2014 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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2014 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Atlantic Division
2014 record 0–1 (0–0 ACC)
Head coach Dave Clawson (1st year)
Offensive coordinator Warren Ruggiero
Defensive coordinator Mike Elko
Home stadium BB&T Field
(c. 31,500, FieldTurf)
Seasons
« 2013 2015 »
2014 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
Syracuse   0 0         1 0  
Boston College   0 0         0 0  
#16 Clemson   0 0         0 0  
#1 Florida State   0 0         0 0  
Louisville   0 0         0 0  
NC State   0 0         0 0  
Wake Forest   0 0         0 1  
Coastal
Duke   0 0         0 0  
Georgia Tech   0 0         0 0  
Miami   0 0         0 0  
#23 North Carolina   0 0         0 0  
Pittsburgh   0 0         0 0  
Virginia   0 0         0 0  
Virginia Tech   0 0         0 0  
Championship: December 6, 2014
As of August 28, 2014; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team will represent Wake Forest University during the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team will be coached by Dave Clawson, who will be coaching his first season at the school, and play its home games at BB&T Field. Wake Forest will compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference, as they have since the league's inception in 1953, and are in the Atlantic Division.

Recruiting[edit]

On national signing day, the Demon Deacons received letters of intent from 25 players.

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Ryan Anderson
OT
Raleigh, NC Wakefield HS 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 275 lb (125 kg) N/A Nov 29, 2013 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: NR
Jaylan Barbour
WR
Monroe, NC Monroe HS 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 165 lb (75 kg) 4.45 Aug 9, 2013 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 79
Adam Centers
P/PK
Coppell, TX Coppell HS 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 195 lb (88 kg) N/A Feb 3, 2014 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 78
Thomas Dillon
CB
Houston, TX Kinkaid HS 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 173 lb (78 kg) 4.50 Jul 15, 2013 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 73
Cameron Glenn
DB
Stone Mountain, GA Stephenson HS 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) N/A Apr 6, 2013 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 79
Tyler Henderson
RB
Lawrenceville, GA Collins Hill HS 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 4.40 Jan 20, 2014 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
Justin Herron
OL
Silver Spring, MD Bullis HS 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 285 lb (129 kg) N/A Jan 29, 2014 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 74
Demetrius Kemp
ATH
Demopolis, AL Demopolis HS 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 182 lb (83 kg) 4.60 Nov 29, 2013 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
DaiQuan Lawrence
CB
Chesapeake, VA Western Branch HS 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 4.40 Jan 19, 2014 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 76
Cortez Lewis
WR
Demopolis, AL Demopolis HS 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 4.50 Nov 27, 2013 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 78
Nick Luedeke
LS
Cary, NC Holly Springs HS 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 250 lb (110 kg) N/A Jul 16, 2013 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 74
Kalin McNeil
LB
McLeansville, NC Northeast Guilford HS 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 4.50 Jul 16, 2013 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
Pat Osterhage
OL
Centerville, OH Centerville HS 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 280 lb (130 kg) N/A Jan 22, 2014 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 68
Devin Pike
TE
Cincinnati, OH Elder HS 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 225 lb (102 kg) N/A Jan 29, 2014 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 74
Isaiah Robinson
RB
Charlotte, NC Independence HS 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 223 lb (101 kg) N/A Jul 12, 2013 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 77
Zeek Rodney
DL
Rock Hill, SC South Pointe HS 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 265 lb (120 kg) N/A Jan 26, 2014 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 78
Rashawn Shaw
DL
Fort Pierce, FL Central HS 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 240 lb (110 kg) N/A Jan 23, 2014 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 74
Travis Smith
QB
Ithaca, MI Ithaca HS 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 4.70 Jan 27, 2014 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 74
Chris Stewart
DL
Petal, MS Petal HS 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 245 lb (111 kg) N/A Feb 1, 2014 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: NR
A'lique Terry
OL
Hialeah, FL Hialeah HS 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 300 lb (140 kg) N/A Oct 15, 2013 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
Kameron Uter
WR
Atlanta, GA Pace Academy 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 4.50 Jan 29, 2014 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 80
Zack Wary
LB
Rogers, AR Rogers HS 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 4.50 Jan 30, 2014 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 73
Jaboree Williams
LB
Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale HS 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 210 lb (95 kg) N/A Dec 12, 2013 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 79
John Wolford
QB
Jacksonville, FL Bishop Kenny HS 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 4.76 Dec 14, 2013 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 72
Willie Yarbary
DL
Augusta, GA Richmond Academy 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 270 lb (120 kg) N/A Feb 5, 2014 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 64   Rivals: 59
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 28 7:00 PM at Louisiana–Monroe* Malone StadiumMonroe, LA ESPNU L 10–17   21,003
September 6 6:30 PM Gardner–Webb* BB&T FieldWinston-Salem, NC ESPN3      
September 13 7:00 PM at Utah State* Romney StadiumLogan, UT CBSSN      
September 20 Army* BB&T Field • Winston-Salem, NC      
September 27 at Louisville Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY      
October 4 at Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL      
October 18 Syracuse BB&T Field • Winston-Salem, NC      
October 25 Boston College BB&T Field • Winston-Salem, NC      
November 6 7:30 PM Clemson BB&T Field • Winston-Salem, NC ESPN      
November 15 at NC State Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC (Tobacco Road Rivalry)      
November 22 Virginia Tech BB&T Field • Winston-Salem, NC      
November 29 at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC (Tobacco Road Rivalry)      
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time Time.
Schedule Source:[1]

