Anthony Harris leads the nation in interceptions. Despite missing the last two games, Brent Urban is still tops nationally among defensive linemen in passes defended. Eli Harold is among the ACC’s top 10 in sacks, forced fumbles and fumble recoveries. David Watford leads the ACC in completions. Jake McGee passed his reception total of last year in this year’s seventh game. Kevin Parks is on pace to have the program’s highest single-season rushing total in a decade.
Individually, they’re standing out. But collectively, they’re struggling to stand up.