1973 Maryland Terrapins football team

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1973 Maryland Terrapins football
Maryland terrapins logo.png
Peach Bowl, L 16–17 vs. Georgia
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 18
AP No. 20
1973 record 8–4 (5–1 ACC)
Head coach Jerry Claiborne (2nd year)
Home stadium Byrd Stadium
Seasons
« 1972 1974 »
1973 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#16 NC State $ 6 0 0     9 3 0
#20 Maryland 5 1 0     8 4 0
Clemson 4 2 0     5 6 0
Virginia 3 3 0     4 7 0
Duke 1 4 1     2 8 1
North Carolina 1 5 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 0 5 1     1 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1973 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 1973 NCAA Division I football season. In their second season under head coach Jerry Claiborne, the Terrapins compiled an 8–4 record (5–1 in conference), finished in second place in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and outscored their opponents 335 to 141. The team ended its season with a 17–16 loss to Georgia in the 1973 Peach Bowl.[2][3] The team's statistical leaders included Al Neville with 554 passing yards, Louis Carter with 801 rushing yards, and Frank Russell with 468 receiving yards.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1973 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1973 Maryland Terrapins Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 17, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Maryland Yearly Results (1970-1974)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 17, 2016. 
  4. ^ "1973 Maryland Terrapins Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 17, 2016.