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Game 10: Wake Forest

November 15
Doak Campbell Stadium
Tallahassee, FL

General Information

Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Stadium: Groves (31,500)
Surface: Natural Grass
Enrollment: 3,620
Founded: 1834
Colors: Old Gold & Black
Nickname: Demon Deacons
Conference: Atlantic Coast
Offensive System: Multiple
Defensive System: Multiple
1996 Record: 3-8
1996 Conference Record/Finish: 1-7/8th
President: Dr. Thomas K. Hearn, Jr.
Athletic Director: Ron Wellman
Sports Publicist: John Justus
Assistant Publicists: Theresa Kelly Gegen
SID Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7426, Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Jim Caldwell (Iowa '77)
Record at Wake: 9-35 (4 years)
Overall Record: 9-35 (4 years)
Assistant Coaches: Jamie Barresi (Quarterbacks); James Bell (Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs); George Belu (Offensive Line); Mel Foels (Linebackers); Pat Flaherty (Tight Ends/Special Teams); Bobby Kennedy (Wide Receivers); Theo Lemon (Defensive Line); Ray Rychleski (Outside Linebackers); Hank Small (Offensive Coordinator/Running Backs)

Player Information

Lettermen Returning: (O) 19, (D) 20
Lettermen Lost: (O) 9, (D) 6
Starters Returning: (O) 9, (D) 8
Starters Lost: (O) 2, (D) 3
Specialists Returning/Lost: 3/1
Offensive Starters Returning: Desmond Clark (WR); Thabiti Davis (WR); Jeff Flowe (OT); Chris Caskell (C); Morgan Kane (RB); Brian Kuklicj (QB); Wande' Shaw (FB); Brian Woverton (OT); Joe Zelenka (TE)
Defensive Starters Returning: Robert Fatzinger (DE); Aljamount Joyner (DT); Dustin Lyman (LB); Jon Mannon (LB); Kelvin Moses (LB); Jeffrey Muyres (DB); Fred Robbins (DE); D'Angelo Soloman (DB); Davis Zadel (OLB)
Returning Specialists: Matthew Burdick (PK); Tripp Moore (P); Brad Smith (LS)
All-Star Candidates: Desmond Clark (WR); Kelvin Moses (LB); Thabiti Davis (WR); Brain Kuklick (QB); David Zadel (OLB); D'Angelo Solomon (DB)

Game Notes

Florida State leads the Demon Deacons 12-2-1 in series history...Dan Kendra passed for 281 yards and three TDs as he made his first career start in a 44-7 victory versus the Demon Deacons last season...WR Peter Warrick also got his first career start as Andre Cooper suffered a knee injury in pre-game warmups ...the Seminoles are averaging 52.2 points per game against the Deacons since joining the ACC...FSU has held Wake Forest to 14 points or less in the last seven meetings and 11 of the last 12...the Seminoles have shutout Wake Forest four times in the series...in FSU's 42-24 win over the Deacons in 1968, FSU All-American wide receiver Ron Sellers set four FSU records that still stand when he caught five TD passes, scored 30 points and totaled 260 yards receiving...Wake Forest head coach Jim Caldwell faced the Seminoles as an assistant coach at Penn State in the 1990 Blockbuster Bowl.

Demon Deacon Schedule & Results

1997 Schedule
September    6  NORTHWESTERN
September   13  at East Carolina
September   20  GEORGIA TECH
September   27  NC STATE
October      4  at Virginia
October     11  at North Carolina 
October     18  MARYLAND
October     25  at Duke
November     1  CLEMSON
November     8  at Rutgers
November    15  at Florida State

1996 Results (3-8)

                     WF-OPP
APPALACHIAN STATE    19-13
NORTHWESTERN         28-27
at Georgia Tech      10-30
VIRGINIA              7-42
at Clemson           10-21
NORTH CAROLINA        6-45
at Maryland           0-52
NAVY                 18-47
FLORIDA STATE         7-44
DUKE                 17-16
at NC State          22-37

All-Time Series

(W-12, L-2, T-1)
Year   Site           Score
1956   Tallahassee    14-14
1958   Tallahassee    27-24
1959   Tallahassee    20-22
1960   Tallahassee     14-6
1963   Tallahassee     35-0
1965   Tallahassee     35-0
1966   Tallahassee     28-0
1968   Tallahassee    42-24
1970   Tallahassee    19-14
1973   Winston-Salem    7-9
1992   Tallahassee     35-7
1993   Tallahassee     54-0
1994   Winston-Salem  56-14
1995   Tallahassee    72-13
1996   Orlando         44-7

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