1965 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1965 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1965 record 3-7 (2-4 ACC)
Head coach Bill Tate (2nd season)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
Seasons
← 1964
1966 →
1965 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
NC State + 5 2 0     6 4 0†
Clemson + 5 2 0     5 5 0†
Duke 4 2 0     6 4 0
Maryland 3 3 0     4 6 0
North Carolina 3 3 0     4 6 0
Virginia 3 3 0     4 6 0†
Wake Forest 2 4 0     3 7 0†
South Carolina 0 6 0     5 5 0†
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • † South Carolina forfeited its 4 conference wins (Clemson, NC State, Virginia, Wake Forest) due to an ineligible player. This moved Clemson and NC State to 5–2, making them co-Champions. Overall records do not reflect this. Duke and South Carolina were originally co-champions with records of 4–2.[1]
Rankings from AP Poll[2]

The 1965 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1965 college football season. In their second season under head coach Bill Tate, the Demon Deacons compiled a 3–7 record and finished in seventh place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result
09/18/1965 Virginia Tech Roanoke, VA L 3-12
09/25/1965* at NC State Raleigh, NC L 11-13
10/02/1965 Vanderbilt Winston-Salem, NC W 7-0
10/09/1965* Maryland Winston-Salem, NC L 7-10
10/16/1965* at South Carolina Columbia, SC L 7-38
10/23/1965* UNC Winston-Salem, NC W 12-10
10/30/1965* at Clemson Clemson, SC L 13-26
11/06/1965 at Florida State Tallahassee, FL L 0-35
11/13/1965* at Duke Durham, NC L 7-40
11/20/1965 at Memphis State Memphis, TN W 21-20

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Jon Wilson 44/104 513
Rushing Andy Heck 151 497
Receiving Ken Henry 30 367

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ACC Champions". 2007 Football Media Guide. Atlantic Coast Conference. p. 93. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 10, 2011. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1965 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  3. ^ "1965 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.