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 year)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
Seasons
« 1982 1984 »
1983 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#11 Clemson 7 0 0     9 1 1
Maryland $ 5 1 0     8 4 0
North Carolina 4 3 0     8 4 0
Georgia Tech 3 3 0     3 8 0
Virginia 3 4 0     6 5 0
Duke 3 4 0     3 8 0
Wake Forest 1 6 0     4 7 0
NC State 1 6 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
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 Location Result Attendance
09/03/1983 Appalachian State Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC L 25-27
25,711
09/10/1983 at Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA W 13-6
26,300
09/17/1983 Western Carolina Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 21-0
21,351
09/24/1983 at Richmond UR StadiumRichmond, VA W 31-6
6,923
10/01/1983* North Carolina State Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 15-38
28,450
10/08/1983* at #4 North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 10-30
51,711
10/15/1983* #16 Maryland Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 33-36
22,300
10/22/1983* Virginia Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 38-34
17,500
10/29/1983* at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 17-24
65,475
11/05/1983* Duke Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 21-31
21,400
11/12/1983* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 33-49
26,330

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.