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1983 Atlantic Coast Conference Leaders

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Record: 44-45-1, .494 W-L% (10th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 4.37 (3rd of 11) ▪ SOS: 3.98 (3rd of 11)

Conference Champion: Maryland

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 300
2. Tim Esposito (NCST) 190
3. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 187
4. Boomer Esiason (MD) 163
5. Scott Stankavage (NC) 147
6. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 129
7. Mike Eppley (CLEM) 99
8. John Dewberry (GATECH) 74
9. Stu Rogers (GATECH) 37
10. Frank Reich (MD) 22
11. Darrell Gast (GATECH) 11
12. Kevin Anthony (NC) 8
13. Foy White (WAKE) 6
14. Anthony Parete (CLEM) 5
  Drew Walston (DUKE) 5
16. Jeff Hoshor (NCST) 4
  Don Majkowski (VA) 4
18. Phil Brothers (NCST) 2
  Doug Porter (VA) 2
  Robert Lavette (GATECH) 2
  Rick Strom (GATECH) 2

Pass Attempts

1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 469
2. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 333
3. Tim Esposito (NCST) 323
4. Boomer Esiason (MD) 294
5. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 261
6. Scott Stankavage (NC) 249
7. Mike Eppley (CLEM) 166
8. John Dewberry (GATECH) 134
9. Stu Rogers (GATECH) 63
10. Frank Reich (MD) 38
11. Darrell Gast (GATECH) 24
12. Anthony Parete (CLEM) 23
13. Kevin Anthony (NC) 14
14. Don Majkowski (VA) 13
15. Foy White (WAKE) 12
  Rick Strom (GATECH) 12
17. Drew Walston (DUKE) 10
18. Jeff Hoshor (NCST) 7
19. Doug Porter (VA) 6
20. Robert Lavette (GATECH) 3

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 64.0
2. Mike Eppley (CLEM) 59.6
3. Scott Stankavage (NC) 59.0
4. Tim Esposito (NCST) 58.8
5. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 56.2
6. Boomer Esiason (MD) 55.4
7. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 49.4

Passing Yards

1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 3086
2. Boomer Esiason (MD) 2322
3. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 2253
4. Tim Esposito (NCST) 2096
5. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 1881
6. Scott Stankavage (NC) 1721
7. Mike Eppley (CLEM) 1410
8. John Dewberry (GATECH) 790
9. Stu Rogers (GATECH) 391
10. Frank Reich (MD) 241
11. Darrell Gast (GATECH) 127
12. Phil Brothers (NCST) 89
13. Kevin Anthony (NC) 80
14. Don Majkowski (VA) 58
15. Anthony Parete (CLEM) 57
16. Jeff Hoshor (NCST) 49
17. Drew Walston (DUKE) 46
18. Foy White (WAKE) 35
19. Daryl Wise (GATECH) 34
20. Rick Strom (GATECH) 24

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Eppley (CLEM) 8.5
2. Boomer Esiason (MD) 7.9
3. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 7.2
4. Scott Stankavage (NC) 6.9
5. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 6.8
6. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 6.6
7. Tim Esposito (NCST) 6.5

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Boomer Esiason (MD) 7.7
2. Mike Eppley (CLEM) 7.6
3. Scott Stankavage (NC) 6.8
4. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 6.2
5. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 5.7
6. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 5.6
7. Tim Esposito (NCST) 4.9

Passing Touchdowns

1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 17
2. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 16
  Scott Stankavage (NC) 16
4. Boomer Esiason (MD) 15
5. Mike Eppley (CLEM) 13
6. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 11
7. Tim Esposito (NCST) 8
8. John Dewberry (GATECH) 6

Passing Interceptions

1. Tim Esposito (NCST) 15
  Gary Schofield (WAKE) 15
3. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 14
4. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 12
5. Mike Eppley (CLEM) 9
6. Scott Stankavage (NC) 8
  Boomer Esiason (MD) 8
  John Dewberry (GATECH) 8
9. Stu Rogers (GATECH) 4
10. Darrell Gast (GATECH) 3
11. Rick Strom (GATECH) 2
  Foy White (WAKE) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Mike Eppley (CLEM) 146.0
2. Boomer Esiason (MD) 133.2
3. Scott Stankavage (NC) 131.9
4. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 126.1
5. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 119.8
6. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 113.1
7. Tim Esposito (NCST) 112.2

