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1980 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 42-37-0, .532 W-L% (3rd of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 6.25 (5th of 14) ▪ SOS: 5.70 (6th of 14)

Conference Champion: North Carolina

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
North Carolina 11 1 0 .917 6 0 0 1.000 24.8 10.8 18.69 4.78
Maryland 8 4 0 .667 5 1 0 .833 17.6 13.8 11.90 7.15
North Carolina State 6 5 0 .545 3 3 0 .500 20.2 19.3 4.74 4.83
Clemson 6 5 0 .545 2 4 0 .333 19.7 20.2 6.57 6.30
Wake Forest 5 6 0 .455 2 4 0 .333 22.8 19.4 5.89 3.98
Virginia 4 7 0 .364 2 4 0 .333 13.1 23.5 -1.53 7.11
Duke 2 9 0 .182 1 5 0 .167 19.5 26.9 -2.50 5.77

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
North Carolina 14 15 13 14 10 8 8 7 6 14 15 15 13 12 13 10
Maryland       19                        

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1980-12-31 Bluebonnet Bowl North Carolina 16 Texas 7 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1980-12-20 Tangerine Bowl Florida 35 Maryland 20 Tangerine Bowl (Orlando, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 214
2. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 174
3. Tol Avery (NCST) 98
4. Todd Kirtley (VA) 94
5. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 85
6. Rod Elkins (NC) 81
7. Mike Tice (MD) 71
8. Brent Clinkscale (DUKE) 29
9. Lindsay Delaney (VA) 24
10. Mike Gasque (CLEM) 23
Pass Attempts
1. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 413
2. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 330
3. Tol Avery (NCST) 184
4. Todd Kirtley (VA) 183
5. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 172
6. Rod Elkins (NC) 160
7. Mike Tice (MD) 140
8. Brent Clinkscale (DUKE) 51
  Lindsay Delaney (VA) 51
10. Mike Gasque (CLEM) 49
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Tol Avery (NCST) 53.3
2. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 52.7
3. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 51.8
4. Todd Kirtley (VA) 51.4
5. Rod Elkins (NC) 50.6
6. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 49.4
Passing Yards
1. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 2624
2. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 2050
3. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 1311
4. Todd Kirtley (VA) 1156
5. Tol Avery (NCST) 1114
6. Rod Elkins (NC) 1002
7. Mike Tice (MD) 928
8. Mike Gasque (CLEM) 316
  Brent Clinkscale (DUKE) 316
10. Lindsay Delaney (VA) 315
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 7.6
2. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 6.4
3. Todd Kirtley (VA) 6.3
4. Rod Elkins (NC) 6.3
5. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 6.2
6. Tol Avery (NCST) 6.1
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 6.0
2. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 5.7
3. Rod Elkins (NC) 5.1
4. Todd Kirtley (VA) 3.7
5. Tol Avery (NCST) 3.5
6. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 3.5
Passing Touchdowns
1. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 21
2. Rod Elkins (NC) 11
  Ben Bennett (DUKE) 11
4. Tol Avery (NCST) 6
5. Mike Tice (MD) 5
6. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 4
7. Todd Kirtley (VA) 3
  Ron Frederick (DUKE) 3
9. Brent Clinkscale (DUKE) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 25
2. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 15
3. Tol Avery (NCST) 13
4. Todd Kirtley (VA) 12
5. Rod Elkins (NC) 9
6. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 8
7. Mike Tice (MD) 6
8. Mike Gasque (CLEM) 5
9. Mark Schoettmer (DUKE) 3
  Bob Milkovich (MD) 3
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 114.7
2. Rod Elkins (NC) 114.7
3. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 111.8
4. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 100.8
5. Tol Avery (NCST) 100.7
6. Todd Kirtley (VA) 96.7
Rush Attempts
1. Charlie Wysocki (MD) 334
2. Amos Lawrence (NC) 229
3. Tom Vigorito (VA) 201
4. Kelvin Bryant (NC) 177
5. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 153
6. Wayne McMillan (WAKE) 152
7. Wayne McLean (NCST) 147
8. Tol Avery (NCST) 142
9. Chuck McSwain (CLEM) 114
10. Eddie Jackson (NCST) 103
  Billy Johnson (NC) 103
Rushing Yards
1. Charlie Wysocki (MD) 1359
2. Amos Lawrence (NC) 1118
3. Kelvin Bryant (NC) 1039
4. Tom Vigorito (VA) 742
