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2003 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 63-51, .553 W-L% (4th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.04 (2nd of 12) ▪ SOS: 4.75 (1st of 12)

Conference Champion: Florida State

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Florida State 10 3 .769 7 1 .875 32.2 16.7 17.75 6.90
Maryland 10 3 .769 6 2 .750 31.2 15.8 12.92 2.23
Clemson 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 28.1 19.2 10.49 4.26
North Carolina State 8 5 .615 4 4 .500 37.6 29.6 10.41 4.48
Virginia 8 5 .615 4 4 .500 28.0 20.4 10.15 4.46
Georgia Tech 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 21.1 20.5 5.60 5.68
Wake Forest 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 27.9 28.9 4.19 5.28
Duke 4 8 .333 2 6 .250 17.6 28.6 -3.02 4.31
North Carolina 2 10 .167 1 7 .125 26.4 38.3 -5.15 5.18

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/1 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Florida State 13 11 10 10 6 5 5 7 6 5 3 13 11 9 9 9 11
Maryland 15                           24 23 17
Clemson                                 22
North Carolina State 16 14 24                            
Virginia 18 15         25                    
Wake Forest     20                            

6 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2004-01-03 Humanitarian Bowl Georgia Tech 52 Tulsa 10 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
2004-01-02 Peach Bowl Clemson 27 Tennessee 14 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
2004-01-01 Gator Bowl Maryland 41 West Virginia 7 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
2004-01-01 Orange Bowl Miami (FL) 16 Florida State 14 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
2003-12-27 Continental Tire Bowl Virginia 23 Pittsburgh 16 Continental Tire Bowl (Charlotte, NC)
2003-12-22 Tangerine Bowl II North Carolina State 56 Kansas 26 Tangerine Bowl II (Orlando, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Philip Rivers* (NCST) 348
2. Charlie Whitehurst* (CLEM) 288
3. Matt Schaub* (VA) 281
4. Darian Durant (NC) 234
5. Chris Rix* (FLST) 216
6. Reggie Ball* (GATECH) 181
7. Scott McBrien* (MD) 173
  Scott McBrien* (MD) 173
9. Cory Randolph (WAKE) 144
10. Mike Schneider (DUKE) 97
Pass Attempts
1. Philip Rivers* (NCST) 483
2. Charlie Whitehurst* (CLEM) 465
3. Matt Schaub* (VA) 403
4. Darian Durant (NC) 389
5. Chris Rix* (FLST) 382
6. Reggie Ball* (GATECH) 350
7. Scott McBrien* (MD) 314
  Scott McBrien* (MD) 314
9. Cory Randolph (WAKE) 246
10. Mike Schneider (DUKE) 208
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Philip Rivers* (NCST) 72.0
2. Matt Schaub* (VA) 69.7
3. Charlie Whitehurst* (CLEM) 61.9
4. Darian Durant (NC) 60.2
5. Cory Randolph (WAKE) 58.5
