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1979 Atlantic Coast Conference Leaders

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Record: 46-32-2, .588 W-L% (1st of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 10.02 (2nd of 14) ▪ SOS: 7.00 (2nd of 14)

Conference Champion: North Carolina State

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 198
2. Matt Kupec (NC) 123
3. Billy Lott* (CLEM) 90
4. Todd Kirtley (VA) 88
5. Mike Tice (MD) 75
  Scott Smith (NCST) 75
7. Stanley Driskell (DUKE) 54
8. Craig Browning (DUKE) 26
9. Bob Milkovich (MD) 19
10. Brent Clinkscale (DUKE) 14
11. Darnell Johnson (NCST) 7
12. Gordie Whitehead (VA) 4
13. Chuck Sharpe (NC) 3
  Homer Jordan* (CLEM) 3

Pass Attempts

1. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 367
2. Matt Kupec (NC) 227
3. Todd Kirtley (VA) 178
4. Billy Lott* (CLEM) 174
5. Mike Tice (MD) 154
6. Stanley Driskell (DUKE) 145
7. Scott Smith (NCST) 138
8. Craig Browning (DUKE) 57
9. Bob Milkovich (MD) 52
10. Brent Clinkscale (DUKE) 32
11. Darnell Johnson (NCST) 19
  Gordie Whitehead (VA) 19
13. Homer Jordan* (CLEM) 11
14. Chuck Sharpe (NC) 7
15. Rich Riccardi (VA) 6
16. David Webber (WAKE) 5
17. Brent Dewitz (MD) 3
18. Ted Manly (VA) 2
  Ricky Brummitt (DUKE) 2
  Amos Lawrence (NC) 2
  P.J. Gay (NC) 2

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Matt Kupec (NC) 54.2
2. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 54.0
3. Billy Lott* (CLEM) 51.7
4. Todd Kirtley (VA) 49.4
5. Mike Tice (MD) 48.7

Passing Yards

1. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 2432
2. Matt Kupec (NC) 1587
3. Billy Lott* (CLEM) 1184
4. Todd Kirtley (VA) 1159
5. Scott Smith (NCST) 1093
6. Mike Tice (MD) 897
7. Stanley Driskell (DUKE) 721
8. Craig Browning (DUKE) 331
9. Bob Milkovich (MD) 248
10. Brent Clinkscale (DUKE) 131
11. Darnell Johnson (NCST) 95
12. Gordie Whitehead (VA) 50
13. Chuck Sharpe (NC) 44
14. Homer Jordan* (CLEM) 28
15. Amos Lawrence (NC) 15
16. Rich Riccardi (VA) 12
  James McDougald (WAKE) 12
18. Brent Dewitz (MD) 7
19. David Webber (WAKE) 5

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Matt Kupec (NC) 7.0
2. Billy Lott* (CLEM) 6.8
3. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 6.6
4. Todd Kirtley (VA) 6.5
5. Mike Tice (MD) 5.8

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Matt Kupec (NC) 6.8
2. Billy Lott* (CLEM) 5.5
3. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 5.4
4. Mike Tice (MD) 4.7
5. Todd Kirtley (VA) 3.9

Passing Touchdowns

1. Matt Kupec (NC) 18
2. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 16
3. Todd Kirtley (VA) 6
4. Scott Smith (NCST) 5
  Mike Tice (MD) 5
6. Stanley Driskell (DUKE) 4
  Billy Lott* (CLEM) 4
  Craig Browning (DUKE) 4

Passing Interceptions

1. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 17
2. Todd Kirtley (VA) 13
3. Stanley Driskell (DUKE) 11
4. Matt Kupec (NC) 9
5. Billy Lott* (CLEM) 7
6. Bob Milkovich (MD) 6
  Mike Tice (MD) 6
  Craig Browning (DUKE) 6
  Scott Smith (NCST) 6
10. Gordie Whitehead (VA) 4
11. Homer Jordan* (CLEM) 3
  Brent Clinkscale (DUKE) 3
13. Darnell Johnson (NCST) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Matt Kupec (NC) 131.1
2. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 114.7
3. Billy Lott* (CLEM) 108.4
4. Todd Kirtley (VA) 100.6
5. Mike Tice (MD) 100.6

