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1987 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 45-45-0, .500 W-L% (7th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.56 (6th of 10) ▪ SOS: 2.68 (4th of 10)

Conference Champion: Clemson

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Clemson)
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 10 2 0 .833 6 1 0 .857 27.8 14.7 13.71 2.30
Virginia 8 4 0 .667 5 2 0 .714 24.3 23.0 6.19 2.60
Wake Forest 7 4 0 .636 4 3 0 .571 18.3 16.8 2.49 -0.14
North Carolina State 4 7 0 .364 4 3 0 .571 19.3 27.5 -2.46 2.81
Maryland 4 7 0 .364 3 3 0 .500 17.6 27.4 -0.14 7.22
North Carolina 5 6 0 .455 3 4 0 .429 19.5 18.8 3.44 3.44
Duke 5 6 0 .455 2 5 0 .286 27.4 22.1 1.91 -0.46
Georgia Tech 2 9 0 .182 0 6 0 .000 18.1 25.0 -4.69 3.68

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
Clemson 9 10 8 9 8 8 7 7 14 10 9 8 13 13 14 12

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1988-01-01 Citrus Bowl Clemson 35 Penn State 10 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
1987-12-22 All-American Bowl Virginia 22 Brigham Young 16 All-American Bowl (Birmingham, AL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Steve Slayden (DUKE) 230
2. Scott Secules (VA) 174
3. Mike Elkins (WAKE) 169
4. Dan Henning (MD) 157
5. Mark Maye (NC) 143
6. Rodney Williams* (CLEM) 101
7. Rick Strom (GATECH) 83
8. Shane Montgomery (NCST) 81
9. Darrell Gast (GATECH) 80
10. Preston Poag (NCST) 71
  Neil O'Donnell (MD) 71
Pass Attempts
1. Steve Slayden (DUKE) 395
2. Mike Elkins (WAKE) 317
3. Scott Secules (VA) 296
4. Dan Henning (MD) 287
5. Mark Maye (NC) 270
6. Rodney Williams* (CLEM) 209
7. Darrell Gast (GATECH) 179
8. Rick Strom (GATECH) 163
9. Shane Montgomery (NCST) 153
10. Preston Poag (NCST) 148
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Scott Secules (VA) 58.8
2. Steve Slayden (DUKE) 58.2
3. Dan Henning (MD) 54.7
4. Mike Elkins (WAKE) 53.3
5. Mark Maye (NC) 53.0
6. Rick Strom (GATECH) 50.9
7. Rodney Williams* (CLEM) 48.3
8. Darrell Gast (GATECH) 44.7
Passing Yards
1. Steve Slayden (DUKE) 2924
2. Scott Secules (VA) 2311
3. Mark Maye (NC) 1965
4. Mike Elkins (WAKE) 1915
5. Dan Henning (MD) 1835
6. Rodney Williams* (CLEM) 1486
7. Shane Montgomery (NCST) 1144
8. Darrell Gast (GATECH) 1104
9. Rick Strom (GATECH) 1066
10. Neil O'Donnell (MD) 913
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Scott Secules (VA) 7.8
2. Steve Slayden (DUKE) 7.4
3. Mark Maye (NC) 7.3
4. Rodney Williams* (CLEM) 7.1
5. Rick Strom (GATECH) 6.5
6. Dan Henning (MD) 6.4
7. Darrell Gast (GATECH) 6.2
8. Mike Elkins (WAKE) 6.0
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Scott Secules (VA) 7.4
2. Steve Slayden (DUKE) 6.6
3. Rodney Williams* (CLEM) 5.5
4. Mark Maye (NC) 5.4
5. Rick Strom (GATECH) 5.3
6. Dan Henning (MD) 5.1
7. Darrell Gast (GATECH) 4.7
8. Mike Elkins (WAKE) 3.8
Passing Touchdowns
1. Steve Slayden (DUKE) 20
2. Scott Secules (VA) 12
3. Dan Henning (MD) 9
  Mark Maye (NC) 9
5. Shane Montgomery (NCST) 7
  Mike Elkins (WAKE) 7
7. Rodney Williams* (CLEM) 6
  Preston Poag (NCST) 6
  Rick Strom (GATECH) 6
10. Darrell Gast (GATECH) 5
Passing Interceptions
1. Mike Elkins (WAKE) 19
2. Steve Slayden (DUKE) 16
3. Mark Maye (NC) 15
4. Shane Montgomery (NCST) 12
  Dan Henning (MD) 12
6. Rodney Williams* (CLEM) 10
7. Scott Secules (VA) 8
  Darrell Gast (GATECH) 8
9. Preston Poag (NCST) 7
  Rick Strom (GATECH) 7
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Scott Secules (VA) 132.3
2. Steve Slayden (DUKE) 129.0
3. Mark Maye (NC) 114.0
4. Dan Henning (MD) 110.4
5. Rick Strom (GATECH) 109.4
6. Rodney Williams* (CLEM) 108.0
7. Mike Elkins (WAKE) 99.4
8. Darrell Gast (GATECH) 96.8
Rush Attempts
1. Terry Allen* (CLEM) 183
2. Mark Young (WAKE) 179
3. Marcus Wilson (VA) 172
4. Bren Lowery (MD) 168
5. Bobby Crumpler (NCST) 143
6. Eric Starr (NC) 142
7. Roger Boone (DUKE) 137
  Wesley McFadden* (CLEM) 137
9. Tracy Johnson* (CLEM) 119
10. Durwin Greggs (VA) 111
