Wake Forest Rumors & News

  • Chad Hedlund, son of UNT coach, now at SMU

    Denton Record Chronicle "Kicker Chad Hedlund, a former Argyle standout and the son of UNT soccer coach John Hedlund, is now playing for SMU, one of the Mean Green’s key rivals. Hedlund began his career at Wake Forest. E.J. Holland of The Dallas Morning News pointed out this morning that Hedlund has been added to the..." July 27

  • Former Pasco High star Archibald transferring to USF

    Tampa Bay Times "Former Pasco High TE Bowman Archibald, a four-star prospect as a Pirate, has been granted a release from Wake Forest and will transfer to USF. Archibald, who enrolled early at Wake Forest eight months ago, likely will redshirt this season as he recovers from a broken ankle sustained before..." July 22

  • Ex-Wake Forest QB Tyler Cameron on his way to FAU

    College Football Talk "The Wake Forest quarterback pool is rather shallow in depth. Tyler Cameron, who was second on the Demon Deacons in passing last season, has left the program and is joining the Florida Atlantic Owls. He does so as a graduate transfer, which seems to be a rather trendy option this offseason. That..." June 29

  • Wake Forest RB Tyler Henderson retires due to concussion

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "After one year of college football, Wake Forest running back Tyler Henderson announced his decision to retire due to health concerns. Henderson suffered a concussion midway through his true freshman season with the Demon Deacons and says he has yet to fully recover." April 28

  • South Carolina's K.J. Brent transfers to Wake Forest

    The Score "K.J. Brent has a new team. The former South Carolina wide receiver announced on Twitter that he's headed to Wake Forest. " February 23

  • Matt Colburn signs with Wake Forest after Louisville pulls offer

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Instead of playing for Louisville in 2015 as originally planned, three-star running back Matt Colburn will play against the Cardinals as a member of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. Colburn, a long-time Louisville commit from Irmo, S.C., officially signed with Wake Forest on Wednesday morning,..." February 11

  • Former Wake Forest lineman Cory Helms transfers to South Carolina

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "After two seasons of starting on the offensive line for Wake Forest, Cory Helms is headed to the SEC. Helms, a freshman All-America selection in 2013 who decided to transfer earlier this month, announced Sunday that he will round out his career at South Carolina. Helms visited South Carolina..." January 26

  • Mississippi State to host transferring Wake Forest center

    Biloxi Sun Herald "Since announcing his decision to leave Wake Forest on Jan. 9, Cory Helms has drawn plenty of attention from top programs -- and Mississippi State is right in the hunt. The former freshman All-American announced via Twitter a week ago that he planned to leave the ACC school. "This is the..." January 16

  • Bowman Archibald spurns Miami for Wake Forest

    ESPN "Bowman Archibald knew what he was getting into when he signed a financial aid agreement with Miami in early August. Archibald, a four-star tight end who is ranked No. 189 in the ESPN 300, knew that despite signing with the Hurricanes, he was not obligated to end up in Coral Gables. And now he..." September 24

  • Wake Forest Reserve Quarterback Kevin Sousa Charged With DWI

    Blogger So Dear "According to a file obtained through the North Carolina Court System, Wake Forest quarterback Kevin Sousa has been charged with Driving While Impaired (Offense Code 5405) and his driver's license was revoked (Offense Code 9955). His court date is set for October 14, 2014. The school announced..." September 09

  • Jim Grobe regrets not taking Nebraska job, staying at Wake Forest

    CBS Sports "Jim Grobe looked out of place at ACC media days in July. He felt it, too. Less stress, less excitement. He's an ACC television analyst this season, not a longtime Wake Forest coach who once improbably reached the Orange Bowl in a year that will forever be part of ACC lore. Grobe, who..." August 15

  • Freshman Wolford named Wake Forest's starting QB

    Winston-Salem Journal "When freshman John Wolford showed up at Wake Forest in May for the first semester of summer school, he came to play. Coach Dave Clawson intends to give him that opportunity. “John Wolford is going to be our starting quarterback,” Clawson said after Monday’s practice. “We made that decision..." August 12

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Wake Forest loses Johnny Garcia to knee injury

    Fay Observer "Wake Forest senior nose tackle Johnny Garcia suffered a knee injury in practice on Saturday, August 2 and is expected to miss the entire season. An MRI confirmed Garcia suffered a torn ACL. He was expected to be a veteran leader on the Demon Deacons' defensive line that lost three starters from..." August 05

  • Wake Forest suspends top returning RB Dominique Gibson

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Wake Forest’s running game took a hit Thursday when the school announced that running back Dominique Gibson had been indefinitely suspended from the team. An undisclosed violation of team rules was the only reason given for the discipline. Gibson was the team’s top returning rusher with 138..." July 31

  • Report: James Looney transfers to Cal

    CSN Bay Area "Wake Forest defensive end James Looney is transferring to Cal, according to a CBSSports.com report. James Looney is the brother of 49ers guard Joe Looney, giving the Bears a potential starter with an NFL bloodline, and at a unit that was otherwise bone dry." May 16

  • Wake losing likely D-line starter to transfer

    College Football Talk "Yep, another transfer. While this one’s not yet officially official, West Virginia radio personality Dave Weekley tweeted Tuesday afternoon that defensive lineman James Looney has decided to leave Wake Forest. ACCSports.com is reporting the same, although it’s behind the dreaded paywall..." April 23

  • Wake Forest receives $7.5 million donation for football upgrades

    College Football Talk "Wake Forest received another healthy donation to support future growth of the football program. On Wednesday Wake Forest announced a donation of $7.5 million to go toward the school’s athletics department. The donation comes from alum Bob McCreary, a former Wake Forest football player...." March 06

  • ACC football championship game to stay in Charlotte through 2019

    Charlotte Observer "The ACC’s football championship game will stay at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium at least through 2019, the league announced Monday. The six-year extension means Charlotte will host the game for 10 consecutive years. The ACC has played its title game in Charlotte the past four years,..." February 26

  • Wake Forest receives $2 million football gift from alum

    College Football Talk "A very generous Wake Forest alum has donated a gift of $2 million to help fund the future of the football program. The significant donation announced by the school on Friday is the latest in a fundraising campaign to raise funds for construct a new sports performance center. Alan Fox, Chairman..." February 08

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