1971 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1971 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1971 record 6-5 (2-4 ACC)
Head coach Cal Stoll (3rd year)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
Seasons
« 1970 1972 »
1971 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North Carolina $   6 0         9 3  
Clemson   5 2         5 6  
South Carolina   4 2         6 5  
Duke   3 3         6 5  
Wake Forest   2 4         6 5  
Virginia   2 4         3 8  
NC State   2 5         3 8  
Maryland   1 5         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1971 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1971 college football season. In their second season under head coach Cal Stoll, the Demon Deacons compiled a 6–5 record and finished in a tie for fifth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result Attendance
09/11/1971 Davidson Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 27-7
19,500
09/18/1971 at Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA W 20-9
28,000
09/25/1971 Miami (FL) Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 10-29
24,500
10/02/1971* at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 18-14
16,200
10/09/1971* at North Carolina State Carter StadiumRaleigh, NC L 14-21
25,300
10/16/1971 Tulsa Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 51-21
18,700
10/23/1971* at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 3-7
44,000
10/30/1971* at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 9-10
34,000
11/06/1971 William & Mary Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 36-29
19,000
11/13/1971* Duke Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 23-7
32,000
11/20/1971* at South Carolina Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC L 7-24
43,285

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Larry Russell 29/73 290
Rushing Larry Hopkins 249 1,228
Receiving Dave Doda 6 31

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1971 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1971 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.