6. Chris Rix* (FLST) 56.5
7. Scott McBrien* (MD) 55.1
  Scott McBrien* (MD) 55.1
9. Reggie Ball* (GATECH) 51.7
10. Mike Schneider (DUKE) 46.6
Passing Yards
1. Philip Rivers* (NCST) 4491
2. Charlie Whitehurst* (CLEM) 3561
3. Chris Rix* (FLST) 3107
4. Matt Schaub* (VA) 2952
5. Scott McBrien* (MD) 2672
  Scott McBrien* (MD) 2672
7. Darian Durant (NC) 2551
8. Reggie Ball* (GATECH) 1996
9. Cory Randolph (WAKE) 1773
10. Mike Schneider (DUKE) 1220
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Philip Rivers* (NCST) 9.3
2. Scott McBrien* (MD) 8.5
  Scott McBrien* (MD) 8.5
4. Chris Rix* (FLST) 8.1
5. Charlie Whitehurst* (CLEM) 7.7
6. Matt Schaub* (VA) 7.3
7. Cory Randolph (WAKE) 7.2
8. Darian Durant (NC) 6.6
9. Mike Schneider (DUKE) 5.9
10. Reggie Ball* (GATECH) 5.7
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Philip Rivers* (NCST) 10.1
2. Scott McBrien* (MD) 8.9
  Scott McBrien* (MD) 8.9
4. Chris Rix* (FLST) 7.8
5. Charlie Whitehurst* (CLEM) 7.3
6. Matt Schaub* (VA) 7.1
7. Darian Durant (NC) 6.3
8. Cory Randolph (WAKE) 6.0
9. Mike Schneider (DUKE) 5.0
10. Reggie Ball* (GATECH) 4.9
Passing Touchdowns
1. Philip Rivers* (NCST) 34
2. Chris Rix* (FLST) 23
3. Charlie Whitehurst* (CLEM) 21
4. Scott McBrien* (MD) 19
  Scott McBrien* (MD) 19
6. Matt Schaub* (VA) 18
  Darian Durant (NC) 18
8. Reggie Ball* (GATECH) 10
9. Cory Randolph (WAKE) 8
10. Mike Schneider (DUKE) 4
Passing Interceptions
1. Charlie Whitehurst* (CLEM) 13
  Chris Rix* (FLST) 13
3. Reggie Ball* (GATECH) 11
4. Cory Randolph (WAKE) 10
  Matt Schaub* (VA) 10
  Darian Durant (NC) 10
7. Philip Rivers* (NCST) 7
8. Mike Schneider (DUKE) 6
  Scott McBrien* (MD) 6
  Scott McBrien* (MD) 6
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Philip Rivers* (NCST) 170.5
2. Scott McBrien* (MD) 142.7
  Scott McBrien* (MD) 142.7
4. Matt Schaub* (VA) 141.0
5. Chris Rix* (FLST) 137.9
6. Charlie Whitehurst* (CLEM) 135.6
7. Darian Durant (NC) 125.4
8. Cory Randolph (WAKE) 121.7
9. Reggie Ball* (GATECH) 102.8
10. Mike Schneider (DUKE) 96.5
Rush Attempts
1. P.J. Daniels* (GATECH) 283
2. Chris Douglas (DUKE) 236
3. Chris Barclay (WAKE) 235
4. Wali Lundy* (VA) 227
5. Josh Allen* (MD) 186
6. Bruce Perry* (MD) 147
7. Greg Jones* (FLST) 144
8. Reggie Ball* (GATECH) 139
9. Alvin Pearman* (VA) 134
10. Duane Coleman* (CLEM) 133
Rushing Yards
1. P.J. Daniels* (GATECH) 1447
2. Chris Barclay (WAKE) 1192
3. Chris Douglas (DUKE) 1138
4. Wali Lundy* (VA) 929
5. Josh Allen* (MD) 922
6. Bruce Perry* (MD) 713
7. Ronnie McGill (NC) 654
8. Alvin Pearman* (VA) 643
9. Greg Jones* (FLST) 618
10. Duane Coleman* (CLEM) 615
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. P.J. Daniels* (GATECH) 5.1
2. Ronnie McGill (NC) 5.1
3. Chris Barclay (WAKE) 5.1
4. Josh Allen* (MD) 5.0
5. Bruce Perry* (MD) 4.9
6. Chris Douglas (DUKE) 4.8
