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Atlantic Coast Conference Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Rushing Yards Per Attempt

  • Minimum 6.25 rush attempts per school game.
  • An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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Since 1956

Year Player Avg School
2012 Chris Thompson* 7.55 Florida State
2011 C.J. Brown 7.27 Maryland
2010 Chris Thompson* 6.31 Florida State
2009 Damien Berry* 6.62 Miami (FL)
2008 Jonathan Dwyer* 6.97 Georgia Tech
2007 Graig Cooper 5.46 Miami (FL)
2006 C.J. Spiller* 7.27 Clemson
2005 Branden Ore* 5.94 Virginia Tech
2004 Leon Washington* 6.89 Florida State
2003 P.J. Daniels* 5.11 Georgia Tech
2002 Tony Hollings* 6.88 Georgia Tech
2001 Bruce Perry 5.67 Maryland
2000 Anthony Young 5.76 Wake Forest
1999 Lamont Jordan 6.14 Maryland
1998 Antwoine Womack 6.32 Virginia
1997 Tremayne Stephens 5.60 North Carolina State
1996 Warrick Dunn 6.24 Florida State
1995 Warrick Dunn 7.48 Florida State
1994 Warrick Dunn 6.75 Florida State
1993 Dorsey Levens 7.22 Georgia Tech
1992 Terry Kirby 6.46 Virginia
1991 Ronald Williams* 7.13 Clemson
1990 Nikki Fisher 7.01 Virginia
1989 Roger Boone 5.53 Duke
1988 Kennard Martin 5.94 North Carolina
1987 Wesley McFadden* 5.70 Clemson
1986 Terrence Flagler* 6.55 Clemson
1985 Barry Word 5.91 Virginia
1984 Alvin Blount 5.93 Maryland
1983 Derek Jenkins 5.91 Virginia
1982 Tyrone Anthony 5.91 North Carolina
1981 Kelvin Bryant 6.68 North Carolina
1980 Kelvin Bryant 5.87 North Carolina
1979 Tom Vigorito 5.67 Virginia
1978 Marvin Sims* 5.19 Clemson
1977 Amos Lawrence 6.27 North Carolina
1976 Steve Atkins 5.75 Maryland
1975 Ted Brown 6.43 North Carolina State
1974 Roland Hooks 6.25 North Carolina State
1973 Willie Burden 6.76 North Carolina State
1972 Willie Burden 5.31 North Carolina State
1971 Ken Garrett 6.70 Wake Forest
1970 Don McCauley* 5.17 North Carolina
1969 Leon Mason 5.98 North Carolina State
1968 Frank Quayle 6.93 Virginia
1967 Jack Dolbin 5.83 Wake Forest
1966 Andy Heck 4.79 Wake Forest
1965 Ben Garnto 4.86 South Carolina
1964 Hal Davis 6.13 Clemson
1963 Jay Wilkinson 5.39 Duke
1962 Billy Gambrell 5.54 South Carolina
1961 Alan White 6.30 Wake Forest
1960 Buddy Bennett 5.01 South Carolina
1959 Ken Norton 5.01 South Carolina
1958 Johnny Saunders 5.10 South Carolina
1957 Wray Carlton 5.27 Duke
1956 Ed Sutton 6.23 North Carolina