1959 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team
The 1959 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1959 NCAA University Division football season. In their fourth season under head coach Paul Amen, the Demon Deacons compiled a 6–4 record and finished in a tie for fourth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
|1959 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football|
|Conference||Atlantic Coast Conference|
|1959 record||6–4 (4–3 ACC)|
|Head coach||Paul Amen (4th season)|
|1959 ACC football standings|
|No. 11 Clemson $||6||–||1||9||–||2|
Rankings from AP Poll
Quarterback Norm Snead and end Pete Manning were selected by the Associated Press and United Press International as first-team players on the 1959 All-Atlantic Coast Conference football team. Snead later played 16 seasons in the NFL and was a four-time All-Pro selection. Guard Nick Patella was selected to the All-ACC team by the UPI.
|09/20/1959||at Florida State||Tallahassee, FL||W 22–20|
|09/27/1959||VPI||Winston-Salem, NC||W 27–18|
|10/04/1959||at Tulane||New Orleans, LA||L 0–6|
|10/11/1959*||at Maryland||College Park, MD||W 10–7|
|10/18/1959*||at NC State||Raleigh, NC||W 17–14|
|10/25/1959*||North Carolina||Winston-Salem, NC||L 19–21|
|11/01/1959*||Virginia||Winston-Salem, NC||W 34–12|
|11/15/1959*||at Duke||Durham, NC||L 15–27|
|11/22/1959*||at No. 19 Clemson||Clemson, SC||L 31–33|
|11/27/1959*||South Carolina||Charlotte, NC||W 43–20|
- "1959 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 17, 2013.
- "1959 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
- ""Home-Grown" All-ACC Team Picked By Associated Press". The Progress-Index. December 2, 1959. p. 24.
- "Clemson Puts Four on All-ACC Selection". Statesville Record & Landmark. December 2, 1959. p. 17.