Riley was left off the list of players available for tonight’s game. He will definitely be in contention for the starting spot here at the slot receiver position, and the competition between these two will determine how the snaps are split through the season. 22 North Carolina State. Almost an hour before N.C. State opened the season against Wake Forest, the … View images from the Wolfpack’s ACC match against the Blue Devils at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C., October 17, 2020. The rising redshirt sophomore started the second game of the season at center, and will likely be the top choice there in the fall. ... Sam Hartman QB: Michael Kern QB: Mitch Griffis QB: Total: CMP ATT … Just two days after 2019 starter Jake Fromm declared for the 2020 NFL draft, the school has added Wake Forest … NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Wake Forest true freshman quarterback Sam Hartman wasn't entirely immune to the type of blunders that plague young players and drive coaches crazy. This is the offensive line spot with the biggest question mark and might produce the stiffest spring and fall camp battle. Michael Jurgens - Jurgens played in two regular-season games as a true freshman and obviously was able to keep his redshirt status. Taleni Suhren - Suhren will be a redshirt junior this coming season, and saw the field for a little more than 100 snaps in 2018. "It's more motivation for the young guys that are going to be out here, to let them know when you put your mind to something and you have a dream, don't let people tell you that you can't achieve something. It's going to be fun to watch and track starting in late February, and it's nothing Clawson will be in any hurry to proclaim finished. Surratt finished the year with 41 catches for 581 yards and four touchdowns. Wake Forest will open the season against Utah State on August 30th. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Jamie Newman was named Wake Forest's starting quarterback as they begin the 2019 season. (Walt Unks/Winston-Salem Journal via AP), Connect with the definitive source for global and local news. Wake finished 28th in total offense, averaging 449.8 yards a game (was 465.8 in 2017). Your privacy is safe with us. Nate Gilliam - Gilliam actually led the team in total snaps entering the Birmingham Bowl, having played in an astounding 1,020 snaps in the regular season. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — No Wake Forest quarterback had a better starting debut than Sam Hartman. He finished his junior season with 20 catches for 243 yards and three touchdowns. 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With Matt Colburn graduating, Carney is a lock to be the first-string starting tailback when the Deacs open the season against Utah State. Newman is from Graham, North Carolina and graduated from Graham High School in 2016. Georgia may have just found its next starting QB. It’s looking more and more that Lindell Stone will be the starting quarterback for Virginia on Saturday on the road at Wake Forest. The freshman wants to keep it going in Week 2. He's a likely choice to backup Tom here at center. The quarterback who lost the competition for the starting job in fall camp, then replaced an injured Sam Hartman, delivered big play after big play in a storybook ending to the season. Another starting quarterback position in the ACC is settled. He helped lead the Demon Deacons to an upset over North Carolina State. Zach Tom - Tom is the top offensive line reserve last season in terms of getting action, seeing the field for more than 300 regular-season snaps in 2018. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest will start redshirt sophomore Jamie Newman at quarterback this week against No. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Kendall Hinton is back for Wake Forest — but as a backup quarterback. As a junior, Carney rushed the ball 188 times for 1,005 yards and eight touchdowns. The Graham High School stand out took over for Sam Hartman in the 2018 season after he suffered a season-ending leg injury. Sage Surratt - With Scotty Washington missing some time due to injury, it often became an either/or for Clawson in terms of these tall outside receiver targets. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports, Triad Weather Update With Christian Morgan, An area in the Atlantic could soon be Tropical Storm Epsilon, South Carolina beats Auburn for first time since 1933, US resorts adapt to new normal of skiing amid pandemic, Armenia, Azerbaijan announce new attempt at cease-fire. Generally speaking, the small amount of snaps taken by players who will be filling in on the two-deep depth chart on the offensive line this coming season is probably a bit of a concern for the Deacs. Benzinger played the second-most snaps on the team in the regular season in 2018, and will be a locked in starter at tackle, likely on the right side where he played in the season opener at Tulane. Almost an hour before N.C. State opened the season against Wake Forest, the school announced that Bailey Hockman, not Devin Leary, would be starting at quarterback. Donavon Greene - The good thing at the wide receiver position is that several guys see the field every game. The Demon Deacons (1-0) play host to Towson (1-0) of the FCS on Saturday, and they hope Hartman will be just as effective against the Tigers as he was in his first college start. Under offensive coordinator Warren Ruggiero, the Deacs finished 34th in the nation in scoring offense, averaging 32.8 a contest (was 35.3 in 2017). Newman was listed as the starter on the team's depth chart released Tuesday, two days before gameday. Despite the vast number of injuries sustained the players in the two-deep depth chart, Wake salvaged a winning season and a bowl championship, topping Memphis 37-34 in the Birmingham Bowl. Hartman had started all nine games for the Demon Deacons (4-5, 1-4 ACC) but becomes the 12th Wake Forest player to suffer a season-ending injury. Surratt had some great flashes as a redshirt freshman in 2018, including going for 11 grabs and 150 yards in the season opener at Tulane. True freshman Sam Hartman started the first nine games before getting hurt. Riley was not expected to start. Nolan Groulx - Four-star 2019 class early enrollee Nolan Groulx is in line to compete for a spot in the two-deep at slot receiver, which has always been the plan if Greg Dotch decided to enter the NFL Draft this season. With that said, let’s take a deeper look at what each quarterback does well. He also rushed for two scores in 2018. Je'Vionte' Nash - At 6-foot-3, 285 pounds, Nash played in all 12 regular-season games in 2018 for the Deacs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons quarterback Jamie Newman (12) passes the ball in the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Panthers at BB&T Field. After completely rewriting the program offensive record books in 2017 under the leadership of senior quarterback John Wolford, the Deacs kept charging forward last season, coming close to those-record setting marks in both total points scored and total yardage. Coach Dave Clawson on Tuesday listed Hinton as the backup to freshman Sam Hartman for the Demon Deacons' game against No. The Seminoles set season highs for points scored and offensive yards (485). said Bernard Fuller, who was Newman's assistant coach at Graham High School. He'll enter the 2019 season as a redshirt junior, having played in about 150 snaps as a sophomore. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. Visit ESPN to view the Wake Forest Demon Deacons team stats for the 2020 season. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Louisville started piling up points early behind its quick-strike special teams and big-play receivers. Akers, who has struggled for much of his sophomore season, had 98 yards on 13 carries for Florida State (4-3, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference). It'll be a wide-open competition through both spring and fall camp, with every practice rep scrutinized multiple times by every member of the offensive staff.