Roster[edit]

[2]

2014 Wake Forest Demon Deacons

Offense

Quarterbacks

  • 4 Tyler Cameron – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 8 Kevin Sousa – Redshirt Junior
  • 10 John Wolford – Freshman
  • 13 Travis Smith – Freshman
  • 15 Kyle Driscoll – Freshman
  • 17 Pat Long – Redshirt Junior

Running Backs

  • 5 Orville Reynolds – Senior
  • 14 Dominique Gibson – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 20 Dezmond Wortham – Redshirt Freshman
  • 21 Isaiah Robinson – Freshman
  • 23 James Ward – Junior
  • 24 Tyler Henderson – Freshman
  • 28 Christopher Pearcey – Freshman

Fullbacks

  • 32 Charles Argenzio – Sophomore
  • 43 Jordan Garside – Redshirt Senior

Wide Receivers

  • 2 Matt James – Redshirt Senior
  • 11 Airyn Willis – Redshirt Junior
  • 12 Tyree Harris – Sophomore
  • 17 E.J. Scott – Graduate Student
  • 18 John Armstrong – Sophomore
  • 80 Malcolm Nunley – Senior
  • 81 Cortez Lewis – Freshman
  • 82 P.J. Howard IV – Redshirt Junior
  • 83 Jonathan Williams – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 86 Brandon Terry – Redshirt Senior
  • 88 Jared Crump – Redshirt Sophomore

Tight Ends

  • 41 Devin Pike – Freshman
  • 45 Zach Gordon – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 49 Spencer Stone – Redshirt Freshman
  • 84 Brendan O'Neill – Redshirt Freshman
  • 85 Cam Serigne – Redshirt Freshman
  • 89 Neil Basford – Redshirt Senior

Offensive Linemen

  • 51 Cory Helms – Sophomore
  • 55 A'Lique Terry – Freshman
  • 56 Harry Warner – Freshman
  • 59 Antonio Ford – Redshirt Senior
  • 60 Nick Luedeke – Freshman
  • 63 Dylan Intemann – Redshirt Junior
  • 65 Josh T. Harris – Sophomore
  • 66 Rocco Esposito – Redshirt Freshman
  • 67 Taylor Chambers – Redshirt Freshman
  • 68 Patrick Osterhage – Freshman
  • 70 Ryan Anderson – Freshman
  • 71 Hunter Goodwin – Redshirt Junior
  • 72 Cody Preble – Redshirt Junior
  • 75 Justin Herron – Freshman
  • 76 Joel Suggs – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 77 Will Smith – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 78 Tyler Hayworth – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 79 Cameron Gardner – Redshirt Freshman
 

Defense

Defensive Ends

  • 6 Desmond Floyd – Redshirt Junior
  • 14 Wendell Dunn – Redshirt Freshman
  • 35 Zachary Allen – Redshirt Senior
  • 36 Tylor Harris – Junior
  • 53 Duke Ejiofor – Redshirt Freshman
  • 57 Ali Lamot – Redshirt Freshman
  • 87 Phil Haynes – Freshman
  • 90 Rashawn Shaw – Freshman
  • 94 William Flood – Sophomore
  • 95 Shelldon Lewinson – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 96 Chris Stewart – Freshman
  • 99 Andre Chiles – Freshman

Defensive Tackles

  • 40 Josh Banks – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 62 Reid Althoff – Redshirt Freshman
  • 91 Johnny Garcia – Redshirt Senior
  • 92 Willie Yarbary – Freshman
  • 93 Zeek Rodney – Freshman

