Wednesday, September 7, 2011

ACC Weekly Feature - Winston-Salem, NC - Demon Deacs

Town: Winston-Salem, NC

Head Coach: Jim Grobe

Football Stadium: BB&T Field (formerly Groves Stadium)
Mascot: The Demon Deacon

Colors: Old Gold & Black

Traditions: “Open the Gate,” the Demon Deacon’s Black & Gold Harley Davidson, Rolling the Quad after a win, tailgating, Screamin’ Demons, shaking keys during kickoff, “WAKE…FOREST!”, Alma Mater after games, Lilly Pulitzer, David Yurman, and Tory Burch for girls, Southern Proper, pastel-colored shorts, and bowties for guys, Wake Forest Fight Song “O Here’s To Wake Forest” (aka “Rah, Rah, Wake Forest, Rah!” – most students don’t know the words, and it’s followed by an intricate clapping pattern that takes Freshmen a few games to catch on to), The Spirit of the Old Gold & Black Marching Band (SOTOGAB)

Famous Alumni: Emily Giffin, Lee Norris, Muggsy Bogues, Aaron Curry, Tim Duncan, Josh Howard, Billy Packer, Arnold Palmer, Chris Paul, Ricky Proehl, Rodney Rogers, Al-Farouq Aminu, James Johnson, Jeff Teague

Biggest Rival: Duke and UNC

Where to Stop for Food: Bojangles’, Village Tavern, Cook-Out, The Pit

Where to Watch the Game if You Don't Have a Ticket: Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum parking lot, Senior Services parking lot, Putter’s, The Pit, Dorm Lounge

Where to Party After A Win: Last Resort, DKE’s

Big thanks to my friend Jennie, who went to WFU, for helping me out this week with insider information on Wake Forest!

1 comment:

Hailey said...

This makes my heart happy!!! GO DEACS!

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