Wake Forest held its 2016 Spring Game on April 9, 2016. Team Black topped Team Gold 21-3.
Played in all 13 games as a junior ... Started six times, primarily when the Deacons opened in a two tight-end set ... Had two receptions for nine yards ... Earned starts vs. Syracuse, Florida State, Virginia, Louisville, Clemson and Boston College ... Played 369 snaps on the season including 68 vs. the Seminoles ... Earned his third varsity letter.
2015 (True Sophomore)
Key part of Wake Forest's offense, teaming with Cam Serigne at tight end ... Did not catch a pass in 2015 ... Was on the field for 111 snaps as a sophomore ... Started in two tight end formation against Army West Point and Notre Dame.
2014 (True Freshman)
Played in all 12 games and made five starts as a true freshman ... Caught seven passes for 34 yards ... On the field for 241 snaps including season-high 39 vs. Clemson ... Had four games of 30 or more snaps ... Had career-best game vs. Gardner-Webb with four receptions for 26 yards ... Also had receptions against Syracuse, Boston College and Clemson ... Earned his first varsity letter.
A 2014 graduate of Elder High School in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Rated the No. 29 tight end nationally by ESPN.com and No. 32 by Scout.com ... Ranked as the No. 49 prospect in Ohio by Rivals.com ... Started his prep career at Cincinnati Reading before transferring to Elder, a private school ... Had 39 receptions for 432 yards as a senior and two touchdowns ... Helped lead Cincinnati Elder to a 9-3 record and the second round of the state playoffs ... Named first team All-Area as a senior ... Honorable mention All-Southwest District by Associated Press ... Considered an outstanding blocker ... Named to Scout.com's Super 25 for Southwest Ohio ... Had 25 catches for 278 yards in seven games as a junior ... Had six receptions for 66 yards vs. Lakewood St. Edward ... Six receptions for 81 yards vs. LaSalle ... Honorable mention all-district and first team All-Cincinnati by the Cincinnati Enquirer ... Named first team All-Greater Catholic League South ... The Panthers were 9-3 overall and 2-1 in the GCLPlayed for ... Coach Doug Ramsey ... Also played basketball where he was nominated as a McDonald's All-American ... Earned all-city and All-GCL honors in basketball ... Outstanding student who earned first honors in all 12 quarters at Elder.
Son of Steve and Cheri Pike ... Father was a linebacker at Kent State ... Brother, Tony, played quarterback at Cincinnati and led the Bearcats to consecutive Big East titles in 2008 and 2009, an Orange Bowl berth in 2008 and a 12-0 regular season record and a Sugar Bowl berth in 2009 ... Brother, Doug, also played guard at Cincinnati ... Born Aug. 4, 1995.