2017 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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2017 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Belk Bowl champion
Belk Bowl, W 55–52 vs. Texas A&M
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Division Atlantic Division
2017 record 8–5 (4–4 ACC)
Head coach Dave Clawson (4th season)
Offensive coordinator Warren Ruggiero (4th season)
Defensive coordinator Jay Sawvel (1st season)
Home stadium BB&T Field
(Capacity: 31,500, FieldTurf)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 4 Clemson xy$^   7 1         12 2  
No. 23 NC State   6 2         9 4  
Boston College   4 4         7 6  
Louisville   4 4         8 5  
Wake Forest   4 4         8 5  
Florida State   3 5         7 6  
Syracuse   2 6         4 8  
Coastal Division
No. 13 Miami xy   7 1         10 3  
No. 24 Virginia Tech   5 3         9 4  
Georgia Tech   4 4         5 6  
Duke   3 5         7 6  
Pittsburgh   3 5         5 7  
Virginia   3 5         6 7  
North Carolina   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Clemson 38, Miami 3
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
As of September 29, 2018; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team represented Wake Forest University during the 2017 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was led by fourth-year head coach Dave Clawson, and played their home games at BB&T Field. Wake Forest competed in the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference as they have since the league's inception in 1953. They finished the season 8–5, 4–4 in ACC play to finish in a three-way tie for third place in the Atlantic Division. They were invited to the Belk Bowl where they defeated Texas A&M.

Recruits[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 6:30 p.m. Presbyterian* BB&T FieldWinston-Salem, NC ACCN Extra W 51–7   22,643
September 9 1:00 p.m. at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA ACCN Extra W 34–10   38,082
September 16 3:00 p.m. Utah State*dagger BB&T Field • Winston-Salem, NC ACCN Extra W 46–10   27,971
September 23 3:30 p.m. at Appalachian State* Kidd Brewer StadiumBoone, NC ESPN3 W 20–19   35,126
September 30 3:30 p.m. Florida State BB&T Field • Winston-Salem, NC ABC L 19–26   31,588
October 7 12:00 p.m. at No. 2 Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC ESPN2 L 14–28   80,567
October 21 7:30 p.m. at Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA ESPNU L 24–38   45,224
October 28 12:20 p.m. Louisville BB&T Field • Winston-Salem, NC ACCN W 42–32   29,593
November 4 3:30 p.m. at No. 5 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN NBC L 37–48   77,622
November 11 3:00 p.m. at Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ACCRSN W 64–43   38,539
November 18 7:30 p.m. No. 25 NC State BB&T Field • Winston-Salem, NC (Rivalry/Tobacco Road) ESPNU W 30–24   31,803
November 25 12:30 p.m. Duke BB&T Field • Winston-Salem, NC (Tobacco Road rivalry) ACCRSN L 23–31   27,016
December 29 1:00 p.m. vs. Texas A&M Bank of America StadiumCharlotte, NC (Belk Bowl) ESPN W 55–52   32,784
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time. Source:[1][2].

Coaching staff and Roster[edit]

Coaching Staff[edit]

Position Name First Year at Wake
Head Coach Dave Clawson 2014
Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Warren Ruggiero 2014
Asst Head Coach / Receivers Kevin Higgins 2014
Defensive Coordinator / Cornerbacks Jay Sawvel 2017
Special Teams Coordinator / Tight Ends Wayne Lineburg 2017
Defensive Line Dave Cohen 2014
Running Backs John Hunter 2014
Offensive Line Nick Tabacca 2014
Safeties Lyle Hemphill 2017
Linebackers Brad Sherrod 2017
Source:[3]

Roster[edit]

2017 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team roster[3]

Quarterbacks

  •  2 Kendall Hinton – Sophomore (6'0, 195) Redshirt
  • 10 John Wolford – Senior (6'1, 200)
  • 11 Kyle Driscoll – Junior (6'1, 205) Redshirt
  • 12 Jamie Newman – Freshman (6'4, 235) Redshirt
  • 13 Tayvone Bowers – Freshman (6'1, 225)
  • 18 Matthew Considine – Freshman (6'6, 195)