7. Alvin Pearman* (VA) 4.8
8. T.A. McLendon* (NCST) 4.7
9. Chad Jasmin* (CLEM) 4.7
10. Duane Coleman* (CLEM) 4.6
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Chris Barclay (WAKE) 12
2. Wali Lundy* (VA) 10
  P.J. Daniels* (GATECH) 10
4. T.A. McLendon* (NCST) 9
  Chad Jasmin* (CLEM) 9
6. Josh Allen* (MD) 8
7. Greg Jones* (FLST) 7
  Ronnie McGill (NC) 7
9. Scott McBrien* (MD) 6
  Chris Douglas (DUKE) 6
  Darian Durant (NC) 6
  Bruce Perry* (MD) 6
  Scott McBrien* (MD) 6
Receptions
1. Jerricho Cotchery* (NCST) 86
2. Jonathan Smith* (GATECH) 78
3. Jarwarski Pollock (NC) 71
4. Heath Miller* (VA) 70
  Kevin Youngblood* (CLEM) 70
6. Tramain Hall* (NCST) 69
7. Alvin Pearman* (VA) 63
8. Derrick Hamilton* (CLEM) 62
9. Craphonso Thorpe* (FLST) 51
10. P.K. Sam* (FLST) 50
Receiving Yards
1. Jerricho Cotchery* (NCST) 1369
2. Jonathan Smith* (GATECH) 1138
3. Derrick Hamilton* (CLEM) 1026
4. Craphonso Thorpe* (FLST) 994
5. Kevin Youngblood* (CLEM) 897
6. Heath Miller* (VA) 835
7. Tramain Hall* (NCST) 799
8. Jason Anderson (WAKE) 751
9. Jarwarski Pollock (NC) 745
10. P.K. Sam* (FLST) 735
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Craphonso Thorpe* (FLST) 19.5
2. Jason Anderson (WAKE) 17.1
3. Brian Clark* (NCST) 16.6
4. Derrick Hamilton* (CLEM) 16.5
5. Steve Suter* (MD) 16.2
6. Jerricho Cotchery* (NCST) 15.9
7. T.J. Williams* (NCST) 15.9
8. P.K. Sam* (FLST) 14.7
9. Jonathan Smith* (GATECH) 14.6
10. Latrez Harrison* (MD) 14.3
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Craphonso Thorpe* (FLST) 11
2. Jerricho Cotchery* (NCST) 10
  Derrick Hamilton* (CLEM) 10
4. Tramain Hall* (NCST) 7
5. Richard Washington* (NCST) 6
  Heath Miller* (VA) 6
  Jason Anderson (WAKE) 6
  Latrez Harrison* (MD) 6
9. Jacque Lewis (NC) 5
  P.K. Sam* (FLST) 5
  Jonathan Smith* (GATECH) 5
Plays From Scrimmage
1. P.J. Daniels* (GATECH) 302
2. Wali Lundy* (VA) 256
  Chris Douglas (DUKE) 256
4. Chris Barclay (WAKE) 246
5. Josh Allen* (MD) 200
6. Alvin Pearman* (VA) 197
7. T.A. McLendon* (NCST) 170
8. Duane Coleman* (CLEM) 167
9. Bruce Perry* (MD) 155
10. Greg Jones* (FLST) 153
Yards From Scrimmage
1. P.J. Daniels* (GATECH) 1535
2. Jerricho Cotchery* (NCST) 1401
3. Chris Douglas (DUKE) 1350
4. Chris Barclay (WAKE) 1245
5. Jonathan Smith* (GATECH) 1183
6. Wali Lundy* (VA) 1182
7. Alvin Pearman* (VA) 1161
8. Josh Allen* (MD) 1142
9. Derrick Hamilton* (CLEM) 1137
10. Craphonso Thorpe* (FLST) 1005
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Wali Lundy* (VA) 14
2. Chris Barclay (WAKE) 12
3. P.J. Daniels* (GATECH) 11
  Craphonso Thorpe* (FLST) 11
  T.A. McLendon* (NCST) 11
6. Jerricho Cotchery* (NCST) 10
  Derrick Hamilton* (CLEM) 10
8. Josh Allen* (MD) 9
  Chad Jasmin* (CLEM) 9
10. Alvin Pearman* (VA) 8
Total Plays
1. Philip Rivers* (NCST) 561
