Wake Forest, Missouri eye opportunity in Gasparilla BowlDecember 22, 2022 GMT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Wake Forest and Missouri, coming off regular seasons full of close losses, look to end the year on a winning note in the Gasparilla Bowl on Friday night.
Wake Forest (7-5) lost three games by six points or fewer points.
Missouri, Wake Forest conclude season in Gasparilla BowlDecember 22, 2022 GMT
Gasparilla Bowl: Wake Forest (7-5) vs. Missouri (6-6), Dec. 23, 6:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Wake Forest by 1 1/2.
No. 10 Wake Forest, Louisville look to maintain winning waysOctober 27, 2022 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Wake Forest wants to maintain its top-10 ranking and winning streak against a Louisville program that has finally strung together victories.
If recent series history offers a clue, Saturday’s Atlantic Coast Conference showdown could be another high-scoring affair that comes down to the final possession.
No. 13 Wake Forest bullies BC as Hartman accounts for 6 TDsOctober 23, 2022 GMT
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — There’s so much belief in Sam Hartman that Wake Forest players want to follow his lead.
That worked well again as the redshirt junior quarterback threw five touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead No.
No. 15 Wake Forest rushes past Army, 45-10October 9, 2022 GMT
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Army set out to curtail No. 15 Wake Forest’s big-play offense.
So the Demon Deacons gashed the Black Knights in other ways.
Christian Turner had two of No. 15 Wake Forest’s four rushing touchdowns in a 45-10 victory Saturday night.
No. 15 Wake Forest aims to avoid defensive repeat vs. ArmyOctober 6, 2022 GMT
Wake Forest showed it could respond after a crushing loss. The 15th-ranked Demon Deacons now have something else to prove: that they can play better defense against Army on Saturday after surviving last season's frustrating shootout.
No. 15 Wake Forest steps out of ACC play to host ArmyOctober 6, 2022 GMT
Army (1-3) at No. 15 Wake Forest (4-1), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (RSN)
Line: Wake Forest by 16 1/2 , according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Hartman, No. 22 Wake Forest beat No. 23 Florida State 31-21October 2, 2022 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla (AP) — Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson knew his players were down after a double-overtime loss to Clemson last week.
He also knew they had put it behind them by the time they took the field for another top-25 matchup with Florida State.
No. 21 Wake Forest gets shot at No. 5 Clemson in ACC tiltSeptember 22, 2022 GMT
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest has made huge gains under Dave Clawson, including tying a program record for wins and claiming an Atlantic Coast Conference division title last season.
The 21st-ranked Demon Deacons now have another shot at something they haven't done: beating No.
No. 19 Wake Forest hosts Liberty as Clemson matchup loomsSeptember 15, 2022 GMT
Wake Forest reached the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game last year and is a week away from getting a shot at preseason league favorite Clemson as one of this year's top contenders.
Coach Dave Clawson just needs his players to make sure they're focused on beating Liberty at home on Saturday to keep the 19th-ranked Demon Deacons in the national conversation.
No. 19 Wake Forest, Liberty meet seeking 3-0 startsSeptember 15, 2022 GMT
Liberty (2-0) at No. 19 Wake Forest (2-0), Saturday, 5 p.m. ET (ACC Network)
Line: Wake Forest by 16 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Hartman passes for 4 TDs as No. 23 Wake Forest beats VandySeptember 10, 2022 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Sam Hartman behind center, Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson feels pretty good about his team's chances.
Hartman passed for 300 yards and four touchdowns, and No. 23 Wake Forest beat Vanderbilt 45-25 on Saturday.
No. 23 Wake Forest set for Hartman’s return at VanderbiltSeptember 8, 2022 GMT
Wake Forest's time without star quarterback Sam Hartman turned out to be short. The question now for the 23rd-ranked Demon Deacons heading into Saturday's trip to Vanderbilt is how long it takes their offense to find last season's high-efficiency and prolific form.
Hartman medically cleared to return for No. 23 Wake ForestSeptember 6, 2022 GMT
Wake Forest ultimately had to go just one game without star Sam Hartman.
