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ACC Football This Week - Week 7 10/13/05

Posted Thursday, October 13, 2005

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ACColades
Four conference games highlight a fivegame
Week 6 schedule ... four ACC
teams are ranked in this week’s polls ...
for the third consecutive week an ACCrecord
three teams - Virginia Tech,
Florida State and Miami - are ranked in
the Top 10 of both polls ... the ACC is
21-7 in non-league play, including a 2-1
mark against ranked opponents ... 41 of
the league’s first 51 games have been
televised ... with 356 career victories in
40 seasons Bobby Bowden is the all-time
winningest coach in Division IA history ...
Virginia Tech’s Frank Beamer is third
among active Division IA coaches with
183 wins ... Maryland LB D’Qwell Jackson
is second nationally in tackles per game
(14.4) ... Clemson’s Charlie Whitehurst is
10th among ACC career passing (8,394)
and total offense (8,296) leaders ...
Wake Forest’s Chris Barclay is 14th
among ACC career rushing leaders
(3,491), Georgia Tech’s P.J. Daniels is
29th (2,853) ... Virginia’s Connor Hughes
is 15th on the league’s career scoring
list with 277 points, teammate Wali
Lundy is 23rd with 246 points ... Boston
College’s Will Blackmon leads all active
Division IA players in kickoff return
yardage (2,361) ... Clemson’s Jad Dean
leads all active placekickers in career
field goal percentage (86.2) ... Wake
Forest’s Ryan Plackemeier is the ACC’s
all-time leading punter (44.7) ... NC
State’s Jay Davis has passed for 200
yards or more in 11 of his last 12
games ... Florida State’s Drew
Weatherford leads all freshmen
nationally in passing yardage (1,225)
and TD passes (10) ... Miami has been
ranked in 95 consecutive AP polls ...
Sagarin Computer ranks North
Carolina’s schedule as the nation’s
toughest.

Thursday, October 13
Clemson (2-3, 1-3 ACC)
at NC State (2-2, 1-2 ACC)
ESPN; 7:30 pm
Carter-Finley Stadium (57,500)
The Series: Clemson leads 45-27-1
Series tied 15-15-0 in Raleigh, N.C.
The Coaches: Tommy Bowden: 46-32-0 (7) at Clemson; 64-36-0 overall (9)
Chuck Amato: 41-25-0 (6) at NC State; 41-25-0 overall (6)
Game Preview: NC State returns home to face Clemson in the 25th edition of the
Textile Bowl on Thursday evening in a game shown nationally on ESPN at 7:30
pm...Clemson has won six of the last 10 games while both teams have each won
three games over the last six meetings...seven of the last eight games in the series
have been decided by eight points or less...NC State is looking to post back-to-back
wins for the first time since weeks three and four of 2004...dating back to last season,
the Wolfpack’s last 11 ACC games have been decided by 14 points or less...in
Clemson’s last ten games, nine have been decided by seven points or less including
three overtime games with the Tigers posting a record of 5-4.
Last Time Out: Last year, Clemson turned six NC State turnovers into 16 points
and Jad Dean connected on four FGs as the Tigers downed the Wolfpack 26-20...NC
State’s Darrell Blackmon led all rushers with 90 yards as the Pack posted 381 yards of
total offense...Clemson’s Eric Coleman returned an INT 20 yards for a TD.
NC State
Brian Clark caught four
passes for a career-high
148 yards and two touchdowns
in Thursday’s 17-
14 win over 24th-ranked Georgia Tech … freshman
TB Toney Baker leads the team in rushing
with 216 yards on 46 carries ... senior QB Jay
Davis has passed for 200 yards or more in 11 of
his last 12 games and over that span has thrown
for 2,805 yards and 15 TDs … Darrell Blackman
is averaging an ACC-leading 35.5 yards on six
kickoff returns … TE T.J. Williams leads the
team in receptions (18-216) ... junior LB Stephen
Tulloch is sixth nationally in tackles (13.3) and
third in tackles for losses (2.8).
The Tigers are one of only
two Division I-A teams to not
have lost a fumble this season
and are third nationally
in fewest penalty yards
(29.2) … nine of Clemson's
last 10 games have been decided by seven points
or less ... senior QB Charlie Whitehurst has 11 career
300-yard passing games and is 10th among
ACC career leaders in both total offense (8,394)
and passing yardage (8,286) … junior PK Jad
Dean is second among ACC scoring leaders (10.2)
and leads all active I-A players with a 86.2 career
field goal percentage (25 of 29) … seven of
Clemson's last eight meetings with NC State have
been decided by eight points or less.