2. Charlie Whitehurst* (CLEM) 557
3. Reggie Ball* (GATECH) 489
4. Darian Durant (NC) 480
5. Chris Rix* (FLST) 471
6. Matt Schaub* (VA) 429
7. Scott McBrien* (MD) 396
  Scott McBrien* (MD) 396
9. Cory Randolph (WAKE) 340
10. Mike Schneider (DUKE) 292
Total Yards
1. Philip Rivers* (NCST) 4600
2. Charlie Whitehurst* (CLEM) 3610
3. Chris Rix* (FLST) 3237
4. Darian Durant (NC) 2947
5. Scott McBrien* (MD) 2931
  Scott McBrien* (MD) 2931
7. Matt Schaub* (VA) 2929
8. Reggie Ball* (GATECH) 2380
9. Cory Randolph (WAKE) 2177
10. P.J. Daniels* (GATECH) 1447
Total Yards Per Play
1. Philip Rivers* (NCST) 8.2
2. Chris Rix* (FLST) 6.9
3. Charlie Whitehurst* (CLEM) 6.5
Total Touchdowns
1. Philip Rivers* (NCST) 37
2. Chris Rix* (FLST) 28
3. Charlie Whitehurst* (CLEM) 25
  Scott McBrien* (MD) 25
  Scott McBrien* (MD) 25
6. Darian Durant (NC) 24
7. Matt Schaub* (VA) 19
8. Reggie Ball* (GATECH) 13
  Cory Randolph (WAKE) 13
10. Chris Barclay (WAKE) 12
Touchdowns
1. Wali Lundy* (VA) 14
2. Chris Barclay (WAKE) 12
3. P.J. Daniels* (GATECH) 11
  Derrick Hamilton* (CLEM) 11
  Craphonso Thorpe* (FLST) 11
  T.A. McLendon* (NCST) 11
7. Jerricho Cotchery* (NCST) 10
8. Tramain Hall* (NCST) 9
  Chad Jasmin* (CLEM) 9
  Josh Allen* (MD) 9
Points
1. Scott McBrien* (MD) 40
2. Sam Maldonado* (MD) 18
3. Joey Kaleikini* (FLST) 6
  Bobby Blizzard (NC) 6
  J.J. Howard* (CLEM) 6
  Jyles Tucker (WAKE) 6
  De'Angelo Bryant (WAKE) 6
  A.J. Nicholson* (FLST) 6
9. Lionell Green (NC) 2
Extra Point Attempts
1. Adam Kiker* (NCST) 59
2. Xavier Beitia* (FLST) 51
3. Nick Novak* (MD) 42
  Aaron Hunt* (CLEM) 42
5. Connor Hughes* (VA) 40
6. Dan Orner (NC) 35
7. Dan Burnett* (GATECH) 29
8. Matt Wisnosky (WAKE) 27
9. Matt Brooks (DUKE) 17
10. Ryan Plackemeier (WAKE) 16
Extra Points Made
1. Adam Kiker* (NCST) 56
2. Xavier Beitia* (FLST) 50
3. Connor Hughes* (VA) 40
4. Nick Novak* (MD) 38
  Aaron Hunt* (CLEM) 38
6. Dan Orner (NC) 35
7. Dan Burnett* (GATECH) 28
8. Matt Wisnosky (WAKE) 25
9. Ryan Plackemeier (WAKE) 16
10. Matt Brooks (DUKE) 15
Field Goal Attempts
1. Nick Novak* (MD) 32
2. Aaron Hunt* (CLEM) 26
3. Connor Hughes* (VA) 25
  Xavier Beitia* (FLST) 25
5. Dan Burnett* (GATECH) 21
6. Adam Kiker* (NCST) 17
7. Dan Orner (NC) 16
8. Brent Garber (DUKE) 12
9. Matt Brooks (DUKE) 9
10. Ryan Plackemeier (WAKE) 7
Field Goals Made
1. Nick Novak* (MD) 24
2. Connor Hughes* (VA) 23
3. Xavier Beitia* (FLST) 19
4. Aaron Hunt* (CLEM) 18
5. Dan Burnett* (GATECH) 17
6. Dan Orner (NC) 12
  Adam Kiker* (NCST) 12
8. Brent Garber (DUKE) 7
9. Matt Brooks (DUKE) 6
10. Ryan Plackemeier (WAKE) 5
Punts
1. Tom Hagan* (VA) 63
2. Cole Chason* (CLEM) 58
3. Ryan Plackemeier (WAKE) 57
  Jesse Stein* (FLST) 57
5. Trey McDonald (DUKE) 55
6. Austin Herbert* (NCST) 53
  Adam Podlesh* (MD) 53
8. Hal Higgins* (GATECH) 43
