1949 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1949 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Southern Conference
1949 record 4–6 (3–3 Southern)
Head coach Peahead Walker (13th year)
Seasons
« 1948 1950 »
1949 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#16 North Carolina $ 5 0 0     7 4 0
#14 Maryland 4 0 0     9 1 0
Washington and Lee 3 1 1     3 5 1
Duke 4 2 0     6 3 0
William & Mary 4 2 0     6 4 0
VMI 3 2 1     3 5 1
The Citadel 2 2 0     4 5 0
Clemson 2 2 0     4 4 2
Furman 3 3 0     3 6 0
South Carolina 3 3 0     4 6 0
Wake Forest 3 3 0     4 6 0
George Washington 2 3 0     4 5 0
NC State 3 6 0     3 7 0
VPI 1 5 2     1 7 2
Richmond 2 6 0     3 7 0
Davidson 1 5 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1949 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1949 college football season. In its 13th season under head coach Peahead Walker, the team compiled a 4–6 record and finished in a three-way tie for ninth place in the Southern Conference.[1]

Back Bill Gregus and guard Ray Cicia were selected by the Associated Press as first-team players on the 1949 All-Southern Conference football team.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result
09/17/1949 Duquesne Wake Forest, NC W 22-7
09/24/1949 at SMU University Park, TX L 7-13
09/30/1949 at Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA L 7-13
10/08/1949 Georgetown Wake Forest, NC L 6-12
10/15/1949* at #6 UNC Chapel Hill, NC L 14-28
10/22/1949* William & Mary Wake Forest, NC W 55-28
10/29/1949* at Clemson Clemson, SC W 35-2
11/05/1949* at Duke Durham, NC W 27-7
11/12/1949* at NC State Raleigh, NC L 14-27
11/26/1949* at South Carolina Columbia, SC L 20-27

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Carroll Blackerby 65/131 837
Rushing Nub Smith 108 572
Receiving Red O'Quinn 34 490

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1949 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Tar Heels Dominate All-Southern Conf. Selections By A.P.". The Index-Journal (S.C.). November 26, 1949. p. 9.