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2002 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 66-53, .555 W-L% (2nd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 5.56 (5th of 12) ▪ SOS: 3.67 (2nd of 12)

Conference Champion: Florida State

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Florida State 9 5 .643 7 1 .875 30.6 21.5 14.86 7.15
Maryland 11 3 .786 6 2 .750 32.2 16.3 12.73 0.94
Virginia 9 5 .643 6 2 .750 28.7 24.9 8.60 5.10
North Carolina State 11 3 .786 5 3 .625 32.9 17.0 12.86 0.22
Clemson 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 25.4 26.8 4.16 4.23
Georgia Tech 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 21.5 20.5 4.56 3.86
Wake Forest 7 6 .538 3 5 .375 27.4 25.2 4.81 2.89
North Carolina 3 9 .250 1 7 .125 18.6 35.1 -5.52 6.15
Duke 2 10 .167 0 8 .000 18.9 29.4 -7.05 2.54

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/26 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
North Carolina State   25 21 19 17 17 16 14 13 12 10 14 22   21 17 17 12
Maryland 21 21                     19 18 25 21 20 13
Florida State 3 5 5 5 5 4 11 9 12 11 18 17 15 14 23 16 16 21
Virginia                                   22

7 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2003-01-01 Gator Bowl North Carolina State 28 Notre Dame 6 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
2003-01-01 Sugar Bowl Georgia 26 Florida State 13 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
2002-12-31 Peach Bowl Maryland 30 Tennessee 3 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
2002-12-31 Silicon Valley Bowl Fresno State 30 Georgia Tech 21 Silicon Valley Bowl (San Jose, CA)
2002-12-30 Seattle Bowl Wake Forest 38 Oregon 17 Seattle Bowl (Seattle, WA)
2002-12-28 Continental Tire Bowl Virginia 48 West Virginia 22 Continental Tire Bowl (Charlotte, NC)
2002-12-23 Tangerine Bowl II Texas Tech 55 Clemson 15 Tangerine Bowl II (Orlando, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Matt Schaub* (Virginia) 68.9
2. Philip Rivers* (North Carolina State) 62.7
3. Darian Durant (North Carolina) 59.3
4. Willie Simmons* (Clemson) 58.2
5. Charlie Whitehurst* (Clemson) 57.5
6. A.J. Suggs* (Georgia Tech) 57.3
  A.J. Suggs* (Georgia Tech) 57.3
8. Scott McBrien* (Maryland) 57.0
9. Adam Smith (Duke) 56.5
10. James MacPherson* (Wake Forest) 55.2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Matt Schaub* (Virginia) 147.5
2. Darian Durant (North Carolina) 145.2
3. Scott McBrien* (Maryland) 141.3
4. Philip Rivers* (North Carolina State) 141.1
5. James MacPherson* (Wake Forest) 132.6
6. Charlie Whitehurst* (Clemson) 128.3
7. Chris Rix* (Florida State) 128.2
8. Adam Smith (Duke) 118.9
9. Willie Simmons* (Clemson) 114.2
10. A.J. Suggs* (Georgia Tech) 111.8
  A.J. Suggs* (Georgia Tech) 111.8

Total Yards Per Play

1. Philip Rivers* (North Carolina State) 7.3
2. Matt Schaub* (Virginia) 6.3

Field Goal Percentage

1. Nick Novak* (Maryland) 85.7
2. Aaron Hunt* (Clemson) 77.3
3. Luke Manget* (Georgia Tech) 70.6
4. Matt Wisnosky* (Wake Forest) 68.0
5. Xavier Beitia* (Florida State) 67.9
6. Dan Orner (North Carolina) 64.3
7. Brent Garber (Duke) 53.8

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Steve Suter* (Maryland) 4

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Justin Miller* (Clemson) 35.1
2. Lamont Reid* (North Carolina State) 30.3
3. Steve Suter* (Maryland) 24.8
4. Wali Lundy* (Virginia) 24.1
5. Greg Golden* (North Carolina State) 22.4
6. Wallace Wright (North Carolina) 21.8
7. Derrick Hamilton* (Clemson) 21.8
8. Fabian Davis* (Wake Forest) 21.4
9. Kerry Watkins* (Georgia Tech) 20.9
10. Senterrio Landrum (Duke) 19.5

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Lamont Reid* (North Carolina State) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Curome Cox* (Maryland) 2