1954 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1954 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1954 record 2–7–1 (1–4–1 ACC)
Head coach Tom Rogers (4th year)
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#14 Duke $ 4 0 0     8 2 1
#8 Maryland 4 0 1     7 2 1
North Carolina 4 2 0     4 5 1
South Carolina 3 3 0     6 4 0
Clemson 1 2 0     5 5 0
Wake Forest 1 4 1     2 7 1
Virginia 0 2 0     3 6 0
NC State 0 4 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1954 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1954 college football season. In their fourth season under head coach Tom Rogers, the Demon Deacons compiled a 3–6–1 record and finished in sixth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a 1–4–1 record against conference opponents.[2]

End Ed Stowers and tackle Bob Bartholomew were selected by the Associated Press as first-team players on the 1954 All-Atlantic Coast Conference football team. Bartholomew was the only unanimous selection by all 43 voters.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result
09/18/1954 George Washington Wake Forest, NC W 14-0
09/25/1954 Virginia Tech Richmond, VA L 0-32
10/02/1954* NC State Wake Forest, NC W 26-0
10/09/1954* #13 Maryland Winston-Salem, NC T 13-13
10/23/1954* at UNC Chapel Hill, NC L 7-14
10/30/1954* Clemson Charlotte, NC L 20-32
11/06/1954 at Richmond Richmond, VA L 0-13
11/13/1954* Duke Wake Forest, NC L 21-28
11/20/1954 at William & Mary Williamsburg, VA L 9-13
11/27/1954* at South Carolina Columbia, SC L 19-20

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Nick Consoles 54/115 743
Rushing Nick Maravic 98 430
Receiving Ed Stowers 22 277

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1954 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1954 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Six Members Place on All-ACC Eleven". The Morning Herald, Hagerstown, MD. November 30, 1954. p. 15.