| 7–4 (4–3 ACC)|
| Bill Dooley (1st year)|
| Atlantic Coast Conference|1987 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team Wikipedia
The 1987 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its first season under head coach Bill Dooley, the team compiled a 7–4 record and finished in a tie for third place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.