| 1-10 (1-5 ACC)|| Groves Stadium|
| Atlantic Coast Conference|
John Mackovic (1st year)
1978 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team Wikipedia
The 1978 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach John Mackovic, the Demon Deacons compiled a 5-6 record and finished in sixth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.