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1987 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 45-45-0, .500 W-L% (6th 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 Completion Percentage

1. Scott Secules (Virginia) 58.8
2. Steve Slayden (Duke) 58.2
3. Dan Henning (Maryland) 54.7
4. Mike Elkins (Wake Forest) 53.3
5. Mark Maye (North Carolina) 53.0
6. Rick Strom (Georgia Tech) 50.9
7. Rodney Williams* (Clemson) 48.3
8. Darrell Gast (Georgia Tech) 44.7

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Scott Secules (Virginia) 7.8
2. Steve Slayden (Duke) 7.4
3. Mark Maye (North Carolina) 7.3
4. Rodney Williams* (Clemson) 7.1
5. Rick Strom (Georgia Tech) 6.5
6. Dan Henning (Maryland) 6.4
7. Darrell Gast (Georgia Tech) 6.2
8. Mike Elkins (Wake Forest) 6.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Scott Secules (Virginia) 7.4
2. Steve Slayden (Duke) 6.6
3. Rodney Williams* (Clemson) 5.5
4. Mark Maye (North Carolina) 5.4
5. Rick Strom (Georgia Tech) 5.3
6. Dan Henning (Maryland) 5.1
7. Darrell Gast (Georgia Tech) 4.7
8. Mike Elkins (Wake Forest) 3.8

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Scott Secules (Virginia) 132.3
2. Steve Slayden (Duke) 129.0
3. Mark Maye (North Carolina) 114.0
4. Dan Henning (Maryland) 110.4
5. Rick Strom (Georgia Tech) 109.4
6. Rodney Williams* (Clemson) 108.0
7. Mike Elkins (Wake Forest) 99.4
8. Darrell Gast (Georgia Tech) 96.8

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Roger Boone (Duke) 1137
2. Clarkston Hines (Duke) 1087
3. Terry Allen* (Clemson) 1053
4. Mark Young (Wake Forest) 1001
5. John Ford (Virginia) 913
6. Marcus Wilson (Virginia) 826
7. Ricky Proehl (Wake Forest) 823
8. Bren Lowery (Maryland) 808
9. Wesley McFadden* (Clemson) 785
10. Eric Starr (North Carolina) 716

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Donnell Woolford* (Clemson) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. A.J. Greene (Wake Forest) 2
  Norris Davis (North Carolina) 2