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1974 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 42-37-1, .531 W-L% (7th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 6.86 (5th of 13) ▪ SOS: 5.97 (5th of 13)

Conference Champion: Maryland

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Maryland 8 4 0 .667 6 0 0 1.000 26.3 8.7 17.07 6.73
North Carolina State 9 2 1 .792 4 2 0 .667 26.4 20.1 12.15 4.82
Clemson 7 4 0 .636 4 2 0 .667 22.4 22.7 9.21 7.76
North Carolina 7 5 0 .583 4 2 0 .667 30.3 23.3 10.36 5.19
Duke 6 5 0 .545 2 4 0 .333 18.3 18.9 6.64 5.82
Virginia 4 7 0 .364 1 5 0 .167 18.8 21.7 1.13 4.32
Wake Forest 1 10 0 .091 0 6 0 .000 6.7 31.6 -8.58 7.15

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 Final
North Carolina State 18 16 15 13 8 11 10 17     16 13 13 13 11
Maryland 14 14 14       18 15 15 14 13 11 11 10 13

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1974-12-28 Sun Bowl Mississippi State 26 North Carolina 24 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1974-12-23 Bluebonnet Bowl North Carolina State 31 Houston 31 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1974-12-16 Liberty Bowl Tennessee 7 Maryland 3 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Bob Avellini* (Maryland) 60.2
2. Scott Gardner (Virginia) 56.4

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bob Avellini* (Maryland) 8.6
2. Scott Gardner (Virginia) 6.9

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bob Avellini* (Maryland) 7.5
2. Scott Gardner (Virginia) 5.6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Bob Avellini* (Maryland) 135.5
2. Scott Gardner (Virginia) 125.7

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Ken Shelton (Virginia) 18.0
2. Jimmy Jerome* (North Carolina) 17.9
3. Don Buckey (North Carolina State) 17.4
4. Bennie Cunningham (Clemson) 16.3
5. Walter White* (Maryland) 15.9
6. Troy Slade (Duke) 15.8
7. Pat Norton* (North Carolina) 14.8
8. Ben Fordham (Duke) 14.7
9. Frank Russell* (Maryland) 12.8
10. Jim Colleran (Virginia) 12.2