Saturday, October 15
Wake Forest (2-4, 1-2 ACC)
at #14 Boston College (5-1, 2-1 ACC)
JP/Raycom; 12:00 pm
Alumni Stadium (44,500)
The Series: Series tied 5-5-2
Boston College leads 5-4-1 in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
The Coaches: Jim Grobe: 24-29-0 (5) at Wake Forest; 57-62-1 overall (11)
Tom O’Brien: 62-40-0 (9) at Boston College; 62-40-0 overall (9)
Game Preview: Wake Forest travels to Boston College for a 12 noon kickoff in
the JP/Raycom ACC Game of the Week...Wake Forest has won two in a row, tying
the longest win streak in the series for the Deacs, and is unbeaten in four of the last
six games against the Eagles...the last two wins in the series by Wake Forest have
come by a total of seven points...the first eight games of the series were played at
Alumni Stadium with the first coming in 1941...Boston College is only one of two
ACC teams to have gained over 100 yards in both rushing and passing in every
game this season...Wake Forest has out-rushed its opponents in four of six games in
2005 and are coming off its first turnover free game vs. FSU last week.
Last Time Out: Last year, Cory Randolph threw a 40-yard TD pass to Willie Idlette
with just over a minute left to play to give Wake Forest a 17-14 victory over Boston
College...the Eagles A.J. Brooks rushed for a game-high 95 yards and a score to pace
BC...WR Nate Morton tossed a 53-yard TD pass for Wake’s first score of the game.
Boston College
Quinton Porter, who missed
the last two games with a
sprained right ankle, threw
for 301 yards and two touchdowns
and LB Brian Toal
scored on a pair of 1-yard runs in Saturday's 28-
17 win over Virginia … Toal has scored five touchdowns
this season on 19 carries … Andre
Callender ran for 119 yards and one TD against
the Cavaliers …L.V. Whitworth (68.8) and
Callender (67.7) rank fifth and sixth, respectively,
in the ACC in rushing … Will Blackmon leads all
active Division-IA players in career kickoff return
yardage (2,361) … the Eagles led the ACC and
rank fifth nationally in rushing defense (70.0).
Wake Forest
In his last two games QB
Cory Randolph has completed
37 of 49 passes
(75.5) for 353 yards and
three touchdowns … senior TB Chris Barclay
ran for 125 yards and one TD against Florida
State Saturday and leads the ACC and is 12th
nationally in rushing yards per game (117.2) …
Barclay is 14th on the ACC career rushing list
(3,491) and 27th among career all-purpose yardage
leaders (4,111) … senior P Ryan Plackemeier
is the ACC's all-time leading punter (44.70) …
the Deacons are the only team in the ACC to
rush for 200 or more yards per game and are
17th nationally in rushing offense (217.0).

Saturday, October 15
#6 Miami (4-1, 2-1 ACC)
at Temple (0-6)
FSN; 1:00 pm
Lincoln Financial Field (68,532)
The Series: Miami leads 12-1-0
Miami leads 5-1-0 in Philadelphia, Pa.
The Coaches: Larry Coker: 48-7-0 (5) at Miami; 48-7-0 overall (5)
Bobby Wallace: 19-66-0 (8) at Temple; 101-102-1 overall (18)
Game Preview: Temple faces an ACC opponent for the second consecutive week
as the Owls welcome Miami to Lincoln Financial Field for a 1:00 pm kickoff on FSN...the
Hurricanes have won 12 in row against the Owls as both teams reunite after 12 straight
meetings from 1992 to 2003...Miami has averaged 45.2 points per game in five road
contests at Temple during the Canes current win streak...four shutouts have been
posted in the series including three by Miami, all at the Orange Bowl, and one by
Temple...the Hurricanes have outscored the opposition 102-17 over the last three
games including 50-10 in two non-conference match-ups...Miami has won seven
straight non-conference road games, all under head coach Larry Coker.
Last Time Out: In 2003, Miami downed Temple 52-14 in the Orange Bowl...the
Owls took an early 7-0 lead but Miami scored 24 straight points including a pair of
TD runs by Jarrett Payton...Payton and Tyrone Moss each ran over 100 yards en
route to 342 total yards as a team...the Canes held Temple to just 21 yards passing.