9. David Wooldridge (NC) 27
10. John Lafferty (NC) 26
Punting Yards
1. Ryan Plackemeier (WAKE) 2600
2. Jesse Stein* (FLST) 2401
3. Austin Herbert* (NCST) 2265
4. Adam Podlesh* (MD) 2241
5. Cole Chason* (CLEM) 2238
6. Trey McDonald (DUKE) 2236
7. Tom Hagan* (VA) 2193
8. Hal Higgins* (GATECH) 1587
9. David Wooldridge (NC) 1218
10. John Lafferty (NC) 974
Punt Returns
1. Steve Suter* (MD) 37
2. Jonathan Smith* (GATECH) 31
3. Derrick Hamilton* (CLEM) 29
4. Marques Hagans* (VA) 28
5. Lance Johnson (DUKE) 21
  Willie Idlette (WAKE) 21
7. Tramain Hall* (NCST) 19
8. Leon Washington* (FLST) 16
9. Chris Davis* (FLST) 12
  Dominic Robinson* (FLST) 12
Punt Return Yards
1. Jonathan Smith* (GATECH) 364
2. Steve Suter* (MD) 334
3. Marques Hagans* (VA) 269
4. Derrick Hamilton* (CLEM) 218
5. Tramain Hall* (NCST) 202
6. Leon Washington* (FLST) 189
7. Michael Waddell (NC) 159
8. Willie Idlette (WAKE) 146
9. Dominic Robinson* (FLST) 125
10. Jo Jo Walker* (MD) 122
Punt Return Touchdowns
1. Steve Suter* (MD) 2
  Jonathan Smith* (GATECH) 2
  Tramain Hall* (NCST) 2
Kickoff Returns
1. Kenny Scott* (GATECH) 35
2. Senterrio Landrum (DUKE) 25
  Mike Mason (NC) 25
4. Antonio Cromartie* (FLST) 24
5. Willie Idlette (WAKE) 20
6. Justin Miller* (CLEM) 17
7. Steve Suter* (MD) 15
  Michael Waddell (NC) 15
9. Eric King (WAKE) 13
  Lamont Reid* (NCST) 13
  Tony Franklin* (VA) 13
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Kenny Scott* (GATECH) 779
2. Senterrio Landrum (DUKE) 709
3. Mike Mason (NC) 651
4. Antonio Cromartie* (FLST) 568
5. Michael Waddell (NC) 475
6. Justin Miller* (CLEM) 417
7. Willie Idlette (WAKE) 410
8. Derrick Hamilton* (CLEM) 380
9. Steve Suter* (MD) 351
10. Tony Franklin* (VA) 336
Interceptions
1. Almondo Curry* (VA) 6
2. James Butler* (GATECH) 5
3. Jamaal Fudge* (CLEM) 4
4. Leroy Smith* (FLST) 3
  Reuben Houston* (GATECH) 3
  Madieu Williams* (MD) 3
  Eric King (WAKE) 3
  Domonique Foxworth* (MD) 3
  Leroy Hill* (CLEM) 3
10. Alex Green (DUKE) 2
  Travis Pugh* (CLEM) 2
  Greg Golden* (NCST) 2
  Mahlon Carey (NC) 2
  Jermaine Hardy* (VA) 2
  A.J. Davis* (NCST) 2
  Dawan Landry* (GATECH) 2
  Jamaine Winborne* (VA) 2
  Dennis Davis* (GATECH) 2
  Tye Hill* (CLEM) 2
  Stanford Samuels* (FLST) 2
  Justin Miller* (CLEM) 2
  John Talley (DUKE) 2
  Jerome Carter* (FLST) 2
  D'Qwell Jackson* (MD) 2
  Curome Cox* (MD) 2
  Pat Watkins* (FLST) 2
  Tony Franklin* (VA) 2
  Victor Stephens* (NCST) 2
  Jerome Nichols (WAKE) 2
  Warren Braxton (WAKE) 2
Interception Return Yards
1. Almondo Curry* (VA) 133
2. Eric King (WAKE) 127
3. Leroy Smith* (FLST) 122
4. Antonio Cromartie* (FLST) 71
  Greg Golden* (NCST) 71
6. Jamaal Fudge* (CLEM) 66
7. Reuben Houston* (GATECH) 65
  A.J. Davis* (NCST) 65
9. Domonique Foxworth* (MD) 64
  Kellen Brantley (WAKE) 64