1974 Maryland Terrapins football team

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1974 Maryland Terrapins football
ACC champion
Liberty Bowl, L 3–7 vs. Tennessee
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 13
APNo. 13
1974 record8–4 (6–0 ACC)
Head coachJerry Claiborne
Home stadiumByrd Stadium
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 13 Maryland $ 6 0 0     8 4 0
No. 11 NC State 4 2 0     9 2 1
Clemson 4 2 0     7 4 0
North Carolina 4 2 0     7 5 0
Duke 2 4 0     6 5 0
Virginia 1 5 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 0 6 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1974 Maryland Terrapins football team represented University of Maryland in the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. The Terrapins offense scored 316 points while the defense allowed 104 points. Led by head coach Jerry Claiborne, the Terrapins appeared in the Liberty Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 14No. 3 Alabama*No. 14L 16–2154,412
September 21at Florida*No. 14L 10–1741,140
September 28North Carolina
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, Maryland
W 24–1217,800
October 5at Syracuse*W 31–019,130
October 12Clemson
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, Maryland
W 41–032,644
October 19Wake ForestdaggerNo. 18
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, Maryland
W 47–031,136
October 26No. 17 North Carolina StateNo. 15
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, Maryland
W 20–1049,647
November 2at No. 10 Penn State*No. 15L 17–2460,125
November 9Villanova*No. 14
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, Maryland
W 41–042,331
November 16vs. DukeNo. 13W 56–1324,000
November 23at VirginiaNo. 11W 10–022,100
December 16vs. No. 20 Tennessee*No. 10L 3–751,284
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster[edit]

1974 Maryland Terrapins football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 17 Bob Avellini Sr
RB 32 Louis Carter Sr
RB 25 Rick Jennings Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 79 Joe Campbell So
DB 46 Ken Schroy Sr
DE 94 Randy White Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 1 Steve Mike-Mayer Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

1975 NFL Draft[edit]

The following players were selected in the 1975 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL team
Randy White Defensive tackle 1 2 Dallas Cowboys
Steve Mike-Mayer Kicker 3 72 San Francisco 49ers
Louis Carter Running back 3 76 Oakland Raiders
Walter White Tight end 3 78 Pittsburgh Steelers
Stan Rogers Tackle 5 107 Denver Broncos
Bob Avellini Quarterback 6 135 Chicago Bears
Phil Waganheim Punter 10 236 Baltimore Colts
Ken Schroy Defensive back 10 248 Philadelphia Eagles
Harry Walters Linebacker 12 303 Denver Broncos
Robert Smith Defensive back 16 416 Baltimore Colts
Frank Russell Wide receiver 17 440 Baltimore Colts

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Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1974 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
  2. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1975.htm
  3. ^ http://football.about.com/cs/history/a/vincelombardiaw.htm
  4. ^ http://football.about.com/cs/history/a/outlandtrophy.htm