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Wake Forest Demon Deacons (7-6)


Sat. 11/19 Sat. 11/26 Tue. 12/27
vs. Clem
L 13-35
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vs. BC
L 14-17
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vs. Temple
W 34-26
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Wake Forest hires Gophers' Sawvel as defensive coordinator

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Wake Forest has hired Jay Sawvel from Minnesota as its defensive coordinator.

Coach Dave Clawson announced Sawvel's hiring Wednesday.

Sawvel was on the Golden Gophers' staff for six seasons, coaching defensive backs from 2011-15 before taking over the defense when coach Jerry Kill retired and Tracy Claeys was promoted to head coach.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: J. Wolford1774
Passing TDs: J. Wolford9
Rushing Yards: M. Colburn626
Rushing TDs: C. Carney6
Receiving Yards: T. Hines447
Receiving TDs: T. Hines3
Interceptions: J. Bates5
Schedule 2016
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/1 vs. Tulane W 7 - 3
9/10 at Duke W 24 - 14
9/17 vs. Delaware W 38 - 21
9/24 at Indiana W 33 - 28
10/1 at North Carolina State L 16 - 33
10/8 vs. Syracuse W 28 - 9
10/15 at 14 Florida State L 6 - 17
10/29 vs. Army West Point L 13 - 21
11/5 vs. Virginia W 27 - 20
11/12 at 6 Louisville L 12 - 44
11/19 vs. 4 Clemson L 13 - 35
11/26 vs. Boston College L 14 - 17
12/27 vs. 24 Temple W 34 - 26
Atlantic Coast
Atlantic
  Conference Overall
2 Clemson 7-1 14-1
13 Louisville 7-1 9-4
11 Florida State 5-3 10-3
North Carolina State 3-5 7-6
Wake Forest 3-5 7-6
Syracuse 2-6 4-8
Boston College 2-6 7-6
Coastal
  Conference Overall
22 Virginia Tech 6-2 10-4
North Carolina 5-3 8-5
Miami (FL) 5-3 9-4
23 Pittsburgh 5-3 8-5
Georgia Tech 4-4 9-4
Virginia 1-7 2-10
Duke 1-7 4-8
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4049 (109)
Passing Yards: 2154 (100)
Rushing Yards: 1895 (87)
Points per game: 20.4 (108)
Yards per game: 311.5 (112)
Touchdowns: 26 (112)
Field Goals: 21 (13)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4817 (39)
Passing Yards: 2966 (66)
Rushing Yards: 1851 (30)
Points per game: 22.2 (22)
Yards per game: 370.5 (36)
Touchdowns: 36 (29)
Field Goals: 10 (17)
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