1971 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

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1971 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1971 record6-5 (2-4 ACC)
Head coachCal Stoll (3rd season)
Home stadiumGroves Stadium
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North Carolina $   6 0         9 3  
Clemson   4 2         5 6  
Duke   2 3         6 5  
Virginia   2 3         3 8  
Wake Forest   2 3         6 5  
NC State   2 4         3 8  
Maryland   1 4         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1971 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1971 NCAA University Division football season. In their third season under head coach Cal Stoll, the Demon Deacons compiled a 6–5 record and finished in a tie for fifth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
09/11/1971 Davidson W 27–719,500
09/18/1971 at Virginia Tech W 20–928,000
09/25/1971 Miami (FL)
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
L 10–2924,500
10/02/1971* at Maryland W 18–1416,200
10/09/1971* at North Carolina State L 14–21 25,300
10/16/1971 Tulsa
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
W 51–2118,700
10/23/1971* at North Carolina L 3–744,000
10/30/1971* at Clemson L 9–1034,000
11/06/1971 William & Mary
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
W 36–2919,000
11/13/1971* Duke
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
W 23–732,000
11/20/1971* at South Carolina L 7–2443,285

Roster[edit]

1971 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 5 Larry Russell
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 56 Ed Bradley Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Team leaders[edit]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Larry Russell 29/73 290
Rushing Larry Hopkins 249 1,228
Receiving Dave Doda 6 31

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1971 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
  2. ^ "1971 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.