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2012 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary

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Record: 80-72, .526 W-L% (7th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 1.92 (6th of 12) ▪ SOS: 0.80 (5th of 12)

Division Champions: Clemson (Atlantic), Florida State (Atlantic), Georgia Tech (Coastal) and Miami (FL) (Coastal)
Conference Champion: Florida State (Won Championship Game 21-15)

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
Atlantic W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Florida State 12 2 .857 7 1 .875 39.3 14.7 13.56 -0.66
Clemson 11 2 .846 7 1 .875 41.0 24.8 14.75 1.14
North Carolina State 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 28.1 25.6 1.46 -0.77
Wake Forest 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 18.5 31.8 -6.20 1.05
Maryland 4 8 .333 2 6 .250 20.1 27.2 -6.59 -0.26
Boston College 2 10 .167 1 7 .125 19.8 29.7 -6.74 2.01
Coastal W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
North Carolina 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 40.6 25.7 4.52 -2.98
Miami (FL) 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 31.4 30.5 4.07 2.32
Georgia Tech 7 7 .500 5 3 .625 33.6 28.3 5.18 2.89
Virginia Tech 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 25.1 22.8 3.13 2.21
Duke 6 7 .462 3 5 .375 31.5 36.0 -0.28 1.72
Virginia 4 8 .333 2 6 .250 22.8 28.9 -3.84 0.99

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/2 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
Florida State 7 6 5 4 4 3 12 12 11 9 8 10 10 13 13 10
Clemson 14 12 11 10 17 15 16 14 14 10 10 11 12 15 14 11
Virginia Tech 16 15 13                          

6 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2013-01-01 Orange Bowl Florida State 31 Northern Illinois 10 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
2012-12-31 Chick-fil-A Bowl Clemson 25 Louisiana State 24 Chick-Fil-A Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
2012-12-31 Music City Bowl Vanderbilt 38 North Carolina State 24 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
2012-12-31 Sun Bowl Georgia Tech 21 Southern California 7 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
2012-12-28 Russell Athletic Bowl Virginia Tech 13 Rutgers 10 Russell Athletic Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2012-12-27 Belk Bowl Cincinnati 48 Duke 34 Belk Bowl (Charlotte, NC)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 330
2. Sean Renfree* (DUKE) 297
3. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 287
4. Bryn Renner (NC) 276
5. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 263
6. Chase Rettig (BC) 253
7. Stephen Morris (MIAFL) 245
8. Tanner Price (WAKE) 228
9. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 220
10. Michael Rocco (VA) 161

Pass Attempts

1. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 564
2. Chase Rettig (BC) 467
3. Sean Renfree* (DUKE) 441
4. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 429
5. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 427
6. Bryn Renner (NC) 422
7. Stephen Morris (MIAFL) 421
8. Tanner Price (WAKE) 410
9. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 387
10. Michael Rocco (VA) 266

Pass Completion Percentage

1. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 68.0
2. Sean Renfree* (DUKE) 67.3
3. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 67.2
4. Bryn Renner (NC) 65.4
5. Michael Rocco (VA) 60.5
6. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 58.5
7. Stephen Morris (MIAFL) 58.2
8. Perry Hills (MD) 57.4
9. Phillip Sims (VA) 56.2
  Phillip Sims (VA) 56.2

Passing Yards

1. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 4031
2. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 3896
3. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 3397
4. Bryn Renner (NC) 3356
5. Stephen Morris (MIAFL) 3345
6. Sean Renfree* (DUKE) 3113
7. Chase Rettig (BC) 3060
8. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 2976
9. Tanner Price (WAKE) 2300
10. Michael Rocco (VA) 1917