The school said Tuesday that the fifth-year quarterback has been medically cleared to play in the 23rd-ranked Demon Deacons' trip to Vanderbilt this weekend after receiving treatment for a blood clot.
No. 22 Wake Forest opens season with new QB against VMIAugust 31, 2022 GMT
Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson doesn't sound worried about his 22nd-ranked Demon Deacons starting the season with quarterback Sam Hartman sidelined indefinitely.
Instead, this is a chance to see how well third-year passer Mitch Griffis can handle the starting role for a veteran team with aspirations of returning to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.
‘Arms race’: NIL compensation now a potent recruiting weaponAugust 31, 2022 GMT
Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson remembers the old days of college recruiting.
“You used to talk about graduation rates and majors,” Clawson said. “Now the first question is, ‘What are you guaranteeing me year one, two, three and four?’”
No. 22 Wake Forest faces challenge with its QB sidelinedAugust 17, 2022 GMT
Years of patient building led Wake Forest to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. Coach Dave Clawson knows it’s going to take even better play to stay there, and that job has only gotten tougher during preseason.
Wake Forest QB Hartman out indefinitely with medical issueAugust 10, 2022 GMT
Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson knows his Demon Deacons must prepare to run their high-scoring offense without quarterback Sam Hartman.
Beyond that, it's unclear how long the veteran will be gone.
ACC: Pitt, Deacs out to keep momentum, Clemson hits resetApril 25, 2022 GMT
The Atlantic Coast Conference changed significantly last season with Pitt winning the league title, Wake Forest taking the Atlantic Division and conference powerhouse Clemson largely out of the mix by mid-October.
Pickett, No. 13 Pitt headline AP All-ACC honors for 2021December 6, 2021 GMT
Newly crowned Atlantic Coast Conference champion Pittsburgh headlines The Associated Press All-ACC teams and individual awards for the 2021 season.
The 13th-ranked Panthers had a league-best seven selections in results released Monday after voting by 14 sports writers who cover the conference.
Wake Forest coach: NCAA should review rules on fake slidesDecember 5, 2021 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson said the NCAA needs to review its rules on whether quarterbacks should be allowed to “fake slide” after escaping the pocket.
Patience helps Wake Forest, Pitt build for ACC title shotDecember 3, 2021 GMT
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Dave Clawson needed eight seasons to build a successful football program at Wake Forest and turn the Demon Deacons into Atlantic Coast Conference division winners.
Pat Narduzzi needed a little less time to do it at Pittsburgh, though the Panthers seemed poised to take another big step in Year 7 of his tenure.
Wake Forest’s Clawson, Pitt’s Pickett earn ACC top honorsDecember 2, 2021 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference has named Wake Forest's Dave Clawson as its coach of the year and Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett as its player of the year.
The league released its individual awards this week.
Third downs loom large in Pitt-Wake Forest ACC title gameNovember 30, 2021 GMT
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest has extended drives all year with a tempo-controlling offense that regularly responds with precision when it’s time to move the chains.
Pittsburgh’s defense keeps getting off the field with a knack for timely stops.
Wake Forest signs Clawson to long-term contract extensionNovember 27, 2021 GMT
Wake Forest has signed football coach Dave Clawson to what it calls a long-term contract extension as Clawson guides the No. 21 Demon Deacons through a historically successful season.
The school announced the deal Friday night, a day before Wake Forest plays at Boston College to clinch the Atlantic Coast Conference's Atlantic Division title and a trip to the league championship game.
No. 13 Wake Forest’s trip to Clemson tops ACC Week 12 slateNovember 18, 2021 GMT
Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 12:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 13 Wake Forest at Clemson. The Demon Deacons (9-1, 6-0) took a big step toward winning the league’s Atlantic Division race by beating No.
No. 13 Wake Forest, No. 21 NC State meet in key ACC clashNovember 11, 2021 GMT
Both Wake Forest and North Carolina State entered the season with ambitions of dethroning six-time reigning Atlantic Coast Conference champion Clemson, first by knocking the Tigers from atop the league’s Atlantic Division standings.
ACC title race wide open heading into season’s final weeksNovember 11, 2021 GMT
The Atlantic Coast Conference divisional races are far from decided and several schools still have a shot at winning the league crown.
