1939 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1939 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Southern Conference
1939 record 7–3 (3–3 Southern)
Head coach Peahead Walker (3rd year)
Seasons
« 1938 1940 »
1939 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Duke $ 5 0 0     8 1 0
#12 Clemson 4 0 0     9 1 0
North Carolina 5 1 0     8 1 1
VMI 3 1 1     6 3 1
Richmond 3 1 1     7 1 2
Furman 3 3 0     5 4 0
Wake Forest 3 3 0     7 3 0
William & Mary 1 1 1     6 2 1
NC State 2 4 0     2 8 0
Washington and Lee 1 2 0     3 4 1
South Carolina 1 3 0     3 6 1
VPI 1 4 1     4 5 1
Davidson 1 7 0     2 7 0
Maryland 0 1 0     2 7 0
The Citadel 0 4 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1939 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1939 college football season. In its third season under head coach Peahead Walker, the team compiled a 7–3 record and finished in a tie for sixth place in the Southern Conference.[1]

Wake Forest tackle Ruppert Pate was selected by the Associated Press as a first-team player on the 1939 All-Southern Conference football team.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result
09/16/1939 Elon Greensboro, NC W 34-0
09/23/1939* South Carolina Wake Forest, NC W 19-7
09/30/1939* at UNC Chapel Hill, NC L 6-36
10/06/1939 at Miami (FL) Coral Gables, FL W 33-0
10/14/1939* at NC State Raleigh, NC W 32-0
10/21/1939 Western Maryland Wake Forest, NC W 66-0
10/28/1939* at Duke Durham, NC L 0-6
11/04/1939 at Marshall Huntington, WV W 14-13
11/11/1939* at Clemson Clemson, SC L 7-20
11/30/1939* Davidson Charlotte, NC W 46-7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1939 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ "All Southern Loop Team Is Listed by AP". Panama City Pilot. December 1, 1939. p. 3.