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 9.1
2. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 8.8
3. Bryn Renner (NC) 8.0
4. Stephen Morris (MIAFL) 7.9
5. Perry Hills (MD) 7.9
6. Michael Rocco (VA) 7.2
7. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 7.1
8. Sean Renfree* (DUKE) 7.1
9. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 6.9
10. Chase Rettig (BC) 6.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 9.4
2. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 8.8
3. Bryn Renner (NC) 8.5
4. Stephen Morris (MIAFL) 8.2
5. Perry Hills (MD) 7.0
6. Sean Renfree* (DUKE) 6.9
7. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 6.9
8. Michael Rocco (VA) 6.5
9. Phillip Sims (VA) 6.2
  Phillip Sims (VA) 6.2

Passing Touchdowns

1. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 36
2. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 31
3. Bryn Renner (NC) 28
4. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 23
5. Stephen Morris (MIAFL) 21
6. Sean Renfree* (DUKE) 19
7. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 18
8. Chase Rettig (BC) 17
9. Michael Rocco (VA) 13
10. Tanner Price (WAKE) 12

Passing Interceptions

1. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 17
2. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 16
3. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 13
  Chase Rettig (BC) 13
5. Michael Rocco (VA) 10
  Sean Renfree* (DUKE) 10
  E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 10
8. Perry Hills (MD) 7
  Stephen Morris (MIAFL) 7
  Tanner Price (WAKE) 7
  Bryn Renner (NC) 7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 165.6
2. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 156.1
3. Bryn Renner (NC) 150.8
4. Stephen Morris (MIAFL) 138.1
5. Sean Renfree* (DUKE) 136.3
6. Perry Hills (MD) 131.1
7. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 130.7
8. Michael Rocco (VA) 129.7
9. Phillip Sims (VA) 119.1
  Phillip Sims (VA) 119.1

Rush Attempts

1. Andre Ellington* (CLEM) 212
2. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 186
3. Giovani Bernard (NC) 184
4. Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 177
5. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 174
6. Kevin Parks (VA) 160
7. Shadrach Thornton* (NCST) 154
8. Mike James (MIAFL) 147
9. Duke Johnson (MIAFL) 139
10. Josh Harris (WAKE) 137
  Perry Jones (VA) 137

Rushing Yards

1. Giovani Bernard (NC) 1228
2. Andre Ellington* (CLEM) 1081
3. Duke Johnson (MIAFL) 947
4. Kevin Parks (VA) 734
5. Zach Laskey* (GATECH) 697
6. Shadrach Thornton* (NCST) 694
7. Chris Thompson* (FLST) 687
8. Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 684
9. Orwin Smith* (GATECH) 682
10. Devonta Freeman* (FLST) 660

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Chris Thompson* (FLST) 7.5
2. Duke Johnson (MIAFL) 6.8
3. Giovani Bernard (NC) 6.7
4. Devonta Freeman* (FLST) 5.9
5. James Wilder Jr.* (FLST) 5.8
  James Wilder, Jr.* (FLST) 5.8
7. Vad Lee* (GATECH) 5.7
8. Rolandan Finch (BC) 5.6
9. Roderick McDowell* (CLEM) 5.4
10. A.J. Blue (NC) 5.3

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 20
2. Giovani Bernard (NC) 12
3. James Wilder Jr.* (FLST) 11
  James Wilder, Jr.* (FLST) 11
5. Duke Johnson (MIAFL) 10
  Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 10
7. A.J. Blue (NC) 9
  Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 9
  Vad Lee* (GATECH) 9
10. Lonnie Pryor* (FLST) 8
  Andre Ellington* (CLEM) 8
  Devonta Freeman* (FLST) 8
  Brandon Connette* (DUKE) 8

Receiving Yards

1. Deandre Hopkins* (CLEM) 1405
2. Alex Amidon (BC) 1210
3. Jamison Crowder* (DUKE) 1074
  Conner Vernon* (DUKE) 1074
5. Marcus Davis* (VATECH) 953
6. Stefon Diggs (MD) 848
7. Phillip Dorsett (MIAFL) 842
8. Corey Fuller* (VATECH) 815
9. Quintin Payton* (NCST) 798
10. Tobias Palmer* (NCST) 781

