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2011 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 82-72, .532 W-L% (5th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 1.67 (6th of 12) ▪ SOS: 0.37 (6th of 12)

Division Champions: Clemson (Atlantic) and Virginia Tech (Coastal)
Conference Champion: Clemson (Won Championship Game 38-10)

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
Atlantic W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Clemson 10 4 .714 6 2 .750 33.6 29.3 6.54 1.18
Florida State 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 30.6 15.1 11.22 0.38
Wake Forest 6 7 .462 5 3 .625 26.0 27.4 -0.66 1.11
North Carolina State 8 5 .615 4 4 .500 28.2 24.7 2.57 -1.97
Boston College 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 18.2 23.5 -4.61 0.89
Maryland 2 10 .167 1 7 .125 23.1 34.3 -8.22 2.62
Coastal W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Virginia Tech 11 3 .786 7 1 .875 27.9 17.6 8.21 0.21
Georgia Tech 8 5 .615 5 3 .625 34.3 26.1 3.40 -1.29
Virginia 8 5 .615 5 3 .625 23.2 23.8 0.14 -0.79
North Carolina 7 6 .538 3 5 .375 28.0 24.8 3.63 1.17
Miami (FL) 6 6 .500 3 5 .375 26.5 20.1 5.17 0.67
Duke 3 9 .250 1 7 .125 22.5 31.2 -7.34 0.24

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/4 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/5 Final
Virginia Tech 13 11 13 13 11 21 19 16 15 12 10 9 6 5 17 21
Clemson       21 13 8 8 8 6 11 9 7 18 21 14 22
Florida State 6 5 5 11 23 23           23   25 25 23
Georgia Tech       25 21 13 12 20   22 20   25      
Virginia                         24      

8 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2012-01-04 Orange Bowl West Virginia 70 Clemson 33 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
2012-01-03 Sugar Bowl Michigan 23 Virginia Tech 20 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
2011-12-31 Chick-fil-A Bowl Auburn 43 Virginia 24 Chick-Fil-A Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
2011-12-31 Sun Bowl Utah 30 Georgia Tech 27 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
2011-12-30 Music City Bowl Mississippi State 23 Wake Forest 17 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
2011-12-29 Champs Sports Bowl Florida State 18 Notre Dame 14 Champs Sports Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2011-12-27 Belk Bowl North Carolina State 31 Louisville 24 Belk Bowl (Charlotte, NC)
2011-12-26 Independence Bowl Missouri 41 North Carolina 24 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 298
2. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 283
3. Sean Renfree (DUKE) 282
4. Tanner Price* (WAKE) 253
5. Bryn Renner* (NC) 239
6. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 234
7. Michael Rocco* (VA) 222
8. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 203
9. Jacory Harris (MIAFL) 195
10. Chase Rettig (BC) 170

Pass Attempts

1. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 499
2. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 453
3. Sean Renfree (DUKE) 434
4. Tanner Price* (WAKE) 422
5. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 391
6. Michael Rocco* (VA) 366
7. Bryn Renner* (NC) 350
8. Chase Rettig (BC) 317
9. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 311
10. Jacory Harris (MIAFL) 300

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Bryn Renner* (NC) 68.3
2. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 65.3
3. Jacory Harris (MIAFL) 65.0
4. Sean Renfree (DUKE) 65.0
5. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 62.5
6. Michael Rocco* (VA) 60.7
7. Tanner Price* (WAKE) 60.0
8. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 59.8
9. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 59.7
10. Danny O'Brien (MD) 56.4

Passing Yards

1. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 3828
2. Bryn Renner* (NC) 3086
3. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 3054
4. Tanner Price* (WAKE) 3017
5. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 3013
6. Sean Renfree (DUKE) 2891
7. Michael Rocco* (VA) 2671
8. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 2666
9. Jacory Harris (MIAFL) 2486
10. Chase Rettig (BC) 1960

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bryn Renner* (NC) 8.8
2. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 8.6
3. Jacory Harris (MIAFL) 8.3
4. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 7.7
5. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 7.7
6. Michael Rocco* (VA) 7.3
7. Tanner Price* (WAKE) 7.1
8. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 6.7
9. Sean Renfree (DUKE) 6.7
10. Danny O'Brien (MD) 6.2

