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1996 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 51-52, .495 W-L% (7th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.60 (6th of 11) ▪ SOS: 3.02 (5th of 11)

Conference Champion: Florida State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Clemson, Florida State and Virginia)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Florida State and North Carolina)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Florida State 11 1 .917 8 0 1.000 37.2 14.5 21.54 5.79
North Carolina 10 2 .833 6 2 .750 29.8 10.3 17.55 2.97
Clemson 7 5 .583 6 2 .750 20.4 20.1 2.90 1.24
Virginia 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 28.4 16.9 11.03 3.03
Georgia Tech 5 6 .455 4 4 .500 20.0 21.5 1.78 2.06
Maryland 5 6 .455 3 5 .375 17.0 21.7 -3.71 0.02
North Carolina State 3 8 .273 3 5 .375 24.4 36.5 -4.25 4.38
Wake Forest 3 8 .273 1 7 .125 13.1 34.0 -10.72 2.47
Duke 0 11 .000 0 8 .000 14.7 34.5 -12.77 5.23

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/26 9/2 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 12/9 Final
Florida State 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 1 1 3
North Carolina     24 12 11 11 15 13 11 9 8 8 6 13 13 13 12 10
Clemson 25                         22        
Georgia Tech               23 22                  
Virginia 23 24 23 22 20 19 12 20 20 14 16 15 24 19 20 25    

