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1961 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 40-40-0, .500 W-L% (6th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 4.30 (5th of 12) ▪ SOS: 4.59 (4th of 12)

Conference Champion: Duke

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Duke)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Duke 7 3 0 .700 5 1 0 .833 18.3 10.6 13.49 6.59
North Carolina 5 5 0 .500 4 3 0 .571 12.1 14.1 6.16 7.16
Maryland 7 3 0 .700 3 3 0 .500 15.6 14.1 6.52 3.02
Clemson 5 5 0 .500 3 3 0 .500 19.9 12.6 9.31 3.81
North Carolina State 4 6 0 .400 3 4 0 .429 12.9 14.9 2.39 4.99
South Carolina 4 6 0 .400 3 4 0 .429 12.8 18.7 0.58 5.28
Wake Forest 4 6 0 .400 3 4 0 .429 10.3 15.9 -0.16 4.74
Virginia 4 6 0 .400 2 4 0 .333 12.3 19.0 -3.88 1.12

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 Final
Duke                       20
Maryland       10                

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Roman Gabriel (NCST) 99
2. Ray Farris (NC) 71
3. Jim Costen (SC) 61
4. Dick Shiner (MD) 58
5. Gil Garner (DUKE) 56
6. Dick Novak (MD) 55
7. Walt Rappold (DUKE) 54
8. Jim Parker (CLEM) 46
9. Joe Anderson (CLEM) 43
10. Gary Cuozzo (VA) 42

Pass Attempts

1. Roman Gabriel (NCST) 186
2. Ray Farris (NC) 159
3. Jim Costen (SC) 146
4. Dick Shiner (MD) 111
5. Joe Anderson (CLEM) 104
6. Dick Novak (MD) 99
7. Jim Parker (CLEM) 98
8. Walt Rappold (DUKE) 96
9. Gary Cuozzo (VA) 93
10. Chuck Reiley (WAKE) 88

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Roman Gabriel (NCST) 53.2
2. Ray Farris (NC) 44.7
3. Jim Costen (SC) 41.8

Passing Yards

1. Roman Gabriel (NCST) 937
2. Dick Shiner (MD) 921
3. Ray Farris (NC) 875
4. Jim Costen (SC) 764
5. Jim Parker (CLEM) 736
6. Walt Rappold (DUKE) 657
7. Gil Garner (DUKE) 549
8. Joe Anderson (CLEM) 531
9. Chuck Reiley (WAKE) 516
10. Dick Novak (MD) 487

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ray Farris (NC) 5.5
2. Jim Costen (SC) 5.2
3. Roman Gabriel (NCST) 5.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Roman Gabriel (NCST) 4.4
2. Jim Costen (SC) 2.9
3. Ray Farris (NC) 2.6

Passing Touchdowns

1. Roman Gabriel (NCST) 8
2. Dick Shiner (MD) 7
  Walt Rappold (DUKE) 7
4. Dick Novak (MD) 5
  Gary Cuozzo (VA) 5
  Gil Garner (DUKE) 5
  Jim Parker (CLEM) 5
8. Chuck Reiley (WAKE) 4
9. Jim Costen (SC) 3
10. Joe Anderson (CLEM) 2
  Ray Farris (NC) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Ray Farris (NC) 11
  Dick Shiner (MD) 11
3. Jim Costen (SC) 9
  Jim Parker (CLEM) 9
5. Stanford Fischer (VA) 8
6. Dick Novak (MD) 6
  Roman Gabriel (NCST) 6
8. Joe Anderson (CLEM) 5
  Walt Rappold (DUKE) 5
  Chuck Reiley (WAKE) 5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Roman Gabriel (NCST) 103.3
2. Ray Farris (NC) 81.2
3. Jim Costen (SC) 80.2

Rush Attempts

1. Gib Carson (NC) 116
2. Ray Farris (NC) 110
3. Dick Day (SC) 100
4. Ron Scrudato (CLEM) 99
5. Bob Elliott (NC) 98
6. Joe Anderson (CLEM) 97
  Roman Gabriel (NCST) 97
8. Alan White (WAKE) 93
9. Jim Addison (NC) 86
  Mark Leggett (DUKE) 86

Rushing Yards

1. Alan White (WAKE) 586
2. Gib Carson (NC) 406
3. Dick Day (SC) 400
4. Ernie Arizzi (MD) 369
5. Bob Elliott (NC) 361
6. Ron Scrudato (CLEM) 341
7. Billy Gambrell (SC) 327
8. Mark Leggett (DUKE) 318
9. Joe Anderson (CLEM) 310
10. Doug Thomson (VA) 294

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Alan White (WAKE) 6.3
2. Ernie Arizzi (MD) 4.7
3. Billy Gambrell (SC) 4.4
4. Doug Thomson (VA) 4.2
5. Dick Day (SC) 4.0
6. Mark Leggett (DUKE) 3.7
7. Dean Wright (DUKE) 3.7
8. Bob Elliott (NC) 3.7
9. Jim Parker (CLEM) 3.5
10. Gib Carson (NC) 3.5

