1948 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1948 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
1949 Dixie Bowl, L 7–20 vs. Baylor
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
AP No. 20
1948 record 6–4 (5–2 Southern)
Head coach Peahead Walker (12th year)
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →
1948 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 11 Clemson $ 5 0 0     11 0 0
No. 3 North Carolina 4 0 1     9 1 1
VMI 5 1 0     6 3 0
No. 17 William & Mary 5 1 1     7 2 2
No. 20 Wake Forest 5 2 0     6 4 0
Maryland 4 2 0     6 4 0
Duke 3 2 1     4 3 2
Richmond 3 3 1     5 3 2
Washington and Lee 2 2 0     4 6 0
Furman 2 4 0     2 6 1
George Washington 2 4 0     4 6 0
Davidson 2 5 0     3 5 1
South Carolina 1 3 0     3 5 0
NC State 1 4 1     3 6 1
VPI 0 6 1     0 8 1
The Citadel 0 5 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1948 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1948 college football season. In its 12th season under head coach Peahead Walker, the team compiled a 6–4 record, finished in fifth place in the Southern Conference, and lost to Baylor in the 1949 Dixie Bowl.[1]

Back Bill Gregus and end John O'Quinn were selected by the Associated Press as first-team players on the 1948 All-Southern Conference football team.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result
09/18/1948* at George Washington Washington DC W 27-13
09/24/1948 at Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA L 9-26
10/02/1948* at William & Mary Williamsburg, VA W 21-12
10/09/1948* #2 UNC Wake Forest, NC L 6-28
10/16/1948 at Duquesne Pittsburgh, PA W 41-15
10/30/1948* NC State Wake Forest, NC W 34-13
11/06/1948* at Duke Durham, NC W 27-7
11/13/1948* #10 Clemson Winston-Salem, NC L 14-21
11/25/1948* at South Carolina Columbia, SC W 38-0
01/01/1949 Baylor Birmingham, AL (Dixie Bowl) L 7-20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1948 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Places Krouse On Team". The Morning Herald, Hagerstown. November 30, 1948. p. 10.