1987 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1987 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1987 record 7–4 (4–3 ACC)
Head coach Bill Dooley (1st year)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
Seasons
« 1986 1988 »
1987 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 Clemson $ 6 1 0     10 2 0
Virginia 5 2 0     8 4 0
Wake Forest 4 3 0     7 4 0
NC State 4 3 0     4 7 0
Maryland 3 3 0     4 7 0
North Carolina 3 4 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 5 0     5 6 0
Georgia Tech 0 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its first season under head coach Bill Dooley, the team compiled a 7–4 record and finished in a tie for third place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result Attendance
09/12/1987 Richmond Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 24-0
14,250
09/19/1987* North Carolina State Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 21-3
23,600
09/26/1987 Appalachian State Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 16-12
33,400
10/01/1987 at Army Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 17-13
36,690
10/10/1987* at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 22-14
50,000
10/17/1987* Maryland Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 0-14
25,175
10/24/1987* at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA L 21-35
32,500
10/31/1987* at #14 Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 17-31
69,711
11/07/1987* Duke Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 30-27
23,500
11/14/1987 #14 South Carolina Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 0-30
34,720
11/21/1987* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 33-6
21,114

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Mike Elkins 169/317 1,915
Rushing Mark Young 179 795
Receiving Ricky Proehl 54 788

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1987 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.