Wake Forest Head Coach Jim Grobe announces resigning after 13 seasons

Oct 26, 2013; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Wake Forest Demon Deacons head coach Jim Grobe in the second quarter of a game against the Miami Hurricanes at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

Jim Grobe, the head coach of the Wake Forest football team for the past 13 seasons, has told his team he will step down and the school has announced a press conference at 4:15pm.  The Demon Deacons just finished with a 4-8 record this past season with a 2-6 record in the ACC.  In his career in Fayetteville, Grobe has a 77-82 record.

The peak of Grobe’s career with Wake Forest came in the 2006 season when the Demon Deacons went 11-3, including a 6-0 conference record capped off with an ACC Championship win over Georgia Tech.  They qualified for the Orange Bowl, losing to Louisville, but finished 17th in the coaches poll and 18th in the AP poll, the only year they finished ranked in the top 25.  Grobe was the Coach of the Year in the ACC, the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award and the AP Coach of the Year in that season.  Grobe finished with a 3-2 record in bowl games during his tenure.

The timeline for a new coach has not been timeline in light of the announcement, but it will likely be addressed in their press conference.

 

Topics: Jim Grobe, Wake Forest Demon Deacons Football

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