1955 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1955 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1955 record 5–4–1 (3–3–1 ACC)
Head coach Tom Rogers (5th year)
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
1955 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Maryland + 4 0 0     10 1 0
Duke + 4 0 0     7 2 1
Clemson 3 1 0     7 3 0
Wake Forest 3 3 1     5 4 1
North Carolina 3 3 0     3 7 0
NC State 0 2 1     4 5 1
South Carolina 1 5 0     3 6 0
Virginia 0 4 0     1 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1955 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1955 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach Tom Rogers, the Demon Deacons compiled a 5–4–1 record and finished in fourth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a 3–3–1 record against conference opponents.[2]

Tackle Bob Bartholomew was selected by both the Associated Press and the United Press International as a first-team player on the 1955 All-Atlantic Coast Conference football team.[3][4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result
09/17/1955 Virginia Tech Wake Forest, NC W 13-0
09/24/1955* South Carolina Winston-Salem, NC W 34-19
10/01/1955 at #13 West Virginia Morgantown, WV L 0-46
10/08/1955* at #1 Maryland College Park, MD L 7-28
10/15/1955* at NC State Raleigh, NC T 13-13
10/22/1955* UNC Wake Forest, NC W 25-0
10/29/1955* at Clemson Clemson, SC L 13-19
11/05/1955 William & Mary Wake Forest, NC W 13-7
11/12/1955* at Virginia Charlottesville, VA W 13-7
11/19/1955* at #20 Duke Durham, NC L 0-14

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Nick Consoles 66/123 787
Rushing Bill Barnes 116 401
Receiving Bill Barnes 31 349

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