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1996 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 51-52, .495 W-L% (10th 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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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Chris Keldorf (North Carolina) 137.3
2. Thad Busby (Florida State) 131.5
3. Joe Hamilton (Georgia Tech) 115.9
4. Jamie Barnette (North Carolina State) 112.2
5. Tim Sherman (Virginia) 111.0
6. Nealon Greene* (Clemson) 110.9
7. Brian Cummings (Maryland) 110.8
8. Brian Kuklick (Wake Forest) 108.0
9. David Green (Duke) 106.5

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Dee Feaster (Florida State) 2