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1977 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 39-39-3, .500 W-L% (8th of 15) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 6.31 (6th of 15) ▪ SOS: 6.49 (6th of 15)

Conference Champion: North Carolina

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
North Carolina 8 3 1 .708 5 0 1 .917 20.9 8.5 15.34 5.26
Clemson 8 3 1 .708 4 1 1 .750 19.0 13.6 14.16 8.08
Maryland 8 4 0 .667 4 2 0 .667 21.2 14.9 10.82 5.07
North Carolina State 8 4 0 .667 4 2 0 .667 21.6 15.1 12.65 7.15
Duke 5 6 0 .455 2 4 0 .333 21.0 20.1 8.18 7.27
Virginia 1 9 1 .136 1 5 0 .167 5.1 25.5 -7.33 7.94
Wake Forest 1 10 0 .091 0 6 0 .000 10.3 24.5 -9.64 4.63

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 Final
North Carolina                   19 18 15 14 17
Clemson             20 16 13 15 15 13 11 19
Maryland 10 11                        

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1977-12-31 Peach Bowl North Carolina State 24 Iowa State 14 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1977-12-30 Gator Bowl Pittsburgh 34 Clemson 3 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1977-12-22 Hall of Fame Classic Maryland 17 Minnesota 7 Hall of Fame Classic (Birmingham, AL)
1977-12-19 Liberty Bowl Nebraska 21 North Carolina 17 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Mike Dunn (Duke) 53.4
2. Mike McGlamry (Wake Forest) 52.8
3. Steve Fuller (Clemson) 52.7
4. Johnny Evans (North Carolina State) 45.8

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Steve Fuller (Clemson) 8.2
2. Johnny Evans (North Carolina State) 6.7
3. Mike Dunn (Duke) 6.5
4. Mike McGlamry (Wake Forest) 6.1

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Steve Fuller (Clemson) 8.1
2. Johnny Evans (North Carolina State) 5.3
3. Mike Dunn (Duke) 5.1
4. Mike McGlamry (Wake Forest) 3.8

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Steve Fuller (Clemson) 131.9
2. Mike Dunn (Duke) 110.6
3. Johnny Evans (North Carolina State) 105.1
4. Mike McGlamry (Wake Forest) 98.5

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Jerry Butler (Clemson) 17.7
2. Dean Richards (Maryland) 16.1
3. Vince Kinney (Maryland) 15.8
4. John Zeglinski (Wake Forest) 15.7
5. Chuck White (Maryland) 15.5
6. Tom Smith (Wake Forest) 13.0
7. Tom Hall (Duke) 12.7
8. Steve Young (Wake Forest) 9.5
9. Ted Brown (North Carolina State) 6.8