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1982 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 42-36-1, .538 W-L% (3rd of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 6.10 (3rd of 11) ▪ SOS: 3.96 (4th of 11)

Conference Champion: Clemson

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Clemson 9 1 1 .864 6 0 0 1.000 26.3 13.4 13.63 2.91
Maryland 8 4 0 .667 5 1 0 .833 31.1 18.3 16.22 6.39
North Carolina 8 4 0 .667 3 3 0 .500 29.0 12.4 15.44 4.36
Duke 6 5 0 .545 3 3 0 .500 27.9 26.4 5.86 4.13
North Carolina State 6 5 0 .545 3 3 0 .500 18.7 23.2 4.53 4.98
Virginia 2 9 0 .182 1 5 0 .167 18.9 30.0 -6.81 1.92
Wake Forest 3 8 0 .273 0 6 0 .000 18.2 29.3 -6.16 3.02

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/6 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
Clemson 11 16 16       20 18 15 13 11 10 10 8 7 8
North Carolina 5 5 11 11 12 12 11 10 10 18           18
Maryland                   19 18 19 16 17 16 20

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1982-12-25 Aloha Bowl Washington 21 Maryland 20 Aloha Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
1982-12-25 Sun Bowl North Carolina 26 Texas 10 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 236
2. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 212
3. Boomer Esiason (MD) 176
4. Tol Avery (NCST) 126
5. Scott Stankavage (NC) 78
6. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 72
7. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 55
8. Rod Elkins (NC) 54
9. Mike Eppley (CLEM) 37
10. Gordie Whitehead (VA) 24
Pass Attempts
1. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 376
2. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 374
3. Boomer Esiason (MD) 314
4. Tol Avery (NCST) 224
5. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 176
6. Scott Stankavage (NC) 158
7. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 100
8. Rod Elkins (NC) 98
9. Mike Eppley (CLEM) 69
10. Gordie Whitehead (VA) 53
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 63.1
2. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 56.4
3. Tol Avery (NCST) 56.2
4. Boomer Esiason (MD) 56.1
5. Scott Stankavage (NC) 49.4
6. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 40.9
Passing Yards
1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 3033
2. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 2380
3. Boomer Esiason (MD) 2302
4. Tol Avery (NCST) 1396
5. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 1243
6. Scott Stankavage (NC) 1124
7. Rod Elkins (NC) 711
8. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 674
9. Mike Eppley (CLEM) 450
10. Gordie Whitehead (VA) 299
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 8.1
2. Boomer Esiason (MD) 7.3
3. Scott Stankavage (NC) 7.1
4. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 7.1
5. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 6.3
6. Tol Avery (NCST) 6.2
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 7.7
2. Boomer Esiason (MD) 7.0
3. Scott Stankavage (NC) 6.2
4. Tol Avery (NCST) 5.1
5. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 5.1
6. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 4.4
Passing Touchdowns
1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 20
2. Boomer Esiason (MD) 18
3. Scott Stankavage (NC) 11
4. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 10
5. Tol Avery (NCST) 8
6. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 6
7. Rod Elkins (NC) 5
8. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 2
  Anthony Parete (CLEM) 2
  Gordie Whitehead (VA) 2
  Mike Grayson (DUKE) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 15
2. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 13
3. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 12
4. Boomer Esiason (MD) 10
5. Tol Avery (NCST) 9
6. Scott Stankavage (NC) 8
7. Homer Jordan (CLEM) 7
8. Mike Eppley (CLEM) 5
9. Rod Elkins (NC) 3
  Gordie Whitehead (VA) 3
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 142.5
2. Boomer Esiason (MD) 130.2
3. Scott Stankavage (NC) 122.0
4. Tol Avery (NCST) 112.3
5. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 110.4
6. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 96.7
Rush Attempts
1. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 245
2. Kelvin Bryant (NC) 228
3. Cliff Austin (CLEM) 197
4. Antonio Rice (VA) 196
5. Joe McIntosh (NCST) 183
6. Willie Joyner (MD) 177
7. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 136
8. Chuck McSwain (CLEM) 131
9. Ethan Horton (NC) 126
10. Tyrone Anthony (NC) 118
Rushing Yards
1. Kelvin Bryant (NC) 1064
