1978 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1978 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1978 record 1-10 (1-5 ACC)
Head coach John Mackovic (1st season)
Home stadium Groves Stadium
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Clemson $ 6 0 0     11 1 0
No. 20 Maryland 5 1 0     9 3 0
No. 18 NC State 4 2 0     9 3 0
North Carolina 3 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 4 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     1 10 0
Virginia 0 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach John Mackovic, the Demon Deacons compiled a 5-6 record and finished in sixth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result Attendance
09/09/1978* Virginia Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina W 14-0
21,500
09/16/1978 Virginia Tech Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina L 6-28
22,750
09/23/1978 at #10 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana L 11-13
77,197
09/30/1978* North Carolina State Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina L 10-34
29,700
10/07/1978 at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, Indiana L 7-14
54,362
10/14/1978* North Carolina Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina L 29-34
31,500
10/21/1978* at #6 Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, Maryland L 0-39
43,119
10/28/1978 at Auburn Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, Alabama L 7-21
52,210
11/04/1978* #16 Clemson Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, North Carolina L 6-51
30,400
11/11/1978* at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, North Carolina L 0-3
19,825
11/18/1978 at South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina L 14-37
42,762

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing David Webber 101/182 1,070
Rushing James McDougald 146 629
Receiving Mike Mullen 22 307

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1978 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.