Rush Attempts

1. Joe McIntosh (NCST) 217
2. Ethan Horton (NC) 200
3. Willie Joyner (MD) 198
4. Robert Lavette (GATECH) 186
5. Tyrone Anthony (NC) 184
6. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 181
7. Howard Petty (VA) 169
8. Kevin Mack (CLEM) 151
9. Stacey Driver (CLEM) 146
10. Topper Clemons (WAKE) 132
11. Rick Badanjek (MD) 131
12. Kenny Flowers (CLEM) 127
13. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 125
14. Ronny Cone (GATECH) 101
  Julius Grantham (DUKE) 101
16. Derek Jenkins (VA) 97
17. Eddie Colson (NC) 79
  Cory Collier (GATECH) 79
19. Antonio Rice (VA) 75
20. John Dewberry (GATECH) 68

Rushing Yards

1. Ethan Horton (NC) 1107
2. Joe McIntosh (NCST) 1081
3. Tyrone Anthony (NC) 1063
4. Willie Joyner (MD) 908
5. Kevin Mack (CLEM) 862
6. Howard Petty (VA) 835
7. Robert Lavette (GATECH) 803
8. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 785
9. Stacey Driver (CLEM) 774
10. Rick Badanjek (MD) 635
11. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 629
12. Derek Jenkins (VA) 573
13. Topper Clemons (WAKE) 562
14. Kenny Flowers (CLEM) 557
15. Julius Grantham (DUKE) 556
16. Ronny Cone (GATECH) 497
17. Cory Collier (GATECH) 442
18. Eddie Colson (NC) 425
19. Antonio Rice (VA) 306
20. Steve Morse (VA) 275

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Derek Jenkins (VA) 5.9
2. Tyrone Anthony (NC) 5.8
3. Kevin Mack (CLEM) 5.7
4. Cory Collier (GATECH) 5.6
5. Ethan Horton (NC) 5.5
6. Julius Grantham (DUKE) 5.5
7. Eddie Colson (NC) 5.4
8. Stacey Driver (CLEM) 5.3
9. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 5.0
10. Joe McIntosh (NCST) 5.0
11. Howard Petty (VA) 4.9
12. Ronny Cone (GATECH) 4.9
13. Rick Badanjek (MD) 4.8
14. Willie Joyner (MD) 4.6
15. Kenny Flowers (CLEM) 4.4
16. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 4.3
17. Robert Lavette (GATECH) 4.3
18. Topper Clemons (WAKE) 4.3
19. Antonio Rice (VA) 4.1

Receptions

1. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 66
2. Mark Militello (DUKE) 63
3. Scott Russell (DUKE) 47
4. Duane Owens (WAKE) 46
5. Billy Smith (VA) 42
6. Jeff Brown (NCST) 41
7. Mark Smith (NC) 40
8. Tim Ryan (WAKE) 36
9. Russell Davis (MD) 29
10. David Richmond (WAKE) 27
  Greg Hill (MD) 27
  Julius Grantham (DUKE) 27
13. Rick Badanjek (MD) 26
14. Ricky Wall (NCST) 25
  Arnold Franklin (NC) 25
  Joel Blunk (DUKE) 25
17. Billy Griggs (VA) 23
  Willie Joyner (MD) 23
  Howard Petty (VA) 23
20. Robert Lavette (GATECH) 21
  Joe McIntosh (NCST) 21

Receiving Yards

1. Billy Smith (VA) 777
2. Mark Militello (DUKE) 682
3. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 582
4. Mark Smith (NC) 580
5. Greg Hill (MD) 570
6. Tim Ryan (WAKE) 483
7. Scott Russell (DUKE) 471
8. Russell Davis (MD) 465
9. David Richmond (WAKE) 460
10. Duane Owens (WAKE) 447
11. Ricky Wall (NCST) 371
12. Jeff Brown (NCST) 354
13. Ray Williams (CLEM) 342
14. Nick Merrick (VA) 308
15. Billy Griggs (VA) 300
16. Rick Badanjek (MD) 296
17. Arnold Franklin (NC) 271
18. Stanley Davis (NCST) 269
19. Julius Grantham (DUKE) 259
20. Phil Brothers (NCST) 246

