1953 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1953 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1953 record 3–6–1 (2–3 ACC)
Head coach Tom Rogers (3rd year)
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →
1953 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Maryland + 3 0 0     10 1 0
#18 Duke + 4 0 0     7 2 1
South Carolina 2 3 0     7 3 0
North Carolina 2 3 0     4 6 0
Wake Forest 2 3 0     3 6 1
Clemson 1 2 0     3 5 1
NC State 0 3 0     1 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1953 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1953 college football season. In their third season under head coach Tom Rogers, the Demon Deacons compiled a 3–6–1 record and finished in a three-way tie for third place in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a 2–3 record against conference opponents.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result
09/19/1953 William & Mary (Tobacco Bowl) Richmond, VA L 14-16
09/26/1953* at #10 Duke Durham, NC L 0-19
10/03/1953 Villanova Richmond, VA W 18-12
10/10/1953* UNC Wake Forest, NC L 13-18
10/17/1953* at NC State Raleigh, NC W 20-7
10/24/1953 at Richmond Richmond, VA T 13-13
10/31/1953* at Clemson Clemson, SC L 0-18
11/07/1953 at Boston College Boston, MA (Fenway Park) L 7-20
11/21/1953 Furman Wake Forest, NC L 10-21
11/26/1953* #15 South Carolina Charlotte, NC W 19-13

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Joe White 32/87 486
Rushing Johnny Parham 96 304
Receiving Bob Ondilla 21 294

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1953 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1953 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.