  Cliff Austin (CLEM) 1064
3. Willie Joyner (MD) 1039
4. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 966
5. Joe McIntosh (NCST) 780
6. Antonio Rice (VA) 764
7. Tyrone Anthony (NC) 697
8. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 693
9. Chuck McSwain (CLEM) 641
10. Ethan Horton (NC) 576
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Tyrone Anthony (NC) 5.9
2. Willie Joyner (MD) 5.9
3. Greg Boone (DUKE) 5.6
4. Quentin Walker (VA) 5.5
5. Cliff Austin (CLEM) 5.4
6. John Nash (MD) 5.2
7. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 5.1
8. Mike Miller (NCST) 5.1
9. Chuck McSwain (CLEM) 4.9
10. Kelvin Bryant (NC) 4.7
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Cliff Austin (CLEM) 14
2. Rick Badanjek (MD) 9
3. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 8
4. Ethan Horton (NC) 7
  Joel Blunk (DUKE) 7
  Willie Joyner (MD) 7
  Chuck McSwain (CLEM) 7
8. Tyrone Anthony (NC) 6
  Antonio Rice (VA) 6
  Joe McIntosh (NCST) 6
Receptions
1. Mark Militello (DUKE) 52
2. Carl Franks (DUKE) 49
3. Chris Castor (DUKE) 46
4. Phil Denfeld (WAKE) 42
5. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 40
6. Tim Ryan (WAKE) 36
7. John Tice (MD) 34
  Tommy Gregg (WAKE) 34
9. Victor Harrison (NC) 30
10. David Richmond (WAKE) 29
  Dan Dougherty (WAKE) 29
Receiving Yards
1. Chris Castor (DUKE) 952
2. Mark Militello (DUKE) 725
3. Tim Ryan (WAKE) 580
4. Victor Harrison (NC) 489
5. Mark Smith (NC) 479
6. David Richmond (WAKE) 459
7. Carl Franks (DUKE) 446
8. Russell Davis (MD) 445
9. Phil Denfeld (WAKE) 424
10. Nick Merrick (VA) 418
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Chris Castor (DUKE) 20.7
2. Henry Johnson (VA) 18.0
3. Ricky Wall (NCST) 17.9
4. Mark Smith (NC) 17.7
5. Frank Magwood (CLEM) 17.2
6. Russell Davis (MD) 16.5
7. Victor Harrison (NC) 16.3
8. Tim Ryan (WAKE) 16.1
9. David Richmond (WAKE) 15.8
10. Mark Militello (DUKE) 13.9
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Chris Castor (DUKE) 13
2. Greg Hill (MD) 7
3. Mark Smith (NC) 5
  Russell Davis (MD) 5
5. Ricky Wall (NCST) 4
  Kelvin Bryant (NC) 4
  Tim Ryan (WAKE) 4
8. Victor Harrison (NC) 3
  Carl Franks (DUKE) 3
  David Davis (NCST) 3
  Kevin Riccio (VA) 3
  Phil Denfeld (WAKE) 3
  Nick Merrick (VA) 3
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 266
2. Kelvin Bryant (NC) 252
3. Antonio Rice (VA) 205
4. Cliff Austin (CLEM) 200
5. Joe McIntosh (NCST) 195
6. Willie Joyner (MD) 194
7. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 176
8. Ethan Horton (NC) 138
9. Chuck McSwain (CLEM) 135
10. Tyrone Anthony (NC) 123
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Kelvin Bryant (NC) 1313
2. Willie Joyner (MD) 1154
3. Cliff Austin (CLEM) 1079
4. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 1065
5. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 1048
6. Chris Castor (DUKE) 969
7. Joe McIntosh (NCST) 871
8. Antonio Rice (VA) 831
9. Tyrone Anthony (NC) 757
10. Ethan Horton (NC) 732
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Cliff Austin (CLEM) 14
2. Chris Castor (DUKE) 13
3. Ethan Horton (NC) 9
  Rick Badanjek (MD) 9
5. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 8
6. Kelvin Bryant (NC) 7
  Greg Hill (MD) 7
  Joel Blunk (DUKE) 7
  Willie Joyner (MD) 7
  Chuck McSwain (CLEM) 7
Total Plays
1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 426
2. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 413
3. Boomer Esiason (MD) 369
4. Tol Avery (NCST) 310
5. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 245
6. Kelvin Bryant (NC) 231
7. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 228
8. Antonio Rice (VA) 199
9. Cliff Austin (CLEM) 197
10. Joe McIntosh (NCST) 183
Total Yards
1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 2885
2. Boomer Esiason (MD) 2231
3. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 2203
4. Tol Avery (NCST) 1191
5. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 1169
6. Scott Stankavage (NC) 1125
7. Kelvin Bryant (NC) 1076
8. Cliff Austin (CLEM) 1064
9. Willie Joyner (MD) 1039
10. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 966
Total Touchdowns
1. Boomer Esiason (MD) 20
  Ben Bennett (DUKE) 20
3. Cliff Austin (CLEM) 14
4. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 11
  Scott Stankavage (NC) 11
6. Tol Avery (NCST) 10
7. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 9
  Rick Badanjek (MD) 9
9. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 8
10. Ethan Horton (NC) 7
  Joel Blunk (DUKE) 7
  Willie Joyner (MD) 7
  Mike Grayson (DUKE) 7
  Chuck McSwain (CLEM) 7