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Greg Hill (MD) 21.1
2. Billy Smith (VA) 18.5
3. David Richmond (WAKE) 17.0
4. Russell Davis (MD) 16.0
5. Ricky Wall (NCST) 14.8
6. Mark Smith (NC) 14.5
7. Tim Ryan (WAKE) 13.4
8. Billy Griggs (VA) 13.0
9. Rick Badanjek (MD) 11.4
10. Arnold Franklin (NC) 10.8
11. Mark Militello (DUKE) 10.8
12. Willie Joyner (MD) 10.5
13. Joe McIntosh (NCST) 10.2
14. Scott Russell (DUKE) 10.0
15. Duane Owens (WAKE) 9.7
16. Julius Grantham (DUKE) 9.6
17. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 8.8
18. Jeff Brown (NCST) 8.6
19. Joel Blunk (DUKE) 6.4
20. Robert Lavette (GATECH) 5.9

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 247
2. Joe McIntosh (NCST) 238
3. Willie Joyner (MD) 221
4. Ethan Horton (NC) 209
5. Robert Lavette (GATECH) 207
6. Tyrone Anthony (NC) 200
7. Howard Petty (VA) 192
8. Kevin Mack (CLEM) 160
9. Rick Badanjek (MD) 157
10. Stacey Driver (CLEM) 155
11. Topper Clemons (WAKE) 138
12. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 135
13. Kenny Flowers (CLEM) 131
14. Julius Grantham (DUKE) 128
15. Ronny Cone (GATECH) 120
16. Derek Jenkins (VA) 99
17. Eddie Colson (NC) 90
18. Cory Collier (GATECH) 86
19. Antonio Rice (VA) 83
20. John Dewberry (GATECH) 69

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 1367
2. Joe McIntosh (NCST) 1296
3. Tyrone Anthony (NC) 1201
4. Ethan Horton (NC) 1192
5. Willie Joyner (MD) 1150
6. Kevin Mack (CLEM) 978
7. Howard Petty (VA) 951
8. Rick Badanjek (MD) 931
9. Robert Lavette (GATECH) 926
10. Stacey Driver (CLEM) 824
11. Julius Grantham (DUKE) 815
12. Billy Smith (VA) 777
13. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 687
14. Mark Militello (DUKE) 682
15. Kenny Flowers (CLEM) 659
16. Ronny Cone (GATECH) 654
17. Topper Clemons (WAKE) 626
18. Greg Hill (MD) 619
19. Mark Smith (NC) 593
20. Derek Jenkins (VA) 579

Total Plays

1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 526
2. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 372
3. Tim Esposito (NCST) 371
4. Boomer Esiason (MD) 341
5. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 311
6. Scott Stankavage (NC) 288
7. Joe McIntosh (NCST) 217
8. Mike Eppley (CLEM) 213
9. John Dewberry (GATECH) 202
10. Ethan Horton (NC) 200
11. Willie Joyner (MD) 198
12. Robert Lavette (GATECH) 189
13. Tyrone Anthony (NC) 186
14. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 181
15. Howard Petty (VA) 170
16. Kevin Mack (CLEM) 151
17. Stacey Driver (CLEM) 146
18. Topper Clemons (WAKE) 132
19. Rick Badanjek (MD) 131
20. Kenny Flowers (CLEM) 127

Total Yards

1. Ben Bennett (DUKE) 2950
2. Boomer Esiason (MD) 2290
3. Gary Schofield (WAKE) 2153
4. Tim Esposito (NCST) 2034
5. Wayne Schuchts (VA) 1808
6. Scott Stankavage (NC) 1700
7. Mike Eppley (CLEM) 1473
8. Ethan Horton (NC) 1107
9. Joe McIntosh (NCST) 1081
10. Tyrone Anthony (NC) 1076
11. John Dewberry (GATECH) 1013
12. Willie Joyner (MD) 908
13. Kevin Mack (CLEM) 862
14. Howard Petty (VA) 835
15. Robert Lavette (GATECH) 824
16. Mike Grayson (DUKE) 785
17. Stacey Driver (CLEM) 774
18. Rick Badanjek (MD) 635
19. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 629
20. Derek Jenkins (VA) 573