Miami is ranked sixth in this
week's Coaches poll and
seventh by AP and has
been ranked in 95 consecutive
AP polls … Kyle Wright threw for 255 yards
and a career-high three touchdowns in Saturday’s
52-7 win over Duke for their fourth straight victory
… Tyrone Moss is second in the ACC in rushing
(90.2) and third in scoring (9.6) and has rushed for
a league-high eight touchdowns … Miami limited
the Blue Devils to eight yards passing and
lead all Division I-A teams in passing efficiency
defense (74.93) … the Canes are third nationally
in total defense (236.6) and second in 3rd down
conversion defense (.224).

Saturday, October 15
Georgia Tech (3-2, 1-2 ACC)
at Duke (1-5, 0-3 ACC)
ESPNU; 3:30 pm
Wallace Wade Stadium (33,941)
The Series: Georgia Tech leads 41-30-1
Duke leads 18-17-0 in Durham, N.C.
The Coaches: Chan Gailey: 24-19-0 (4) at Georgia Tech; 48-30-0 overall (7)
Ted Roof: 5-17-0 (3) at Duke; 5-17-0 overall (3)
Game Preview: Georgia Tech visits Duke on Saturday afternoon in a game shown
on ESPNU at 3:30 pm...the Yellow Jackets have won 13 of the last 15 games in the
series including six of the last seven at Duke...in nine of the last 12 games in the
series, the winner has scored 37 or more points...Georgia Tech’s Philip Wheeler and
Duke’s John Talley are tied with Virginia’s Marcus Hamilton for the league lead in
interceptions with three...the Blue Devils have recorded four straight 100+ yard rushing
games, while the Jackets have allowed just one 100-yard rushing game in five
games this season and sit second in the ACC in rushing defense at 78.6 ypg.
Last Time Out: Last year, P.J. Daniels rushed for a TD and threw for another as
GT posted a 24-7 victory over Duke in Atlanta...Daniels tallied 114 yards on the ground
and connected on a 13-yard scoring strike to Calvin Johnson in the win...Johnson led
all receivers with 92 yards and two TDs...Mike Schneider tallied 93 yards of total
offense as he scored the lone TD for Duke...John Talley recorded an interception.
The Blue Devils have intercepted
six passes in the last
five games … CB John Talley
has nine career interceptions
- tops among active
players in the ACC … TB Justin Boyle leads the
team in rushing (277) and is tied for third in the
ACC with five rushing touchdowns … in
Saturday's game at Miami, Ronnie Drummer ran
for a career-high 101 yards, including an 81-yard
TD run, on nine carries … sophomore LB Patrick
Bailey leads the team with 42 tackles … sophomore
Chris Davis is third in the ACC in punt returns
(9.6) … Duke's next three games - Georgia
Tech, Florida State, Wake Forest - are at home.
The Yellow Jackets are tied
for the lead nationally in
interceptions with 12 … led
by sophomore LB Philip
Weaver’s three interceptions, eight different
players have picked off at least one pass in 2005
... senior TB P.J. Daniels is 29th on the ACC career
rushing list with 2,853 yards … sophomore WR
Calvin Johnson has gone over the 100-receiving
yardage mark in five of his last nine games,
six times overall, and is averaging 79.1 yards
per game and 17.7 yards per catch in his career
... junior QB Reggie Ball is fourth among Tech
career total offense leaders (5,890) and fifth in
passing yardage (5,059).

Saturday, October 15
#4 Florida State (5-0, 3-0 ACC)
at Virginia (3-2, 1-2 ACC)
ESPN; 7:45 pm
Scott Stadium (61,500)
The Series: Florida State leads 12-1-0
Florida State leads 5-1-0 in Charlottesville, Va.
The Coaches: Bobby Bowden: 283-70-4 (30) at FSU; 356-102-4 overall (40)
Al Groh: 33-23-0 (5) at Virginia; 59-63-0 overall (11)
Game Preview: Virginia welcomes Florida State to Lane Stadium on Saturday
evening in a game shown nationally on ESPN at 7:45 pm...the Seminoles have won
nine in a row in the series including four straight in Charlottesville...the lone Virginia
win in the series came at home in 1995, a 33-28 victory, handing Florida State its first
conference loss in the ACC...Florida State has registered 400+ yards of total offense
in 12 of the 13 games in the series (11-1) including eight games of 500+ yards...Virginia
has just one game of 400+ yards of total offense accounting for the Cavaliers only
win...after winning the first three games to start the season, Virginia has dropped two
straight...FSU has started 4-0 for the fifth time in the last seven years.
