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1983 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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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)

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 7 0 0 1.000 30.7 18.2 15.08 3.80
Maryland 8 4 0 .667 5 1 0 .833 26.3 21.1 12.65 7.40
North Carolina 8 4 0 .667 4 3 0 .571 28.1 18.0 11.03 3.11
Georgia Tech 3 8 0 .273 3 3 0 .500 20.2 28.5 -0.26 7.38
Virginia 6 5 0 .545 3 4 0 .429 22.9 25.5 0.32 1.23
Duke 3 8 0 .273 3 4 0 .429 22.4 31.8 -0.60 6.04
Wake Forest 4 7 0 .364 1 6 0 .143 23.4 25.5 -2.20 0.62
North Carolina State 3 8 0 .273 1 6 0 .143 21.5 22.4 -1.05 2.23

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/5 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 12/5 Final
Clemson                     17 13 12 11 12 11
Maryland 17 17 17   19 16 16 15 13 7 11 20 17 16 16  
North Carolina 11 8 10 5 5 4 3 3 3 10 19          

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1983-12-30 Peach Bowl Florida State 28 North Carolina 3 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1983-12-17 Citrus Bowl Tennessee 30 Maryland 23 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Ben Bennett (Duke) 64.0
2. Mike Eppley (Clemson) 59.6
3. Scott Stankavage (North Carolina) 59.0
4. Tim Esposito (North Carolina State) 58.8
5. Gary Schofield (Wake Forest) 56.2
6. Boomer Esiason (Maryland) 55.4
7. Wayne Schuchts (Virginia) 49.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Boomer Esiason (Maryland) 7.7
2. Mike Eppley (Clemson) 7.6
3. Scott Stankavage (North Carolina) 6.8
4. Ben Bennett (Duke) 6.2
5. Gary Schofield (Wake Forest) 5.7
6. Wayne Schuchts (Virginia) 5.6
7. Tim Esposito (North Carolina State) 4.9

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Mike Eppley (Clemson) 146.0
2. Boomer Esiason (Maryland) 133.2
3. Scott Stankavage (North Carolina) 131.9
4. Ben Bennett (Duke) 126.1
5. Gary Schofield (Wake Forest) 119.8
6. Wayne Schuchts (Virginia) 113.1
7. Tim Esposito (North Carolina State) 112.2

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Greg Hill (Maryland) 21.1
2. Billy Smith (Virginia) 18.5
3. David Richmond (Wake Forest) 17.0
4. Russell Davis (Maryland) 16.0
5. Ricky Wall (North Carolina State) 14.8
6. Mark Smith (North Carolina) 14.5
7. Tim Ryan (Wake Forest) 13.4
8. Billy Griggs (Virginia) 13.0
9. Rick Badanjek (Maryland) 11.4
10. Arnold Franklin (North Carolina) 10.8