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1971 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 40-49-0, .449 W-L% (8th 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 Completions

1. Al Neville (MD) 107
2. Glenn Morris (SC) 104
3. Paul Miller (NC) 75
4. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 64
5. Harrison Davis (VA) 63
6. Larry Albert (VA) 57
7. Bruce Shaw (NCST) 53
8. Dennis Satyshur (DUKE) 41
9. Jeff Shugars (MD) 37
10. Larry Russell (WAKE) 29

Pass Attempts

1. Glenn Morris (SC) 229
2. Al Neville (MD) 204
3. Harrison Davis (VA) 176
4. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 152
5. Paul Miller (NC) 146
6. Bruce Shaw (NCST) 127
7. Larry Albert (VA) 112
8. Dennis Satyshur (DUKE) 84
9. Jeff Shugars (MD) 77
10. Larry Russell (WAKE) 73

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Al Neville (MD) 52.5
2. Glenn Morris (SC) 45.4
3. Harrison Davis (VA) 35.8

Passing Yards

1. Glenn Morris (SC) 1313
2. Al Neville (MD) 1275
3. Paul Miller (NC) 1041
4. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 1040
5. Harrison Davis (VA) 806
6. Bruce Shaw (NCST) 681
7. Larry Albert (VA) 668
8. Dennis Satyshur (DUKE) 631
9. Jeff Shugars (MD) 459
10. Larry Russell (WAKE) 290

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Al Neville (MD) 6.2
2. Glenn Morris (SC) 5.7
3. Harrison Davis (VA) 4.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Al Neville (MD) 4.4
2. Glenn Morris (SC) 3.2
3. Harrison Davis (VA) 1.3

Passing Touchdowns

1. Al Neville (MD) 10
2. Paul Miller (NC) 9
3. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 6
4. Larry Albert (VA) 4
  Bruce Shaw (NCST) 4
  Jeff Shugars (MD) 4
7. Harrison Davis (VA) 3
  Glenn Morris (SC) 3
9. Dennis Satyshur (DUKE) 2
  Ken Pengitore (CLEM) 2
  Pat Korsnick (NCST) 2
  Larry Russell (WAKE) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Harrison Davis (VA) 14
  Glenn Morris (SC) 14
3. Al Neville (MD) 13
4. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 12
5. Bruce Shaw (NCST) 8
  Dennis Satyshur (DUKE) 8
  Larry Albert (VA) 8
8. Paul Miller (NC) 6
9. Robbie Davis (SC) 5
10. Pat Korsnick (NCST) 4
  Dennis Britt (NCST) 4
  Jeff Shugars (MD) 4
  Rich Searl (DUKE) 4

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Al Neville (MD) 108.4
2. Glenn Morris (SC) 85.7
3. Harrison Davis (VA) 64.0

Rush Attempts

1. Larry Russell (WAKE) 256
2. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 249
3. Willie Burden (NCST) 227
4. Steve Jones (DUKE) 193
5. Kent Merritt (VA) 188
6. Rick Gilstrap (CLEM) 144
7. Geof Hamlin (NC) 134
8. Ken Garrett (WAKE) 129
9. Tommy Simmons (SC) 126
10. Ike Oglesby (NC) 118

Rushing Yards

1. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 1228
2. Willie Burden (NCST) 910
3. Ken Garrett (WAKE) 864
4. Steve Jones (DUKE) 861
5. Kent Merritt (VA) 839
6. Larry Russell (WAKE) 803
7. Lewis Jolley (NC) 712
8. Geof Hamlin (NC) 594
9. Rick Gilstrap (CLEM) 514
10. Ike Oglesby (NC) 504

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ken Garrett (WAKE) 6.7
2. Lewis Jolley (NC) 6.1
3. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 4.9
4. Gary Johnson (WAKE) 4.9
5. Charlie Young (NCST) 4.5
6. Kent Merritt (VA) 4.5
7. Steve Jones (DUKE) 4.5
8. Geof Hamlin (NC) 4.4
9. Billy Ray Rice (SC) 4.3
10. Ike Oglesby (NC) 4.3

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Larry Russell (WAKE) 15
2. Willie Burden (NCST) 8
3. Lewis Jolley (NC) 7
  Tommy Simmons (SC) 7
5. Steve Jones (DUKE) 6
  Paul Miller (NC) 6
7. Ike Oglesby (NC) 5
  Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 5
  Ernie Jackson (DUKE) 5
  Ken Garrett (WAKE) 5

