1968 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1968 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1968 record 2-7-1 (2-3-1 ACC)
Head coach Bill Tate (5th year)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
NC State $ 6 1 0     6 4 0
Clemson 4 1 1     4 5 1
Virginia 3 2 0     7 3 0
South Carolina 4 3 0     4 6 0
Duke 3 4 0     4 6 0
Wake Forest 2 3 1     2 7 1
Maryland 2 5 0     2 8 0
North Carolina 1 6 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1968 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1968 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach Bill Tate, the Demon Deacons compiled a 2-7-1 record and finished in sixth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result
09/14/1968* NC State Winston-Salem, NC L 6-10
09/21/1968* Clemson Winston-Salem, NC T 20-20
10/05/1968 at Minnesota Minneapolis, MN L 19-24
10/12/1968 at Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA L 6-7
10/19/1968 at #5 Purdue West Lafayette, IN L 27-28
10/26/1968* UNC Winston-Salem, NC W 48-31
11/02/1968* Maryland Winston-Salem, NC W 38-14
11/09/1968* South Carolina Winston-Salem, NC L 21-34
11/16/1968* at Duke Durham, NC L 3-18
11/23/1968 at Florida State Tallahassee, FL L 24-42

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Freddie Summers 125/250 1,664
Rushing Freddie Summers 159 439
Receiving Ron Jurewicz 28 451

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1968 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1968 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.