Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino asked him to gray-shirt. Colburn became America’s favorite unsigned prospect while Petrino was portrayed to be the devil of college football by the national media. Fortunately, it looks like this story will...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past; these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. The cornerback position may be the Steelers most […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson...
Via Steelers Depot
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

College Football: The North Carolina-Wake Forest Situation Points The Way Forward

For the University of North Carolina (and, for that matter, Wake Forest University), this is supposed to be basketball season, a time of year when sports news focuses on the true religion of the Carolinas. Yet, the Tar Heels and the Demon Deacons have raised a few eyebrows in the province of pigskin with an unorthodox move that is both wise and absurd at the same time. TSS contributor...
Via The Student Section
January 28, 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

Walz lights a fire, Louisville overturns Wake Forest

Post from: Jeff Walz was seething, needing an outlet for his frustration, his University of Louisville women’s basketball falling behind Wake Forest 42-31 at the half. ”I had to say a few things – a little motivational speech – but it was unacceptable to come out and play the way we did in the first half,” said Walz after his team’s 79-68 win. Jeff Walz toxic ad lib...
Via Louisville Card Game
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Wake Forest's Mitchell Wilbekin to miss 3 games after NCAA violation

  Wake Forest says freshman guard Mitchell Wilbekin must sit out a total of three games due to an undisclosed NCAA violation. The school announced the move shortly before Monday night's game against Bucknell. Wake Forest had announced on Saturday that Wilbekin could sit out up to six games, then said the NCAA ruled Monday that it would be three. Wilbekin missed Saturday's loss to...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2014  |  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

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

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&...
Via The Student Section
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

For better or worse: Wake Forest Demon Deacons

Last season the Wake Forest Demon Deacons went 4-8 in Jim Grobe’s final season. Their two conference wins came against Maryland and NC State and their worst loss came at the hands of Louisiana-Monroe. Dave Clawson, from Bowling Green, has replaced Grobe. Will Wake be better or worse than they were last season? First let’s take a look at the schedule…. 8/28 vs Louisiana-Monroe...
Via College Football Zealots
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Revised schedule announced for Skip Prosser Classic

Press release from Xavier Athletics:  CINCINNATI --- Wake Forest University and Xavier University announced today that the schools have developed a revised schedule for the Skip Prosser Classic, which honors the late former head coach of both institutions. Wake Forest and Xavier will meet two years in a row beginning in the 2015-16 season followed by a two-year break. That agreement...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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