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Wake Forest Demon Deacons

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are the various sports teams of Wake Forest University. Originally, Wake Forest's athletic teams were known as the Fighting Baptists, due to its association with the Baptist Convention (from which it later separated itself). However, in 1923, after a particularly impressive win against the Duke Blue Devils, a newspaper reporter wrote that the Deacons "fought like Demons", giving rise to the current team name, the "Demon Deacons". Wake Forest has won a total of eight national championships in four different sports; four of these championships have come since 2002. Wake Forest is sometimes referred to as being a part of "Tobacco Road" or "The Big Four", terms that...

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Past 10 meetings

W 50% L 50%
5 5
  • Demon Deacons @ Wolfpack 27-23 W
  • Orange @ Demon Deacons 41-24 L
  • Demon Deacons @ Cardinals 56-35 W
  • Demon Deacons @ Seminoles 17-38 L
  • Tigers @ Demon Deacons 63-3 L
  • Owls @ Demon Deacons 24-56 W
  • Fighting Irish @ Demon Deacons 56-27 L
  • Eagles @ Demon Deacons 41-34 L
  • Tigers @ Demon Deacons 20-51 W
  • Demon Deacons @ Green Wave 23-17 W

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  • Pittsburgh(12-31-69)
  • @Duke(09-10-16) 24 - 14

Offense 2018-2019

Season Stats Rank
AT 4,543 30
PN YARDS 2,346 152
RN YARDS 2,197 191
POINTS 318 468
FG% ATT. 0.813 145

Defense 2018-2019

Season Stats Rank
PN YARDS AG. 2,817 11
RN YARDS AG. 2,032 30
POINTS AG. 358 120
FG% AG. 8 95

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.
Capacity: 31,500

Last Injuries

Wake Forest Demon Deacons

  • DJ Taylor

    Ques Sat | questionable

    Taylor has missed the past three games with an undefined injury and it is unknown if he will return Saturday against Pitt.

  • Matt Colburn II

    Prob Sat | probable

    Colburn II exited the last game due to an ankle injury but it is likely he will play against Pittsburgh on Saturday.

  • Kendall Hinton

    Ques Sat | questionable

    Hinton sat out the previous game due to a hip injury and his status Saturday against Pitt is up in the air.

  • Peyton Woulard

    Ques Sat | questionable

    Woulard injured his hamstring and it has yet to be determined if he will be in Saturday's lineup against Pitt.

  • Sam Hartman

    out for season | out

    Hartman has a broken foot and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.

  • Peyton Woulard

    Ques Thurs | questionable

    Woulard has missed the last three games with a hamstring injury and it is unclear if he will take the field Thursday against NC State.

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