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2007 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record*: 84-70, .545 W-L% (6th of 12) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 77-70 by NCAA.

SRS: 3.76 (5th of 12) ▪ SOS: 2.30 (5th of 12)

Division Champions: Boston College (Atlantic) and Virginia Tech (Coastal)
Conference Champion: Virginia Tech (Won Championship Game 30-16)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Florida State and Virginia Tech)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Boston College, Clemson and Virginia Tech)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
Atlantic W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Boston College 11 3 .786 6 2 .750 28.3 20.4 9.75 1.54
Clemson 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 33.1 18.7 11.40 1.71
Wake Forest 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 27.8 22.2 7.07 1.22
Florida State 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 23.3 22.9 5.02 4.33 W-L-T adjusted to 0-6 by NCAA.
Maryland 6 7 .462 3 5 .375 24.1 21.5 4.31 3.15
North Carolina State 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 20.8 28.3 -3.13 2.96
Coastal W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Virginia Tech 11 3 .786 7 1 .875 28.7 16.1 14.22 2.86
Virginia 9 4 .692 6 2 .750 24.4 19.7 5.89 1.66
Georgia Tech 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 26.2 20.8 3.94 1.24
North Carolina 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 21.2 24.5 -1.82 2.02
Miami (FL) 5 7 .417 2 6 .250 20.6 26.0 -1.23 1.60
Duke 1 11 .083 0 8 .000 17.9 33.2 -10.34 3.33

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/4 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 Final
Virginia Tech 9 9 18 17 17 15 12 11 8 11 11 10 8 6 5 9
Boston College     21 14 12 7 4 3 2 2 8 18 15 12 14 10
Clemson   25 20 15 13 22       25 20 15 21 16 15 21
Florida State 19           21                  
Georgia Tech   21 15                          
Virginia                 21   23 16 16 22 21  
Wake Forest                   21            

8 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2008-01-03 Orange Bowl Kansas 24 Virginia Tech 21 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
2008-01-01 Gator Bowl Texas Tech 31 Virginia 28 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
2007-12-31 Chick-fil-A Bowl Auburn 23 Clemson 20 Chick-Fil-A Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
2007-12-31 Humanitarian Bowl Fresno State 40 Georgia Tech 28 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
2007-12-31 Music City Bowl Kentucky 35 Florida State 28 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
2007-12-29 Meineke Car Care Bowl Wake Forest 24 Connecticut 10 Meineke Car Care Bowl (Charlotte, NC)
2007-12-28 Champs Sports Bowl Boston College 24 Michigan State 21 Champs Sports Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2007-12-28 Emerald Bowl Oregon State 21 Maryland 14 Emerald Bowl (San Francisco, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Matt Ryan* (BC) 388
2. Cullen Harper* (CLEM) 282
3. Riley Skinner* (WAKE) 236
4. T.J. Yates (NC) 218
5. Jameel Sewell* (VA) 214
6. Thaddeus Lewis (DUKE) 199
7. Daniel Evans (NCST) 194
8. Drew Weatherford* (FLST) 181
9. Taylor Bennett* (GATECH) 162
10. Chris Turner* (MD) 153

Pass Attempts

1. Matt Ryan* (BC) 654
2. Cullen Harper* (CLEM) 433
3. T.J. Yates (NC) 365
4. Jameel Sewell* (VA) 364
5. Thaddeus Lewis (DUKE) 360
6. Daniel Evans (NCST) 339
7. Taylor Bennett* (GATECH) 327
8. Riley Skinner* (WAKE) 326
9. Drew Weatherford* (FLST) 318
10. Chris Turner* (MD) 241
  Kyle Wright (MIAFL) 241

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Riley Skinner* (WAKE) 72.4
2. Cullen Harper* (CLEM) 65.1
3. Chris Turner* (MD) 63.5
4. Sean Glennon* (VATECH) 60.9
5. T.J. Yates (NC) 59.7
6. Matt Ryan* (BC) 59.3
7. Jameel Sewell* (VA) 58.8
8. Kyle Wright (MIAFL) 58.5
9. Daniel Evans (NCST) 57.2
10. Drew Weatherford* (FLST) 56.9

Passing Yards

1. Matt Ryan* (BC) 4507
2. Cullen Harper* (CLEM) 2991
3. T.J. Yates (NC) 2655
4. Thaddeus Lewis (DUKE) 2430
5. Riley Skinner* (WAKE) 2204
6. Jameel Sewell* (VA) 2176
7. Taylor Bennett* (GATECH) 2136
8. Drew Weatherford* (FLST) 2049
9. Daniel Evans (NCST) 2030
10. Chris Turner* (MD) 1958