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bryn Renner* (NC) 8.6
2. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 8.6
3. Jacory Harris (MIAFL) 8.3
4. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 7.9
5. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 7.5
6. Tanner Price* (WAKE) 7.5
7. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 6.9
8. Michael Rocco* (VA) 6.5
9. Sean Renfree (DUKE) 6.2
10. Chase Rettig (BC) 5.7

Passing Touchdowns

1. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 33
2. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 31
3. Bryn Renner* (NC) 26
4. Tanner Price* (WAKE) 20
  Jacory Harris (MIAFL) 20
6. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 19
7. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 18
8. Sean Renfree (DUKE) 14
9. Michael Rocco* (VA) 13
10. Chase Rettig (BC) 12

Passing Interceptions

1. Bryn Renner* (NC) 13
2. Michael Rocco* (VA) 12
  Mike Glennon* (NCST) 12
  Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 12
5. Sean Renfree (DUKE) 11
6. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 10
  Danny O'Brien (MD) 10
8. Chase Rettig (BC) 9
  Jacory Harris (MIAFL) 9
10. Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 8
  E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 8

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Bryn Renner* (NC) 159.4
2. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 151.2
3. Jacory Harris (MIAFL) 150.6
4. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 141.2
5. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 136.4
6. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 135.5
7. Tanner Price* (WAKE) 132.8
8. Michael Rocco* (VA) 127.1
9. Sean Renfree (DUKE) 126.5
10. Chase Rettig (BC) 112.4

Rush Attempts

1. David Wilson* (VATECH) 290
2. Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 243
3. Giovani Bernard* (NC) 239
4. Lamar Miller (MIAFL) 227
5. James Washington* (NCST) 226
6. Andre Ellington* (CLEM) 223
7. Brandon Pendergrass* (WAKE) 188
8. Perry Jones* (VA) 184
9. Davin Meggett (MD) 171
10. Rolandan Finch (BC) 157

Rushing Yards

1. David Wilson* (VATECH) 1709
2. Lamar Miller (MIAFL) 1272
3. Giovani Bernard* (NC) 1253
4. Andre Ellington* (CLEM) 1178
5. Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 987
6. Perry Jones* (VA) 915
7. James Washington* (NCST) 897
8. Davin Meggett (MD) 896
9. Brandon Pendergrass* (WAKE) 823
10. Kevin Parks* (VA) 709

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. C.J. Brown (MD) 7.3
2. David Wilson* (VATECH) 5.9
3. Lamar Miller (MIAFL) 5.6
4. Andre Ellington* (CLEM) 5.3
5. Giovani Bernard* (NC) 5.2
6. Davin Meggett (MD) 5.2
7. David Sims* (GATECH) 5.2
8. Perry Jones* (VA) 5.0
9. Devonta Freeman* (FLST) 4.8
10. Kevin Parks* (VA) 4.7

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 14
2. Giovani Bernard* (NC) 13
3. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 11
  Andre Ellington* (CLEM) 11
  Orwin Smith* (GATECH) 11
6. David Wilson* (VATECH) 9
  Kevin Parks* (VA) 9
  Brandon Pendergrass* (WAKE) 9
  Lamar Miller (MIAFL) 9
10. Devonta Freeman* (FLST) 8

Receptions

1. Dwight Jones* (NC) 85
2. Chris Givens* (WAKE) 83
3. Sammy Watkins* (CLEM) 82
4. Michael Campanaro* (WAKE) 73
5. Deandre Hopkins* (CLEM) 72
6. Conner Vernon (DUKE) 70
7. Kris Burd* (VA) 66
8. Donovan Varner (DUKE) 61
  Jarrett Boykin* (VATECH) 61
10. Danny Coale* (VATECH) 60

Receiving Yards

1. Chris Givens* (WAKE) 1330
2. Sammy Watkins* (CLEM) 1219
3. Dwight Jones* (NC) 1196
4. Deandre Hopkins* (CLEM) 978
5. Conner Vernon (DUKE) 956
6. Kris Burd* (VA) 913
7. Danny Coale* (VATECH) 904
8. Michael Campanaro* (WAKE) 833
9. Stephen Hill* (GATECH) 820
10. Tommy Streeter (MIAFL) 811

