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1956 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 31-42-8, .432 W-L% (11th 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)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Clemson 7 2 2 .727 4 0 1 .900 15.2 9.2 8.01 2.01
Duke 5 4 1 .550 4 1 0 .800 18.4 10.0 12.47 6.97
South Carolina 7 3 0 .700 5 2 0 .714 12.6 6.7 6.14 0.24
Maryland 2 7 1 .250 2 2 1 .500 6.8 16.8 -0.36 8.84
North Carolina 2 7 1 .250 2 3 1 .417 9.9 18.3 -2.19 5.41
North Carolina State 3 7 0 .300 2 4 0 .333 9.4 16.9 -2.21 3.09
Wake Forest 2 5 3 .350 1 5 1 .214 9.1 10.2 -1.89 1.21
Virginia 3 7 0 .300 1 4 0 .200 9.2 16.7 -3.98 2.02

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 Final
Clemson         15 20 13 11 13     19
Duke 16                      
Maryland 6                      
North Carolina State   20                    
South Carolina   17   20 20              

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1957-01-01 Orange Bowl Colorado 27 Clemson 21 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Fred Polzer (Virginia) 9.2