1940 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1940 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Southern Conference
1940 record 7–3 (4–2 Southern)
Head coach Peahead Walker (4th year)
Seasons
« 1939 1941 »
1940 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Clemson $ 4 0 0     6 2 1
#18 Duke 4 1 0     7 2 0
Wake Forest 4 2 0     7 3 0
William & Mary 2 1 1     6 2 1
North Carolina 3 2 0     6 4 0
Richmond 3 2 0     7 3 0
VMI 3 2 1     7 2 1
Furman 4 3 0     5 4 0
Washington and Lee 1 1 1     2 7 1
VPI 2 3 0     5 5 0
NC State 3 5 0     3 6 0
Maryland 0 1 1     2 6 1
South Carolina 1 3 0     3 6 0
Davidson 1 5 0     5 5 0
The Citadel 0 4 0     4 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1940 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1940 college football season. In its fourth season under head coach Peahead Walker, the team compiled a 7–3 record and finished in third place in the Southern Conference.[1]

Wake Forest back Tony Gallovich was selected by the Associated Press as a first-team player on the 1940 All-Southern Conference football team.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result
09/21/1940 William Jewell Wake Forest, NC W 79-0
09/28/1940* at UNC Chapel Hill, NC W 12-0
10/05/1940* Furman Wake Forest, NC W 19-0
10/12/1940* at Clemson Clemson, SC L 0-39
10/19/1940 Marshall Wake Forest, NC W 31-19
10/26/1940* Duke Wake Forest, NC L 0-23
11/01/1940 at George Washington Washington DC W 18-0
11/09/1940* at NC State Raleigh, NC W 20-14
11/16/1940 at Texas Tech Lubbock, TX L 7-12
11/28/1940* South Carolina Charlotte, NC W 7-6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1940 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Duke Nabs Honors on Southern Grid Eleven". San Bernardino Sun. December 4, 1940. p. 14.