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1970 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 37-50-2, .427 W-L% (12th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -2.20 (8th of 13) ▪ SOS: 0.32 (7th of 13)

Conference Champion: Wake Forest

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(South Carolina)
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Wake Forest 6 5 0 .545 5 1 0 .833 17.4 21.9 3.64 5.45
North Carolina 8 4 0 .667 5 2 0 .714 31.0 18.9 6.43 -1.65
Duke 6 5 0 .545 5 2 0 .714 20.8 22.9 0.62 2.25
South Carolina 4 6 1 .409 3 2 1 .583 25.9 23.0 4.13 3.41
North Carolina State 3 7 1 .318 2 3 1 .417 8.2 16.3 -9.24 -1.79
Clemson 3 8 0 .273 2 4 0 .333 14.9 28.5 -5.98 3.48
Maryland 2 9 0 .182 2 4 0 .333 10.2 21.9 -11.15 -0.97
Virginia 5 6 0 .455 0 6 0 .000 21.8 17.0 -6.07 -7.62

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
North Carolina       19 18                    
South Carolina 17                            

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1970-12-30 Peach Bowl Arizona State 48 North Carolina 26 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Leo Hart (DUKE) 180
2. Tommy Suggs (SC) 136
3. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 133
4. Bill Troup (VA) 93
5. Jeff Shugars (MD) 75
6. Larry Russell (WAKE) 55
7. Paul Miller* (NC) 51
8. Pat Korsnick (NCST) 46
9. Larry Albert (VA) 44
10. Robert Tucker (MD) 35
Pass Attempts
1. Leo Hart (DUKE) 308
2. Tommy Suggs (SC) 269
3. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 267
4. Bill Troup (VA) 184
5. Jeff Shugars (MD) 175
6. Larry Russell (WAKE) 109
7. Larry Albert (VA) 95
8. Pat Korsnick (NCST) 91
9. Dennis Britt (NCST) 86
10. Paul Miller* (NC) 85
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Leo Hart (DUKE) 58.4
2. Tommy Suggs (SC) 50.6
3. Bill Troup (VA) 50.5
4. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 49.8
5. Jeff Shugars (MD) 42.9
Passing Yards
1. Leo Hart (DUKE) 2236
2. Tommy Suggs (SC) 2030
3. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 1407
4. Bill Troup (VA) 1289
5. Jeff Shugars (MD) 836
6. Paul Miller* (NC) 823
7. Larry Russell (WAKE) 671
8. Robert Tucker (MD) 645
9. Larry Albert (VA) 475
10. Pat Korsnick (NCST) 427
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Tommy Suggs (SC) 7.5
2. Leo Hart (DUKE) 7.3
3. Bill Troup (VA) 7.0
4. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 5.3
5. Jeff Shugars (MD) 4.8
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Leo Hart (DUKE) 6.0
2. Tommy Suggs (SC) 5.6
3. Bill Troup (VA) 4.4
4. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 4.2
5. Jeff Shugars (MD) 1.8
Passing Touchdowns
1. Tommy Suggs (SC) 14
2. Bill Troup (VA) 10
3. Paul Miller* (NC) 9
4. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 8
5. Leo Hart (DUKE) 7
6. Mike Mansfield* (NC) 5
  Dennis Britt (NCST) 5
8. Larry Russell (WAKE) 4
9. Jackie Young (SC) 3
  Jeff Shugars (MD) 3
  Robert Tucker (MD) 3
Passing Interceptions
1. Tommy Suggs (SC) 18
2. Bill Troup (VA) 15
3. Jeff Shugars (MD) 13
4. Leo Hart (DUKE) 12
5. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 10
6. Pat Korsnick (NCST) 9
  Larry Albert (VA) 9
8. Dennis Britt (NCST) 7
  Johnny Swofford* (NC) 7
  Robert Tucker (MD) 7
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Leo Hart (DUKE) 119.1
2. Tommy Suggs (SC) 117.7
3. Bill Troup (VA) 111.0
4. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 96.5
5. Jeff Shugars (MD) 73.8
Rush Attempts
1. Don McCauley* (NC) 360
2. Art Seymore (MD) 221
3. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 203
  Steve Jones (DUKE) 203
5. Larry Russell (WAKE) 196
6. Ray Yauger (CLEM) 183
7. Gary Helman (VA) 172
8. Tommy Simmons (SC) 165
9. Jim Lacey (VA) 131
10. Ike Oglesby* (NC) 130
Rushing Yards
1. Don McCauley* (NC) 1863
2. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 984
3. Art Seymore (MD) 945
4. Steve Jones (DUKE) 854
5. Gary Helman (VA) 743
6. Ray Yauger (CLEM) 711
7. Larry Russell (WAKE) 649