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Corey Fuller* (VATECH) 19.0
2. Marcus Davis* (VATECH) 18.7
3. Clive Walford (MIAFL) 18.0
4. Deandre Hopkins* (CLEM) 17.1
5. Marcus Leak (MD) 17.1
6. Kelvin Benjamin* (FLST) 16.5
7. Kenny Shaw* (FLST) 16.1
8. Stefon Diggs (MD) 15.7
9. Quintin Payton* (NCST) 15.6
10. Eric Ebron (NC) 15.6

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Deandre Hopkins* (CLEM) 18
2. Bryan Underwood* (NCST) 10
3. Jamison Crowder* (DUKE) 8
  Brandon Ford* (CLEM) 8
  Conner Vernon* (DUKE) 8
6. Alex Amidon (BC) 7
7. Tobias Palmer* (NCST) 6
  Michael Campanaro (WAKE) 6
  Rashad Greene* (FLST) 6
  Corey Fuller* (VATECH) 6
  Stefon Diggs (MD) 6

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Giovani Bernard (NC) 231
2. Andre Ellington* (CLEM) 226
3. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 186
  Perry Jones (VA) 186
5. Shadrach Thornton* (NCST) 184
  Kevin Parks (VA) 184
7. Mike James (MIAFL) 177
  Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 177
9. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 174
10. Duke Johnson (MIAFL) 166

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Giovani Bernard (NC) 1718
2. Deandre Hopkins* (CLEM) 1405
3. Andre Ellington* (CLEM) 1313
4. Alex Amidon (BC) 1265
5. Duke Johnson (MIAFL) 1168
6. Jamison Crowder* (DUKE) 1087
7. Conner Vernon* (DUKE) 1072
8. Marcus Davis* (VATECH) 1025
9. Orwin Smith* (GATECH) 970
10. Shadrach Thornton* (NCST) 968

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 20
2. Deandre Hopkins* (CLEM) 18
3. Giovani Bernard (NC) 17
4. James Wilder Jr.* (FLST) 13
  James Wilder, Jr.* (FLST) 13
6. Duke Johnson (MIAFL) 11
7. A.J. Blue (NC) 10
  Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 10
  Bryan Underwood* (NCST) 10
10. Brandon Connette* (DUKE) 9
  Mike James (MIAFL) 9
  Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 9
  Vad Lee* (GATECH) 9
  Andre Ellington* (CLEM) 9

Total Plays

1. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 620
2. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 613
3. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 603
4. Chase Rettig (BC) 521
5. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 490
6. Tanner Price (WAKE) 487
7. Bryn Renner (NC) 483
8. Sean Renfree* (DUKE) 479
9. Stephen Morris (MIAFL) 472
10. Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 310

Total Yards

1. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 4410
2. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 3867
3. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 3707
4. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 3500
5. Stephen Morris (MIAFL) 3415
6. Bryn Renner (NC) 3394
7. Sean Renfree* (DUKE) 3063
8. Chase Rettig (BC) 2891
9. Tanner Price (WAKE) 2274
10. Michael Rocco (VA) 1995

Total Yards Per Play

1. E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 7.6
2. Stephen Morris (MIAFL) 7.2
3. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 7.2
4. Bryn Renner (NC) 7.0
5. Sean Renfree* (DUKE) 6.4
6. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 6.2
7. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 5.8

Total Touchdowns

1. Tajh Boyd* (CLEM) 46
2. Mike Glennon* (NCST) 33
3. Bryn Renner (NC) 29
4. Tevin Washington* (GATECH) 28
5. Logan Thomas* (VATECH) 27
  E.J. Manuel* (FLST) 27
7. Stephen Morris (MIAFL) 22
8. Sean Renfree* (DUKE) 20
9. Chase Rettig (BC) 17
10. Tanner Price (WAKE) 14

Points

1. James Wilder Jr.* (FLST) 78
2. Tanner* (GATECH) 33
3. Phillip Sims (VA) 12
4. Christian Jones* (FLST) 6
  Corey Crawford* (CLEM) 6
  Autry* (GATECH) 6
  Brent Urban (VA) 6
  Haplea* (FLST) 6
9. Kyler Brown* (DUKE) 2

