1952 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1952 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Southern Conference
1952 record 5–4–1 (5–1 Southern)
Head coach Tom Rogers (2nd year)
Seasons
« 1951 1953 »
1952 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#16 Duke $ 5 0 0     8 2 0
Wake Forest 5 1 0     5 4 1
West Virginia 5 1 0     7 2 0
William & Mary 4 1 0     4 5 0
George Washington 4 2 1     5 3 1
Virginia Tech 4 4 0     5 6 0
Furman 2 2 1     6 3 1
Washington and Lee 3 4 0     3 7 0
VMI 2 3 1     3 6 1
NC State 2 4 0     3 7 0
South Carolina 2 4 0     5 5 0
North Carolina 1 2 0     2 6 0
The Citadel 1 3 1     3 5 1
Davidson 1 6 0     2 7 0
Clemson 0 1 0     2 6 1
Richmond 0 6 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1952 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1952 college football season. In their second season under head coach Tom Rogers, the Demon Deacons compiled a 5–4–1 record and finished in a tie for second place in the Southern Conference with a 5–1 record against conference opponents.[1]

End Jack Lewis was selected by the United Press as a first-team player on the 1952 All-Southern Conference football team.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result
09/20/1952 at Baylor Waco, TX L 14-17
09/27/1952* at William & Mary Williamsburg, VA W 28-21
10/04/1952 Boston College Winston-Salem, NC T 7-7
10/11/1952 at #14 Villanova Philadelphia, PA L 0-20
10/18/1952* at UNC Chapel Hill, NC W 9-7
11/01/1952* NC State Wake Forest, NC W 21-6
11/08/1952 at TCU Ft. Worth, TX L 9-27
11/15/1952* Duke Wake Forest, NC L 7-14
11/22/1952* at Furman Greenville, SC W 28-0
11/29/1952* South Carolina Winston-Salem, NC W 39-14

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Sonny George 66/142 868
Rushing Bruce Hillenbrand 89 413
Receiving Jack Lewis 30 438

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1952 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ "All-Southern Team Dominated by Duke S. C. and Maryland". Aiken Standard and Review. November 26, 1952. p. 8.