1973 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1973 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1973 record 1-9-1 (0-5-1 ACC)
Head coach Chuck Mills (1st season)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 16 NC State $ 6 0 0     9 3 0
No. 20 Maryland 5 1 0     8 4 0
Clemson 4 2 0     5 6 0
Virginia 3 3 0     4 7 0
Duke 1 4 1     2 8 1
North Carolina 1 5 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 0 5 1     1 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1973 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1973 NCAA Division I football season. In their first season under head coach Chuck Mills, the Demon Deacons compiled a 1-9-1 record and finished in last place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result Attendance
09/15/1973 Florida State Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina W 9-7
18,000
09/22/1973 William & Mary Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina L 14-15
18,000
09/29/1973 at Richmond UR StadiumRichmond, Virginia L 0-41
11,425
10/06/1973 at #13 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas L 0-41
50,700
10/13/1973 South Carolina Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina L 12-28
21,200
10/20/1973* Maryland Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina L 0-37
19,500
10/27/1973* at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia L 10-21
16,000
11/03/1973* at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, South Carolina L 8-35
23,000
11/10/1973* Duke Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina T 7-7
20,500
11/17/1973* at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, North Carolina L 0-42
37,500
11/24/1973* at #16 North Carolina State Carter StadiumRaleigh, North Carolina L 13-52
31,100

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Andy Carlton 51/141 605
Rushing Clayton Heath 178 616
Receiving Walter Sims 12 143

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1973 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1973 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.