1997 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1997 record5–6 (3–5 ACC)
Head coachJim Caldwell
Home stadiumGroves Stadium
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Florida State   8 0         11 1  
#6 North Carolina   7 1         11 1  
Virginia   5 3         7 4  
#25 Georgia Tech   5 3         7 5  
Clemson   4 4         7 5  
NC State   3 5         6 5  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 6  
Maryland   1 7         2 9  
Duke   0 8         2 9  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 6* 3:30 PM #21 Northwestern Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC ABC W 27–20   24,320
September 13* 3:30 PM at East Carolina Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC FSN L 24–25   38,031
September 20 6:30 PM Georgia Tech Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC L 26–28   22,832
September 25 8:00 PM NC State Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC ESPN W 19–18   24,259
October 4 12:00 PM at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA JPS L 13–21   40,000
October 11 12:00 PM at #5 North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC JPS L 12–30   57,000
October 18 1:00 PM Maryland Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC W 35–17   17,893
October 25 12:00 PM at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC JPS W 38–24   28,531
November 1† 12:00 PM Clemson Groves Stadium • Winston-Salem, NC JPS L 16–33   23,411
November 8 12:00 PM at Rutgers Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ ESPN+ W 28–14   11,717
November 15 12:00 PM at #2 Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL JPS L 7–58   70,026
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Team Leaders[edit | edit source]

Category Team Leader Att/Cth Yds
Passing Brian Kuklick 190/312 2,180
Rushing Herman Lewis 114 491
Receiving Desmond Clark 72 950


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