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Chris Turner* (MD) 8.1
2. Sean Glennon* (VATECH) 7.6
3. T.J. Yates (NC) 7.3
4. Kyle Wright (MIAFL) 7.2
5. Cullen Harper* (CLEM) 6.9
6. Matt Ryan* (BC) 6.9
7. Riley Skinner* (WAKE) 6.8
8. Thaddeus Lewis (DUKE) 6.8
9. Taylor Bennett* (GATECH) 6.5
10. Drew Weatherford* (FLST) 6.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Sean Glennon* (VATECH) 7.7
2. Cullen Harper* (CLEM) 7.5
3. Chris Turner* (MD) 7.4
4. Thaddeus Lewis (DUKE) 6.7
5. Drew Weatherford* (FLST) 6.6
6. Matt Ryan* (BC) 6.5
7. T.J. Yates (NC) 5.8
8. Taylor Bennett* (GATECH) 5.7
9. Riley Skinner* (WAKE) 5.7
10. Kyle Wright (MIAFL) 5.6

Passing Touchdowns

1. Matt Ryan* (BC) 31
2. Cullen Harper* (CLEM) 27
3. Thaddeus Lewis (DUKE) 21
4. T.J. Yates (NC) 14
5. Jameel Sewell* (VA) 12
  Daniel Evans (NCST) 12
  Sean Glennon* (VATECH) 12
  Kyle Wright (MIAFL) 12
  Riley Skinner* (WAKE) 12
10. Drew Weatherford* (FLST) 9

Passing Interceptions

1. Matt Ryan* (BC) 19
2. T.J. Yates (NC) 18
3. Kyle Wright (MIAFL) 14
4. Daniel Evans (NCST) 13
  Riley Skinner* (WAKE) 13
6. Thaddeus Lewis (DUKE) 10
7. Harrison Beck (NCST) 9
  Jameel Sewell* (VA) 9
  Harrison Beck (NCST) 9
  Taylor Bennett* (GATECH) 9

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Cullen Harper* (CLEM) 141.0
2. Sean Glennon* (VATECH) 137.6
3. Chris Turner* (MD) 135.5
4. Riley Skinner* (WAKE) 133.4
5. Matt Ryan* (BC) 127.0
6. Thaddeus Lewis (DUKE) 125.7
7. Kyle Wright (MIAFL) 124.2
8. T.J. Yates (NC) 123.6
9. Drew Weatherford* (FLST) 118.5
10. Jameel Sewell* (VA) 114.9

Rush Attempts

1. Branden Ore* (VATECH) 267
2. Tashard Choice* (GATECH) 261
3. Josh Adams* (WAKE) 219
4. Andre Callender* (BC) 218
5. James Davis* (CLEM) 214
6. Keon Lattimore* (MD) 213
7. Antone Smith* (FLST) 192
8. Lance Ball* (MD) 182
9. Jamelle Eugene (NCST) 172
10. Javarris James (MIAFL) 159

Rushing Yards

1. Tashard Choice* (GATECH) 1379
2. James Davis* (CLEM) 1064
3. Branden Ore* (VATECH) 992
4. Andre Callender* (BC) 989
5. Josh Adams* (WAKE) 953
6. Antone Smith* (FLST) 819
7. Keon Lattimore* (MD) 805
8. Lance Ball* (MD) 768
  C.J. Spiller* (CLEM) 768
10. Graig Cooper (MIAFL) 682

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Graig Cooper (MIAFL) 5.5
2. Jonathan Dwyer* (GATECH) 5.3
3. C.J. Spiller* (CLEM) 5.3
4. Tashard Choice* (GATECH) 5.3
5. Cedric Peerman* (VA) 5.2
6. Mikell Simpson* (VA) 5.0
7. James Davis* (CLEM) 5.0
8. Andre Brown (NCST) 4.7
9. Andre Callender* (BC) 4.5
10. Josh Adams* (WAKE) 4.4

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Keon Lattimore* (MD) 13
2. Lance Ball* (MD) 12
3. Josh Adams* (WAKE) 11
4. James Davis* (CLEM) 10
  Tashard Choice* (GATECH) 10
6. Andre Callender* (BC) 9
  Jonathan Dwyer* (GATECH) 9
  Branden Ore* (VATECH) 9
9. Mikell Simpson* (VA) 8
10. Tyrod Taylor* (VATECH) 6

