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1998 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

The 1998 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their sixth season under head coach Jim Caldwell, the Demon Deacons compiled a 3–8 record and finished in a tie for sixth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[1]

1998 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1998 record3–8 (2–6 ACC)
Head coachJim Caldwell (6th season)
Home stadiumGroves Stadium
(Capacity: 31,500)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Florida State $+   7 1         11 2  
No. 9 Georgia Tech +   7 1         10 2  
No. 18 Virginia   6 2         9 3  
North Carolina   5 3         7 5  
NC State   5 3         7 5  
Duke   2 6         4 7  
Wake Forest   2 6         3 8  
Clemson   1 7         3 8  
Maryland   1 7         3 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 51:00 PMat Air Force*ESPN2L 0–4247,972
September 108:00 PMNavy*ESPNW 26–1426,032
September 2612:00 PMat ClemsonABCW 29–1961,632
October 36:30 PMAppalachian State* 
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
L 27–30 OT26,885
October 106:30 PMDuke
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
L 16–1922,037
October 171:00 PMat MarylandW 20–1023,419
October 2412:00 PMNorth Carolina
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
JPSL 31–3825,841
October 313:30 PMNo. 15 Virginia
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
ABCL 17–3822,718
November 712:00 PMat NC StateJPSL 27–3851,500
November 145:00 PMNo. 5 Florida State
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
ESPN2L 7–2419,193
November 211:00 PMat No. 21 Georgia TechL 35–6340,110
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Team leadersEdit

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Brian Kuklick 216/396 2,683
Rushing Morgan Kane 128 454
Receiving Jammie Deese 68 826

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1998 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.