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1976 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 38-37-4, .506 W-L% (2nd of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 4.74 (6th of 14) ▪ SOS: 5.77 (6th of 14)

Conference Champion: Maryland

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Maryland)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Maryland)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Maryland 11 1 0 .917 5 0 0 1.000 24.5 9.6 18.84 4.09
North Carolina 9 3 0 .750 4 1 0 .800 20.3 18.3 7.43 3.43
Wake Forest 5 6 0 .455 3 3 0 .500 16.1 18.7 3.61 6.07
Duke 5 5 1 .500 2 3 1 .417 21.3 22.3 6.51 7.42
North Carolina State 3 7 1 .318 2 3 0 .400 18.6 23.5 2.03 7.12
Virginia 2 9 0 .182 1 3 0 .250 9.6 24.2 -8.51 4.49
Clemson 3 6 2 .364 0 4 1 .100 15.6 21.5 3.29 7.75

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 Final
Maryland 12 10 8 7 7 5 6 5 6 6 6 5 4 8
North Carolina   17 16 14 19             19 19  

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1977-01-01 Cotton Bowl Houston 30 Maryland 21 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1976-12-31 Peach Bowl Kentucky 21 North Carolina 0 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Mike Dunn (Duke) 53.6
2. Mike McGlamry (Wake Forest) 49.7
3. Johnny Evans (North Carolina State) 47.2
4. Andy Hitt (Virginia) 44.5

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Dunn (Duke) 6.4
2. Mike McGlamry (Wake Forest) 5.8
3. Johnny Evans (North Carolina State) 5.8
4. Andy Hitt (Virginia) 5.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike McGlamry (Wake Forest) 4.8
2. Johnny Evans (North Carolina State) 3.9
3. Mike Dunn (Duke) 3.7
4. Andy Hitt (Virginia) 3.1

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Mike McGlamry (Wake Forest) 99.3
2. Mike Dunn (Duke) 98.3
3. Johnny Evans (North Carolina State) 92.0
4. Andy Hitt (Virginia) 88.1

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Chuck White (Maryland) 17.5
2. Bill Millner (Wake Forest) 15.2
3. Joey Walters (Clemson) 15.1
4. Jerry Butler (Clemson) 14.7
5. Tom Hall (Duke) 13.5
6. Steve Young (Wake Forest) 11.5
7. Jim Wicks (Virginia) 10.2
8. Ted Brown (North Carolina State) 9.6

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Mike Voight* (North Carolina) 1439
2. Ted Brown (North Carolina State) 1327
3. James McDougald (Wake Forest) 1051
4. Art Gore (Duke) 768
5. Mike Dunn (Duke) 757
6. Tim Wilson (Maryland) 714
7. Tony Benjamin (Duke) 710
8. Warren Ratchford (Clemson) 699
9. Alvin Maddox (Maryland) 695
10. Steve Atkins (Maryland) 630

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Mel Collins* (North Carolina) 10.7
2. Kenny Roy (Maryland) 6.5
3. Earl Cook (Duke) 5.4

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Art Gore (Duke) 25.6
2. Delbert Powell* (North Carolina) 24.2
3. Kenny Roy (Maryland) 21.0
4. Mike Barney (Duke) 14.9