Receptions

1. Kenneth Moore* (WAKE) 98
2. Aaron Kelly* (CLEM) 88
3. Andre Callender* (BC) 76
4. Hakeem Nicks (NC) 74
5. Rich Gunnell* (BC) 64
6. Preston Parker* (FLST) 62
7. Tyler Grisham* (CLEM) 60
8. Brandon Robinson* (BC) 56
  Jomar Wright (DUKE) 56
10. De'Cody Fagg* (FLST) 54
  Ryan Purvis* (BC) 54

Receiving Yards

1. Aaron Kelly* (CLEM) 1081
2. Kenneth Moore* (WAKE) 1011
3. Hakeem Nicks (NC) 958
4. Rich Gunnell* (BC) 931
5. Eron Riley (DUKE) 830
6. Greg Carr* (FLST) 795
7. Brandon Robinson* (BC) 793
8. Preston Parker* (FLST) 791
9. Darrius Heyward-Bey* (MD) 786
10. De'Cody Fagg* (FLST) 758

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Eron Riley (DUKE) 20.8
2. Darnell Jenkins (MIAFL) 20.0
3. Brandon Tate (NC) 19.2
4. James Johnson* (GATECH) 17.9
5. Greg Carr* (FLST) 17.7
6. Demaryius Thomas* (GATECH) 15.9
7. Greg Smith* (GATECH) 15.9
8. Isaiah Williams* (MD) 15.8
9. Justin Harper* (VATECH) 15.5
10. Darrius Heyward-Bey* (MD) 15.4

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Aaron Kelly* (CLEM) 11
2. Eron Riley (DUKE) 9
3. Rich Gunnell* (BC) 7
4. Brandon Robinson* (BC) 5
  Justin Harper* (VATECH) 5
  Hakeem Nicks (NC) 5
  Kevin Challenger* (BC) 5
  De'Cody Fagg* (FLST) 5
  Jomar Wright (DUKE) 5
  Josh Morgan* (VATECH) 5
  Kenneth Moore* (WAKE) 5
  Brandon Tate (NC) 5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Andre Callender* (BC) 294
2. Branden Ore* (VATECH) 287
3. Tashard Choice* (GATECH) 275
4. Josh Adams* (WAKE) 253
5. Keon Lattimore* (MD) 234
6. James Davis* (CLEM) 226
7. Jamelle Eugene (NCST) 214
  Antone Smith* (FLST) 214
9. Lance Ball* (MD) 200
10. C.J. Spiller* (CLEM) 179

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Andre Callender* (BC) 1709
2. Tashard Choice* (GATECH) 1486
3. Kenneth Moore* (WAKE) 1327
4. Branden Ore* (VATECH) 1141
5. James Davis* (CLEM) 1115
6. Aaron Kelly* (CLEM) 1081
7. Josh Adams* (WAKE) 1076
8. Preston Parker* (FLST) 1061
9. C.J. Spiller* (CLEM) 1039
10. Antone Smith* (FLST) 1022

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Keon Lattimore* (MD) 13
  Andre Callender* (BC) 13
3. Josh Adams* (WAKE) 12
  James Davis* (CLEM) 12
  Lance Ball* (MD) 12
6. Aaron Kelly* (CLEM) 11
7. Tashard Choice* (GATECH) 10
  Branden Ore* (VATECH) 10
  Mikell Simpson* (VA) 10
10. Jonathan Dwyer* (GATECH) 9
  Eron Riley (DUKE) 9

Total Plays

1. Matt Ryan* (BC) 722
2. Cullen Harper* (CLEM) 504
3. Jameel Sewell* (VA) 490
4. Thaddeus Lewis (DUKE) 456
5. T.J. Yates (NC) 438
6. Riley Skinner* (WAKE) 387
7. Drew Weatherford* (FLST) 380
8. Daniel Evans (NCST) 374
9. Taylor Bennett* (GATECH) 371
10. Kyle Wright (MIAFL) 328

Total Yards

1. Matt Ryan* (BC) 4509
2. Cullen Harper* (CLEM) 2902
3. T.J. Yates (NC) 2532
4. Jameel Sewell* (VA) 2455
5. Thaddeus Lewis (DUKE) 2282
6. Riley Skinner* (WAKE) 2236
7. Drew Weatherford* (FLST) 2161
8. Taylor Bennett* (GATECH) 2123
9. Chris Turner* (MD) 1932
10. Daniel Evans (NCST) 1911

