1947 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1947 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Southern Conference
1947 record 6–4 (3–4 Southern)
Head coach Peahead Walker (11th year)
Seasons
« 1946 1948 »
1947 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#14 William & Mary 7 1 0     9 2 0
#9 North Carolina 4 1 0     8 2 0
South Carolina 4 1 1     6 2 1
#19 Duke 3 1 1     4 3 2
Washington and Lee 3 2 0     5 5 0
Maryland 3 2 1     7 2 2
#17 NC State 3 2 1     5 3 1
VPI 4 3 0     4 5 0
Davidson 3 3 1     6 3 1
Wake Forest 3 4 0     6 4 0
VMI 2 3 1     3 5 1
Clemson 1 3 0     4 5 0
The Citadel 1 4 0     3 5 0
Furman 1 4 0     2 7 0
Richmond 1 5 0     3 7 0
George Washington 0 4 9     1 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1947 college football season. In its 11th season under head coach Peahead Walker, the team compiled a 6–4 record and finished in tenth place in the Southern Conference.[1]

Guard Edward Royston was selected by the Associated Press as a first-team player on the 1947 All-Southern Conference football team.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result
09/27/1947 Georgetown Wake Forest, NC W 6-0
10/04/1947* at Clemson Clemson, SC W 16-14
10/11/1947* at #19 UNC Chapel Hill, NC W 19-7
10/18/1947* at George Washington Washington DC W 39-0
10/25/1947* #15 Duke Wake Forest, NC L 6-13
11/01/1947* at William & Mary Williamsburg, VA L 0-21
11/08/1947 at Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA W 14-13
11/15/1947* at NC State Raleigh, NC L 0-20
11/21/1947 Duquesne Winston-Salem, NC W 33-0
11/27/1947* South Carolina Charlotte, NC L 0-6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1947 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Cloud Is Captain Of All-Southern". The Cumberland News. November 29, 1947. p. 11.