Wake Forest QB Kendall Hinton height measures up
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Wake Forest QB Kendall Hinton height measures up

True freshman competing for starting job against last year's true freshman QB

Photo: Kendall Hinton

A year ago Wake Forest started a true freshman quarterback, but another true freshman may emerge as the Demon Deacons’ man under center for the future.

John Wolford has returned for his sophomore year with 12 starts under his belt, but 2014 was a long 3-9 offense-challenged season that included a highlight/lowlight victory of 6-3 in double overtime against Virginia Tech. Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson hinted at the ACC Media Days the door was open to true freshman Kendall Hinton jumping Wolford. ...

Click here for the rest of my Todaysu.com story on Wake Forest true freshman quarterback Kendall Hinton.

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom spent the bulk of his career in San DIego writing for the San Diego Union-Tribune. He has covered NCAA Tournaments, Super Bowls, Rose Bowls, the NBA Finals and the World Series in a career that included writing for Voice of San Diego, the San Diego Hall of Champions and Chargers.com. He contributes to the Detroit Free Press, Raleigh News & Observer, MLB.com, Rivals.com and the National Football Foundation's Football Matters. He won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003. USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter presented its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans. It explains Duffy Daugherty's pioneering role and debunks myths that steered recognition away from him to Bear Bryant.

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

David Maraniss, Pulitzer Prize winner and biographer: "History writes people out of the story. It's our job to write them back in."