Total Yards Per Play

1. Matt Ryan* (BC) 6.2

Total Touchdowns

1. Matt Ryan* (BC) 33
2. Cullen Harper* (CLEM) 30
3. Thaddeus Lewis (DUKE) 23
4. Jameel Sewell* (VA) 16
  T.J. Yates (NC) 16
6. Kyle Wright (MIAFL) 15
7. Keon Lattimore* (MD) 13
  Daniel Evans (NCST) 13
  Sean Glennon* (VATECH) 13
  Riley Skinner* (WAKE) 13

Touchdowns

1. Keon Lattimore* (MD) 13
  Andre Callender* (BC) 13
3. Josh Adams* (WAKE) 12
  James Davis* (CLEM) 12
  Lance Ball* (MD) 12
6. Aaron Kelly* (CLEM) 11
7. Branden Ore* (VATECH) 10
  Tashard Choice* (GATECH) 10
  Mikell Simpson* (VA) 10
10. Jonathan Dwyer* (GATECH) 9
  Kenneth Moore* (WAKE) 9
  Eron Riley (DUKE) 9

Extra Point Attempts

1. Steve Aponavicius* (BC) 50
2. Mark Buchholz* (CLEM) 48
3. Jud Dunlevy* (VATECH) 47
4. Sam Swank* (WAKE) 44
5. Chris Gould* (VA) 37
  Travis Bell* (GATECH) 37
7. Obi Egekeze* (MD) 36
8. Gary Cismesia* (FLST) 29
9. Steven Hauschka (NCST) 25
10. Francesco Zampogna (MIAFL) 24

Extra Points Made

1. Mark Buchholz* (CLEM) 48
2. Steve Aponavicius* (BC) 46
3. Jud Dunlevy* (VATECH) 45
4. Sam Swank* (WAKE) 44
5. Travis Bell* (GATECH) 37
6. Obi Egekeze* (MD) 36
7. Chris Gould* (VA) 35
8. Gary Cismesia* (FLST) 28
9. Steven Hauschka (NCST) 25
10. Francesco Zampogna (MIAFL) 23

Field Goal Attempts

1. Mark Buchholz* (CLEM) 36
2. Gary Cismesia* (FLST) 34
3. Travis Bell* (GATECH) 28
4. Jud Dunlevy* (VATECH) 26
5. Obi Egekeze* (MD) 23
6. Connor Barth (NC) 22
7. Sam Swank* (WAKE) 21
8. Chris Gould* (VA) 20
9. Steve Aponavicius* (BC) 18
  Steven Hauschka (NCST) 18

Field Goals Made

1. Gary Cismesia* (FLST) 27
2. Travis Bell* (GATECH) 23
3. Mark Buchholz* (CLEM) 22
4. Jud Dunlevy* (VATECH) 21
5. Connor Barth (NC) 19
6. Sam Swank* (WAKE) 18
7. Obi Egekeze* (MD) 17
8. Steven Hauschka (NCST) 16
  Chris Gould* (VA) 16
10. Steve Aponavicius* (BC) 12

Punts

1. Brent Bowden* (VATECH) 88
2. Sam Swank* (WAKE) 76
3. Johnny Ayers* (BC) 75
  Kevin Jones (DUKE) 75
5. Travis Baltz* (MD) 68
6. Durant Brooks* (GATECH) 65
7. Terrence Brown (NC) 64
8. Bradley Pierson (NCST) 62
9. Graham Gano* (FLST) 59
10. Matt Bosher (MIAFL) 58

Punting Yards

1. Brent Bowden* (VATECH) 3742
2. Johnny Ayers* (BC) 3061
3. Sam Swank* (WAKE) 3023
4. Durant Brooks* (GATECH) 2929
5. Kevin Jones (DUKE) 2871
6. Travis Baltz* (MD) 2782
7. Terrence Brown (NC) 2650
8. Graham Gano* (FLST) 2563
9. Jimmy Maners* (CLEM) 2354
10. Ryan Weigand* (VA) 2352

Punt Returns

1. Tyler Evans* (GATECH) 34
  Kenneth Moore* (WAKE) 34
3. Eddie Royal* (VATECH) 31
  Preston Parker* (FLST) 31
5. Darrell Blackman (NCST) 26
6. Vic Hall* (VA) 23
  Brandon Tate (NC) 23
8. C.J. Spiller* (CLEM) 16
  Graig Cooper (MIAFL) 16
10. Danny Oquendo* (MD) 15
  Leon Wright (DUKE) 15

