1976 Maryland Terrapins Football Team
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1976 Maryland Terrapins Football Team
1976 Maryland Terrapins football
ACC champion
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 8
1976 record11-1 (5-0 ACC)
Head coachJerry Claiborne
Home stadiumByrd Stadium
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 Atlantic Coast Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 13 Maryland $ 5 0 0     11 1 0
North Carolina 4 1 0     9 3 0
Wake Forest 3 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 3 1     5 5 1
NC State 2 3 0     3 7 1
Virginia 1 3 0     2 9 0
Clemson 0 4 1     3 6 2
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1976 Maryland Terrapins football team represented University of Maryland in the 1976 NCAA Division I football season. The Terrapins offense scored 294 points while the defense allowed 115 points. Led by head coach Jerry Claiborne, the Terrapins appeared in the Cotton Bowl Classic.

Regular season

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 11Richmond*No. 12W 31-741,088
September 18at West Virginia*No. 10W 24-335,107
September 25at Syracuse*No. 8W 42-2821,109
October 2Villanova*No. 7
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 20-938,131
October 9at North Carolina StateNo. 7W 16-638,500
October 16Wake ForestNo. 5
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 17-1546,321
October 23at DukeNo. 6W 30-320,200
October 30Kentucky*No. 5
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 24-1443,013
November 6Cincinnati*No. 6
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 21-045,315
November 13ClemsondaggerNo. 6
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 20-040,288
November 20at VirginiaNo. 6W 28-023,100
January 1vs. No. 6 Houston*No. 4L 21-3058,500
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

1977 NFL Draft

The following players were selected in the 1977 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Joe Campbell Defensive Tackle 1 7 New Orleans Saints
Tim Wilson Fullback 3 66 Houston Oilers
Ed Fulton Guard 3 68 Los Angeles Rams
Tom Schick Guard 6 162 New Orleans Saints
Dave Conrad Tackle 12 313 New York Jets

[2]

References

  1. ^ "1976 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1977.htm



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