1976 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1976 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1976 record5-6 (3-3 ACC)
Head coachChuck Mills (4th season)
Home stadiumGroves Stadium
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 13 Maryland $ 5 0 0     11 1 0
North Carolina 4 1 0     9 3 0
Wake Forest 3 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 3 1     5 5 1
NC State 2 3 0     3 7 1
Virginia 1 3 0     2 9 0
Clemson 0 4 1     3 6 2
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1976 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1976 NCAA Division I football season. In their fourth season under head coach Chuck Mills, the Demon Deacons compiled a 5-6 record and finished in third place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result Attendance
09/04/1976 Virginia Tech Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina L 6-23
25,600
09/11/1976* North Carolina State Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina W 20-18
28,900
09/18/1976 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee L 24-27
21,900
09/25/1976 at Kansas State KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas W 13-0
25,500
10/02/1976 at #1 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Michigan L 0-31
103,241
10/09/1976* Clemson Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina W 20-14
18,000
10/16/1976* at #5 Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, Maryland L 15-17
46,321
10/23/1976* Virginia Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina L 17-18
18,300
10/30/1976* North Carolina Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina L 14-34
30,150
11/06/1976* at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, North Carolina W 38-17
23,600
11/13/1976 at #20 South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina W 10-7
49,773

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Mike McGlamrey 91/183 1,066
Rushing James McDougald 232 1,018
Receiving Steve Young 36 414

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1976 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
  2. ^ "1976 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.