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1972 Atlantic Coast Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 39-38-2, .506 W-L% (8th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.19 (6th of 13) ▪ SOS: 3.23 (6th of 13)

Conference Champion: North Carolina

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(North Carolina and North Carolina State)

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20 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Willie Burden North Carolina State 114 605 5.3 6 18 267 14.8 1 132 872 6.6 7
2 Charlie Young North Carolina State 118 611 5.2 7 1 9 9.0 0 119 620 5.2 7
3 Kent Merritt Virginia 118 575 4.9 1 4 28 7.0 0 122 603 4.9 1
4 Ike Oglesby North Carolina 148 707 4.8 3 148 707 4.8 3
5 Stan Fritts North Carolina State 145 689 4.8 16 12 209 17.4 1 157 898 5.7 17
6 Sammy Johnson North Carolina 103 484 4.7 5 1 8 8.0 0 104 492 4.7 5
7 Jay Washington Clemson 69 325 4.7 1 1 -6 -6.0 0 70 319 4.6 1
8 Steve Jones Duke 287 1236 4.3 6 4 18 4.5 0 291 1254 4.3 6
9 Wade Hughes Clemson 177 761 4.3 4 4 23 5.8 1 181 784 4.3 5
10 Ken Garrett Wake Forest 83 357 4.3 1 4 7 1.8 0 87 364 4.2 1
11 Frank Harsh Wake Forest 157 663 4.2 0 4 15 3.8 0 161 678 4.2 0
12 Mark Johnson Duke 114 462 4.1 4 1 9 9.0 0 115 471 4.1 4
13 Louis Carter Maryland 119 474 4.0 5 14 85 6.1 1 133 559 4.2 6
14 Jamie Franklin Maryland 83 324 3.9 4 13 151 11.6 0 96 475 4.9 4
15 Billy Hite North Carolina 118 451 3.8 3 1 12 12.0 0 119 463 3.9 3
16 Art Seymore Maryland 113 402 3.6 5 6 38 6.3 0 119 440 3.7 5
17 Smiley Sanders Clemson 117 398 3.4 2 6 28 4.7 0 123 426 3.5 2
18 Ken Pengitore Clemson 116 209 1.8 2 116 209 1.8 2
19 Nick Vidnovic North Carolina 83 149 1.8 6 83 149 1.8 6
20 Bruce Shaw North Carolina State 76 55 0.7 4 76 55 0.7 4