5. Wayne McLean (NCST) 706
6. Wayne McMillan (WAKE) 694
7. Chuck McSwain (CLEM) 544
8. Eddie Jackson (NCST) 488
9. Tol Avery (NCST) 456
10. Billy Johnson (NC) 433
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Kelvin Bryant (NC) 5.9
2. Amos Lawrence (NC) 4.9
3. Wayne McLean (NCST) 4.8
4. Chuck McSwain (CLEM) 4.8
5. Eddie Jackson (NCST) 4.7
6. Wayne McMillan (WAKE) 4.6
7. Quentin Walker (VA) 4.4
8. Billy Johnson (NC) 4.2
9. Charlie Wysocki (MD) 4.1
10. Andre Marks (NCST) 3.8
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Amos Lawrence (NC) 11
  Kelvin Bryant (NC) 11
  Charlie Wysocki (MD) 11
4. Tol Avery (NCST) 8
  Wayne McMillan (WAKE) 8
6. Eddie Jackson (NCST) 5
  Tom Vigorito (VA) 5
8. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 4
9. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 3
  Wayne Wingfield (MD) 3
  Brendon Crite (CLEM) 3
  Chuck McSwain (CLEM) 3
  Wayne McLean (NCST) 3
Receptions
1. Perry Tuttle (CLEM) 53
2. Kenny Duckett (WAKE) 50
3. Mike Quick (NCST) 43
4. Wayne Baumgardner (WAKE) 41
5. Marvin Brown (DUKE) 34
6. John Brinkman (DUKE) 32
7. Chris Havener (MD) 29
  Tom Vigorito (VA) 29
9. Ron Frederick (DUKE) 27
10. Jerry Gaillard (CLEM) 25
  Cedric Jones (DUKE) 25
Receiving Yards
1. Perry Tuttle (CLEM) 915
2. Wayne Baumgardner (WAKE) 764
3. Kenny Duckett (WAKE) 656
4. Mike Quick (NCST) 632
5. Marvin Brown (DUKE) 451
6. Cole Egan (VA) 447
7. Chris Havener (MD) 436
8. Ron Frederick (DUKE) 413
9. Jerry Gaillard (CLEM) 369
  Cedric Jones (DUKE) 369
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Cole Egan (VA) 19.4
2. Wayne Baumgardner (WAKE) 18.6
3. Perry Tuttle (CLEM) 17.3
4. Ron Frederick (DUKE) 15.3
5. Chris Havener (MD) 15.0
6. Jerry Gaillard (CLEM) 14.8
  Cedric Jones (DUKE) 14.8
8. Mike Quick (NCST) 14.7
9. Marvin Brown (DUKE) 13.3
10. Kenny Duckett (WAKE) 13.1
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Kenny Duckett (WAKE) 12
2. Cedric Jones (DUKE) 6
3. Amos Lawrence (NC) 4
  Chris Castor (DUKE) 4
  Perry Tuttle (CLEM) 4
  Wayne Baumgardner (WAKE) 4
7. Chris Havener (MD) 3
  Mike Quick (NCST) 3
  Mike Mullen (WAKE) 3
  Victor Harrison (NC) 3
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Charlie Wysocki (MD) 338
2. Amos Lawrence (NC) 238
3. Tom Vigorito (VA) 230
4. Kelvin Bryant (NC) 189
5. Wayne McMillan (WAKE) 165
6. Wayne McLean (NCST) 157
7. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 153
8. Tol Avery (NCST) 142
9. Chuck McSwain (CLEM) 116
10. Eddie Jackson (NCST) 114
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Charlie Wysocki (MD) 1383
2. Kelvin Bryant (NC) 1233
3. Amos Lawrence (NC) 1198
4. Tom Vigorito (VA) 981
5. Perry Tuttle (CLEM) 938
6. Wayne McLean (NCST) 816
7. Wayne McMillan (WAKE) 800
8. Wayne Baumgardner (WAKE) 764
9. Kenny Duckett (WAKE) 675
10. Mike Quick (NCST) 630
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Amos Lawrence (NC) 15
2. Kelvin Bryant (NC) 12
  Kenny Duckett (WAKE) 12
4. Charlie Wysocki (MD) 11
5. Tol Avery (NCST) 8
  Wayne McMillan (WAKE) 8
7. Tom Vigorito (VA) 6
  Cedric Jones (DUKE) 6
9. Eddie Jackson (NCST) 5
10. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 4
  Chris Castor (DUKE) 4
  Perry Tuttle (CLEM) 4
  Wayne Baumgardner (WAKE) 4
  Wayne McLean (NCST) 4
Total Plays
1. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 480
2. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 381
3. Charlie Wysocki (MD) 334
4. Tol Avery (NCST) 326
5. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 325
6. Amos Lawrence (NC) 229
7. Todd Kirtley (VA) 216
8. Mike Tice (MD) 207
9. Tom Vigorito (VA) 202
10. Rod Elkins (NC) 195
Total Yards
1. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 2430
2. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 1840
3. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 1683
4. Tol Avery (NCST) 1570
5. Charlie Wysocki (MD) 1359
6. Amos Lawrence (NC) 1118
7. Todd Kirtley (VA) 1079
8. Kelvin Bryant (NC) 1055
9. Rod Elkins (NC) 1015
10. Mike Tice (MD) 997
Total Touchdowns
1. Jay Venuto (WAKE) 22
2. Tol Avery (NCST) 14
3. Rod Elkins (NC) 13
4. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 12
5. Amos Lawrence (NC) 11
  Kelvin Bryant (NC) 11
  Charlie Wysocki (MD) 11
8. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 8
  Wayne McMillan (WAKE) 8
10. Eddie Jackson (NCST) 5
  Mike Tice (MD) 5
  Todd Kirtley (VA) 5
  Tom Vigorito (VA) 5