1985 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1985 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1985 record 4–7 (1–6 ACC)
Head coach Al Groh (5th year)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#18 Maryland $ 6 0 0     9 3 0
#19 Georgia Tech 5 1 0     9 2 1
Virginia 4 3 0     6 5 0
Clemson 4 3 0     6 6 0
North Carolina 5 2 0     7 4 1
Duke 2 5 0     4 7 0
NC State 2 5 0     3 8 0
Wake Forest 1 6 0     4 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fifth season under head coach Al Groh, the Demon Deacons compiled a 4–7 record and finished in last place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result Attendance
09/07/1985 William & Mary Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 30-23
22,300
09/14/1985 at Boston University Nickerson FieldBoston, MA W 30-0
12,062
09/21/1985* North Carolina State Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 17-20
26,700
09/28/1985* Appalachian State Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 24-21
27,300
10/05/1985 at #16 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN L 29-31
93,345
10/12/1985* at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 14-34
49,000
10/19/1985* Maryland Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 3-26
23,700
10/26/1985 Virginia Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 18-20
19,400
11/02/1985* at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 10-26
71,179
11/09/1985* Duke Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 27-7
19,800
11/16/1985* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 10-41
28,575

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Foy White 132/210 1,322
Rushing Topper Clemons 164 916
Receiving Micheal Ramseur 54 450

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1985 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.