Rush Attempts

1. James McDougald (WAKE) 260
2. Charlie Wysocki (MD) 247
3. Amos Lawrence (NC) 225
4. Scott Smith (NCST) 189
5. Tom Vigorito (VA) 184
6. Doug Paschal (NC) 177
7. Greg Taylor (VA) 166
  Billy Lott* (CLEM) 166
9. Marvin Sims* (CLEM) 158
10. Lester Brown* (CLEM) 156
11. Billy Ray Vickers (NCST) 152
12. Dwight Sullivan (NCST) 150
13. Greg Rhett (DUKE) 121
14. Stanley Driskell (DUKE) 111
15. Tracy Perry* (CLEM) 106
16. Chuck McSwain* (CLEM) 94
17. Mike Tice (MD) 80
  Wayne Wingfield (MD) 80
19. Billy Johnson (NC) 78
20. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 76
  Wayne McLean (NCST) 76

Rushing Yards

1. James McDougald (WAKE) 1177
2. Charlie Wysocki (MD) 1140
3. Tom Vigorito (VA) 1044
4. Amos Lawrence (NC) 1019
5. Greg Taylor (VA) 933
6. Doug Paschal (NC) 835
7. Marvin Sims* (CLEM) 743
8. Dwight Sullivan (NCST) 665
9. Billy Ray Vickers (NCST) 636
10. Lester Brown* (CLEM) 605
11. Scott Smith (NCST) 451
12. Chuck McSwain* (CLEM) 443
13. Greg Rhett (DUKE) 412
14. Albert Kirby (WAKE) 411
15. Billy Lott* (CLEM) 385
16. Tracy Perry* (CLEM) 384
17. Billy Johnson (NC) 365
18. Wayne Wingfield (MD) 360
19. Wayne McLean (NCST) 343
20. Keith Crenshaw (DUKE) 264

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Albert Kirby (WAKE) 5.7
2. Tom Vigorito (VA) 5.7
3. Greg Taylor (VA) 5.6
4. Doug Paschal (NC) 4.7
5. Chuck McSwain* (CLEM) 4.7
6. Marvin Sims* (CLEM) 4.7
7. Billy Johnson (NC) 4.7
8. Charlie Wysocki (MD) 4.6
9. Amos Lawrence (NC) 4.5
10. James McDougald (WAKE) 4.5
11. Wayne McLean (NCST) 4.5
12. Wayne Wingfield (MD) 4.5
13. Dwight Sullivan (NCST) 4.4
14. Billy Ray Vickers (NCST) 4.2
15. Lester Brown* (CLEM) 3.9
16. Tracy Perry* (CLEM) 3.6
17. Greg Rhett (DUKE) 3.4
18. Scott Smith (NCST) 2.4
19. Billy Lott* (CLEM) 2.3
20. Stanley Driskell (DUKE) 1.7

Receptions

1. Wayne Baumgardner (WAKE) 55
2. Albert Kirby (WAKE) 48
3. Perry Tuttle* (CLEM) 36
4. Mike Mullen (WAKE) 32
5. Jan Carinci (MD) 30
  Mike Quick (NCST) 30
7. Mike Chatham (NC) 29
8. Ron Frederick (DUKE) 28
9. James McDougald (WAKE) 27
10. Doug Paschal (NC) 24
11. Jerry Gaillard* (CLEM) 21
12. Mike Newhall (VA) 20
13. Kenny Duckett (WAKE) 19
14. Cedric Jones (DUKE) 18
15. Ted Marchibroda (VA) 17
  Jeff Grey (NC) 17
17. Wayne Tucker (NC) 16
18. Lin Dawson (NCST) 15
19. Tim Moon (VA) 13
20. Amos Lawrence (NC) 12
  Marvin Brown (DUKE) 12
  Mike Lewis (MD) 12

Receiving Yards

1. Wayne Baumgardner (WAKE) 1000
2. Perry Tuttle* (CLEM) 544
3. Mike Quick (NCST) 524
4. Mike Chatham (NC) 448
5. Ron Frederick (DUKE) 395
6. Cedric Jones (DUKE) 382
7. Jan Carinci (MD) 375
8. Kenny Duckett (WAKE) 370
9. Mike Mullen (WAKE) 365
10. Albert Kirby (WAKE) 329
11. Jerry Gaillard* (CLEM) 244
12. Ted Marchibroda (VA) 242
13. Jeff Grey (NC) 230
14. Wayne Tucker (NC) 219
15. Lin Dawson (NCST) 201
16. Mike Newhall (VA) 196
17. Lee Jukes (NCST) 195
18. Amos Lawrence (NC) 188
19. Greg Taylor (VA) 182
20. Gary Ellis (MD) 176
  James McDougald (WAKE) 176