Receptions

1. Bill Davis (VA) 49
2. Jim Mitchell (SC) 47
3. Dave Sullivan (VA) 32
  Dennis O'Hara (MD) 32
  Dan Bungori (MD) 32
6. John McMakin (CLEM) 29
7. Jackie Brown (SC) 25
8. Mike Stultz (NCST) 24
9. Lewis Jolley (NC) 23
10. Willie Burden (NCST) 22

Receiving Yards

1. Jim Mitchell (SC) 618
2. Bill Davis (VA) 617
3. Don Kelley (CLEM) 505
4. Dan Bungori (MD) 490
5. Mike Stultz (NCST) 481
6. Dennis O'Hara (MD) 423
7. John McMakin (CLEM) 421
8. Dave Sullivan (VA) 393
9. Lewis Jolley (NC) 367
10. Jackie Brown (SC) 350

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Mike Stultz (NCST) 20.0
2. Lewis Jolley (NC) 16.0
3. Dan Bungori (MD) 15.3
4. John McMakin (CLEM) 14.5
5. Jackie Brown (SC) 14.0
6. Dennis O'Hara (MD) 13.2
7. Jim Mitchell (SC) 13.1
8. Bill Davis (VA) 12.6
9. Dave Sullivan (VA) 12.3
10. Bill Emrich (MD) 11.3

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Dan Bungori (MD) 8
2. John McMakin (CLEM) 5
3. Lewis Jolley (NC) 4
  Mike Stultz (NCST) 4
5. Dave Sullivan (VA) 3
6. Jim Mitchell (SC) 2
  Dennis O'Hara (MD) 2
  Ken Taylor (NC) 2
  Don Kelley (CLEM) 2
  Johnny Cowell (NC) 2
  Bill Davis (VA) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Larry Russell (WAKE) 257
2. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 251
3. Willie Burden (NCST) 249
4. Kent Merritt (VA) 197
5. Steve Jones (DUKE) 196
6. Rick Gilstrap (CLEM) 146
7. Geof Hamlin (NC) 141
8. Lewis Jolley (NC) 140
9. Ken Garrett (WAKE) 133
10. Tommy Simmons (SC) 131

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 1224
2. Willie Burden (NCST) 1132
3. Lewis Jolley (NC) 1079
4. Kent Merritt (VA) 912
5. Ken Garrett (WAKE) 883
6. Steve Jones (DUKE) 865
7. Larry Russell (WAKE) 813
8. Mike Stultz (NCST) 709
9. Geof Hamlin (NC) 663
10. Jim Mitchell (SC) 618

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Larry Russell (WAKE) 15
2. Lewis Jolley (NC) 11
3. Willie Burden (NCST) 8
  Dan Bungori (MD) 8
5. Tommy Simmons (SC) 7
6. Ike Oglesby (NC) 6
  Steve Jones (DUKE) 6
  Mike Stultz (NCST) 6
  Paul Miller (NC) 6
10. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 5
  Ernie Jackson (DUKE) 5
  John McMakin (CLEM) 5
  Ken Garrett (WAKE) 5

Total Plays

1. Larry Russell (WAKE) 329
2. Al Neville (MD) 286
3. Glenn Morris (SC) 273
4. Harrison Davis (VA) 269
5. Paul Miller (NC) 250
6. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 249
7. Willie Burden (NCST) 227
8. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 212
9. Steve Jones (DUKE) 197
10. Larry Albert (VA) 192

Total Yards

1. Paul Miller (NC) 1302
2. Al Neville (MD) 1265
3. Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 1228
4. Glenn Morris (SC) 1169
5. Larry Russell (WAKE) 1093
6. Harrison Davis (VA) 945
7. Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 924
8. Willie Burden (NCST) 910
9. Ken Garrett (WAKE) 864
10. Steve Jones (DUKE) 861

Total Touchdowns

1. Larry Russell (WAKE) 17
2. Paul Miller (NC) 15
3. Al Neville (MD) 14
4. Willie Burden (NCST) 8
5. Lewis Jolley (NC) 7
  Tommy Simmons (SC) 7
7. Steve Jones (DUKE) 6
  Larry Albert (VA) 6
  Tommy Kendrick (CLEM) 6
10. Jeff Shugars (MD) 5
  Ernie Jackson (DUKE) 5
  Ike Oglesby (NC) 5
  Larry Hopkins (WAKE) 5
  Harrison Davis (VA) 5
  Ken Garrett (WAKE) 5