Last Time Out: Last year, FSU handed Virginia its first loss of the season 36-3 at
home as the Seminoles jumped out to a 19-0 first half lead...Lorenzo Booker and Leon
Washington combined for 191 yards rushing and three TD’s...Marques Hagans was 20-
of-30 for 214 yards and Heath Miller caught nine passes for 110 yards to pace UVa.
Four of Virginia's next five
games are in Scott Stadium
… over his last six games
senior QB Marques Hagans
is averaging 245.7 yards per
game in total offense and has accounted for 13
touchdowns … Hagans has a career completion
percentage of 61.5 and is ranked 15th among
ACC career passing efficiency leaders (134.73) …
PK Connor Hughes has made 54 of 66 career field
goal attempts (81.8) and is 15th on the ACC career
scoring list with 277 points … junior TB
Michael Johnson leads the team in rushing with
265 yards and is averaging 5.9 yards per carry in
his career … Marcus Hamilton has three interceptions
in his last three games.
Florida State
Drew Weatherford completed
20-of-31 passes for
351 yards and three touchdowns
in Saturday's 41-24
win over Wake Forest … Weatherford leads all
freshmen nationally in passing yards (1,225),
touchdown passes (10) and total offense (1,194)
… over his last four games Weatherford has completed
63 percent of his passes and has averaged
289.5 yards passing per game … senior TB Leon
Washington had 179 all-purpose yards against
the Deacons, including a season-high 87 yards
rushing, and moved into 10th place on FSU's career
rushing list with 1,857 yards … four true
freshmen have scored a touchdown this season.


By the Numbers
0 - Virginia Tech and Clemson are the only two teams in Division I-A to not have lost a fumble this season.
1 - With Saturday’s 41-14 win over Marshall, Virginia Tech became the first Division I-A team to become bowl eligible.
3 - For the third-straight week, an ACC record-tying three teams - Virginia Tech (3), Florida State (4), Miami (9) - are ranked in the Top 10 ... Boston College is ranked 15th in both polls.
5 - Clemson is a +5 in turnover margin and has not lost a fumble through its first five games ... a year ago the Tigers had 15 turnovers in their first five games and were a -12 in turnover margin.
6 - Virginia Tech is 6-0 in league road games since joining the league in 2004.
6.6 - Career rushing average of Virginia fullback Jason Snelling ... Snelling has run for 315 yards on 48 attempts.
8 - Passing yards allowed by Miami in Saturday’s 52-7 win over Duke - the lowest yield by an ACC team since Duke limited Army to two yards passing in a 23-21 win on Sept. 16, 1995.
8 - ACC teams are 8-9 (.471) in league road games in 2005.
12 - Georgia Tech is tied for the lead nationally with 12 interceptions - two more than they had in all of 2004.
11 - Clemson’s Charlie Whitehurst is tied with Maryland’s Scott Milanovich (1992-95) for third place in ACC history with 11 career 300-yard passing games.
14 - Virginia Tech has won 14 straight regular season games.
14.4 - Maryland’s D’Qwell Jackson is second nationally in tackles per game (14.4).
15 - Virginia quarterback Marques Hagans is ranked 15th among ACC career passing efficiency leaders (134.73) and has a career completion percentage of 61.5.
15.0 - North Carolina QB Matt Baker has thrown for 220 yards or more in four of his first five starts and leads the ACC in yards per completion (15.0).
41 - 41 of the league’s first 51 games have been televised.
48 - Miami’s Larry Coker is 48-7 (87.2 in his fifth season as the Hurricanes head coach.
54 - Since 1999, Miami has scored more touchdowns (54) on various returns (punts, kickoffs, fumbles or interceptions) than any team in the nation.
90.6 - Career per game rushing average of Wake Forest’s Chris Barclay in 13 October games ... Barclay has rushed for over 100 yards in each of his last three October games and five times overall.
177.2 - Virginia Tech’s Marcus Vick leads the ACC and is third nationally in passing efficiency (177.2) and has thrown a league-high 10 TD passes ... the ACC single-season passing efficiency record is 170.5 set by NC State’s Phillip Rivers in 2003.
240 - Duke junior CB John Talley is fourth on the ACC's all-time interception return yardage list with 240 yards ... Talley leads active ACC players with nine career interceptions.
264.3 - Maryland QB Sam Hollenbach has thrown for 215-or-more yards in five of his six starts in 2005 and leads the ACC in total offense
(264.3).