Extra Point Attempts

1. Dustin Hopkins* (FLST) 66
2. Chandler Catanzaro* (CLEM) 59
3. Ross Martin* (DUKE) 47
4. Niklas Sade* (NCST) 46
5. Casey Barth (NC) 44
6. Jake Wieclaw (MIAFL) 42
7. David Scully* (GATECH) 39
8. Cody Journell* (VATECH) 36
9. Drew Jarrett (VA) 27
10. Brad Craddock (MD) 25

Extra Points Made

1. Dustin Hopkins* (FLST) 65
2. Chandler Catanzaro* (CLEM) 57
3. Ross Martin* (DUKE) 46
4. Niklas Sade* (NCST) 44
  Casey Barth (NC) 44
6. Jake Wieclaw (MIAFL) 42
7. David Scully* (GATECH) 37
8. Cody Journell* (VATECH) 34
9. Drew Jarrett (VA) 27
10. Nate Freese (BC) 24

Field Goal Attempts

1. Dustin Hopkins* (FLST) 30
2. Cody Journell* (VATECH) 25
  Jake Wieclaw (MIAFL) 25
4. Ross Martin* (DUKE) 23
  Niklas Sade* (NCST) 23
6. Nate Freese (BC) 20
7. Casey Barth (NC) 19
  Chandler Catanzaro* (CLEM) 19
9. Brad Craddock (MD) 16
10. Drew Jarrett (VA) 12

Field Goals Made

1. Dustin Hopkins* (FLST) 25
2. Ross Martin* (DUKE) 20
  Cody Journell* (VATECH) 20
4. Jake Wieclaw (MIAFL) 19
5. Chandler Catanzaro* (CLEM) 18
  Nate Freese (BC) 18
7. Casey Barth (NC) 15
8. Niklas Sade* (NCST) 13
9. Brad Craddock (MD) 10
10. Drew Jarrett (VA) 8

Punts

1. Alexander Kinal (WAKE) 95
2. A.J. Hughes* (VATECH) 79
3. Nathan Renfro (MD) 75
4. Wil Baumann* (NCST) 74
5. Will Monday* (DUKE) 67
6. Alec Vozenilek (VA) 66
7. Gerald Levano (BC) 57
8. Dalton Botts (MIAFL) 54
9. Thomas Hibbard (NC) 50
10. Spencer Benton* (CLEM) 48

Punting Yards

1. Alexander Kinal (WAKE) 3867
2. A.J. Hughes* (VATECH) 3204
3. Will Monday* (DUKE) 2991
4. Nathan Renfro (MD) 2974
5. Wil Baumann* (NCST) 2882
6. Alec Vozenilek (VA) 2677
7. Gerald Levano (BC) 2394
8. Dalton Botts (MIAFL) 2187
9. Thomas Hibbard (NC) 2152
10. Spencer Benton* (CLEM) 1880

Punt Returns

1. Rashard Smith* (NCST) 34
2. Khalek Shepherd (VA) 23
3. Stefon Diggs (MD) 22
4. Rashad Greene* (FLST) 20
5. Kyshoen Jarrett* (VATECH) 18
  Adam Humphries* (CLEM) 18
7. Jamal Golden* (GATECH) 17
8. Giovani Bernard (NC) 16
9. Phillip Dorsett (MIAFL) 15
10. Michael Holmes* (VATECH) 14

Punt Return Yards

1. Rashard Smith* (NCST) 316
2. Rashad Greene* (FLST) 307
3. Spiffy Evans (BC) 278
4. Giovani Bernard (NC) 263
5. Kyshoen Jarrett* (VATECH) 250
6. Jamal Golden* (GATECH) 248
7. Stefon Diggs (MD) 221
8. Lee Butler* (DUKE) 187
9. Roy Smith (NC) 164
10. Lovell Jackson (WAKE) 128

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Giovani Bernard (NC) 2
  Rashad Greene* (FLST) 2