Running Backs

  •  5 Arkeem Byrd – Freshman (6'1, 190) Redshirt
  • 20 Tyler Bell – Junior (5'11, 210)
  • 21 Isaiah Robinson – Junior (5'10, 220) Redshirt
  • 22 Matt Colburn II – Junior (5'10, 200)
  • 26 Christian Beal – Freshman (5'10, 180)
  • 34 Will Drawdy – Freshman (6'0, 180)
  • 36 Cade Carney – Sophomore (5'11, 215)
  • 49 Trey Ndlovu – Sophomore (5'7, 230) Redshirt

Wide Receivers

  •  1 Tabari Hines – Junior (5'10, 175)
  •  7 Scotty Washington – Junior (6'5, 225) Redshirt
  •  9 Chuck Wade, Jr. – Junior (6'0, 200)
  • 14 Sage Surratt – Freshman (6'3, 210)
  • 15 Cortez Lewis – Junior (6'1, 205) Redshirt
  • 17 Alex Bachman – Junior (6'0, 190)
  • 25 James Sriraman– Sophomore (6'3, 200) Redshirt
  • 80 Waydale Jones – Freshman (6'4, 185)
  • 81 Ian Driscoll – Freshman (5'10, 175)
  • 82 Jaquarii Robinson – Freshman (6'1, 165)
  • 83 Davis Johnson – Freshman (5'11, 180) Redshirt
  • 88 Steven Claude – Sophomore (6'2, 195) Redshirt
  • 89 Greg Dortch – Freshman (5'9, 180) Redshirt

Tight Ends

  • 23 Brandon Chapman – Freshman (6'5, 250) Redshirt
  • 41 Devin Pike – Senior (6'6, 250)
  • 44 LaRonde' Liverpool – Freshman (6'3, 245) Redshirt
  • 84 Jaren Lubrano – Freshman (6'1, 200)
  • 85 Cam Serigne – Senior (6'3, 240) Redshirt
  • 86 Jack Freudenthal – Sophomore (6'3, 230) Redshirt
  • 87 Thomas Cole – Freshman (6'5, 250) Redshirt

Punters

  •  7 Mike Weaver – Senior (6'1, 190) Redshirt
  • 48 Dom Maggio – Sophomore (6'3, 185)
 

Offensive Lineman

  • 55 A'Lique Terry – Senior (6'1, 275)
  • 56 Spencer Clapp – Freshman (6'6, 280)
  • 58 Tyler Watson – Freshman (6'5, 290) Redshirt
  • 59 Loic Nya – Freshman (6'3, 275)
  • 60 Taleni Suhren – Freshman (6'5, 290) Redshirt
  • 63 Je'Vionte' Nash – Freshman (6'3, 285) Redshirt
  • 65 Zach Tom – Freshman (6'4, 290)
  • 66 Goran Jovanovic – Freshman (6'4, 295)
  • 68 Patrick Osterhage – Junior (6'4, 290) Redshirt
  • 70 Ryan Anderson – Junior (6'6, 305) Redshirt
  • 71 Nathan Gilliam – Sophomore (6'5, 290) Redshirt
  • 73 Jake Benzinger – Freshman (6'7, 295) Redshirt
  • 74 Phil Haynes – Sophomore (6'4, 305) Redshirt
  • 75 Justin Herron – Junior (6'5, 290) Redshirt
  • 76 Allan Rappleyea – Freshman (6'5, 270)
  • 79 Sean Maginn – Freshman (6'3, 280)

Defensive Lineman

  • 14 Wendell Dunn – Senior (6'3, 250) Redshirt
  • 18 Carlos Basham, Jr. – Freshman (6'5, 275) Redshirt
  • 38 Zander Zimmer – Freshman (6'4, 235) Redshirt
  • 45 Paris Black – Sophomore (6'3, 255) Redshirt
  • 48 Willie Yarbary – Sophomore (6'2, 285) Redshirt
  • 51 Chris Calhoun – Junior (6'4, 250)
  • 53 Duke EjioforSenior (6'4, 275) Redshirt
  • 54 Elontae Bateman – Sophomore (6'2, 290) Redshirt
  • 56 Deon Young – Graduate (6'1, 315)
  • 90 Sulaiman Kamara – Freshman (6'2, 290) Redshirt
  • 91 Mike Allen – Freshman (6'5, 235)
  • 92 Adam Winter – Freshman (6'3, 250)
  • 93 Zeek Rodney – Junior (6'1, 305) Redshirt
  • 94 Manny Walker – Freshman (6'4, 230) Redshirt
  • 95 Connor Hebbeler – Freshman (6'2, 250)