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Stephen Hill* (GATECH) 29.3
2. Tommy Streeter (MIAFL) 17.6
3. Christian Green* (FLST) 17.3
4. Tim Smith* (VA) 17.1
5. Marcus Davis* (VATECH) 17.0
6. T.J. Graham* (NCST) 16.5
7. Chris Givens* (WAKE) 16.0
8. Rashad Greene* (FLST) 15.7
9. Rodney Smith* (FLST) 15.6
10. Colin Larmond (BC) 15.5

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Sammy Watkins* (CLEM) 12
  Dwight Jones* (NC) 12
3. Chris Givens* (WAKE) 9
4. Tommy Streeter (MIAFL) 8
  Dwayne Allen* (CLEM) 8
6. T.J. Graham* (NCST) 7
  Rashad Greene* (FLST) 7
8. Conner Vernon (DUKE) 6
9. Stephen Hill* (GATECH) 5
  Deandre Hopkins* (CLEM) 5
  Marcus Davis* (VATECH) 5
  Erik Highsmith* (NC) 5
  Terence Davis* (WAKE) 5
  Jarrett Boykin* (VATECH) 5
  Bert Reed* (FLST) 5
  Jheranie Boyd* (NC) 5
  Tobias Palmer* (NCST) 5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. David Wilson* (VATECH) 312
2. Giovani Bernard* (NC) 284
3. James Washington* (NCST) 268
4. Andre Ellington* (CLEM) 245
5. Lamar Miller (MIAFL) 244
6. Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 243
7. Perry Jones* (VA) 232
8. Brandon Pendergrass* (WAKE) 207
9. Davin Meggett (MD) 188
10. Rolandan Finch (BC) 168

Yards From Scrimmage

1. David Wilson* (VATECH) 1838
2. Giovani Bernard* (NC) 1615
3. Sammy Watkins* (CLEM) 1450
4. Perry Jones* (VA) 1421
5. Chris Givens* (WAKE) 1407
6. Lamar Miller (MIAFL) 1357
7. Andre Ellington* (CLEM) 1287
8. James Washington* (NCST) 1212
9. Dwight Jones* (NC) 1207
10. Davin Meggett (MD) 1037

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Giovani Bernard* (NC) 14
  Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 14
3. Dwight Jones* (NC) 12
  Orwin Smith* (GATECH) 12
  Sammy Watkins* (CLEM) 12
6. Andre Ellington* (CLEM) 11
  Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 11
8. Brandon Pendergrass* (WAKE) 10
  David Wilson* (VATECH) 10
  Lamar Miller (MIAFL) 10
  Kevin Parks* (VA) 10

Total Plays

1. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 641
2. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 544
3. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 504
4. Tanner Price* (WAKE) 500
5. Sean Renfree (DUKE) 492
6. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 421
7. Bryn Renner* (NC) 407
8. Michael Rocco* (VA) 406
9. Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 393
10. Chase Rettig (BC) 358

Total Yards

1. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 4046
2. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 3482
3. Bryn Renner* (NC) 2998
4. Tanner Price* (WAKE) 2964
5. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 2944
6. Sean Renfree (DUKE) 2833
7. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 2817
8. Michael Rocco* (VA) 2691
9. Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 2639
10. Jacory Harris (MIAFL) 2574

Total Yards Per Play

1. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 6.4
2. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 6.3

Total Touchdowns

1. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 38
2. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 32
3. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 30
4. Bryn Renner* (NC) 27
5. Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 25
6. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 22
7. Tanner Price* (WAKE) 21
8. Jacory Harris (MIAFL) 20
9. Sean Renfree (DUKE) 18
10. Michael Rocco* (VA) 15

Touchdowns

1. Giovani Bernard* (NC) 14
  Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 14
3. Sammy Watkins* (CLEM) 13
4. Dwight Jones* (NC) 12
  Orwin Smith* (GATECH) 12
6. Andre Ellington* (CLEM) 11
  Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 11
8. David Wilson* (VATECH) 10
  Kevin Parks* (VA) 10
  Brandon Pendergrass* (WAKE) 10
  Lamar Miller (MIAFL) 10

