1966 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1966 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1966 record 3-7 (2-4 ACC)
Head coach Bill Tate (3rd year)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
Seasons
« 1965 1967 »
1966 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Clemson $   6 1         6 4  
NC State   5 2         5 5  
Maryland   3 3         4 6  
Virginia   3 3         4 6  
Duke   2 3         5 5  
Wake Forest   2 4         3 7  
South Carolina   1 3         1 9  
North Carolina   1 4         2 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1966 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1966 college football season. In their third season under head coach Bill Tate, the Demon Deacons compiled a 3–7 record and finished in sixth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result
09/17/1966* at Virginia Charlottesville, VA L 10-24
09/24/1966* at Maryland College Park, MD L 7-34
10/01/1966* NC State Winston-Salem, NC L 12-15
10/08/1966 at Auburn Auburn, AL L 6-14
10/15/1966* at South Carolina Columbia, SC W 10-6
10/22/1966* at UNC Chapel Hill, NC W 3-0
10/29/1966* Clemson Winston-Salem, NC L 21-23
11/05/1966 at Virginia Tech Tallahassee, FL L 0-11
11/12/1966 Memphis State Winston-Salem, NC W 21-7
11/19/1966 at Florida State Tallahassee, FL L 0-28

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Ken Erickson 57/126 787
Rushing Andy Heck 127 608
Receiving Ken Henry 20 279

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1966 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1966 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.