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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. Gary Cuozzo (VA) 5
  Gil Garner (DUKE) 5
  Jim Parker (CLEM) 5
  Dick Novak (MD) 5
8. Chuck Reiley (WAKE) 4
9. Jim Costen (SC) 3
10. Ray Farris (NC) 2
  Joe Anderson (CLEM) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Ray Farris (NC) 11
  Dick Shiner (MD) 11
3. Jim Parker (CLEM) 9
  Jim Costen (SC) 9
5. Stanford Fischer (VA) 8
6. Roman Gabriel (NCST) 6
  Dick Novak (MD) 6
8. Joe Anderson (CLEM) 5
  Chuck Reiley (WAKE) 5
  Walt Rappold (DUKE) 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. Dave Burch (DUKE) 3
  Jim D'Antonio (NCST) 3
  Bob Elliott (NC) 3
  Donnie Frederick (WAKE) 3
Receptions
1. Gary Collins (MD) 30
2. Billy Gambrell (SC) 24
  John Morris (NCST) 24
4. Stan Crisson (DUKE) 20
5. Al Taylor (NCST) 17
  Elmo Lam (CLEM) 17
  Pete Widener (DUKE) 17
8. Jim Addison (NC) 16
  Gary Barnes (CLEM) 16
10. Henry Poniatowski (MD) 15
  Dean Wright (DUKE) 15
  John Caskey (SC) 15
  Gib Carson (NC) 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. Tommy King (CLEM) 3
  Billy Futrell (DUKE) 3
  John Hepler (VA) 3
5. Carson Bosher (NCST) 2
  Donnie Frederick (WAKE) 2
  Stan Crisson (DUKE) 2
  Gary Barnes (CLEM) 2
  Henry Crosby (SC) 2
  Jay Wilkinson (DUKE) 2
  Jim Davidson (MD) 2
  Tom Brown (MD) 2
  Dick Barlund (MD) 2
  Joe Scarpati (NCST) 2
  Mark Leggett (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. Alan White (WAKE) 98
  Mark Leggett (DUKE) 98
10. Roman Gabriel (NCST) 97
  Joe Anderson (CLEM) 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. Donnie Frederick (WAKE) 5
  Gib Carson (NC) 5
4. Ray Farris (NC) 4
  Bill McGuirt (CLEM) 4
  Roman Gabriel (NCST) 4
  Gary Collins (MD) 4
  Alan White (WAKE) 4
9. Dave Burch (DUKE) 3
  Tommy King (CLEM) 3
  Jim D'Antonio (NCST) 3
  Gary Barnes (CLEM) 3
  Billy Futrell (DUKE) 3
  Joe Scarpati (NCST) 3
  John Hepler (VA) 3
  Mark Leggett (DUKE) 3
  Bob Elliott (NC) 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. Ray Farris (NC) 6
  Gil Garner (DUKE) 6
  Jim Parker (CLEM) 6
  Dick Novak (MD) 6
9. Gary Cuozzo (VA) 5
10. Bill McGuirt (CLEM) 4
  Gib Carson (NC) 4
  Alan White (WAKE) 4
  Chuck Reiley (WAKE) 4
  Joe Anderson (CLEM) 4