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1979 Atlantic Coast Conference Rushing Stats

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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)

  • Plsyers sorted by Yds/Att (minimum 6.25 Att/G).
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22 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Tom Vigorito Virginia 184 1044 5.7 6 5 58 11.6 1 189 1102 5.8 7
2 Albert Kirby Wake Forest 72 411 5.7 0 48 329 6.9 1 120 740 6.2 1
3 Greg Taylor Virginia 166 933 5.6 9 9 182 20.2 2 175 1115 6.4 11
4 Doug Paschal North Carolina 177 835 4.7 5 24 168 7.0 0 201 1003 5.0 5
5 Marvin Sims* Clemson 158 743 4.7 1 3 48 16.0 0 161 791 4.9 1
6 Chuck McSwain* Clemson 94 443 4.7 6 1 2 2.0 0 95 445 4.7 6
7 Billy Johnson North Carolina 78 365 4.7 1 3 26 8.7 0 81 391 4.8 1
8 Charlie Wysocki Maryland 247 1140 4.6 8 4 26 6.5 0 251 1166 4.6 8
9 James McDougald Wake Forest 260 1177 4.5 11 27 176 6.5 2 287 1353 4.7 13
10 Amos Lawrence North Carolina 225 1019 4.5 9 12 188 15.7 1 237 1207 5.1 10
11 Wayne Wingfield Maryland 80 360 4.5 1 6 41 6.8 0 86 401 4.7 1
12 Wayne McLean North Carolina State 76 343 4.5 2 4 27 6.8 0 80 370 4.6 2
13 Dwight Sullivan North Carolina State 150 665 4.4 6 10 51 5.1 0 160 716 4.5 6
14 Billy Ray Vickers North Carolina State 152 636 4.2 3 5 80 16.0 0 157 716 4.6 3
15 Lester Brown* Clemson 156 605 3.9 6 7 92 13.1 0 163 697 4.3 6
16 Tracy Perry* Clemson 106 384 3.6 2 2 17 8.5 0 108 401 3.7 2
17 Greg Rhett Duke 121 412 3.4 2 7 38 5.4 0 128 450 3.5 2
18 Scott Smith North Carolina State 189 451 2.4 13 189 451 2.4 13
19 Billy Lott* Clemson 166 385 2.3 2 166 385 2.3 2
20 Stanley Driskell Duke 111 190 1.7 4 111 190 1.7 4
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Jay Venuto Wake Forest 76 53 0.7 1 76 53 0.7 1
22 Mike Tice Maryland 80 49 0.6 1 80 49 0.6 1