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Ron Scrudato (CLEM) 8
2. Ray Farris (NC) 4
  Bill McGuirt (CLEM) 4
  Gib Carson (NC) 4
  Roman Gabriel (NCST) 4
  Alan White (WAKE) 4
7. Bob Elliott (NC) 3
  Dave Burch (DUKE) 3
  Donnie Frederick (WAKE) 3
  Jim D'Antonio (NCST) 3

Receptions

1. Gary Collins (MD) 30
2. Billy Gambrell (SC) 24
  John Morris (NCST) 24
4. Stan Crisson (DUKE) 20
5. Pete Widener (DUKE) 17
  Al Taylor (NCST) 17
  Elmo Lam (CLEM) 17
8. Gary Barnes (CLEM) 16
  Jim Addison (NC) 16
10. Henry Poniatowski (MD) 15
  Gib Carson (NC) 15
  Dean Wright (DUKE) 15
  John Caskey (SC) 15

Receiving Yards

1. Gary Collins (MD) 428
2. John Morris (NCST) 325
3. John Caskey (SC) 267
4. Gary Barnes (CLEM) 247
5. Billy Gambrell (SC) 243
6. Stan Crisson (DUKE) 241
7. Donnie Frederick (WAKE) 237
  Elmo Lam (CLEM) 237
9. Tom Brown (MD) 232
10. Tommy King (CLEM) 227

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Gary Collins (MD) 14.3
2. John Morris (NCST) 13.5
3. Stan Crisson (DUKE) 12.1
4. Billy Gambrell (SC) 10.1

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Gary Collins (MD) 4
2. Billy Futrell (DUKE) 3
  John Hepler (VA) 3
  Tommy King (CLEM) 3
5. Henry Crosby (SC) 2
  Joe Scarpati (NCST) 2
  Donnie Frederick (WAKE) 2
  Carson Bosher (NCST) 2
  Gary Barnes (CLEM) 2
  Stan Crisson (DUKE) 2
  Mark Leggett (DUKE) 2
  Tom Brown (MD) 2
  Dick Barlund (MD) 2
  Jim Davidson (MD) 2
  Jay Wilkinson (DUKE) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Gib Carson (NC) 131
2. Ray Farris (NC) 110
3. Jim Addison (NC) 102
4. Dick Day (SC) 101
  Bob Elliott (NC) 101
6. Ron Scrudato (CLEM) 100
7. Billy Gambrell (SC) 99
8. Mark Leggett (DUKE) 98
  Alan White (WAKE) 98
10. Joe Anderson (CLEM) 97
  Roman Gabriel (NCST) 97

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Alan White (WAKE) 634
2. Billy Gambrell (SC) 570
3. Gib Carson (NC) 553
4. Elmo Lam (CLEM) 507
5. Mark Leggett (DUKE) 505
6. Donnie Frederick (WAKE) 491
7. Ernie Arizzi (MD) 472
8. Gary Collins (MD) 428
9. Dick Day (SC) 418
10. Dean Wright (DUKE) 382

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Ron Scrudato (CLEM) 8
2. Gib Carson (NC) 5
  Donnie Frederick (WAKE) 5
4. Ray Farris (NC) 4
  Bill McGuirt (CLEM) 4
  Roman Gabriel (NCST) 4
  Gary Collins (MD) 4
  Alan White (WAKE) 4
9. Bob Elliott (NC) 3
  Tommy King (CLEM) 3
  Dave Burch (DUKE) 3
  Jim D'Antonio (NCST) 3
  Joe Scarpati (NCST) 3
  John Hepler (VA) 3
  Billy Futrell (DUKE) 3
  Gary Barnes (CLEM) 3
  Mark Leggett (DUKE) 3

Total Plays

1. Roman Gabriel (NCST) 283
2. Ray Farris (NC) 269
3. Jim Costen (SC) 218
4. Joe Anderson (CLEM) 201
5. Dick Shiner (MD) 184
6. Jim Parker (CLEM) 166
7. Chuck Reiley (WAKE) 150
8. Dick Novak (MD) 149
9. Gary Cuozzo (VA) 142
10. Walt Rappold (DUKE) 141

Total Yards

1. Roman Gabriel (NCST) 1133
2. Ray Farris (NC) 1028
3. Dick Shiner (MD) 1022
4. Jim Parker (CLEM) 975
5. Jim Costen (SC) 921
6. Joe Anderson (CLEM) 841
7. Walt Rappold (DUKE) 829
8. Dick Novak (MD) 674
9. Chuck Reiley (WAKE) 619
10. Gil Garner (DUKE) 590

Total Touchdowns

1. Roman Gabriel (NCST) 12
2. Walt Rappold (DUKE) 9
3. Dick Shiner (MD) 8
  Ron Scrudato (CLEM) 8
5. Dick Novak (MD) 6
  Ray Farris (NC) 6
  Jim Parker (CLEM) 6
  Gil Garner (DUKE) 6
9. Gary Cuozzo (VA) 5
10. Gib Carson (NC) 4
  Bill McGuirt (CLEM) 4
  Joe Anderson (CLEM) 4
  Alan White (WAKE) 4
  Chuck Reiley (WAKE) 4