8. Jim Lacey (VA) 609
9. Ike Oglesby* (NC) 572
  Tommy Simmons (SC) 572
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Don McCauley* (NC) 5.2
2. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 4.8
3. Billy Ray Rice (SC) 4.8
4. Jim Lacey (VA) 4.6
5. Bill Thompson (DUKE) 4.6
6. Ike Oglesby* (NC) 4.4
7. Gary Helman (VA) 4.3
8. Art Seymore (MD) 4.3
9. Steve Jones (DUKE) 4.2
10. Ken Garrett (WAKE) 4.1
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Don McCauley* (NC) 22
2. Larry Russell (WAKE) 10
3. Tommy Simmons (SC) 8
  Steve Jones (DUKE) 8
5. Gary Helman (VA) 7
6. Jim Lacey (VA) 6
  Billy Ray Rice (SC) 6
  Ike Oglesby* (NC) 6
9. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 5
10. Ray Yauger (CLEM) 4
  Art Bosetti (DUKE) 4
Receptions
1. Wes Chesson (DUKE) 74
2. Jim Mitchell (SC) 41
3. John McMakin (CLEM) 40
4. Doug Hamrick (SC) 38
5. Dave Sullivan (VA) 37
6. Bob Bischoff (VA) 35
7. Bill Baker (DUKE) 27
  Brad O'Neal (CLEM) 27
9. Don Ratliff (MD) 26
10. Steve Jones (DUKE) 22
Receiving Yards
1. Wes Chesson (DUKE) 1080
2. Jim Mitchell (SC) 842
3. John McMakin (CLEM) 532
4. Dave Sullivan (VA) 523
5. Bob Bischoff (VA) 499
6. Doug Hamrick (SC) 418
7. Brad O'Neal (CLEM) 363
8. Lewis Jolley* (NC) 361
9. Mike Haggard (SC) 357
10. Art Seymore (MD) 309
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Jim Mitchell (SC) 20.5
2. Mike Haggard (SC) 17.0
3. Wes Chesson (DUKE) 14.6
4. Bob Bischoff (VA) 14.3
5. Dave Sullivan (VA) 14.1
6. Brad O'Neal (CLEM) 13.4
7. John McMakin (CLEM) 13.3
8. Doug Hamrick (SC) 11.0
9. Bill Baker (DUKE) 10.9
10. Brad Evans (DUKE) 10.2
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Jim Mitchell (SC) 7
2. Lewis Jolley* (NC) 5
  Doug Hamrick (SC) 5
4. Bob Bischoff (VA) 4
5. Wes Chesson (DUKE) 3
  John McMakin (CLEM) 3
  Mike Haggard (SC) 3
  Ken Taylor* (NC) 3
  Tony Blanchard* (NC) 3
10. Bobby Johnson (CLEM) 2
  Ken Garrett (WAKE) 2
  Dave Sullivan (VA) 2
  Dennis Satyshur (DUKE) 2
  Don McCauley* (NC) 2
  Joe Smith (VA) 2
  Gary Helman (VA) 2
  Pat Kenney (NCST) 2
  Art Seymore (MD) 2
  Steve Jones (DUKE) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Don McCauley* (NC) 375
2. Art Seymore (MD) 237
3. Steve Jones (DUKE) 225
4. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 203
5. Ray Yauger (CLEM) 197
6. Larry Russell (WAKE) 196
7. Gary Helman (VA) 183
8. Tommy Simmons (SC) 173
9. Jim Lacey (VA) 137
10. Ike Oglesby* (NC) 132
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Don McCauley* (NC) 2098
2. Art Seymore (MD) 1254
3. Wes Chesson (DUKE) 1163
4. Steve Jones (DUKE) 1077
5. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 984
6. Jim Mitchell (SC) 842
7. Ray Yauger (CLEM) 823
8. Gary Helman (VA) 821
9. Larry Russell (WAKE) 649
10. Tommy Simmons (SC) 628
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Don McCauley* (NC) 24
2. Steve Jones (DUKE) 10
  Larry Russell (WAKE) 10
4. Gary Helman (VA) 9
5. Tommy Simmons (SC) 8
6. Jim Mitchell (SC) 7
  Billy Ray Rice (SC) 7
8. Jim Lacey (VA) 6
  Lewis Jolley* (NC) 6
  Ike Oglesby* (NC) 6
Total Plays
1. Leo Hart (DUKE) 411
2. Don McCauley* (NC) 360
3. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 322
4. Tommy Suggs (SC) 315
5. Larry Russell (WAKE) 305
6. Bill Troup (VA) 224
7. Art Seymore (MD) 221
8. Jeff Shugars (MD) 206
9. Steve Jones (DUKE) 204
10. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 203
Total Yards
1. Leo Hart (DUKE) 2315
2. Tommy Suggs (SC) 1948
3. Don McCauley* (NC) 1863
4. Larry Russell (WAKE) 1320
5. Bill Troup (VA) 1313
6. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 1161
7. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 984
8. Paul Miller* (NC) 978
9. Art Seymore (MD) 945
10. Steve Jones (DUKE) 854
Total Touchdowns
1. Don McCauley* (NC) 22
2. Larry Russell (WAKE) 14
  Tommy Suggs (SC) 14
4. Bill Troup (VA) 12
5. Paul Miller* (NC) 11
6. Leo Hart (DUKE) 10
7. Tommy Simmons (SC) 8
  Steve Jones (DUKE) 8
  Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 8
10. Gary Helman (VA) 7