The Demon Deacons went on to defeat the Eagles, 32-28. Braxton tied a team high with 11 tackles in the game, including nine solo stops.
The ACC weekly honor is the first such award for Braxton.
Wake Forest plays its first home game of the season this Saturday, when it hosts 11th-ranked NC State in a 12 noon showdown at Groves Stadium. The game will be broadcast regionally by ABC.