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Hinton enjoys homecoming at Duke expense

Hinton enjoys homecoming at Duke expense

DURHAM, N.C. — It turned out the “other” quarterback emerged from the Wake Forest-Duke ACC opener at Wallace Wade Stadium. The Durham Kid.Wake Forest’s Kendall Hinton, the hometown kid who left Southern Durham High to play 80 miles down I-40 in Winston-Salem, returned home to...

Development programs meet in ACC opener

Development programs meet in ACC opener

Wake Forest and Duke are developmental programs. That means their coaches must find hidden gems that can be “coached up.” They are dismissed by Alabama, Clemson, Florida State and other college football heavyweights that attract four-star recruits like magnets.That’s why a...

Wake Forest offense lacks punch

Wake Forest offense lacks punch

Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson’s encouraging preseason words were tempered by opening-night results.The outcome was disappointing except for the “W” that marked a 7-3 win over Tulane Thursday night at BB&T Stadium. The performance demands a better follow-up in next week’s ACC...

Clawson recruiting focuses on developing talent

Clawson recruiting focuses on developing talent

Wake Forest’s Dave Clawson enters the third year of his fourth go-round rebuilding a football program in 2016. He knows what improvement looks like from past success at Fordham, Richmond and Bowling Green.Clawson stated at the recent ACC media days in Charlotte the Demon Deacons...

Five bold predictions for the ACC include Stephen Colbert

Five bold predictions for the ACC include Stephen Colbert

Atlantic Coast Conference officials need a new champion to carry the conference banner. Florida State has been devaluing the ACC currency for too long.Off the field, players running amok have created SEC-like baggage.Click here for my Todaysu.com story on ACC predictions.

Wake Forest QB Kendall Hinton height measures up

Wake Forest QB Kendall Hinton height measures up

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...