Rushing Yards
1. Terry Allen* (CLEM) 973
2. Mark Young (WAKE) 795
3. Wesley McFadden* (CLEM) 781
4. Marcus Wilson (VA) 692
5. Bobby Crumpler (NCST) 571
6. Tracy Johnson* (CLEM) 557
7. Bren Lowery (MD) 556
8. Roger Boone (DUKE) 550
  Eric Starr (NC) 550
10. Kevin Morgan (VA) 489
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Wesley McFadden* (CLEM) 5.7
2. Torin Dorn (NC) 5.4
3. Terry Allen* (CLEM) 5.3
4. Mal Crite (NCST) 4.7
5. Tracy Johnson* (CLEM) 4.7
6. Kevin Morgan (VA) 4.6
7. Mark Young (WAKE) 4.4
8. James Thompson (NC) 4.4
9. Malcolm King (GATECH) 4.3
10. Darryl McGill (WAKE) 4.1
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Tracy Johnson* (CLEM) 9
2. Terry Allen* (CLEM) 8
3. Bobby Crumpler (NCST) 7
  Marcus Wilson (VA) 7
5. Wesley McFadden* (CLEM) 6
  Scott Secules (VA) 6
7. Joe Henderson* (CLEM) 5
  Stanley Monk (DUKE) 5
  Malcolm King (GATECH) 5
  Torin Dorn (NC) 5
  Durwin Greggs (VA) 5
  Bren Lowery (MD) 5
Receptions
1. Roger Boone (DUKE) 62
2. Clarkston Hines (DUKE) 57
3. Ricky Proehl (WAKE) 54
4. John Ford (VA) 48
5. Bren Lowery (MD) 44
6. Azizuddin Abdur-Ra'oof (MD) 39
7. Randy Marriott (NC) 36
8. Ferrell Edmunds (MD) 35
9. Gary Cooper* (CLEM) 34
10. Greg Lester (GATECH) 33
Receiving Yards
1. Clarkston Hines (DUKE) 1093
2. John Ford (VA) 855
3. Ricky Proehl (WAKE) 788
4. Randy Marriott (NC) 634
5. Gary Cooper* (CLEM) 618
6. Azizuddin Abdur-Ra'oof (MD) 617
7. Ferrell Edmunds (MD) 603
8. Greg Lester (GATECH) 593
9. Roger Boone (DUKE) 587
10. Steve Davenport (GATECH) 524
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Clarkston Hines (DUKE) 19.2
2. Eric Lewis (NC) 18.4
3. Gary Cooper* (CLEM) 18.2
4. James Milling (MD) 18.1
5. Steve Davenport (GATECH) 18.1
6. Greg Lester (GATECH) 18.0
7. John Ford (VA) 17.8
8. Randy Marriott (NC) 17.6
9. Mack Jones (NCST) 17.5
10. Ferrell Edmunds (MD) 17.2
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Clarkston Hines (DUKE) 11
2. Ricky Proehl (WAKE) 6
  John Ford (VA) 6
4. Vernon Joines (MD) 5
  Steve Davenport (GATECH) 5
6. Gary Cooper* (CLEM) 4
  Greg Lester (GATECH) 4
  Randy Marriott (NC) 4
  Keith Daniel (DUKE) 4
  Eric Lewis (NC) 4
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Bren Lowery (MD) 212
2. Roger Boone (DUKE) 199
3. Mark Young (WAKE) 198
4. Terry Allen* (CLEM) 193
5. Marcus Wilson (VA) 190
6. Eric Starr (NC) 160
7. Bobby Crumpler (NCST) 154
8. Wesley McFadden* (CLEM) 138
9. Stanley Monk (DUKE) 123
  Kevin Morgan (VA) 123
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Roger Boone (DUKE) 1137
2. Clarkston Hines (DUKE) 1087
3. Terry Allen* (CLEM) 1053
4. Mark Young (WAKE) 1001
5. John Ford (VA) 913
6. Marcus Wilson (VA) 826
7. Ricky Proehl (WAKE) 823
8. Bren Lowery (MD) 808
9. Wesley McFadden* (CLEM) 785
10. Eric Starr (NC) 716
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Clarkston Hines (DUKE) 11
2. Tracy Johnson* (CLEM) 9
3. Terry Allen* (CLEM) 8
4. Ricky Proehl (WAKE) 7
  Marcus Wilson (VA) 7
  John Ford (VA) 7
  Bren Lowery (MD) 7
  Bobby Crumpler (NCST) 7
9. Scott Secules (VA) 6
  Malcolm King (GATECH) 6
  Wesley McFadden* (CLEM) 6
Total Plays
1. Steve Slayden (DUKE) 494
2. Mike Elkins (WAKE) 371
3. Scott Secules (VA) 353
4. Dan Henning (MD) 340
5. Mark Maye (NC) 328
6. Rodney Williams* (CLEM) 284
7. Preston Poag (NCST) 216
8. Rick Strom (GATECH) 204
9. Darrell Gast (GATECH) 195
10. Shane Montgomery (NCST) 189
Total Yards
1. Steve Slayden (DUKE) 2968
2. Scott Secules (VA) 2356
3. Mark Maye (NC) 1914
4. Mike Elkins (WAKE) 1826
5. Dan Henning (MD) 1782
6. Rodney Williams* (CLEM) 1571
7. Rick Strom (GATECH) 1093
8. Darrell Gast (GATECH) 1089
9. Shane Montgomery (NCST) 1079
10. Terry Allen* (CLEM) 973
Total Touchdowns
1. Steve Slayden (DUKE) 23
2. Scott Secules (VA) 18
3. Dan Henning (MD) 9
  Tracy Johnson* (CLEM) 9
  Mike Elkins (WAKE) 9
  Mark Maye (NC) 9
7. Terry Allen* (CLEM) 8
8. Preston Poag (NCST) 7
  Rodney Williams* (CLEM) 7
  Marcus Wilson (VA) 7
  Bobby Crumpler (NCST) 7
  Shane Montgomery (NCST) 7