1,225 - Florida State QB Drew Weatherford leads all freshmen nationally with 1,225 yards passing and 10 TD
passes.
2,361 - Boston College’s Will Blackmon leads all active Division IA players in kickoff return yardage (2,361).
3,491 - Wake Forest’s Chris Barclay is 14th on the ACC’s career rushing list with 3,491 yards.
4,111 - Wake Forest’s Chris Barclay is 27th among ACC career all-purpose yardage leaders with 4,111 yards.

2005 ACC Football Attendance
School G Total Average
Boston College ... 4 .... 160,114........ 40,029
Clemson ............. 3 .... 238,000........ 79,333
Duke .................. 3 ...... 50,386........ 16,795
Florida State ...... 4 .... 329,805........ 82,451
Georgia Tech ...... 3 .... 146,661........ 48,887
Maryland ........... 3 .... 155,706........ 51,902
Miami ................ 3 .... 149,851........ 49,950
North Carolina ... 2 .... 110,000........ 55,000
NC State ............ 3 .... 170,947........ 56,982
Virginia .............. 2 .... 122,265........ 61,133
Virginia Tech ...... 3 .... 195,345........ 65,115
Wake Forest ....... 4 .... 113,122........ 28,281
ACC Totals ..... 37 . 1,942,202 ........ 52,492

Superlatives
INDIVIDUAL
YARDS RUSHING ........................................................................................... 254 by Micah Andrews, Wake Forest vs. Vanderbilt, 9/1
RUSHING ATTEMPTS: ................................................................................... 34 by Micah Andrews, Wake Forest vs. Vanderbilt, 9/1
RUSHING TDs: .............................................................................................. 4 by Chris Barclay, Wake Forest vs. East Carolina, 9/17
LONG RUN: ................................................................................................................ 81 by Ronnie Drummer, Duke vs. Miami, 10/8
LONG SCORING RUN: ........................................................................................ 100 by Ronnie Drummer, Duke vs. East Carolina, 9/3
YARDS PASSING: .................................................................................... 351 by Drew Weatherford, Florida State vs. Wake Forest, 10/8
PASSES ATTEMPTED: .......................................................................................... 55 by Charlie Whitehurst, Clemson vs. Miami, 9/17
PASSES COMPLETED: .......................................................................................... 31 by Charlie Whitehurst, Clemson vs. Miami, 9/17
PASSING PCT (min. 10 comp.): ................................................................. 88.2 by Marcus Vick, Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia, 10/1
TD PASSES: ............................................................................................................... 4 by Marques Hagans, Virginia vs. Duke, 9/24
LONG PASS: .................................................................................................. 87 by Matt Baker, North Carolina vs. Georgia Tech, 9/10
LONG SCORING PASS: ................................................................................... 87 by Matt Baker, North Carolina vs. Georgia Tech, 9/10
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS: ....................................................................................... 367 by Reggie Ball, Georgia Tech vs. NC State, 10/6
OFFENSIVE PLAYS: .............................................................................................. 65 by Reggie Ball, Georgia Tech vs. NC State, 10/6
TD RESPONSIBILITY: ....................................................................................................................................... 4 on five occasions
LONG SCORING PLAY: .......................................................................................... 100 by Ronnie Drummer, Duke vs. East Carolina, 9/3
RECEIVING YARDAGE: ....................................................................................... 158 by Vernon Davis, Maryland vs. West Virginia, 9/17
RECEPTIONS: ................................................................................................. 10 by Calvin Johnson, Georgia Tech vs. NC State, 10/6
TD RECEPTIONS: ................................................................................................................................................ 2 on six occasions
PUNTING AVERAGE (min. 3 punts): .............................................................. 52.0 by Ryan Plackemeier, Wake Forest vs. Clemson, 10/1
LONG PUNT: ................................................................................................. 74 by Ryan Plackemeier, Wake Forest vs. Clemson, 10/1
INTERCEPTION RETURN YARDS:.................................................................. 59 by A.J. Nicholson, Florida State vs. Boston College, 9/17
LONG INTERCEPTION RETURN: ............................................................................. 42 by Lovon Ponder, Miami vs. South Florida, 10/1