Placekickers

  •  7 Mike Weaver – Senior (6'1, 190) Redshirt
  • 88 Zach Murphy – Freshman (6'0, 180)
  • 97 Ben Brown – Sophomore (6'2, 170) Redshirt
 

Linebackers

  •  6 Jaboree Williams – Senior (6'0, 245)
  • 23 Justin Strnad – Sophomore (6'1, 230) Redshirt
  • 30 Ja'Cquez Williams – Freshman (6'2, 210) Redshirt
  • 32 Jeff Burley – Freshman (6'2, 230)
  • 34 Demetrius Kemp – Junior (6'1, 220) Redshirt
  • 35 Nate Mays – Sophomore (6'1, 225) Redshirt
  • 42 Jake Simpson – Freshman (6'0, 210)
  • 43 Connor Miller – Freshman (6'2, 225) Redshirt
  • 44 Kalin McNeil – Junior (6'1, 220) Redshirt
  • 46 DJ Taylor – Freshman (6'1, 225)
  • 50 Grant Dawson – Senior (6'1, 225) Redshirt
  • 58 Chase Monroe – Freshman (6'2, 210)
  • 96 Jack Rielly – Freshman (5'10, 190)
  • 99 Augustus Fortune – Freshman (6'0, 215) Redshirt

Defensive Backs

  •  2 Cameron Glenn – Junior (6'1, 200) Redshirt
  •  3 Jessie Bates IIISophomore (6'2, 195) Redshirt
  •  4 Amari Henderson – Sophomore (6'1, 185) Redshirt
  •  5 Cedric Jiles – Graduate (5'10, 180)
  • 12 Luke Masterson – Freshman (6'2, 210) Redshirt
  • 13 Malik Grate – Freshman (6'0, 170) Redshirt
  • 17 Traveon Redd – Sophomore (6'0, 195)
  • 20 Coby Davis – Freshman (5'11, 185)
  • 21 Essang Bassey – Sophomore (5'10, 185)
  • 24 Ja'Sir Taylor – Freshman (5'10, 180)
  • 25 Troy Simon – Freshman (6'0, 190)
  • 27 Tyriq Hardimon – Freshman (6'0, 200)
  • 28 Christopher Pearcey – Freshman (5'11, 200) Redshirt
  • 29 DeAndre' Delaney – Freshman (6'3, 210) Redshirt
  • 37 Thomas Dillon – Junior (5'10, 180) Redshirt
  • 39 Keegan Good – Freshman (6'0, 190) Redshirt
  • 40 Justin Bartee – Freshman (5'10, 210) Redshirt

Long Snappers

  • 15 Garrett Wilson – Junior (6'3, 210)
  • 52 Dayton Diemel – Sophomore (5'10, 215)

Game summaries[edit]

Presbyterian[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
7–4–1 (.625)[4] 2013 W, 31–7
Week One: Presbyterian Blue Hose at Wake Forest Demon Deacons – Game summary[5]
1 2 34Total
Blue Hose 0 0 077
Demon Deacons 16 21 14051

at BB&T FieldWinston-Salem, NC

  • Date: August 31
  • Game time: 6:30 p.m. ET
  • Game weather: 72 °F (22 °C) • WSW 4 mph (6.4 km/h) • Overcast, some rain
  • Game attendance: 22,643
  • Referee: Tra Blake
  • TV announcers (ACC Net. Extra): Play-by-Play: Shawn Kenney • Color Analyst: Al Groh
  • Sources:[4][5][6]
Game information

