1970 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1970 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
ACC champion
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1970 record 6-5 (5-1 ACC)
Head coach Cal Stoll
Home stadium Groves Stadium
Seasons
« 1969 1971 »
1970 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wake Forest $ 5 1 0     6 5 0
North Carolina 5 2 0     8 4 0
Duke 5 2 0     6 5 0
South Carolina 3 2 1     4 6 1
NC State 2 3 1     3 7 1
Clemson 2 4 0     3 8 0
Maryland 2 4 0     2 9 0
Virginia 0 6 0     5 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1970 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1970 college football season. In its second season under head coach Cal Stoll, the team compiled an 6–5 record, finished in first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a 5-1 record against conference opponents.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result Attendance
09/12/1970 at #9 Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE L 12-36
66,103
09/19/1970* at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC L 7-43
42,219
09/26/1970 at Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL L 14-19
27,196
10/03/1970* at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 27-7
21,500
10/10/1970 Virginia Tech Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 28-9
18,500
10/17/1970* Clemson Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 38-20
18,500
10/24/1970* North Carolina Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 14-13
30,500
10/31/1970 at #9 Tennessee Memphis Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN L 7-41
26,381
11/07/1970* at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 28-14
28,600
11/14/1970* North Carolina State Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 16-13
31,000
11/21/1970 at Houston AstrodomeHouston, TX L 2-26
28,569

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Larry Russell 55/109 671
Rushing Larry Hopkins 203 984
Receiving Gary Winrow 20 253

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1970 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1970 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.