1980 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1980 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1980 record 5–6 (2–4 ACC)
Head coach John Mackovic (3rd year)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
Seasons
← 1979
1981 →
1980 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 North Carolina $ 6 0 0     11 1 0
Maryland 5 1 0     8 4 0
NC State 3 3 0     6 5 0
Clemson 2 4 0     6 5 0
Wake Forest 2 4 0     5 6 0
Virginia 2 4 0     4 7 0
Duke 1 5 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its third season under head coach John Mackovic, the team compiled a 5–6 record and finished in a three-way tie for fourth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result Attendance
09/06/1980 Virginia Tech Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC L 7-18
24,500
09/20/1980 Citadel Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 24-7
22,500
09/27/1980* at North Carolina State Carter-Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC W 27-7
47,800
10/04/1980 at William & Mary Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, VA W 27-7
15,800
10/11/1980* #8 North Carolina Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 9-27
37,411
10/18/1980* at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 10-11
36,472
10/25/1980* Virginia Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 21-24
23,300
11/01/1980* Clemson Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 33-35
28,200
11/08/1980* at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 27-24
23,000
11/15/1980 at #14 South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC L 38-39
55,583
11/22/1980 Appalachian State Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 28-16
23,000

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Jay Venuto 214/413 2,624
Rushing Wayne McMillan 152 694
Receiving Kenny Duckett 50 656

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1980 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.