historical lists
bill eutsler: played football and baseball as a Deacon; one of North Carolina’s top prep coaches;
won four State titles in football and one in baseball; a leader in high school athletic administration.
norm snead: 1960 All-America quarterback; three-time All-ACC (1st team in 1959 & 1960);
among Deacon career passing leaders; All-Pro with three NFL teams.
len chappell: first consensus All-America in school history (1962); first-team All-America and
ACC Player of the Year in 1961 & 1962; led Deacs to two ACC titles (’61 & ’62) and Final Four (’62);
ranks 3rd at WFU in scoring and rebounding.
Jesse haddock: nationally acclaimed golf coach; guided Wake Forest to three NCAA crowns
(1974, 1975, 1986); his teams won 18 ACC championships; coached 63 All-Americans.
pat preston: player, coach and administrator; All-Southern Conference lineman; played on
1946 NFL champion Chicago Bears; served two years (1954 & 1955) as Athletic Director.
charlie teague: two-time All-America second baseman (1949 & 1950); 1949 Southern Confer-
ence Player of the Year; College World Series most outstanding player (1949); led Deacons to
second place in National Tournament in ’49.
Jack murdock: standout floor leader of the 1950s; named All-America in 1957; two-time All-
ACC selection (1956 & 1957); led ACC in FT% and FG% in same year (’56).
nick sacrinty: outstanding tailback in Wake Forest single wing attack; four-time All-Southern
Conference (1943–1946); scored first touchdown in Gator Bowl history; MVP of 1947 East-West
All-Star Game.
Jim staton: powerful lineman on offense and defense; earned All-America honors in 1950; All-
Southern and team MVP that same year; five-time Canadian Football League All-Star.
lanny wadkins: two-time 1st-team All-American (1970 & 1971); member of three straight
ACC Champions (1969–1971); led Deacons to national runnerup finish in ’69 & ’70; outstanding
career on PGA tour.
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