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1986 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 45-40-6, .527 W-L% (2nd of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 1.61 (5th of 10) ▪ SOS: 0.60 (6th of 10)

Conference Champion: Clemson

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
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 8 2 2 .750 5 1 1 .786 24.7 15.6 10.14 1.72
North Carolina State 8 3 1 .708 5 2 0 .714 27.3 22.8 5.80 -0.04
North Carolina 7 4 1 .625 5 2 0 .714 25.4 23.3 4.70 2.11
Georgia Tech 5 5 1 .500 3 3 0 .500 25.6 19.2 2.70 0.25
Maryland 5 5 1 .500 2 3 1 .417 23.8 19.2 5.79 2.70
Wake Forest 5 6 0 .455 2 5 0 .286 29.5 26.8 -0.76 -1.40
Duke 4 7 0 .364 2 5 0 .286 18.2 25.8 -7.09 -0.91
Virginia 3 8 0 .273 2 5 0 .286 18.0 28.6 -8.39 0.33

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 Final
Clemson           20 17 16   20 15 19     17
Maryland       13                      
North Carolina             18                
North Carolina State         20 17   20 16 15     19 18  

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1986-12-31 Peach Bowl Virginia Tech 25 North Carolina State 24 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1986-12-27 Aloha Bowl Arizona 30 North Carolina 21 Aloha Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
1986-12-27 Gator Bowl Clemson 27 Stanford 21 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Mark Maye (North Carolina) 62.5
2. Steve Slayden (Duke) 58.5
3. Dan Henning (Maryland) 55.5
4. Mike Elkins (Wake Forest) 53.9
5. Erik Kramer (North Carolina State) 52.3
6. Don Majkowski (Virginia) 52.3
7. Rick Strom (Georgia Tech) 52.1
8. Rodney Williams* (Clemson) 49.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mark Maye (North Carolina) 7.6
2. Dan Henning (Maryland) 7.2
3. Erik Kramer (North Carolina State) 6.0
4. Mike Elkins (Wake Forest) 5.8
5. Rick Strom (Georgia Tech) 5.0
6. Don Majkowski (Virginia) 4.9
7. Steve Slayden (Duke) 4.9
8. Rodney Williams* (Clemson) 4.8

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Mark Maye (North Carolina) 141.3
2. Dan Henning (Maryland) 128.2
3. Erik Kramer (North Carolina State) 120.9
4. Mike Elkins (Wake Forest) 117.0
5. Steve Slayden (Duke) 115.0
6. Don Majkowski (Virginia) 109.8
7. Rick Strom (Georgia Tech) 105.6
8. Rodney Williams* (Clemson) 99.9

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Riccardo Ingram (Georgia Tech) 14.6
2. Eric Lewis (North Carolina) 10.1
3. Gunter Brewer (Wake Forest) 9.5
4. Keeta Covington (Maryland) 8.4
5. Donnell Woolford* (Clemson) 8.1
6. Chris Warren (Virginia) 8.0
7. Mike Diminick (Duke) 4.5

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Terrance Roulhac* (Clemson) 32.1
2. Steve Griffin* (Clemson) 22.9
3. Troy Russell (North Carolina State) 22.8
4. Chris Warren (Virginia) 22.6
5. David Chambers (Wake Forest) 21.2
6. Keeta Covington (Maryland) 21.1
7. Eric Starr (North Carolina) 20.4
8. Gary Lee (Georgia Tech) 18.9
9. Darryl McGill (Wake Forest) 18.9
10. Mike Anderson (Maryland) 18.6