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Wayne Baumgardner (WAKE) 18.2
2. Mike Quick (NCST) 17.5
3. Mike Chatham (NC) 15.4
4. Perry Tuttle* (CLEM) 15.1
5. Ron Frederick (DUKE) 14.1
6. Jan Carinci (MD) 12.5
7. Mike Mullen (WAKE) 11.4
8. Doug Paschal (NC) 7.0
9. Albert Kirby (WAKE) 6.9
10. James McDougald (WAKE) 6.5

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Mike Chatham (NC) 8
  Wayne Baumgardner (WAKE) 8
3. Mike Quick (NCST) 4
  Phil Farris (NC) 4
  Perry Tuttle* (CLEM) 4
  Mike Mullen (WAKE) 4
  Wayne Tucker (NC) 4
8. Ron Frederick (DUKE) 3
  Cedric Jones (DUKE) 3
10. Ted Marchibroda (VA) 2
  James McDougald (WAKE) 2
  Greg Taylor (VA) 2
  Mike Lewis (MD) 2
  John Tice (MD) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. James McDougald (WAKE) 287
2. Charlie Wysocki (MD) 251
3. Amos Lawrence (NC) 237
4. Doug Paschal (NC) 201
5. Tom Vigorito (VA) 189
  Scott Smith (NCST) 189
7. Greg Taylor (VA) 175
8. Billy Lott* (CLEM) 166
9. Lester Brown* (CLEM) 163
10. Marvin Sims* (CLEM) 161
11. Dwight Sullivan (NCST) 160
12. Billy Ray Vickers (NCST) 157
13. Greg Rhett (DUKE) 128
14. Albert Kirby (WAKE) 120
15. Stanley Driskell (DUKE) 111
16. Tracy Perry* (CLEM) 108
17. Chuck McSwain* (CLEM) 95
18. Wayne Wingfield (MD) 86
19. Billy Johnson (NC) 81
20. Mike Tice (MD) 80
  Wayne McLean (NCST) 80

Yards From Scrimmage

1. James McDougald (WAKE) 1353
2. Amos Lawrence (NC) 1207
3. Charlie Wysocki (MD) 1166
4. Greg Taylor (VA) 1115
5. Tom Vigorito (VA) 1102
6. Doug Paschal (NC) 1003
7. Wayne Baumgardner (WAKE) 1000
8. Marvin Sims* (CLEM) 791
9. Albert Kirby (WAKE) 740
10. Billy Ray Vickers (NCST) 716
  Dwight Sullivan (NCST) 716
12. Lester Brown* (CLEM) 697
13. Perry Tuttle* (CLEM) 556
14. Mike Quick (NCST) 524
15. Scott Smith (NCST) 451
16. Greg Rhett (DUKE) 450
17. Mike Chatham (NC) 448
18. Chuck McSwain* (CLEM) 445
19. Cedric Jones (DUKE) 431
20. Ron Frederick (DUKE) 424

Total Plays

1. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 443
2. Billy Lott* (CLEM) 340
3. Scott Smith (NCST) 327
4. Matt Kupec (NC) 274
5. James McDougald (WAKE) 261
6. Stanley Driskell (DUKE) 256
7. Charlie Wysocki (MD) 247
8. Mike Tice (MD) 234
9. Amos Lawrence (NC) 227
10. Todd Kirtley (VA) 225
11. Tom Vigorito (VA) 184
12. Doug Paschal (NC) 177
13. Greg Taylor (VA) 167
14. Marvin Sims* (CLEM) 158
15. Lester Brown* (CLEM) 156
16. Billy Ray Vickers (NCST) 152
17. Dwight Sullivan (NCST) 150
18. Greg Rhett (DUKE) 121
19. Craig Browning (DUKE) 118
20. Tracy Perry* (CLEM) 106

Total Yards

1. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 2485
2. Billy Lott* (CLEM) 1569
3. Matt Kupec (NC) 1564
4. Scott Smith (NCST) 1544
5. James McDougald (WAKE) 1189
6. Todd Kirtley (VA) 1185
7. Charlie Wysocki (MD) 1140
8. Tom Vigorito (VA) 1044
9. Amos Lawrence (NC) 1034
10. Mike Tice (MD) 946
11. Greg Taylor (VA) 933
12. Stanley Driskell (DUKE) 911
13. Doug Paschal (NC) 835
14. Marvin Sims* (CLEM) 743
15. Dwight Sullivan (NCST) 665
16. Billy Ray Vickers (NCST) 636
17. Lester Brown* (CLEM) 605
18. Craig Browning (DUKE) 444
19. Chuck McSwain* (CLEM) 443
20. Greg Rhett (DUKE) 412