|1972 record 2–9 (1–5 ACC)|
Home stadium Groves Stadium
|Head coach Tom Harper (1st year)|
|Conference Atlantic Coast Conference|
The 1972 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1972 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach Tom Harper, the Demon Deacons compiled a 2–9 record and finished in a tie for last place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.