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1956 Atlantic Coast Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 31-42-8, .432 W-L% (12th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.00 (6th of 12) ▪ SOS: 3.72 (5th of 12)

Conference Champion: Clemson

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Duke and Maryland)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Clemson)

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15 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Ed Sutton North Carolina 120 748 6.2 5 14 159 11.4 2 134 907 6.8 7
2 Bill Barnes Wake Forest 168 1010 6.0 6 3 41 13.7 0 171 1051 6.1 6
3 Don Johnson South Carolina 76 415 5.5 1 -2 -2.0 0 77 413 5.4 0
4 Hal McElhaney Duke 90 449 5.0 1 5 36 7.2 0 95 485 5.1 1
5 Eddie Rushton Duke 75 373 5.0 2 3 68 22.7 2 78 441 5.7 4
6 Dick Christy North Carolina State 119 589 4.9 2 38 19.0 0 121 627 5.2 0
7 King Dixon South Carolina 136 655 4.8 7 126 18.0 0 143 781 5.5 0
8 Joel Wells* Clemson 174 803 4.6 8 4 80 20.0 0 178 883 5.0 8
9 Alex Hawkins South Carolina 130 566 4.4 10 91 9.1 1 140 657 4.7 1
10 Jim Bakhtiar Virginia 203 879 4.3 3 2 15 7.5 0 205 894 4.4 3
11 Dick Hunter North Carolina State 86 369 4.3 7 85 12.1 0 93 454 4.9 0
12 Rudy Hayes* Clemson 98 384 3.9 1 4 22 5.5 0 102 406 4.0 1
13 Fred Hamilton Maryland 75 269 3.6 0 6 58 9.7 0 81 327 4.0 0
14 Bob Brodhead Duke 66 175 2.7 2 66 175 2.7 2
15 Charlie Carpenter Wake Forest 69 -22 -0.3 1 69 -22 -0.3 1