Punt Return Yards

1. Eddie Royal* (VATECH) 455
2. Kenneth Moore* (WAKE) 355
3. Preston Parker* (FLST) 328
4. Darrell Blackman (NCST) 322
5. Tyler Evans* (GATECH) 315
6. Vic Hall* (VA) 230
7. Brandon Tate (NC) 216
8. C.J. Spiller* (CLEM) 137
9. Justin Harper* (VATECH) 127
10. Danny Oquendo* (MD) 123

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Eddie Royal* (VATECH) 2

Kickoff Returns

1. Brandon Tate (NC) 39
2. Jabari Marshall (DUKE) 38
3. Michael Ray Garvin* (FLST) 35
4. Darrell Blackman (NCST) 30
5. Andrew Pearman* (VA) 29
6. Kevin Marion* (WAKE) 28
7. Da'Rel Scott* (MD) 26
8. Jamaal Evans* (GATECH) 25
9. Ryan Hill (MIAFL) 21
10. Donald Bowens (NCST) 20

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Brandon Tate (NC) 939
2. Jabari Marshall (DUKE) 933
3. Kevin Marion* (WAKE) 876
4. Darrell Blackman (NCST) 697
  Michael Ray Garvin* (FLST) 697
6. Andrew Pearman* (VA) 608
7. Da'Rel Scott* (MD) 566
8. C.J. Spiller* (CLEM) 547
9. Jamaal Evans* (GATECH) 519
10. Donald Bowens (NCST) 431

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. C.J. Spiller* (CLEM) 2

Solo Tackles

1. Jamie Silva* (BC) 82
2. Durell Mapp (NC) 80
3. Dajuan Morgan (NCST) 73
4. Chip Vaughn* (WAKE) 66
5. Aaron Curry* (WAKE) 63
6. Nick Watkins* (CLEM) 61
7. Erin Henderson* (MD) 60
  Tavares Gooden (MIAFL) 60
9. Brandon Flowers* (VATECH) 56
  Jon Copper* (VA) 56

Assisted Tackles

1. Erin Henderson* (MD) 73
2. Dave Philistin* (MD) 67
3. Vince Hall* (VATECH) 63
4. Vincent Rey (DUKE) 62
5. Xavier Adibi* (VATECH) 60
6. Michael Tauiliili (DUKE) 55
7. Jon Copper* (VA) 53
8. Durell Mapp (NC) 52
9. Ernest Jones (NCST) 51
10. Derek Nicholson* (FLST) 46

Total Tackles

1. Erin Henderson* (MD) 133
2. Durell Mapp (NC) 132
3. Jamie Silva* (BC) 125
4. Dave Philistin* (MD) 121
5. Xavier Adibi* (VATECH) 115
6. Vincent Rey (DUKE) 111
7. Jon Copper* (VA) 109
8. Michael Tauiliili (DUKE) 108
9. Chip Vaughn* (WAKE) 105
10. Vince Hall* (VATECH) 100
  Tavares Gooden (MIAFL) 100
  Nick Watkins* (CLEM) 100

Tackles for Loss

1. Chris Long* (VA) 19
2. Geno Hayes* (FLST) 18
3. Hilee Taylor (NC) 16
  Phillip Merling* (CLEM) 16
  Darrell Robertson* (GATECH) 16
6. Willie Young (NCST) 15
7. Vance Walker* (GATECH) 14
8. Aaron Curry* (WAKE) 14
  Gary Guyton* (GATECH) 14
10. Michael Tauiliili (DUKE) 13

Interception Return Yards

1. Aaron Curry* (WAKE) 226
2. Alphonso Smith* (WAKE) 166
3. Jamie Silva* (BC) 147
4. Charles Brown (NC) 101
5. Brandon Flowers* (VATECH) 93
6. Patrick Robinson* (FLST) 87
7. Deunta Williams (NC) 84
8. Randy Phillips (MIAFL) 80
9. Kendric Burney (NC) 76
10. Xavier Adibi* (VATECH) 71

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Aaron Curry* (WAKE) 3
  Alphonso Smith* (WAKE) 3

Passes Defended

1. Alphonso Smith* (WAKE) 18
2. Victor Harris* (VATECH) 16
3. Chip Vaughn* (WAKE) 15
4. Brandon Flowers* (VATECH) 14
5. Dejuan Tribble* (BC) 12
  Kevin Barnes* (MD) 12
  Isaiah Gardner* (MD) 12
  Patrick Robinson* (FLST) 12
9. Jamie Silva* (BC) 11
  Leon Wright (DUKE) 11