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1958 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 36-44-1, .451 W-L% (9th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -0.43 (8th of 12) ▪ SOS: 1.25 (6th of 12)

Conference Champion: Clemson

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Clemson and North Carolina)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Clemson and South Carolina)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Clemson 8 3 0 .727 5 1 0 .833 15.4 12.5 5.01 1.19
South Carolina 7 3 0 .700 5 2 0 .714 16.8 11.6 6.41 0.21
Duke 5 5 0 .500 3 2 0 .600 12.8 13.1 4.49 4.59
North Carolina 6 4 0 .600 4 3 0 .571 19.5 10.9 7.61 1.21
Maryland 4 6 0 .400 3 3 0 .500 13.2 17.5 -2.77 1.43
Wake Forest 3 7 0 .300 2 4 0 .333 12.4 16.3 -4.21 1.49
North Carolina State 2 7 1 .250 2 5 0 .286 12.0 16.0 -7.47 -3.17
Virginia 1 9 0 .100 1 5 0 .167 8.9 30.1 -12.47 3.03

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 Final
Clemson 18   10 8 10 10 19 17   16 12 12
South Carolina   18                 16 15
North Carolina 10           17 15 11 17    

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1959-01-01 Sugar Bowl Louisiana State 7 Clemson 0 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Arnold Dempsey (VA) 74
2. Jack Cummings (NC) 68
3. Norm Snead (WAKE) 67
4. Bob Rusevlyan (MD) 59
5. Bob Brodhead (DUKE) 53
6. Reece Whitley (VA) 48
7. Harvey White (CLEM) 43
8. Frank Cackovic (NCST) 42
9. Dick Scarbath (MD) 27
10. Lowndes Shingler (CLEM) 23

Pass Attempts

1. Arnold Dempsey (VA) 152
2. Norm Snead (WAKE) 151
3. Jack Cummings (NC) 134
4. Bob Brodhead (DUKE) 111
5. Bob Rusevlyan (MD) 109
6. Frank Cackovic (NCST) 108
7. Reece Whitley (VA) 96
8. Harvey White (CLEM) 87
9. Dick Scarbath (MD) 59
10. Charlie Carpenter (WAKE) 45

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Arnold Dempsey (VA) 48.7
2. Norm Snead (WAKE) 44.4

Passing Yards

1. Jack Cummings (NC) 1139
2. Norm Snead (WAKE) 1003
3. Arnold Dempsey (VA) 697
4. Bob Rusevlyan (MD) 657
5. Bob Brodhead (DUKE) 651
6. Reece Whitley (VA) 592
7. Harvey White (CLEM) 492
8. Frank Cackovic (NCST) 487
9. Dick Scarbath (MD) 356
10. Lowndes Shingler (CLEM) 348

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Norm Snead (WAKE) 6.6
2. Arnold Dempsey (VA) 4.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Norm Snead (WAKE) 2.2
2. Arnold Dempsey (VA) 1.6

Passing Interceptions

1. Norm Snead (WAKE) 17
2. Reece Whitley (VA) 12
3. Bob Rusevlyan (MD) 11
  Frank Cackovic (NCST) 11
  Arnold Dempsey (VA) 11
6. Jack Cummings (NC) 10
7. Bob Brodhead (DUKE) 9
  Charlie Carpenter (WAKE) 9
9. Dick Scarbath (MD) 6
10. Harvey White (CLEM) 5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Norm Snead (WAKE) 88.6
2. Arnold Dempsey (VA) 77.1

Rush Attempts

1. Wray Carlton (DUKE) 164
2. Neil MacLean (WAKE) 139
3. Johnny Saunders (SC) 128
4. Ken Trowbridge (NCST) 113
5. George Dutrow (DUKE) 112
6. Doug Cline (CLEM) 103
7. Wade Smith (NC) 102
8. Alex Hawkins (SC) 100
9. Jim Joyce (MD) 97
10. George Usry (CLEM) 88

Rushing Yards

1. Johnny Saunders (SC) 653
2. Wray Carlton (DUKE) 636
3. Neil MacLean (WAKE) 624
4. Ken Trowbridge (NCST) 495
5. Alex Hawkins (SC) 474
6. Doug Cline (CLEM) 450
7. Wade Smith (NC) 449
8. George Dutrow (DUKE) 442
9. George Usry (CLEM) 426
10. Jim Joyce (MD) 406

