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1997 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 58-45, .563 W-L% (3rd of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 6.50 (3rd of 11) ▪ SOS: 4.31 (3rd of 11)

Conference Champion: Florida State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Clemson, Florida State and North Carolina)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Florida State, Georgia Tech 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 39.0 15.1 23.38 6.88
North Carolina 11 1 .917 7 1 .875 29.0 12.2 16.46 2.04
Virginia 7 4 .636 5 3 .625 25.2 22.0 6.79 4.33
Georgia Tech 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 26.2 24.7 8.07 5.65
Clemson 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 24.3 18.3 8.41 3.33
North Carolina State 6 5 .545 3 5 .375 29.5 24.4 7.03 3.22
Wake Forest 5 6 .455 3 5 .375 22.3 26.2 1.25 3.15
Maryland 2 9 .182 1 7 .125 14.6 32.3 -8.19 5.17
Duke 2 9 .182 0 8 .000 20.3 31.0 -4.68 5.05

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/25 9/2 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
Florida State 3 3 5 5 5 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 5 4 4 3
North Carolina 7 7 7 7 6 5 5 5 4 4 5 5 8 8 8 7 7 6
Georgia Tech               25 21                 25
Clemson 20 20 18 19 16 17                        

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1998-01-02 Peach Bowl Auburn 21 Clemson 17 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1998-01-01 Gator Bowl North Carolina 42 Virginia Tech 3 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1998-01-01 Sugar Bowl Florida State 31 Ohio State 14 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1997-12-29 Carquest Bowl Georgia Tech 35 West Virginia 30 Carquest Bowl (Miami, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Thad Busby (FLST) 235
2. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 190
3. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 180
4. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 173
5. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 171
6. Aaron Brooks (VA) 164
7. Brian Cummings (MD) 154
8. Oscar Davenport (NC) 115
9. Chris Keldorf (NC) 104
10. Bobby Campbell (DUKE) 85

Pass Attempts

1. Thad Busby (FLST) 390
2. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 312
3. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 302
4. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 290
5. Aaron Brooks (VA) 270
6. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 268
7. Brian Cummings (MD) 255
8. Oscar Davenport (NC) 183
9. Chris Keldorf (NC) 181
10. Bobby Campbell (DUKE) 176

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 64.6
2. Oscar Davenport (NC) 62.8
3. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 62.1
4. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 60.9
5. Aaron Brooks (VA) 60.7
6. Brian Cummings (MD) 60.4
7. Thad Busby (FLST) 60.3
8. Chris Keldorf (NC) 57.5
9. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 56.6
10. Bobby Campbell (DUKE) 48.3

Passing Yards

1. Thad Busby (FLST) 3317
2. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 2378
3. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 2314
4. Aaron Brooks (VA) 2282
5. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 2212
6. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 2180
7. Brian Cummings (MD) 1760
8. Chris Keldorf (NC) 1448
9. Oscar Davenport (NC) 1380
10. Bobby Campbell (DUKE) 925

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 8.6
2. Thad Busby (FLST) 8.5
3. Aaron Brooks (VA) 8.5
4. Chris Keldorf (NC) 8.0
5. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 7.9
6. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 7.6
7. Oscar Davenport (NC) 7.5
8. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 7.0
9. Brian Cummings (MD) 6.9
10. Bobby Campbell (DUKE) 5.3

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Aaron Brooks (VA) 8.8
2. Thad Busby (FLST) 8.6
3. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 8.4
4. Oscar Davenport (NC) 7.6
5. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 7.3
6. Chris Keldorf (NC) 7.1
7. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 7.0
8. Brian Cummings (MD) 6.6
9. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 6.4
10. Bobby Campbell (DUKE) 2.9

Passing Touchdowns

1. Thad Busby (FLST) 25
2. Aaron Brooks (VA) 20
3. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 19
4. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 16
5. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 15
6. Chris Keldorf (NC) 12
  Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 12
8. Brian Cummings (MD) 10
9. Oscar Davenport (NC) 7
10. David Green (DUKE) 6

Passing Interceptions

1. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 14
2. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 11
3. Bobby Campbell (DUKE) 10
  Thad Busby (FLST) 10
5. Chris Keldorf (NC) 9
  Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 9
7. Aaron Brooks (VA) 7
  Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 7
9. Brian Cummings (MD) 6
10. David Green (DUKE) 5
  Ben Sankey (WAKE) 5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Aaron Brooks (VA) 151.0
2. Thad Busby (FLST) 147.7
3. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 146.6
4. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 138.1
5. Chris Keldorf (NC) 136.6
6. Oscar Davenport (NC) 135.5
7. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 134.3
8. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 128.4
9. Brian Cummings (MD) 126.6
10. Bobby Campbell (DUKE) 84.8

Rush Attempts

1. Jonathan Linton (NC) 248
2. Raymond Priester* (CLEM) 223
3. Tremayne Stephens (NCST) 204
4. Thomas Jones (VA) 201
5. Lamont Jordan (MD) 159
6. Charles Wiley (GATECH) 150
7. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 140
8. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 115
9. Herman Lewis (WAKE) 114
10. Travis Minor (FLST) 112

