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1985 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 46-44-1, .511 W-L% (4th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 3.07 (5th of 11) ▪ SOS: 2.47 (5th of 11)

Conference Champion: Maryland

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Maryland)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Georgia Tech and Maryland)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Maryland 9 3 0 .750 6 0 0 1.000 27.2 16.0 15.63 5.38
Georgia Tech 9 2 1 .792 5 1 0 .833 21.0 11.0 11.42 2.67
Virginia 6 5 0 .545 4 3 0 .571 23.8 19.7 5.24 1.51
Clemson 6 6 0 .500 4 3 0 .571 20.3 18.5 5.17 3.92
North Carolina 5 6 0 .455 3 4 0 .429 20.4 20.3 2.03 3.03
Duke 4 7 0 .364 2 5 0 .286 17.5 22.9 -4.44 0.37
North Carolina State 3 8 0 .273 2 5 0 .286 16.9 27.7 -7.54 1.64
Wake Forest 4 7 0 .364 1 6 0 .143 19.3 22.6 -2.97 1.21

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/3 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 Final
Maryland 7 7 17 17 17                     20 18
Georgia Tech                                 19
Virginia         20                        

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1985-12-31 Hall of Fame Classic Georgia Tech 17 Michigan State 14 Hall of Fame Classic (Birmingham, AL)
1985-12-21 Cherry Bowl Maryland 35 Syracuse 18 Cherry Bowl (Pontiac, MI)
1985-12-21 Independence Bowl Minnesota 20 Clemson 13 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Foy White (Wake Forest) 62.9
2. Steve Slayden (Duke) 58.8
3. Kevin Anthony (North Carolina) 57.0
4. John Dewberry (Georgia Tech) 57.0
5. Erik Kramer (North Carolina State) 55.8
6. Stan Gelbaugh (Maryland) 53.4
7. Don Majkowski (Virginia) 47.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. John Dewberry (Georgia Tech) 7.2
2. Stan Gelbaugh (Maryland) 6.9
3. Erik Kramer (North Carolina State) 6.8
4. Foy White (Wake Forest) 6.3
5. Steve Slayden (Duke) 5.3
6. Don Majkowski (Virginia) 5.1
7. Kevin Anthony (North Carolina) 4.7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. John Dewberry (Georgia Tech) 133.6
2. Foy White (Wake Forest) 132.0
3. Stan Gelbaugh (Maryland) 127.1
4. Erik Kramer (North Carolina State) 126.4
5. Steve Slayden (Duke) 116.6
6. Kevin Anthony (North Carolina) 113.3
7. Don Majkowski (Virginia) 103.4