PUNT RETURN YARDAGE: ................................................................................................... 101 by Devin Hester, Miami vs. Duke, 10/8
PUNT RETURNS: ............................... 6 by Willie Idlette, Wake Forest vs. East Carolina, 9/17 & by Brandon Tate, UNC vs. NC State, 9/24
LONG PUNT RETURN: ........................................................................................... 47 by Chansi Stuckey, Clemson vs. Texas A&M, 9/3
KICKOFF RETURN YARDAGE: ................................................................................. 149 by Brandon Tate, North Carolina vs. Utah, 10/1
KICKOFF RETURNS:....................................................................................................................................... 5 on three occasions
LONG KICKOFF RETURN: .................................................................................. 100 by Ronnie Drummer, Duke vs. East Carolina, 9/3
POINTS SCORED: ............................................................................................. 24 by Chris Barclay, Wake Forest vs. East Carolina, 9/17
TOUCHDOWNS SCORED: .....................................................................................4 by Chris Barclay, Wake Forest vs. East Carolina, 9/17
POINT AFTER TDs: .................................... 7 by Gary Cismesia, Florida State vs. The Citadel, 9/10 & by Jon Peattie, Miami vs. Duke, 10/8
FIELD GOALS MADE: ........................................................................................................ 6 by Jad Dean, Clemson vs. Texas A&M, 9/3
LONG FIELD GOAL: ................................................................................................. 51 by Sam Swank, Wake Forest vs. Nebraska, 9/10

TEAM
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDAGE: ............................................................................................... 629 by Florida State vs. The Citadel, 9/10
OFFENSIVE PLAYS: ................................................................................................................ 91 by Georgia Tech vs. NC State, 10/6
POINTS SCORED: ................................................................................................................ 62 by Florida State vs. The Citadel, 9/10
FIRST DOWNS: ............................................................................................................................. 33 by Maryland vs. Virginia, 10/1
RUSHING YARDAGE: ........................................................................................................... 407 by Wake Forest vs. East Carolina, 9/17
RUSHING ATTEMPTS: ........................................................................................................ 65 by Wake Forest vs. East Carolina, 9/17
RUSHING TDs: ....................................................................... 5 by Florida State vs. The Citadel, 9/10 & by Maryland vs. Temple, 10/8
PASSING YARDAGE: .............................................................................................................. 485 by Florida State vs. The Citadel, 9/10
PASSES ATTEMPTED: ....................................................................................................................... 55 by Clemson vs. Miami, 9/17
PASSES COMPLETED: ............................................................. 31 by Florida State vs. The Citadel, 9/10 & by Clemson vs. Miami, 9/17
PASSING TDs: ........................................................................................................................................ 5 by Miami vs. Duke, 10/8
MOST PENALTIES: ............................................................................................................................... 14 by Miami vs. Clemson, 9/17
MOST PENALTY YARDS: ................................................................................................................... 117 by Miami vs. Clemson, 9/17
MOST SACKS: ................................................................................................................................. 9 by Florida State vs. Miami, 9/5
MOST SACK YARDAGE: ................................................................................................................. 61 by Florida State vs. Miami, 9/5
MOST FUMBLES CAUSED BY OPPONENTS: ................................................................................................... 6 by Duke vs. VMI, 9/17
MOST FUMBLES RECOVERED: ..................................................................................................... 4 by North Carolina vs. Utah, 10/1
MOST INTERCEPTIONS: .............................................................. 4 by Georgia Tech vs. Auburn, 9/3 & by Miami vs. South Florida, 10/1
FEWEST TOTAL YARDS ALLOWED: ................................................................................................. 35 by Virginia Tech vs. Duke, 9/10
FEWEST YARDS RUSHING ALLOWED: ................................................................................................ 8 by Boston College vs. BYU, 9/3