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1997-01-02 Sugar Bowl Florida 52 Florida State 20 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1997-01-01 Gator Bowl North Carolina 20 West Virginia 13 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1996-12-28 Peach Bowl Louisiana State 10 Clemson 7 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1996-12-27 Carquest Bowl Miami (FL) 31 Virginia 21 Carquest Bowl (Miami, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 205
2. Chris Keldorf (NC) 201
3. Thad Busby (FLST) 134
4. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 111
5. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 108
6. Tim Sherman (VA) 102
  Jamie Barnette (NCST) 102
8. Brian Cummings (MD) 92
9. David Green (DUKE) 88
10. Matt Rader (DUKE) 85
Pass Attempts
1. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 396
2. Chris Keldorf (NC) 338
3. Thad Busby (FLST) 243
4. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 226
5. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 219
6. Tim Sherman (VA) 203
7. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 188
8. Brian Cummings (MD) 173
9. David Green (DUKE) 165
10. Matt Rader (DUKE) 150
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Chris Keldorf (NC) 59.5
2. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 57.4
3. Thad Busby (FLST) 55.1
4. David Green (DUKE) 53.3
5. Brian Cummings (MD) 53.2
6. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 51.8
7. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 50.7
8. Tim Sherman (VA) 50.2
9. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 45.1
Passing Yards
1. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 2526
2. Chris Keldorf (NC) 2347
3. Thad Busby (FLST) 1866
4. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 1594
5. Tim Sherman (VA) 1572
6. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 1446
7. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 1342
8. Brian Cummings (MD) 1127
9. David Green (DUKE) 958
10. Matt Rader (DUKE) 905
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Tim Sherman (VA) 7.7
2. Thad Busby (FLST) 7.7
3. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 7.1
4. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 7.1
5. Chris Keldorf (NC) 6.9
6. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 6.6
7. Brian Cummings (MD) 6.5
8. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 6.4
9. David Green (DUKE) 5.8
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Chris Keldorf (NC) 7.6
2. Thad Busby (FLST) 6.8
3. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 6.7
4. Tim Sherman (VA) 5.7
5. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 5.7
6. David Green (DUKE) 5.5
7. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 5.5
8. Brian Cummings (MD) 5.0
9. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 4.8
Passing Touchdowns
1. Chris Keldorf (NC) 23
2. Thad Busby (FLST) 16
3. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 11
4. Dan Kendra (FLST) 9
  Jamie Barnette (NCST) 9
6. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 8
7. Brian Cummings (MD) 7
  Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 7
9. Matt Rader (DUKE) 5
10. Tim Sherman (VA) 4
  David Green (DUKE) 4
Passing Interceptions
1. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 13
  Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 13
3. Thad Busby (FLST) 12
4. Tim Sherman (VA) 11
5. Brian Cummings (MD) 9
6. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 8
7. Aaron Brooks (VA) 7
8. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 6
  Matt Rader (DUKE) 6
10. Chris Keldorf (NC) 5
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Chris Keldorf (NC) 137.3
2. Thad Busby (FLST) 131.5
3. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 115.9
4. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 112.2
5. Tim Sherman (VA) 111.0
6. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 110.9
7. Brian Cummings (MD) 110.8
8. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 108.0
9. David Green (DUKE) 106.5
Rush Attempts
1. Raymond Priester* (CLEM) 257
2. Tiki Barber (VA) 250
3. Leon Johnson (NC) 242
4. Warrick Dunn (FLST) 189
5. C.J. Williams (GATECH) 174
6. Tremayne Stephens (NCST) 165
7. Morgan Kane (WAKE) 135
8. Letavious Wilks (DUKE) 116
  Harold Westley (MD) 116
10. Lay Marshall (DUKE) 115
  Charlie Rogers (GATECH) 115
Rushing Yards
1. Tiki Barber (VA) 1360
2. Raymond Priester* (CLEM) 1345
3. Warrick Dunn (FLST) 1180
4. Leon Johnson (NC) 913
5. Tremayne Stephens (NCST) 771
6. C.J. Williams (GATECH) 663
7. Letavious Wilks (DUKE) 554
8. Charlie Rogers (GATECH) 551
9. Morgan Kane (WAKE) 490
10. Brian Underwood (MD) 449
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Warrick Dunn (FLST) 6.2
2. Tiki Barber (VA) 5.4
3. Raymond Priester* (CLEM) 5.2
4. Charlie Rogers (GATECH) 4.8
5. Letavious Wilks (DUKE) 4.8
6. Tremayne Stephens (NCST) 4.7
7. Brian Underwood (MD) 4.6
8. Buddy Rodgers (MD) 4.5
9. Emory Smith* (CLEM) 4.0
10. C.J. Williams (GATECH) 3.8
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Tiki Barber (VA) 14
2. Warrick Dunn (FLST) 12
3. Leon Johnson (NC) 10
4. C.J. Williams (GATECH) 7
5. Emory Smith* (CLEM) 6
  Raymond Priester* (CLEM) 6
7. Tremayne Stephens (NCST) 5
  Buddy Rodgers (MD) 5
  Rock Preston (FLST) 5
10. Aaron Brooks (VA) 4
  Kelton Dunnican* (CLEM) 4
  Jamie Barnette (NCST) 4
  Thomas Jones (VA) 4
Receptions
1. Harvey Middleton (GATECH) 64
2. Desmond Clark (WAKE) 61
3. Thabiti Davis (WAKE) 60
4. Na Brown (NC) 52
5. Jimmy Grissett (NCST) 50
6. L.C. Stevens (NC) 44
7. Leon Johnson (NC) 39
8. Corey Thomas (DUKE) 38
9. Geroy Simon (MD) 35
10. Jeff Hodrick (DUKE) 34
  E.G. Green (FLST) 34
Receiving Yards
1. Harvey Middleton (GATECH) 804
2. Thabiti Davis (WAKE) 792
3. Desmond Clark (WAKE) 782
4. L.C. Stevens (NC) 771
5. Jimmy Grissett (NCST) 751
6. Germane Crowell (VA) 687
7. E.G. Green (FLST) 662
8. Na Brown (NC) 534
  Geroy Simon (MD) 534
10. Corey Thomas (DUKE) 527
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Peter Warrick (FLST) 21.2
2. Germane Crowell (VA) 20.8
3. E.G. Green (FLST) 19.5
4. Bryan Owen (VA) 17.7
5. L.C. Stevens (NC) 17.5
6. Torry Holt (NCST) 17.3
7. Mike Sheridan (GATECH) 16.5
8. Octavus Barnes (NC) 16.4
9. Geroy Simon (MD) 15.3
10. Jimmy Grissett (NCST) 15.0
Receiving Touchdowns
1. E.G. Green (FLST) 7
  L.C. Stevens (NC) 7
3. Octavus Barnes (NC) 6
  Desmond Clark (WAKE) 6
5. Jimmy Grissett (NCST) 5
6. Peter Warrick (FLST) 4
  Na Brown (NC) 4
  Andre Cooper (FLST) 4
  Freddie Jones (NC) 4
  Corey Thomas (DUKE) 4
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Leon Johnson (NC) 281
2. Tiki Barber (VA) 272
  Raymond Priester* (CLEM) 272
4. Warrick Dunn (FLST) 219
5. C.J. Williams (GATECH) 189
6. Tremayne Stephens (NCST) 172
7. Morgan Kane (WAKE) 151
8. Charlie Rogers (GATECH) 132
9. Lay Marshall (DUKE) 128
  Letavious Wilks (DUKE) 128
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Tiki Barber (VA) 1618
2. Warrick Dunn (FLST) 1535
3. Raymond Priester* (CLEM) 1460
4. Leon Johnson (NC) 1294
5. Tremayne Stephens (NCST) 828
6. C.J. Williams (GATECH) 813
7. Harvey Middleton (GATECH) 804
8. Thabiti Davis (WAKE) 792
9. Charlie Rogers (GATECH) 791
10. Desmond Clark (WAKE) 782
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Tiki Barber (VA) 14
  Warrick Dunn (FLST) 14
3. Leon Johnson (NC) 10
4. C.J. Williams (GATECH) 9
5. E.G. Green (FLST) 7
  Raymond Priester* (CLEM) 7
  L.C. Stevens (NC) 7
8. Emory Smith* (CLEM) 6
  Octavus Barnes (NC) 6
  Buddy Rodgers (MD) 6
  Desmond Clark (WAKE) 6
Total Plays
1. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 476
2. Chris Keldorf (NC) 394
3. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 301
4. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 297
5. Thad Busby (FLST) 296
6. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 283
7. Tim Sherman (VA) 272
8. Raymond Priester* (CLEM) 257
9. Tiki Barber (VA) 252
10. Leon Johnson (NC) 244
Total Yards
1. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 2454
2. Chris Keldorf (NC) 2230
3. Thad Busby (FLST) 1830
4. Tim Sherman (VA) 1800
5. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 1657
6. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 1636
7. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 1590
8. Tiki Barber (VA) 1360
9. Raymond Priester* (CLEM) 1345
10. Warrick Dunn (FLST) 1190
Total Touchdowns
1. Chris Keldorf (NC) 23
2. Thad Busby (FLST) 17
3. Tiki Barber (VA) 14
4. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 13
5. Warrick Dunn (FLST) 12
  Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 12
7. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 11
  Dan Kendra (FLST) 11
9. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 10
  Leon Johnson (NC) 10