| 6–4–1 (4–3 ACC)|
| Bill Dooley (2nd year)|
| Atlantic Coast Conference|1988 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team Wikipedia
The 1988 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team was an American football team that represented Wake Forest University during the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its first season under head coach Bill Dooley, the team compiled a 6–4–1 record and finished in a tie for fourth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.