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    Ted Brown's NC State Resume

    Dec. 2, 2010

    Ted Brown's career accomplishments

    • The ACC's all-time leading rusher with 4,602 yards, 32 years after his final game
    • Only player in league history to earn four first-team All-ACC honors (1975-78)
    • Owns the ACC and NC State record with 49 career rushing touchdowns
    • Tied for second all-time in the ACC with 51 career touchdowns (49 rushing, 2 receiving)
    • Played in three bowl games, rushing for 399 yards on 74 carries and catching nine passes for 84 yards, none of which are included in his career totals
    • His 5,001 regular-season and post-season rushing yards ranks in the top 15 all-time among NCAA Division I running backs
    • In addition to leading NC State in rushing four consecutive years, he also led the team in receiving three years in a row (1976-78)
    • Still owns two of the top three rushing performances in NC State history, 227 against Clemson as a freshman in 1975 and 251 against Penn State as a senior in 1978
    • Owns the two best rushing seasons in NC State history with 1,305 yards in 1978 and 1,251 in 1977
    • With 312 career points, he is the ACC's all-time leading scorer among non-kickers
    • Owns both the school and ACC record for most career 100-yard rushing games with 27 in his 42 games played
    • Named the Most Valuable Offensive Player in the 1978 Tangerine Bowl after gaining 126 yards on 28 carries and scoring one touchdown in a 30-17 victory over heavily favored 16th-ranked Pittsburgh
    • Owns four of the ACC's 10 longest standing individual career and single-season records
    • Tied for sixth in the 1978 Heisman Trophy balloting
    • Selected the ACC's 50th anniversary football team (2003)
    • Was the ACC's inaugural Freshman of the Year in 1975, earning 97 of 104 votes
    • Was the first-round pick (16th overall) of the Minnesota Vikings in 1979
    • Played eight years in the NFL, all for the Minnesota Vikings (1979-86)
    • Ranks fifth in franchise history with 4,546 rushing yards ranks



    Longest standing individual ACC records
    Best punt return average            Bobby Bryant, S.C.          17.1 yards          1964-66
    250-yard all-purpose games       Frank Quayle, Va.             5 games           1966-68
    Rushing yards                           Ted Brown, NC State    4,602 yards             1975-78
    Rushing touchdowns                  Ted Brown, NC State         49 TDs               1975-78
    100-yard rushing games            Ted Brown, NC State         27 games           1975-78
    Scoring (non-kicker)                  Ted Brown, NC State       312 points             1975-78

    Single season
    Total offense per play                Chet Hanulek, Md.               9.53                  1953
    Yards per rushing attempt          Chet Hanulek, Md.                9.78                  1953
    Kickoff return average                George Marinkov, NC State   35.3                   1954
    Punt return average                   Bobby Bryant, S.C.               22.0                   1966

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