1996 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1996 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1996 record 3–8 (1–7 ACC)
Head coach Jim Caldwell (4th season)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
(Capacity: 31,500)
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Florida State $   8 0         11 1  
No. 10 North Carolina   6 2         10 2  
Clemson   6 2         7 5  
Virginia   5 3         7 5  
Georgia Tech   4 4         5 6  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
NC State   3 5         3 8  
Wake Forest   1 7         3 8  
Duke   0 8         0 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fourth season under head coach Jim Caldwell, the Demon Deacons compiled a 3–8 record and finished in a tie for sixth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 7:30 PM Appalachian State* Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 19–13   21,129
September 7 6:30 PM No. 13 Northwestern* Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC FSN W 28–27   21,749
September 14 7:00 PM at Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA L 10–30   45,750
September 21 12:00 PM No. 20 Virginia Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC JPS L 7–42   23,220
September 28 12:00 PM at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC JPS L 10–21   63,263
October 5 6:30 PM No. 15 North Carolina Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 6–45   25,681
October 19 2:00 PM at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 0–52   30,212
October 26 1:00 PM Navy* Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 18–47   17,307
November 9 12:00 PM vs. No. 3 Florida State Citrus BowlOrlando, FL JPS L 7-44   34,974
November 16 1:00 PM Duke Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 17–16   17,842
November 23 1:00 PM at NC State Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC L 22–37   40,500
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Brian Kuklick 205/396 2,526
Rushing Morgan Kane 128 454
Receiving Desmond Clark 61 782

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1996 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.