1986 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1986 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1986 record 5–6 (2–5 ACC)
Head coach Al Groh (6th year)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#17 Clemson $ 5 1 1     8 2 2
NC State 5 2 0     8 3 1
North Carolina 5 2 0     7 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 3 0     5 5 1
Maryland 2 3 1     5 5 1
Wake Forest 2 5 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 5 0     4 7 0
Virginia 2 5 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their sixth and final season under head coach Al Groh, the Demon Deacons compiled a 5–6 record and finished in a three-way tie for last place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result Attendance
09/06/1986 Appalachian State Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 21-13
28,700
09/13/1986 Boston University Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 31-0
17,800
09/20/1986* at North Carolina State Carter-Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC L 38-42
37,400
09/27/1986 at Army Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 49-14
40,853
10/04/1986* Virginia Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 28-30
25,400
10/11/1986* North Carolina Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 30-40
31,350
10/18/1986* at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 27-21
39,650
11/01/1986* Clemson Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 20-28
20,370
11/08/1986* at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC L 36-38
36,200
11/15/1986 at South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC L 21-48
64,186
11/22/1986* Georgia Tech Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 24-21
17,300

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Mike Elkins 205/380 2,541
Rushing Darryl McGill 184 859
Receiving James Brim 66 930

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1986 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.