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1961 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 40-40-0, .500 W-L% (4th 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 Completion Percentage

1. Roman Gabriel (North Carolina State) 53.2
2. Ray Farris (North Carolina) 44.7
3. Jim Costen (South Carolina) 41.8

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ray Farris (North Carolina) 5.5
2. Jim Costen (South Carolina) 5.2
3. Roman Gabriel (North Carolina State) 5.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Roman Gabriel (North Carolina State) 4.4
2. Jim Costen (South Carolina) 2.9
3. Ray Farris (North Carolina) 2.6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Roman Gabriel (North Carolina State) 103.3
2. Ray Farris (North Carolina) 81.2
3. Jim Costen (South Carolina) 80.2

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Gary Collins (Maryland) 14.3
2. John Morris (North Carolina State) 13.5
3. Stan Crisson (Duke) 12.1
4. Billy Gambrell (South Carolina) 10.1