FEWEST YARDS PASSING ALLOWED: .......................................................................................................... 8 by Miami vs. Duke, 10/8
FEWEST FIRST DOWNS ALLOWED: .................................................................................................................... 5 on three occasions
HIGHEST PCT. THIRD DOWN CONV.: ...................................................................................... .692 by Florida State vs. The Citadel, 9/10
LOWEST PCT. THIRD DOWN CONV. ALLOWED: ........................................................................ .000 by Boston College vs. Clemson, 9/24

Top Games - Individuals
Total Offense
367 Drew Weatherford, Florida State vs. WF ...... O8
367 Reggie Ball, Georgia Tech vs. NC State ........ O6
346 Charlie Whitehurst, Clemson vs. Miami ...... S17
343 Sam Hollenbach, Maryland vs. Virginia ...... O1
340 Reggie Ball, Georgia Tech vs. UNC ............. S10
325 Marques Hagans, Virginia vs. Maryland ..... O1
315 Drew Weatherford, FSU vs. The Citadel ...... S10
305 Quinton Porter, Boston College vs. Virginia . O8
302 Charlie Whitehurst, Clemson vs. WF ............ O1
296 Jay Davis, NC State vs. Virginia Tech ............ S4
Rushing Yardage
254 Micah Andrews, WF vs. Vanderbilt ............... S1
210 Chris Barclay, WF vs. East Carolina ............ S17
163 Lance Ball, Maryland vs. Virginia ............... O1
149 Mario Merrills, Maryland vs. Navy ............... S3
146 Branden Ore, Virginia Tech vs. Marshall ..... O8
142 Micah Andrews, WF vs. East Carolina ........ S17
139 Tyrone Moss, Miami vs. Clemson ................ S17
129 Barrington Edwards, UNC vs. NC State ...... S24
125 Chris Barclay, Wake Forest vs. Florida State O8
119 Andre Callender, Boston College vs. UVa ..... O8
Passing Yardage
351 Drew Weatherford, Florida State vs. WF ...... O8
342 Drew Weatherford, FSU vs. The Citadel ...... S10
320 Sam Hollenbach, Md. vs. Virginia ............... O1
320 Reggie Ball, Georgia Tech vs. UNC ............. S10
311 Jay Davis, NC State vs. Virginia Tech ............ S4
304 Charlie Whitehurst, Clem. vs. Wake Forest ... O1
301 Quinton Porter, Boston College vs. Virginia . O8
291 Sam Hollenbach, Md. vs. West Virginia ...... S17
288 Charlie Whitehurst, Clemson vs. Miami ...... S17
288 Sam Hollenbach, Maryland vs. Clemson .... S10
Receiving Yardage
158 Vernon Davis, Maryland vs. West Virginia .. S17
148 Brian Clark, NC State vs. Georgia Tech ........ O6
140 Vernon Davis, Maryland vs. Clemson ......... S10
137 Greg Olsen, Miami vs. Florida State ............. S5
131 Damarius Bilbo, Georgia Tech vs. UNC ....... S10
130 Calvin Johnson, Georgia Tech vs. NC State .. O6
129 Greg Carr, Florida State vs. Wake Forest ...... O8
125 Danny Melendez, Md. vs. Virginia .............. O1
125 Chris Davis, Florida State vs. The Citadel ... S10
123 Calvin Johnson, Georgia Tech vs. VaTech .... S24
All-Purpose Yardage
287 Michah Andrews, WF vs. Vanderbilt ............. S1
210 Chris Barclay, WF vs. East Carolina ............ S17
179 Leon Washington, Florida State vs. WF ....... O8
179 Cedric Peerman, UVa vs. W. Michigan .......... S3
173 Kevin Marion, Wake Forest vs. Florida St. ... O8
173 Darrell Blackman, NC State vs. UNC .......... S24
171 Vernon Davis, Maryland vs. Clemson ......... S10
169 Jo Jo Walker, Maryland vs. Navy .................. S3
167 Lance Ball, Maryland vs. Virginia ............... O1
159 Branden Ore, Virginia Tech vs. Marshall ..... O8
Pass Receptions
10 Calvin Johnson, Georgia Tech vs. NC State .. O8
9 Danny Melendez, Maryland vs. Virginia ..... O1
9 Chris Davis, FSU vs. The Citadel ................. S10
8 Damarius Bilbo, Georgia Tech vs. UNC ....... S10
8 Greg Olsen, Miami vs. Florida State ............. S5
8 Tramain Hall, NC State vs. Virginia Tech ...... S4
8 Will Blackmon, BC vs. Brigham Young ......... S3
7 Larry Lester, Boston College vs. Virginia ...... O8
7 Ryan Moore, Miami vs. Duke ...................... O8
7 Chansi Stuckey, Clemson vs. Wake Forest .... O1
7 Chansi Stuckey, Clemson vs. Miami ........... S17
7 Deyon Williams, Virginia vs. Syracuse ....... S17
7 De’Cody Fagg, FSU vs. The Citadel ............. S10

Top Games - Teams
Total Offense
629 Florida State vs. The Citadel ...................... S10
587 Florida State vs. Wake Forest ...................... O8
570 Maryland vs. Virginia ................................. O1
557 Miami vs. Duke .......................................... O8
512 Florida State vs. Syracuse .......................... O1
Rushing Yardage
407 Wake Forest vs. East Carolina .................... S17
274 Wake Forest vs. Vanderbilt ........................... S1
271 Virginia vs. Syracuse ................................. S17
255 Miami vs. Duke .......................................... O8
250 Maryland vs. Virginia ................................. O1
Passing Yardage
485 Florida State vs. The Citadel ...................... S10
