|1988 record 6–4–1 (4–3 ACC)|
Home stadium Groves Stadium
|Head coach Bill Dooley (2nd year)|
|Conference Atlantic Coast Conference|
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.