1960 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1960 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1960 record 2–8 (2–5 ACC)
Head coach Billy Hildebrand (1st year)
Seasons
« 1959 1961 »
1960 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Duke $ 5 1 0     8 3 0
NC State 4 1 1     6 3 1
Maryland 5 2 0     6 4 0
Clemson 4 2 0     6 4 0
South Carolina 3 3 1     3 6 1
North Carolina 2 5 0     3 7 0
Wake Forest 2 5 0     2 8 0
Virginia 0 6 0     0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1960 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1960 college football season. In its first season under head coach Billy Hildebrand, the team compiled a 2–8 record and finished in seventh place in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).[2]

Quarterback Norm Snead was selected by the United Press International as a first-team player on the 1960 All-Atlantic Coast Conference football team.[3] Snead later played 16 seasons in the NFL and was a four-time All-Pro selection.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result
09/24/1960* #9 Clemson Winston-Salem, NC L 7-28
10/01/1960 at Florida State Tallahassee, FL L 6-14
10/08/1960 at Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA L 13-22
10/15/1960* at UNC Chapel Hill, NC W 13-12
10/22/1960* Maryland Winston-Salem, NC L 13-14
10/29/1960* at Virginia Charlottesville, VA W 28-20
11/05/1960* NC State Winston-Salem, NC L 12-14
11/12/1960* #7 Duke Winston-Salem, NC L 7-34
11/19/1960 at LSU Baton Rouge, LA L 0-16
11/26/1960* at South Carolina Columbia, SC L 20-41

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Norm Snead 123/259 1,676
Rushing Bobby Robinson 57 232
Receiving Bobby Allen 23 391

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1960 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1960 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015. 
  3. ^ Bob Gately (November 28, 1960). "All-ACC Team". Kingsport Times. p. 6.