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2005 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team

The 2005 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fifth season under head coach Jim Grobe, the Demon Deacons compiled a 4–7 record and finished in fourth place in the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference.[1]

2005 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
2005 record4–7 (3–5 ACC)
Head coachJim Grobe (5th season)
Home stadiumGroves Stadium
(Capacity: 31,500)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 23 Florida State xy$   5 3         8 5  
No. 18 Boston College x   5 3         9 3  
No. 21 Clemson   4 4         8 4  
Wake Forest   3 5         4 7  
NC State   3 5         7 5  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
Coastal Division
No. 7 Virginia Tech x   7 1         11 2  
No. 17 Miami   6 2         9 3  
Georgia Tech   5 3         7 5  
North Carolina   4 4         5 6  
Virginia   3 5         7 5  
Duke   0 8         1 10  

Championship: Florida State 27, Virginia Tech 22
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:00 PMVanderbilt*ESPNUL 20–2425,384
September 107:00 PMat Nebraska*TBSL 3–3177,380
September 176:30 PMEast Carolina*
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
W 44–3429,563
September 243:30 PMMaryland 
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
ESPNUL 12–2226,022
October 13:30 PMClemson
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
ESPNUW 31–2732,153
October 812:00 PMat No. 4 Florida StateJPSL 24–4182,589
October 1512:00 PMat No. 14 Boston CollegeJPSL 30–3533,632
October 223:30 PMNC State
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
W 27–1933,316
October 2912:00 PMat DukeJPSW 44–615,347
November 51:30 PMat Georgia TechL 17–3051,571
November 123:30 PMNo. 3 Miami (FL)
  • Groves Stadium
  • Winston-Salem, NC
ABCL 17–4727,106
  • *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 Ben Mauk 85/158 845
Rushing Chris Barclay 218 1,127
Receiving Nate Morton 39 482

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2005 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2015.