396 Florida State vs. Syracuse .......................... O1
395 Florida State vs. Wake Forest ...................... O8
353 Georgia Tech vs. North Carolina ................ S10
320 Maryland vs. Virginia ................................. O1
Points Scored
62 Florida State vs. The Citadel ...................... S10
54 NC State vs. Eastern Kentucky .................. S17
52 Miami vs. Duke .......................................... O8
51 Virginia Tech vs. Georgia Tech ................... S24
45 Maryland vs. Virginia ................................. O1
45 Virginia Tech vs. Ohio ................................ S17
45 Virginia Tech vs. Duke ............................... S10
First Downs
33 Maryland vs. Virginia ................................. O1
29 Georgia Tech vs. NC State ........................... O6
29 Boston College vs. Ball State ...................... O1
29 Maryland vs. Navy ...................................... S3
28 Clemson vs. Wake Forest ............................ O1
Total Defense
35 Virginia Tech vs. Duke ............................... S10
91 Florida State vs. The Citadel ...................... S10
128 Miami vs. Duke .......................................... O8
159 Boston College vs. Ball State ...................... O1
170 Miami vs. Florida State ............................... S5
Rushing Defense
8 Boston College vs. Brigham Young .............. S3
13 North Carolina vs. NC State ....................... S24
13 Boston College vs. Florida State ................ S17
13 Virginia Tech vs. Duke ............................... S10
26 Florida State vs. The Citadel ...................... S10
Passing Defense
8 Miami vs. Duke .......................................... O8
22 Virginia Tech vs. Duke ............................... S10
65 Florida State vs. The Citadel ...................... S10
67 Georgia Tech vs. Connecticut ..................... S17
69 Miami vs. South Florida ............................. O1
Punt Return Yards
115 Virginia Tech vs. Duke ............................... S10
114 Miami vs. Duke .......................................... O8
79 Florida State vs. The Citadel ...................... S10
74 North Carolina vs. NC State ....................... S24
63 Florida State vs. Wake Forest ...................... O8
Kickoff Return Yards
159 North Carolina vs. Louisville ....................... O8
150 Virginia vs. Maryland ................................. O1
149 North Carolina vs. Utah .............................. O1
138 NC State vs. North Carolina ....................... S24
127 Wake Forest vs. Maryland .......................... S24

Players of the Week
OFFENSIVE BACK
S6 Micah Andrews ................................. Wake Forest
S12 Reggie Ball ...................................... Georgia Tech
S19 Tyrone Moss ............................................... Miami
S26 Barrington Edwards ...................... North Carolina
O3 Marcus Vick .................................... Virginia Tech
Cory Randolph .................................. Wake Forest
OFFENSIVE LINE
S6 Brad Honeycutt ................................ Georgia Tech
S12 Will Montgomery ............................ Virginia Tech
S19 Vernon Davis ......................................... Maryland
S26 Jeff King .......................................... Virginia Tech
O3 Ryan McDonald .................................... Maryland
DEFENSIVE LINE
S6 Kamerion Wimbley .......................... Florida State
D’Qwell Jackson ................................... Maryland
S12 Gaines Adams ......................................... Clemson
S19 Kai Parham .............................................. Virginia
S26 Kai Parham .............................................. Virginia
Brian Toal ..................................... Boston College
O3 Jon Abbate ........................................ Wake Forest
DEFENSIVE BACK
S6 Aaron Rouse .................................... Virginia Tech
S12 Roland Minor .................................. Virginia Tech
S19 A.J. Nicholson .................................. Florida State
S26 Brandon Meriweather ................................ Miami
O3 Larry Edwards .............................. North Carolina
SPECIALIST
S6 Jad Dean ................................................. Clemson
S12 Nick Watkins ........................................... Clemson
S19 Connor Hughes ........................................ Virginia
S26 Adam Podlesh ....................................... Maryland
O3 Brandon Tate ................................ North Carolina
ROOKIE
S6 James Davis ............................................ Clemson
S12 Drew Weatherford ............................ Florida State
S19 Kenny Phillips ........................................... Miami
S26 Trey Covington ...................................... Maryland
Branden Albert ........................................ Virginia
O3 Drew Weatherford ............................ Florida State
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