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2009 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record*: 82-71, .536 W-L% (5th of 12) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 73-71 by NCAA.

SRS: 5.36 (3rd of 12) ▪ SOS: 3.49 (3rd of 12)

Division Champions: Clemson (Atlantic) and Georgia Tech (Coastal)
Conference Champion: Georgia Tech (Won Championship Game 39-34)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Florida State, Georgia Tech, North Carolina and Virginia Tech)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Clemson, Georgia Tech, Miami (FL) and Virginia Tech)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
Atlantic W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Clemson 9 5 .643 6 2 .750 31.1 20.4 11.73 4.01
Boston College 8 5 .615 5 3 .625 24.8 19.8 5.47 2.17
Florida State 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 30.1 30.0 6.08 5.38
Wake Forest 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 26.3 26.3 1.85 2.94
North Carolina State 5 7 .417 2 6 .250 30.3 31.2 -1.06 2.36
Maryland 2 10 .167 1 7 .125 21.3 31.3 -6.60 2.65
Coastal W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Georgia Tech 11 3 .786 7 1 .875 33.8 24.8 13.54 4.83 W-L-T adjusted to 10-3 by NCAA.
Virginia Tech 10 3 .769 6 2 .750 31.8 15.6 18.57 5.42
Miami (FL) 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 30.3 22.2 12.20 4.73
North Carolina 8 5 .615 4 4 .500 23.8 17.1 8.04 3.04 W-L-T adjusted to 0-5 by NCAA.
Duke 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 25.2 28.3 -2.45 -0.20
Virginia 3 9 .250 2 6 .250 19.3 26.3 -3.00 4.50

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/8 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
Virginia Tech 7 14 13 11 6 5 4 15 14 22 20 16 14 11 12 10
Georgia Tech 15 15 14   25 22 19 11 11 10 7 7 7 12 9 13
Miami (FL)   20 20 9 17 11 9 8 18 16 12 21 19 17 14 19
Clemson                     24 18 15 25   24
Florida State 18     18                        
North Carolina 21 19 24 22                 23      

7 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2010-01-05 Orange Bowl Iowa 24 Georgia Tech 14 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
2010-01-01 Gator Bowl Florida State 33 West Virginia 21 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
2009-12-31 Chick-fil-A Bowl Virginia Tech 37 Tennessee 14 Chick-Fil-A Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
2009-12-29 Champs Sports Bowl Wisconsin 20 Miami (FL) 14 Champs Sports Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2009-12-27 Music City Bowl Clemson 21 Kentucky 13 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
2009-12-26 Emerald Bowl Southern California 24 Boston College 13 Emerald Bowl (San Francisco, CA)
2009-12-26 Meineke Car Care Bowl Pittsburgh 19 North Carolina 17 Meineke Car Care Bowl (Charlotte, NC)

Conference Leaders

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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Tyrod Taylor* (Virginia Tech) 149.4
2. Riley Skinner (Wake Forest) 147.8
3. Russell Wilson (North Carolina State) 147.8
4. Christian Ponder* (Florida State) 147.7
5. Jacory Harris* (Miami (FL)) 140.1
6. Thaddeus Lewis (Duke) 134.5
7. Kyle Parker* (Clemson) 124.4
8. Chris Turner (Maryland) 121.1
9. Dave Shinskie* (Boston College) 119.0
10. T.J. Yates* (North Carolina) 115.4

Total Yards Per Play

1. Jacory Harris* (Miami (FL)) 6.9
2. Riley Skinner (Wake Forest) 6.8
3. Russell Wilson (North Carolina State) 6.8
4. Thaddeus Lewis (Duke) 6.3

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Thearon Collier* (Miami (FL)) 2
  Jerrard Tarrant* (Georgia Tech) 2

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. C.J. Spiller* (Clemson) 4
2. Torrey Smith (Maryland) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Leon Wright (Duke) 2
  Kendric Burney* (North Carolina) 2