Linebackers

  • 8 Marquel Lee – Sophomore
  • 10 Zack Wary – Freshman
  • 28 Teddy Matthews – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 30 Hunter Williams – Redshirt Junior
  • 39 Jaboree Williams – Freshman
  • 42 Julian Thomas-Jackson – Redshirt Freshman
  • 44 Kalin McNeil – Freshman
  • 46 Steve Donatell – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 48 Brandon Chubb – Redshirt Junior
  • 49 Lance Virgile – Redshirt Freshman
  • 50 Grant Dawson – Redshirt Freshman
  • 54 Britt Cherry – Redshirt Junior
  • 58 Vincent Paolucci – Freshman

Cornerbacks

  • 7 Merrill Noel – Redshirt Senior
  • 9 Kevin Johnson – Redshirt Senior
  • 13 Jalen Latter – Sophomore
  • 15 Allen Ramsey – Redshirt Junior
  • 20 Chuck Schlegel – Redshirt Senior
  • 21 Josh M. Harris – Junior
  • 25 Brad Watson – Sophomore
  • 29 Deonte Davis – Sophomore
  • 32 DaiQuan Lawrence – Freshman
  • 34 Demetrius Kemp – Freshman
  • 37 Thomas Dillon – Freshman

Safeties

  • 11 Anthony Wooding Jr. – Senior
  • 22 Ryan Janvion – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 23 Cameron Glenn – Freshman
  • 24 Josh Okonye – Redshirt Freshman
  • 26 Thomas Brown – Sophomore
 

Special Teams

Placekickers

  • 18 Mike Weaver – Redshirt Freshman
  • 27 Chad Hedlund – Redshirt Junior
  • 97 Austin Iglehart – Freshman
  • 98 Adam Centers – Freshman

Punters

  • 18 Mike Weaver – Redshirt Freshman
  • 38 Alexander Kinal – Redshirt Junior

Long Snappers

  • 52 Logan Feimster – Redshirt Senior
  • 61 Ryan Bauder – Redshirt Junior
  • 64 Chase Wilson – Redshirt Freshman

Kick Returners

  • 24 Tyler Henderson – Freshman

Punt Returners

  • 9 Kevin Johnson – Redshirt Senior
     


Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name First year at WFU
Head Coach Dave Clawson 2014
Defensive Coordinator Mike Elko 2014
Assistant Head Coach Kevin Higgins 2014
Offensive Coordinator Warren Ruggiero 2014
Special Teams Coordinator/Tight Ends Adam Scheier 2014
Linebackers Warren Belin 2013
Defensive Line Dave Cohen 2014
Running Backs John Hunter 2014
Secondary Derrick Jackson 2012
Offensive Line Nick Tabacca 2014
Source: http://wakeforestsports.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/wake-m-footbl-mtt.html

Game notes[edit]

Louisiana-Monroe[edit]

2nd meeting. 0–1 all time. Last meeting 2013, 21-19 Warhawks in Winston-Salem.

Week One: Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Demon Deacons 7 3 0 0 10
Warhawks 0 0 10 7 17

at Malone Stadium, Monroe, Louisiana

Game information
First quarter
  • WFU – Kevin Johnson 25-yard blocked punt return (Mike Weaver kick), 12:10. Demon Deacons 7–0.
Second quarter
  • WFU – Mike Weaver 38-yard field goal, 0:43. Demon Deacons 10–0. Drive: 9 plays, 45 yards, 3:24.
Third quarter
  • ULM – Justin Manton 30-yard field goal, 4:50. Demon Deacons 10–3. Drive: 16 plays, 83 yards, 7:01.
  • ULM – Mitch Lane 31-yard interception return (Justin Manton kick), 4:02. Tied 10–10.
Fourth quarter
  • ULM – Pete Thomas 9-yard run (Justin Manton kick), 3:37. Warhawks 17–10. Drive: 12 plays, 66 yards, 5:47.
Leading Passers
  • WFU – J. Wolford 12/22 Comp/Att 97 Yds, 1 INT
  • ULM – P. Thomas 23/41 Comp/Att 189 Yds
Leading Rushers
  • WFU – O. Reynolds 16 Rushes 37 Yds. 2.3 Avg 9 Lng.
  • ULM – C. Donald 26 Rushes 117 Yds. 4.5 Avg 39 Lng.
Leading Receivers
  • WFU – M. James 3 Rec. 40 Yds. 13.3 Avg 22 Lng.
  • ULM – K. Jackson 6 Rec. 83 Yds. 13.8 Avg 29 Lng.
Leading Tacklers
  • WFU – B. Chubb 9 Tack 9 Ast
  • ULM – M. Lane 4 Tack 2 Ast

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ "2014 Wake Forest Football Roster". Wake Forest Athletics. Archived from the original on August 20, 2014. Retrieved August 20, 2014.