1983 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1983 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1983 record 4–7 (1–6 ACC)
Head coach Al Groh (3rd season)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Maryland $ 5 0 0     8 4 0
North Carolina 4 2 0     8 4 0
Georgia Tech 3 2 0     3 8 0
Virginia 3 3 0     6 5 0
Duke 3 3 0     3 8 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     4 7 0
NC State 1 5 0     3 8 0
No. 11 Clemson 0 0 0*     9 1 1
  • $ – Conference champion
  • *Clemson was under NCAA probation and was ineligible for the ACC title. As a result, their ACC games did not count in the league standings.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third season under head coach Al Groh, the Demon Deacons compiled a 4–7 record and finished in a tie for last place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 3 Appalachian State* Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC L 25–27   25,711
September 10 at Virginia Tech* Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA W 13–6   26,300
September 17 Western Carolina* Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 21–0   21,351
September 24 at Richmond* University of Richmond StadiumRichmond, VA W 31–6   6,923
October 1 NC State Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 15–38   28,450
October 8 at No. 4 North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC (Rivalry) L 10–30   51,711
October 15 No. 16 Maryland Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 33–36   22,300
October 22 Virginia Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 38–34   17,500
October 29 at Clemson*A Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 17–24   65,475
November 5 Duke Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 21–31   21,400
November 12 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 33–49   26,330
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

^ Clemson was under NCAA probation, and was ineligible for the ACC title. Therefore this game did not count in the league standings.

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Gary Schofield 187/333 2,253
Rushing Michael Ramseur 125 629
Receiving Duane Owens 46 447

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1983 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.