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Johnny Saunders (SC) 5.1
2. George Usry (CLEM) 4.8
3. Emil DeCantis (NC) 4.8
4. Alex Hawkins (SC) 4.7
5. Neil MacLean (WAKE) 4.5
6. Wade Smith (NC) 4.4
7. Ken Trowbridge (NCST) 4.4
8. Doug Cline (CLEM) 4.4
9. Rudy Hayes (CLEM) 4.2
10. Danny Lee (DUKE) 4.2

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Johnny Saunders (SC) 6
  Wray Carlton (DUKE) 6
3. John Forbes (MD) 5
  Don Klochak (NC) 5
  Bobby Bunch (SC) 5
  Harvey White (CLEM) 5
7. Arnold Nelson (NCST) 4
  Neil MacLean (WAKE) 4
  George Usry (CLEM) 4
10. Norm Snead (WAKE) 3
  Alex Hawkins (SC) 3
  Wade Smith (NC) 3

Receptions

1. Sonny Randle (VA) 47
2. Pete Manning (WAKE) 25
3. Al Goldstein (NC) 24
4. Ronald Shaffer (MD) 18
  Ben Scotti (MD) 18
  George Usry (CLEM) 18
7. Wray Carlton (DUKE) 17
8. Bob Pepe (NCST) 15
9. Bob Williams (VA) 14
10. Jim Dalrymple (WAKE) 13

Receiving Yards

1. Sonny Randle (VA) 642
2. Al Goldstein (NC) 490
3. Pete Manning (WAKE) 307
4. Ben Scotti (MD) 282
5. Bob Pepe (NCST) 203
6. Winston Futch (WAKE) 197
7. Wade Smith (NC) 194
8. Jim Dalrymple (WAKE) 192
9. King Dixon (SC) 189
  Wray Carlton (DUKE) 189

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Al Goldstein (NC) 20.4
2. Sonny Randle (VA) 13.7
3. Pete Manning (WAKE) 12.3

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Sonny Randle (VA) 5
2. Bob Pepe (NCST) 3
  Jim Dalrymple (WAKE) 3
  Don Kemper (NC) 3
  John Schroeder (NC) 3
  King Dixon (SC) 3
7. Wray Carlton (DUKE) 2
  Bill Mathis (CLEM) 2
  Bobby Robinson (WAKE) 2
  Randy Harrell (NCST) 2
  Wade Smith (NC) 2
  Al Goldstein (NC) 2
  Wyatt Cox (CLEM) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Wray Carlton (DUKE) 181
2. Neil MacLean (WAKE) 140
3. Johnny Saunders (SC) 128
4. Ken Trowbridge (NCST) 119
5. George Dutrow (DUKE) 116
6. Wade Smith (NC) 113
7. Alex Hawkins (SC) 110
8. George Usry (CLEM) 106
9. Doug Cline (CLEM) 104
10. Jim Joyce (MD) 99

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Wray Carlton (DUKE) 825
2. Sonny Randle (VA) 655
3. Johnny Saunders (SC) 653
4. Wade Smith (NC) 643
5. Neil MacLean (WAKE) 627
6. Alex Hawkins (SC) 615
7. George Usry (CLEM) 597
8. Ken Trowbridge (NCST) 519
9. King Dixon (SC) 512
10. George Dutrow (DUKE) 503

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Wray Carlton (DUKE) 8
2. Johnny Saunders (SC) 6
  John Forbes (MD) 6
4. Don Klochak (NC) 5
  Bobby Bunch (SC) 5
  King Dixon (SC) 5
  Sonny Randle (VA) 5
  Harvey White (CLEM) 5
  Wade Smith (NC) 5
10. George Usry (CLEM) 4
  Jim Dalrymple (WAKE) 4
  Neil MacLean (WAKE) 4
  Arnold Nelson (NCST) 4
  Bill Mathis (CLEM) 4

Total Plays

1. Arnold Dempsey (VA) 184
  Norm Snead (WAKE) 184
3. Wray Carlton (DUKE) 175
4. Harvey White (CLEM) 170
5. Bob Brodhead (DUKE) 159
6. Bob Rusevlyan (MD) 158
7. Jack Cummings (NC) 154
  Frank Cackovic (NCST) 154
9. Neil MacLean (WAKE) 139
10. Johnny Saunders (SC) 128

Total Yards

1. Jack Cummings (NC) 1150
2. Norm Snead (WAKE) 991
3. Bob Rusevlyan (MD) 782
4. Harvey White (CLEM) 760
5. Bob Brodhead (DUKE) 690
6. Wray Carlton (DUKE) 689
7. Arnold Dempsey (VA) 685
8. Johnny Saunders (SC) 653
9. Reece Whitley (VA) 644
10. Frank Cackovic (NCST) 632