1905 Maryland Aggies football team

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1905 Maryland Aggies football
Maryland terrapins logo.png
Conference Independent
1905 record 6–4
Head coach Fred K. Nielsen (1st year)
« 1904 1906 »

The 1905 Maryland Aggies football team represented Maryland Agricultural College (later part of the University of Maryland) in the 1905 college football season. In their first season under head coach Fred K. Nielsen, the Aggies compiled a 6–4 record and were outscored by all opponents, 131 to 66.[1][2] Coach Nielsen had a full-time job with the State Department while coaching football.[3] Curley Byrd, who went on to be Maryland's head coach from 1911 to 1934 and its university president from 1936 to 1954, played on the 1905 team.


  1. ^ "Maryland Yearly Results (1905-1909)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 20, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Terrapins Record Book" (PDF). University of Maryland. 2016. p. 6. 
  3. ^ David Ungrady, Tales from the Maryland Terrapins, 2003, p. 14, Sports Publishing LLC, ISBN 1-58261-688-4.