Kickoff Returns

1. Tobias Palmer* (NCST) 44
2. Khalek Shepherd (VA) 42
3. Spiffy Evans (BC) 34
4. Sean Tapley (NC) 31
5. Duke Johnson (MIAFL) 27
6. Stefon Diggs (MD) 25
7. Jamal Golden* (GATECH) 23
8. Demitri Knowles* (VATECH) 21
9. J.C. Coleman* (VATECH) 19
10. Lamarcus Joyner* (FLST) 18

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Tobias Palmer* (NCST) 1124
2. Khalek Shepherd (VA) 929
3. Duke Johnson (MIAFL) 892
4. Sean Tapley (NC) 725
5. Stefon Diggs (MD) 713
6. Jamal Golden* (GATECH) 652
7. Spiffy Evans (BC) 631
8. Demitri Knowles* (VATECH) 595
9. Lamarcus Joyner* (FLST) 424
10. J.C. Coleman* (VATECH) 410

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Stefon Diggs (MD) 2
  Tobias Palmer* (NCST) 2
  Duke Johnson (MIAFL) 2
  Jamal Golden* (GATECH) 2

Solo Tackles

1. Nick Clancy (BC) 81
2. Earl Wolff* (NCST) 75
3. Brandan Bishop* (NCST) 71
4. Jemea Thomas* (GATECH) 61
5. Kyshoen Jarrett* (VATECH) 58
  Dexter McDougle (MD) 58
7. Jack Tyler* (VATECH) 55
8. Steele Divitto (BC) 54
9. Isaiah Johnson* (GATECH) 53
  Walt Canty* (DUKE) 53

Assisted Tackles

1. Steve Greer (VA) 77
2. Nick Clancy (BC) 64
  Jack Tyler* (VATECH) 64
4. Walt Canty* (DUKE) 56
  Laroy Reynolds (VA) 56
6. Christian Jones* (FLST) 47
7. Earl Wolff* (NCST) 44
8. Sterling Lucas* (NCST) 43
9. Justin Jackson (WAKE) 41
  Rickey Dowdy* (NCST) 41

Total Tackles

1. Nick Clancy (BC) 145
2. Steve Greer (VA) 122
3. Earl Wolff* (NCST) 119
  Jack Tyler* (VATECH) 119
5. Walt Canty* (DUKE) 109
6. Brandan Bishop* (NCST) 103
7. Christian Jones* (FLST) 95
8. Steele Divitto (BC) 92
9. Laroy Reynolds (VA) 90
10. Rickey Dowdy* (NCST) 88

Tackles for Loss

1. Kevin Reddick (NC) 18
2. Bjoern Werner* (FLST) 18
3. Rickey Dowdy* (NCST) 16
4. Kareem Martin (NC) 16
5. Joe Vellano (MD) 14
6. Sylvester Williams (NC) 14
7. Jack Tyler* (VATECH) 13
  Cornellius Carradine* (FLST) 13
9. Jeremiah Attaochu* (GATECH) 12
10. James Gayle* (VATECH) 11

Interception Return Yards

1. David Amerson* (NCST) 82
2. Jonathan Meeks* (CLEM) 74
3. Darien Rankin (NC) 67
4. Justin Burris* (NCST) 61
5. Jamal Golden* (GATECH) 52
6. Tim Scott (NC) 50
7. Ross Cockrell* (DUKE) 46
8. Antone Exum* (VATECH) 44
9. Karlos Williams* (FLST) 41
  Denzel Perryman (MIAFL) 41

Passes Defended

1. Antone Exum* (VATECH) 21
2. Ross Cockrell* (DUKE) 18
  Kevin Johnson (WAKE) 18
4. David Amerson* (NCST) 17
5. Demetrious Nicholson (VA) 15
6. Tim Scott (NC) 12
7. Detrick Bonner* (VATECH) 11
8. Jabari Price (NC) 10
  Brandan Bishop* (NCST) 10
  Jemea Thomas* (GATECH) 10
  Nick Clancy (BC) 10
  Xavier Rhodes* (FLST) 10
  Tre Boston (NC) 10