2001 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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2001 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2001 record 6–5 (3–5 ACC)
Head coach Jim Grobe (1st year)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
(Capacity: 31,500)
Seasons
« 2000 2002 »
2001 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#11 Maryland $   7 1         10 2  
#15 Florida State   6 2         8 4  
North Carolina   5 3         8 5  
Clemson   4 4         7 5  
#24 Georgia Tech   4 4         8 5  
NC State   4 4         7 5  
Wake Forest   3 5         6 5  
Virginia   3 5         5 7  
Duke   0 8         0 11  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach Jim Grobe, the Demon Deacons compiled a 6–5 record and finished in a tie for seventh place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 7:00 PM at East Carolina* Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC W 21–19   36,794
September 8 6:30 PM Appalachian State* Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 20–10   29,127
September 22 3:30 PM Maryland Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 20–27   22,372
September 29 7:00 PM at Florida State* Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, Florida PPV L 24–48   79,162
October 6 6:30 PM NC State Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 14–17   27,401
October 13 1:00 PM at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 42–35   10,835
October 27 12:00 PM Clemsondagger Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC JPS L 14–21   21,290
November 3 12:00 PM at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA JPS W 34–30   50,228
November 10 12:00 PM at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC JPS W 32–31   53,000
November 17 12:00 PM Georgia Tech Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC JPS L 33–38   24,263
November 24 1:00 PM Northern Illinois* Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 38–35   14,100
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing James MacPherson 113/209 1,555
Rushing Tarence Williams 249 1,018
Receiving Jason Anderson 28 472

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2001 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.