1988 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1988 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1988 record 6–4–1 (4–3 ACC)
Head coach Bill Dooley (2nd year)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#9 Clemson $ 6 1 0     10 2 0
Virginia 5 2 0     7 4 0
NC State 4 2 1     8 3 1
Wake Forest 4 3 0     6 4 1
Maryland 4 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 3 3 1     7 3 1
North Carolina 1 6 0     1 10 0
Georgia Tech 0 7 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its first season under head coach Bill Dooley, the team compiled a 6–4–1 record and finished in a tie for fourth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result Attendance
09/03/1988 at Villanova Villanova StadiumVillanova, PA W 31-11
11,624
09/10/1988 Illinois State Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 35-0
22,250
09/17/1988* at North Carolina State Carter-Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC L 6-14
48,000
09/24/1988 at #19 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 9-19
102,776
10/08/1988* North Carolina Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 42-24
33,500
10/15/1988* at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 27-24
41,278
10/22/1988* Virginia Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 14-34
21,300
10/29/1988* #15 Clemson Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 21-38
27,300
11/05/1988* at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 35-16
35,500
11/12/1988* Georgia Tech Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 28-24
21,500
11/19/1988 Appalachian State Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC T 34-34
21,050

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Mike Elkins 165/280 2,205
Rushing Mark Young 165 711
Receiving Ricky Proehl 51 845

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1988 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.