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2003 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

The 2003 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 2003 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third season under head coach Jim Grobe, the Demon Deacons compiled a 5–7 record and finished in seventh place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.[1]

2003 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
2003 record5–7 (3–5 ACC)
Head coachJim Grobe (3rd season)
Home stadiumGroves Stadium
(Capacity: 31,500)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 11 Florida State $   7 1         10 3  
No. 17 Maryland   6 2         10 3  
No. 22 Clemson   5 3         9 4  
NC State   4 4         8 5  
Virginia   4 4         8 5  
Georgia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 7  
Duke   2 6         4 8  
North Carolina   1 7         2 10  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 301:00 PMat Boston CollegeW 32–2842,563
September 612:00 PMNo. 14 NC StateABCW 38–2435,741
September 1312:00 PMPurdue*No. 20
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
ESPNL 10–1629,853
September 206:30 PMEast Carolina*
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
W 34–1628,074
September 273:30 PMat VirginiaABCL 24–2760,884
October 113:30 PMGeorgia Tech 
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
L 7–2427,382
October 1812:00 PMat DukeJPSW 42–1317,314
October 253:30 PMat No. 6 Florida StateABCL 24–4882,393
November 13:30 PMClemson
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
W 45–1735,643
November 812:00 PMat North CarolinaJPSL 34–4235,000
November 153:30 PMConnecticut*
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
L 17–5122,435
November 293:30 PMMaryland
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
ESPNL 28–4118,783
  • *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 Cory Randolph 144/246 1,773
Rushing Chris Barclay 235 1,192
Receiving Jason Anderson 44 751

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2003 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.