@ Boston College[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
9–13–2 (.417)[7] 2016 L, 14–17
Week Two: Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Boston College Eagles – Game summary[8]
1 2 34Total
Demon Deacons 7 14 10334
Eagles 0 7 3010

at Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA

  • Date: September 9
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. ET
  • Game weather: 68 °F (20 °C) • SE 2 mph (3.2 km/h) • Partly Sunny
  • Game attendance: 38,082
  • Referee: Gary Patterson
  • TV announcers (ACC Net. Extra): Play-by-Play: Robert LeeColor Analyst: Matt Chatham
  • Sources:[7][8][9]
Game information

Utah State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 (.000)[10] 2014 L, 24–36
Week Three: Utah State Aggies at Wake Forest Demon Deacons – Game summary[11]
1 2 34Total
Aggies 0 0 10010
Demon Deacons 14 15 17046

at BB&T FieldWinston-Salem, NC

  • Date: September 16
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. ET
  • Game weather: 82 °F (28 °C) • N 4 mph (6.4 km/h) • Partly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 27,971
  • Referee: Riley Johnson
  • TV announcers (ACC Net. Extra): Play-by-Play: Bill RothColor Analyst: Christian Ponder
  • Sources:[10][11][12]
Game information

@ Appalachian State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
14–7–1 (.659)[13] 2001 W, 20–10
Week Four: Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Appalachian State Mountaineers – Game summary[14]
1 2 34Total
Demon Deacons 3 0 14320
Mountaineers 6 3 7319

at Kidd Brewer StadiumBoone, NC

  • Date: September 23
  • Game time: 3:30 p.m. ET
  • Game weather: 79 °F (26 °C) • SE 5 mph (8.0 km/h) • Partly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 35,126
  • Referee: Kevin Stine
  • TV announcers (ESPN3): Play-by-Play: Shawn Kenney • Color Analyst: Stan Lewter
  • Sources:[13][14][15]
Game information

Florida State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
6–28–1 (.186)[16] 2016 L, 6–17
Week Five: Florida State Seminoles at Wake Forest Demon Deacons – Game summary[17]
1 2 34Total
Seminoles 3 10 31026
Demon Deacons 3 9 0719

at BB&T FieldWinston-Salem, NC

  • Date: September 30
  • Game time: 3:30 p.m. ET
  • Game weather: 74 °F (23 °C) • NNE 10 mph (16 km/h) • Mostly sunny
  • Game attendance: 31,588
  • Referee: David Epperley
  • TV announcers (ABC): Play-by-Play: Mike PatrickColor Analyst: Tommy TubervilleSideline: Paul Carcaterra
  • Sources:[16][17][18]
Game information

@ Clemson[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
17–64–1 (.213)[19] 2016 L, 13–35
Week Six: Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Clemson Tigers – Game summary[20]
1 2 34Total
Demon Deacons 0 0 01414
No. 2 Tigers 14 0 7728

at Memorial StadiumClemson, SC

  • Date: October 7
  • Game time: Noon ET
  • Game weather: 80 °F (27 °C) • E 3 mph (4.8 km/h) • Mostly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 80,567
  • Referee: Stuart Mullins
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Play-by-Play: Beth MowinsColor Analyst: Anthony BechtSideline: Rocky Boiman
  • Sources:[19][20][21]
Game information

@ Georgia Tech[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
8–22 (.267)[22] 2010 L, 20–24
Week Eight: Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets – Game summary[23]
1 2 34Total
Demon Deacons 7 14 3024
Yellow Jackets 3 10 121338

at Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA

  • Date: October 21
  • Game time: 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Game weather: 68 °F (20 °C) • E 2 mph (3.2 km/h) • Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 45,224
  • Referee: Duane Heydt
  • TV announcers (ESPNU): Play-by-Play: Anish ShroffColor Analyst: Ahmad Brooks • Sideline: Roddy Jones
  • Sources:[22][23][24]
Game information

