Wake forest football

Surratt signs with Chargers after winning USFL championship

Sage Surratt is back on an NFL roster after signing with the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday. The Denver native is coming off a season in the United States Football League for the Birmingham Stallions, helping the Stallions win the inaugural USFL Championship July 3. At 6-foot-3, he is being signed as a tight end. After going undrafted out of Wake […]

Hartman continues to rise through adversity

CHARLOTTE – Sam Hartman’s visit to Charlotte last season didn’t go exactly the way he would have liked. Down the road from where he grew up, he threw four interceptions in the Belk Bowl and was benched in Wake Forest’s loss to Wisconsin.  It was a rough ending to what had been a bounce-back year for the former Davidson Day […]

Sage Surratt opts out of 2020 Wake Forest season

Denver native Sage Surratt announced Aug. 19 he will forgo this upcoming football season and prepare to enter the NFL draft over concerns of COVID-19.  The Wake Forest wide receiver is a redshirt junior and is coming off a season-ending shoulder injury last November. Despite only playing in nine games in 2019, he accumulated more than 1,000 receiving yards and […]

Surratts pile up preseason football accolades on ACC, national level

Denver natives Chazz and Sage Surratt have been racking up preseason honors, as the brothers are coming off all-conference seasons in 2019. Chazz, who converted to linebacker from quarterback last season, has been named to watch lists for the Butkus, Nagurski and Bednarik national awards. He piled up 115 tackles and 15 for a loss in his redshirt junior season […]

Wake Forest football relying on host of former Davidson Day players

CHARLOTTE – Before 2016, the Wake Forest University football program had endured eight straight losing seasons, only making a bowl once in that stretch. Then the Davidson Day boys began to arrive. Cade Carney was the first former Patriot in 2016, Dave Clawson’s third season as the Demon Deacons’ head coach. This year, his final as a running back in […]

Chazz Surratt’s transition to linebacker ‘seamless’

CHARLOTTE – The most accomplished football player in Lincoln County history is now playing a different position than the one that garnered him numerous high school state and national accolades. And according to a teammate, the athletic ability of record-setting East Lincoln quarterback Chazz Surratt has made it easy. “It’s probably one of the smoothest transitions you’ll ever see,” North […]