Virginia defensive lineman Mandy Alonso is enjoying the journey.
Hartman, No. 13 Wake Forest top Duke 45-7 to stay unbeatenOctober 31, 2021 GMT
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest's offense has spent the past two weeks moving briskly up and down the field. The good news is the defense came along for the ride with a strong performance of its own after a rough few weeks.
No. 13 Wake Forest seeks defensive surge down ACC stretchOctober 29, 2021 GMT
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The offense is moving the ball with big plays and efficient drives. The goal now for Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson is to clean up recurring defensive mistakes for a team chasing an Atlantic Coast Conference division title.
No. 16 Wake Forest beats Army 70-56 behind HartmanOctober 23, 2021 GMT
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — When it was over, Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson used one word to describe it: “Wow!”
Sam Hartman threw for a career-high 458 yards and five touchdowns in a big-play display and ran for another score, and No.
Wake’s Clawson, Pitt’s Pickett top AP’s midyear ACC honorsOctober 20, 2021 GMT
Wake Forest has turned years of steady winning into a potential breakthrough moment in the Atlantic Coast Conference, while Pittsburgh has made a leap behind the rise of quarterback Kenny Pickett.
They headline Wednesday's list of midseason honorees in the league from The Associated Press.
No. 19 Demon Deacons thrive by avoiding turnovers, miscuesOctober 8, 2021 GMT
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Justice Ellison knows the deal. Every time he gets a carry in a practice or a game for No. 19 Wake Forest, he had better be “chinning” the football or he’ll won’t get the next one.
No. 24 Wake Forest hosts Louisville seeking 5-0 startSeptember 30, 2021 GMT
Wake Forest is again off to a fast start under coach Dave Clawson and has the best record in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
He wants the 24th-ranked Demon Deacons to keep building off of that, too, something Wake Forest has been unable to do in past years.
Virginia looks to rebound vs Wake Forest after tough lossSeptember 23, 2021 GMT
Virginia is eager to get back on the field after allowing 59 points and 699 yards in a 59-39 loss against No. 21 North Carolina.
The problem for the Cavaliers (2-1, 0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) is that the opportunity comes against Wake Forest, which has won four straight in the series.
Wake Forest scores 20 unanswered in win over Norfolk StateSeptember 11, 2021 GMT
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Sam Hartman passed for 244 yards and a touchdown, Christian Turner rushed for two scores and Wake Forest beat Norfolk State 41-16 on Saturday.
Wake Forest scored 20 straight points, spanning halftime, to take control.
Wake Forest looks to clean up execution vs Norfolk StateSeptember 9, 2021 GMT
Wake Forest opened the season with a lopsided win featuring statistical balance between its rushing and passing games.
Yet coach Dave Clawson wants to see better offensive execution after an “uneven” performance when his Demon Deacons host Norfolk State on Saturday in their second straight home nonconference game.
Wake Forest’s vets aims higher after 5 straight bowl tripsAugust 18, 2021 GMT
Wake Forest has veterans back playing under an established coach who has guided the Demon Deacons to the first run of five straight bowl games in program history. The challenge is to keep taking new steps despite the challenges in their own Atlantic Coast Conference division.
Wake Forest beats North Carolina 24-18 in nonconference gameSeptember 14, 2019 GMT
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Jamie Newman and Wake Forest had gone from dominant to hanging on, with North Carolina on the verge of yet another fourth-quarter comeback in a suddenly tense finish.
Yet these Demon Deacons have proven they can come up with big late-game plays, too.
The Kickoff: Another key moment for Wake ForestOctober 6, 2017 GMT
Staff writer Brant Wilkerson-New, after N.C. State's important football victory over Louisville, sets you up for the remainder of the ACC weekend.
Five things to know
Wake Forest’s response this week will be a window into Coach Dave Clawson’s program.
My Take On Wake: What speed can do for the DeaconsSeptember 17, 2017 GMT
It’s a routine sight already to see Greg Dortch burn a defensive back, three games into his Wake Forest career. The redshirt freshman provides the Deacons with top-level speed in the slot, and his 14 catches for 179 yards are the best marks on the team.