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Preview 2008 - ACC Fun Stats

CollegeFootballNews.com
Posted May 24, 2008


Some of the interesting statistics from the 2007 season for every ACC team.

Preview 2008

ACC Fun Stats From 2007


Too much can be made of statistics, but sometimes they can tell an interesting story. Looking back on the 2007 season, and with an eye on what needs to be worked on for 2008, or a positive to build around, here are 30 of the most interesting stats from last season. Some shaped the season, and some are simply, well, fun and interesting.

Fun Stats By Conference
- 30 Interesting Fun Stats From 2007
Big East | Big Ten | Big 12 | C-USA | Ind. 
MAC | M-West | Pac 10 | SEC | Sun Belt | WAC

ACC Atlantic

Boston College

- Second quarter scoring: BC 123 – Opponents 60
- Average yards per carry: BC 3.4 – Opponents 2.4
- Net punting average: Opponents 37.7 – BC 36.9

Clemson
- Punt return yards: Opponents 14.7 – Clemson 9.4
- Second quarter scoring: Clemson 151 – Opponents 33
- Turnovers: Opponents 25 – Clemson 12

Florida State
- Penalties: Florida State 108 for 870 yards – Opponents 101 for 857 yards
- TD passes: Opponents 24 – Florida State 15
- Yards per carry: Florida State 3.7 – Opponents 3.3

Maryland

- Sacks: Opponents 50 for 288 yards – Maryland 28 for 187 yards
- Passing touchdowns: Opponents 14 – Maryland 9
- Fumbles: Opponents 28 (lost 12) – Maryland 15 (lost 6)

Wake Forest

- Fourth quarter scoring: Wake Forest 82 – Opponents 58
- Time of possession: Wake Forest 32:22 – Opponents 27:38
- Broken up passes: Wake Forest 55 – Opponents 26

ACC Coastal

Duke

- Second quarter scoring: Opponents 122 – Duke 49
- Third down conversions: Opponents 80 of 183 (44%) – Duke 57 of 180 (32%)
- Rushing yards per game: Opponents 180.2 – Duke 64

Georgia Tech

- Penalties: Georgia Tech 90 for 771 yards – Opponents 76 for 653 yards
- Sacks: Georgia Tech 47 for 302 yards – Opponents 22 for 166 yards
- Fourth down conversions: Opponents 10 of 13 (77%) – Georgia Tech 7 of 17 (41%)

Miami

 
- Fourth quarter scoring: Opponents 112 - Miami 61
 - Third down conversions: Opponents 67 of 174 (39%) - Miami 61 of 167 (31%)
 - Orange Bowl capacity: 72,319 - Miami average home attendance 43,576 (60% capacity)

North Carolina

- Third quarter scoring: Opponents 77 – North Carolina 45
- Third down conversions: Opponents 73 of 187 (39%) – North Carolina 48 of 164 (29%)
- Interception return average: North Carolina 25.3 yards – Opponents 13.3 yards

NC State

- Average yards per carry: Opponents 4.3 – NC State 3.0
- Second quarter scoring: Opponents 125 – NC State 74
- Red zone scoring: Opponents 45 of 54 (83%) – NC State 29 of 41 (71%)

Virginia
- First quarter scoring: Virginia 125 – Opponents 62
- Third quarter scoring: Opponents 57 – Virginia 19
- Sacks: Virginia 43 for 291 yards – Opponents 33 for 212 yards

Virginia Tech

- First half scoring: Virginia Tech 234 – Opponents 122
- Sacks: Opponents 54 for 297 yards – Virginia Tech 47 for 308 yards
- Red zone scoring: Virginia Tech 42 of 46 (91%) – Opponents 28 of 39 (72%)

 










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