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1971 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 40-49-0, .449 W-L% (9th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -0.73 (8th of 13) ▪ SOS: 1.09 (6th of 13)

Conference Champion: North Carolina

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
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
North Carolina 9 3 0 .750 6 0 0 1.000 24.0 12.7 10.91 0.82
Clemson 5 6 0 .455 5 2 0 .714 14.1 18.4 0.42 3.69
South Carolina 6 5 0 .545 4 2 0 .667 17.4 17.8 4.35 3.90
Duke 6 5 0 .545 3 3 0 .500 15.5 13.5 3.87 2.14
Wake Forest 6 5 0 .545 2 4 0 .333 19.8 16.2 -0.75 -3.30
Virginia 3 8 0 .273 2 4 0 .333 12.2 24.7 -7.37 1.44
North Carolina State 3 8 0 .273 2 5 0 .286 13.4 24.9 -10.79 -0.07
Maryland 2 9 0 .182 1 5 0 .167 20.4 25.7 -6.49 0.06

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
Duke     20 19 14   19                
North Carolina       20 18             19 18    
South Carolina   19                          

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1971-12-31 Gator Bowl Georgia 7 North Carolina 3 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Al Neville (Maryland) 52.5
2. Glenn Morris (South Carolina) 45.4
3. Harrison Davis (Virginia) 35.8

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Al Neville (Maryland) 6.2
2. Glenn Morris (South Carolina) 5.7
3. Harrison Davis (Virginia) 4.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Al Neville (Maryland) 4.4
2. Glenn Morris (South Carolina) 3.2
3. Harrison Davis (Virginia) 1.3

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Al Neville (Maryland) 108.4
2. Glenn Morris (South Carolina) 85.7
3. Harrison Davis (Virginia) 64.0

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Mike Stultz (North Carolina State) 20.0
2. Lewis Jolley (North Carolina) 16.0
3. Dan Bungori (Maryland) 15.3
4. John McMakin (Clemson) 14.5
5. Jackie Brown (South Carolina) 14.0
6. Dennis O'Hara (Maryland) 13.2
7. Jim Mitchell (South Carolina) 13.1
8. Bill Davis (Virginia) 12.6
9. Dave Sullivan (Virginia) 12.3
10. Bill Emrich (Maryland) 11.3