Rushing Yards

1. Tremayne Stephens (NCST) 1142
2. Jonathan Linton (NC) 1004
3. Raymond Priester* (CLEM) 956
4. Thomas Jones (VA) 692
5. Lamont Jordan (MD) 689
6. Travis Minor (FLST) 623
7. Charles Wiley (GATECH) 567
8. Herman Lewis (WAKE) 491
9. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 478
10. Morgan Kane (WAKE) 445

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tremayne Stephens (NCST) 5.6
2. Travis Minor (FLST) 5.6
3. Carlos King (NCST) 5.4
4. Lay Marshall (DUKE) 5.1
5. Lamont Jordan (MD) 4.3
6. Herman Lewis (WAKE) 4.3
7. Raymond Priester* (CLEM) 4.3
8. Dawud Rasheed (DUKE) 4.1
9. Morgan Kane (WAKE) 4.1
10. Jonathan Linton (NC) 4.0

Receptions

1. Desmond Clark (WAKE) 72
2. Tony Horne* (CLEM) 70
3. Torry Holt (NCST) 62
4. Na Brown (NC) 55
5. E.G. Green (FLST) 54
  Jammie Deese (WAKE) 54
7. Germane Crowell (VA) 53
  Peter Warrick (FLST) 53
9. Harvey Middleton (GATECH) 52
10. Scottie Montgomery (DUKE) 51

Receiving Yards

1. Torry Holt (NCST) 1099
2. E.G. Green (FLST) 1059
3. Germane Crowell (VA) 969
4. Desmond Clark (WAKE) 950
5. Tony Horne* (CLEM) 907
6. Peter Warrick (FLST) 884
7. Harvey Middleton (GATECH) 839
8. L.C. Stevens (NC) 727
9. Corey Thomas (DUKE) 707
10. Jammie Deese (WAKE) 697

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Octavus Barnes (NC) 21.0
2. E.G. Green (FLST) 19.6
3. Derrick Steagall (GATECH) 19.5
4. Laveranues Coles (FLST) 18.3
5. Germane Crowell (VA) 18.3
6. Torry Holt (NCST) 17.7
7. Peter Warrick (FLST) 16.7
8. L.C. Stevens (NC) 16.2
9. Harvey Middleton (GATECH) 16.1
10. Corey Thomas (DUKE) 15.7

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Torry Holt (NCST) 16
2. E.G. Green (FLST) 11
3. Germane Crowell (VA) 9
4. Tony Horne* (CLEM) 8
  Peter Warrick (FLST) 8
6. Harvey Middleton (GATECH) 7
  Corey Thomas (DUKE) 7
8. Octavus Barnes (NC) 5
  Thabiti Davis (WAKE) 5
  Desmond Clark (WAKE) 5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Jonathan Linton (NC) 277
2. Raymond Priester* (CLEM) 237
3. Tremayne Stephens (NCST) 221
4. Thomas Jones (VA) 218
5. Lamont Jordan (MD) 181
6. Charles Wiley (GATECH) 166
7. Morgan Kane (WAKE) 148
8. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 140
9. Travis Minor (FLST) 139
10. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 115

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Jonathan Linton (NC) 1290
2. Tremayne Stephens (NCST) 1289
3. Torry Holt (NCST) 1105
4. Raymond Priester* (CLEM) 1069
5. E.G. Green (FLST) 1068
6. Germane Crowell (VA) 970
7. Desmond Clark (WAKE) 950
8. Tony Horne* (CLEM) 914
9. Peter Warrick (FLST) 868
10. Harvey Middleton (GATECH) 846

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Torry Holt (NCST) 16
2. Travis Minor (FLST) 11
  E.G. Green (FLST) 11
  Jonathan Linton (NC) 11
5. Tremayne Stephens (NCST) 10
6. Germane Crowell (VA) 9
  Charles Wiley (GATECH) 9
8. Tony Horne* (CLEM) 8
  Peter Warrick (FLST) 8
10. Harvey Middleton (GATECH) 7
  Corey Thomas (DUKE) 7

Total Plays

1. Thad Busby (FLST) 447
2. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 408
3. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 405
4. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 379
5. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 363
6. Aaron Brooks (VA) 355
  Brian Cummings (MD) 355
8. Jonathan Linton (NC) 248
9. Oscar Davenport (NC) 232
10. Bobby Campbell (DUKE) 229

Total Yards

1. Thad Busby (FLST) 3301
2. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 2792
3. Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 2557
4. Aaron Brooks (VA) 2537
5. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 2456
6. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 2132
7. Brian Cummings (MD) 1621
8. Oscar Davenport (NC) 1392
9. Chris Keldorf (NC) 1340
10. Tremayne Stephens (NCST) 1142

Total Yards Per Play

1. Thad Busby (FLST) 7.4

Total Touchdowns

1. Thad Busby (FLST) 27
2. Aaron Brooks (VA) 25
3. Jamie Barnette (NCST) 22
4. Joe Hamilton (GATECH) 17
  Nealon Greene* (CLEM) 17
6. Brian Kuklick (WAKE) 16
7. Chris Keldorf (NC) 13
8. Brian Cummings (MD) 11
9. Jonathan Linton (NC) 10
  Tremayne Stephens (NCST) 10