Points

1. Brian Slay* (NCST) 6
  Nick Clancy (BC) 6
  Joe Vellano (MD) 6
  Kevin Pierre-Louis (BC) 6
  James Wilder Jr.* (FLST) 6

Extra Point Attempts

1. Justin Moore* (GATECH) 56
2. Chandler Catanzaro* (CLEM) 53
3. Niklas Sade* (NCST) 47
4. Cody Journell* (VATECH) 44
  Dustin Hopkins* (FLST) 44
6. Jimmy Newman* (WAKE) 41
7. Jake Wieclaw (MIAFL) 39
8. Thomas Moore* (NC) 38
9. Robert Randolph* (VA) 32
10. Nick Ferrara (MD) 28
  Will Snyderwine (DUKE) 28

Extra Points Made

1. Justin Moore* (GATECH) 56
2. Chandler Catanzaro* (CLEM) 52
3. Niklas Sade* (NCST) 46
4. Dustin Hopkins* (FLST) 44
5. Cody Journell* (VATECH) 43
6. Jake Wieclaw (MIAFL) 39
  Jimmy Newman* (WAKE) 39
8. Thomas Moore* (NC) 38
9. Robert Randolph* (VA) 32
10. Will Snyderwine (DUKE) 28

Field Goal Attempts

1. Dustin Hopkins* (FLST) 27
  Chandler Catanzaro* (CLEM) 27
3. Robert Randolph* (VA) 23
4. Jimmy Newman* (WAKE) 22
5. Nick Ferrara (MD) 20
6. Cody Journell* (VATECH) 17
  Will Snyderwine (DUKE) 17
  Justin Moore* (GATECH) 17
9. Niklas Sade* (NCST) 16
  Nate Freese (BC) 16

Field Goals Made

1. Dustin Hopkins* (FLST) 22
  Chandler Catanzaro* (CLEM) 22
3. Jimmy Newman* (WAKE) 17
4. Robert Randolph* (VA) 16
5. Cody Journell* (VATECH) 14
6. Nick Ferrara (MD) 12
7. Niklas Sade* (NCST) 11
  Jake Wieclaw (MIAFL) 11
  Justin Moore* (GATECH) 11
10. Nate Freese (BC) 10

Punts

1. Alex Wulfeck* (WAKE) 70
2. Ryan Quigley (BC) 69
3. Wil Baumann* (NCST) 65
  Dawson Zimmerman* (CLEM) 65
5. Jimmy Howell* (VA) 62
6. Shawn Powell* (FLST) 57
  Nick Ferrara (MD) 57
8. Thomas Hibbard* (NC) 51
9. Alex King (DUKE) 50
10. Dalton Botts (MIAFL) 48

Punting Yards

1. Alex Wulfeck* (WAKE) 2780
2. Dawson Zimmerman* (CLEM) 2717
3. Shawn Powell* (FLST) 2681
4. Ryan Quigley (BC) 2657
5. Jimmy Howell* (VA) 2442
6. Wil Baumann* (NCST) 2438
7. Nick Ferrara (MD) 2249
8. Alex King (DUKE) 2104
9. Dalton Botts (MIAFL) 2051
10. Thomas Hibbard* (NC) 1999

Punt Returns

1. Greg Reid* (FLST) 37
2. Jayron Hosley* (VATECH) 18
3. T.J. Graham* (NCST) 17
4. Tony Logan (MD) 16
5. Dominique Terrell* (VA) 14
6. Jamison Crowder (DUKE) 13
7. Charles Brown* (NC) 12
  Bobby Swigert (BC) 12
9. Travis Benjamin (MIAFL) 11
  Zach Laskey* (GATECH) 11

Punt Return Yards

1. Greg Reid* (FLST) 416
2. Jayron Hosley* (VATECH) 228
3. T.J. Graham* (NCST) 195
4. Jamison Crowder (DUKE) 122
5. Travis Benjamin (MIAFL) 121
6. Tony Logan (MD) 96
7. Zach Laskey* (GATECH) 94
8. Michael Campanaro* (WAKE) 81
9. Bobby Swigert (BC) 77
10. Lee Butler (DUKE) 66

