1945 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1945 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
AP No. 19
1945 record 5–3–1 (4–1–1 Southern)
Head coach Peahead Walker (9th year)
Seasons
← 1944
1946 →
1945 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13 Duke $ 4 0 0     6 2 0
#19 Wake Forest 4 1 1     5 3 1
William & Mary 4 2 0     6 3 0
Clemson 2 1 1     6 3 1
Maryland 3 2 0     6 2 1
VMI 3 2 0     5 4 0
North Carolina 2 2 0     5 4 0
NC State 2 4 0     3 6 0
VPI 2 5 0     2 6 0
South Carolina 0 3 2     2 4 3
Richmond 0 4 0     2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1945 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1945 college football season. In its ninth season under head coach Peahead Walker, the team compiled a 5–3–1 record, finished in second place in the Southern Conference, and defeated South Carolina in the 1946 Gator Bowl.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result
09/29/1945 at Tennessee Knoxville, TN L 6-7
10/06/1945 at Army West Point, NY L 0-54
10/13/1945* #13 Duke Wake Forest, NC L 19-26
10/20/1945* at NC State Raleigh, NC W 19-18
11/03/1945 Presbyterian Wake Forest, NC W 53-9
11/17/1945* at UNC Chapel Hill, NC W 14-13
11/22/1945* South Carolina Charlotte, NC T 13-13
12/01/1945* at #16 Clemson Clemson, SC W 13-6
01/01/1946 South Carolina Jacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) W 28-14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1945 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.