1951 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1951 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Southern Conference
1951 record 6–4 (5–3 Southern)
Head coach Tom Rogers (1st year)
Seasons
« 1950 1952 »
1951 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Maryland + 5 0 0     10 0 0
VMI + 5 0 0     7 3 0
Washington and Lee 5 1 0     6 4 0
William & Mary 5 1 0     7 3 0
#19 Clemson 3 1 0     7 3 0
Duke 4 2 0     5 4 1
South Carolina 5 3 0     6 4 0
Wake Forest 5 3 0     6 4 0
George Washington 2 3 1     2 6 1
North Carolina 2 3 0     2 8 0
West Virginia 2 3 0     5 5 0
NC State 2 6 0     3 7 0
Richmond 2 6 0     3 8 0
The Citadel 1 3 0     4 6 0
Furman 1 4 1     3 6 1
Davidson 1 5 0     1 8 0
Virginia Tech 1 7 0     2 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1951 college football season. The team compiled a 6–4 record and finished in a tie for seventh place in the Southern Conference.[1] After 14 seasons under head coach Peahead Walker, Tom Rogers took over as head coach in 1951.

End Jack Lewis and tackle Bill George were selected by the Associated Press as first-team players on the 1951 All-Southern Conference football team.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result
09/21/1951 at Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA W 20-6
09/29/1951* at NC State Raleigh, NC W 21-6
10/06/1951* Richmond Wake Forest, NC W 56-6
10/13/1951* William & Mary (Tobacco Bowl) Richmond, VA L 7-6
10/19/1951* at George Washington Washington DC W 27-13
10/27/1951* UNC Wake Forest, NC W 39-7
11/03/1951* at Clemson Clemson, SC L 6-21
11/10/1951* at Duke Durham, NC W 19-13
11/17/1951 at #10 Baylor Waco, TX L 0-42
11/22/1951* at South Carolina Columbia, SC L 6-21

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Ed Kissell 56/120 593
Rushing Guido Scarton 106 507
Receiving Jack Lewis 32 488

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1951 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ "All-Southern Conference Teams". The Morning Herald, Hagerstown. November 29, 1951. p. 13.