Kickoff Returns

1. T.J. Graham* (NCST) 44
2. Jamison Crowder (DUKE) 38
3. T.J. Thorpe* (NC) 36
4. Lovell Jackson* (WAKE) 33
  Sammy Watkins* (CLEM) 33
6. Justus Pickett (MD) 30
  Darius Jennings* (VA) 30
8. Travis Benjamin (MIAFL) 25
9. Spiffy Evans (BC) 23
10. David Wilson* (VATECH) 22

Kickoff Return Yards

1. T.J. Graham* (NCST) 986
2. T.J. Thorpe* (NC) 960
3. Sammy Watkins* (CLEM) 826
4. Jamison Crowder (DUKE) 814
5. Lovell Jackson* (WAKE) 700
6. Darius Jennings* (VA) 599
7. Travis Benjamin (MIAFL) 592
8. Justus Pickett (MD) 568
9. Spiffy Evans (BC) 485
10. Khalek Shepherd* (VA) 442

Solo Tackles

1. Luke Kuechly (BC) 102
2. Matt Daniels (DUKE) 65
3. Eric Franklin (MD) 64
4. Zach Brown* (NC) 62
5. Audie Cole* (NCST) 61
6. Julian Burnett* (GATECH) 60
7. Earl Wolff* (NCST) 59
8. Nigel Bradham* (FLST) 56
9. Rashard Hall* (CLEM) 55
10. Sean Spence (MIAFL) 54
  Joe Vellano (MD) 54
  Merrill Noel* (WAKE) 54

Assisted Tackles

1. Luke Kuechly (BC) 89
2. Matt Daniels (DUKE) 61
3. Julian Burnett* (GATECH) 60
  Steve Greer* (VA) 60
5. Demetrius Hartsfield (MD) 58
6. Sean Spence (MIAFL) 52
7. Cyhl Quarles* (WAKE) 49
8. Corico Hawkins* (CLEM) 48
9. Audie Cole* (NCST) 47
10. Earl Wolff* (NCST) 46
  Antone Exum* (VATECH) 46

Total Tackles

1. Luke Kuechly (BC) 191
2. Matt Daniels (DUKE) 126
3. Julian Burnett* (GATECH) 120
4. Audie Cole* (NCST) 108
  Demetrius Hartsfield (MD) 108
6. Sean Spence (MIAFL) 106
  Eric Franklin (MD) 106
8. Zach Brown* (NC) 105
  Earl Wolff* (NCST) 105
10. Steve Greer* (VA) 103

Tackles for Loss

1. Andre Branch* (CLEM) 17
2. Quinton Coples* (NC) 15
3. Kyle Fuller* (VATECH) 14
  Terrell Manning* (NCST) 14
5. Sean Spence (MIAFL) 14
  Nikita Whitlock* (WAKE) 14
7. Zach Brown* (NC) 14
  Audie Cole* (NCST) 14
9. James Gayle* (VATECH) 12
10. Luke Kuechly (BC) 12
  Brandon Jenkins* (FLST) 12
  Matt Conrath* (VA) 12

Interception Return Yards

1. David Amerson* (NCST) 206
2. Josh Bush* (WAKE) 115
3. Cameron Chism (MD) 100
4. Bashaud Breeland* (CLEM) 93
5. Mike Harris* (FLST) 89
6. Quayshawn Nealy* (GATECH) 84
7. Lee Butler (DUKE) 76
8. Luke Kuechly (BC) 71
9. Kelvin Cain (MIAFL) 59
  C.J. Wilson* (NCST) 59

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. David Amerson* (NCST) 2
  Cameron Chism (MD) 2

Passes Defended

1. Merrill Noel* (WAKE) 21
2. Matt Daniels (DUKE) 16
  David Amerson* (NCST) 16
4. Jayron Hosley* (VATECH) 15
5. Coty Sensabaugh* (CLEM) 14
6. Rod Sweeting* (GATECH) 12
7. Josh Bush* (WAKE) 11
  Chase Minnifield* (VA) 11
  Rodney McLeod* (VA) 11
  Antone Exum* (VATECH) 11