Louisville[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
0–4 (.000)[25] 2016 L, 12–44
Week Nine: Louisville Cardinals at Wake Forest Demon Deacons – Game summary[26]
1 2 34Total
Cardinals 3 7 71532
Demon Deacons 14 14 7742

at BB&T FieldWinston-Salem, NC

  • Date: October 28
  • Game time: 12:20 p.m. ET
  • Game weather: 62 °F (17 °C) • S 6 mph (9.7 km/h) • Mostly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 29,593
  • Referee: Jerry Magallanes
  • TV announcers (ACCN): Play-by-Play: Evan Lepler • Color Analyst: Takeo SpikesSideline: Amanda Kuhl
  • Sources:[25][26][27]
Game information

@ Notre Dame[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
0–3 (.000)[28] 2015 L, 7–28
Week Ten: Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Notre Dame Fighting Irish – Game summary[29]
1 2 34Total
Demon Deacons 3 7 131437
No. 5 Fighting Irish 7 24 10748

at Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN

  • Date: November 4
  • Game time: 3:30 p.m. ET
  • Game weather: 43 °F (6 °C) • ESE 10 mph (16 km/h) • Light rain, chilly
  • Game attendance: 77,622
  • Referee: Jeff Flanagan
  • TV announcers (NBC): Play-by-Play: Mike TiricoColor Analyst: Doug FlutieSideline: Kathryn Tappen
  • Sources:[28][29][30]
Game information

@ Syracuse[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–4 (.333)[31] 2016 W, 28–9
Week Eleven: Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Syracuse Orange – Game summary[32]
1 2 34Total
Demon Deacons 21 3 162464
Orange 14 24 5043

at Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY

  • Date: November 11
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. ET
  • Game weather: Indoors
  • Game attendance: 38,539
  • Referee: Duane Heydt
  • TV announcers (ACCRSN): Play-by-Play: Wes DurhamColor Analyst: James Bates • Sideline: Rebecca Kaple
  • Sources:[31][32][33]
Game information

NC State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
38–66–6 (.373)[34] 2016 L, 16–33
Week Twelve: NC State Wolfpack at Wake Forest Demon Deacons – Game summary[35]
1 2 34Total
No. 25 Wolfpack 7 7 7324
Demon Deacons 14 7 3630

at BB&T FieldWinston-Salem, NC

  • Date: November 18
  • Game time: 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Game weather: 61 °F (16 °C) • SSW 15 mph (24 km/h) • Overcast, rain poss.
  • Game attendance: 31,803
  • Referee: Jeff Heaser
  • TV announcers (ESPNU): Play-by-Play: Clay MatvickColor Analyst: Kirk Morrison
  • Sources:[34][35][36]
Game information

Duke[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
38–57–2 (.402)[37] 2016 W, 24–14
Week Thirteen: Duke Blue Devils at Wake Forest Demon Deacons – Game summary[38]
1 2 34Total
Blue Devils 3 7 71431
Demon Deacons 10 7 6023

at BB&T FieldWinston-Salem, NC

  • Date: November 25
  • Game time: 12:30 p.m. ET
  • Game weather: 58 °F (14 °C) • SW 8 mph (13 km/h) • Partly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 27,016
  • Referee: Riley Johnson
  • TV announcers (ACCRSN): Play-by-Play: Wes Durham • Color Analyst: James Bates • Sideline: Rebecca Kaple
  • Sources:[37][38][39]
Game information

vs. Texas A&M – Belk Bowl[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting[40]
Belk Bowl: Texas A&M Aggies vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons[41] – Game summary[42]
1 2 34Total
Aggies 14 14 141052
Demon Deacons 17 21 31455

at Bank of America StadiumCharlotte, NC

  • Date: December 29, 2017
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. ET
  • Game weather: 41 °F (5 °C) • W 3–7 mph (4.8–11.3 km/h) • Clear, cool
  • Game attendance: 32,784
  • Referee: Steve Strimling
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Play-by-Play: Jason BenettiColor Analyst: Kelly StoufferSideline: Kris Budden
  • Sources:[40][41][42][43]
Game information

2018 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Team Round Pick # Position
Jessie Bates III Cincinnati Bengals 2nd 54 S
Duke Ejiofor Houston Texans 6th 177 DE

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