Wake Forest Demon Deacons

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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are the intercollegiate athletic teams that represent Wake Forest University, located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. They compete at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).

Football

Wake Forest Demon Deacons college football
First Season
1888
Team History
Wake Forest Demon Deacons (1924-present)
Wake Forest Baptists (1888-1923)
Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference (1953-present)
Southern Conference (1936-52)
Independent (1888-1935)
Venue
Truist Field at Wake Forest (1968-present)
Bowman Gray Stadium (1956-67)
Groves Stadium (1940-55)
Gore Field (1922-39)
Key People
Players • Coaches


Programs by season

1940s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1940
October 5 vs. Furman Groves Stadium
1941
October 18 at NC State Riddick Stadium
1947
November 8 at Boston College Braves Field

1950s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1950
November 11 at Duke Duke Stadium
1951
September 21 at Boston College Braves Field
1953
September 26 at Duke Duke Stadium
1954
September 25 at Virginia Tech Victory Stadium
October 9 vs. Maryland Bowman Gray Stadium
1955
October 8 at Maryland Byrd Stadium
1956
October 13 vs. Clemson Bowman Gray Stadium
1957
October 19 at Duke Duke Stadium
1958
September 20 vs. Maryland Bowman Gray Stadium
November 28 at South Carolina Carolina Stadium

1960s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1960
September 24 vs. Clemson Bowman Gray Stadium
1962
November 10 at Virginia Tech Miles Stadium
1963
October 12 at Florida State Doak Campbell Stadium
October 19 at Army Michie Stadium
1964
October 10 at Vanderbilt Dudley Field
October 24 at Maryland Byrd Stadium
November 14 at South Carolina Carolina Stadium
1965
September 18 at Virginia Tech Victory Stadium
1966
September 24 at Maryland Byrd Stadium
1967
September 23 at Clemson Memorial Stadium
September 29 at Houston Astrodome
1969
September 27 vs. Virginia Tech Groves Stadium

1970s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1970
September 12 at Nebraska Memorial Stadium
September 26 at Florida State Doak Campbell Stadium
November 7 at Duke Wallace Wade Stadium
1972
October 7 at Maryland Byrd Stadium
October 14 vs. NC State Groves Stadium
October 21 vs. North Carolina Groves Stadium
1973
October 6 at Texas Memorial Stadium
1974
October 5 at Oklahoma Owen Field
1975
September 13 at NC State Carter Stadium
1976
September 4 vs. Virginia Tech Groves Stadium
September 11 vs. NC State Groves Stadium
October 16 at Maryland Byrd Stadium
1977
October 29 at Clemson Memorial Stadium
1979
September 22 vs. East Carolina Groves Stadium
October 20 vs. Maryland Groves Stadium
November 3 at Clemson Memorial Stadium

1980s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1981
October 31 at Clemson Memorial Stadium
1982
September 25 vs. Appalachian State Groves Stadium
October 2 at Virginia Tech Lane Stadium
November 6 at Duke Wallace Wade Stadium
1983
October 29 at Clemson Memorial Stadium
1984
September 22 at NC State Carter-Finley Stadium
November 3 at Clemson Memorial Stadium
1988
September 24 at Michigan Michigan Stadium
October 29 vs. Clemson Groves Stadium
1989
September 23 at Army Michie Stadium
October 28 at Clemson Memorial Stadium

1990s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1991
November 2 at Clemson Memorial Stadium
1992
December 31 vs. Oregon Independence Stadium
1994
October 29 at Clemson Memorial Stadium
1998
September 26 at Clemson Memorial Stadium

2000s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
2002
December 30 vs. Oregon Seahawks Stadium
2008
October 9 vs. Clemson BB&T Field

2010s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
2014
November 6 vs. Clemson BB&T Field
2016
December 27 vs. Temple Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
2017
December 29 vs. Texas A&M Bank of America Stadium
2018
December 22 vs. Memphis Legion Field
2019
December 27 vs. Michigan State Yankee Stadium

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

1950s 1959
1960s 1960
1970s 1972
1980s 1982
2000s 2009
2010s 2019
Atlantic Coast Conference
Atlantic Division Boston College Eagles • Clemson Tigers • Florida State Seminoles • Louisville Cardinals • NC State Wolfpack • Notre Dame Fighting Irish • Syracuse Orange • Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Coastal Division Duke Blue Devils • Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets • Miami Hurricanes • North Carolina Tar Heels • Pittsburgh Panthers • Virginia Cavaliers • Virginia Tech Hokies
Basketball Venues Littlejohn Coliseum
Football Venues Alumni Stadium • Bobby Dodd Stadium • Hard Rock Stadium • Kenan Memorial Stadium
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Current: ASUN Conference • Big East Conference • West Coast Conference
Former: Big Eight Conference