| 5–6 (2–4 ACC)|| Groves Stadium|
| Atlantic Coast Conference|
John Mackovic (3rd year)
1980 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team Wikipedia
The 1980 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its third season under head coach John Mackovic, the team compiled a 5–6 record and finished in a three-way tie for fourth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.