1975 Maryland Terrapins football team

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1975 Maryland Terrapins football
ACC champion
Gator Bowl champion
Gator Bowl, W 13–0 vs. Florida
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 11
AP No. 13
1975 record 9–2–1 (5–0 ACC)
Head coach Jerry Claiborne
Home stadium Byrd Stadium
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13 Maryland $ 5 0 0     9 2 1
Duke 3 0 2     4 5 2
NC State 2 2 1     7 4 1
Wake Forest 3 3 0     3 8 0
Clemson 2 3 0     2 9 0
North Carolina 1 4 1     3 7 1
Virginia 0 4 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1975 Maryland Terrapins football team represented University of Maryland in the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. The Terrapins offense scored 312 points while the defense allowed 150 points. Led by head coach Jerry Claiborne, the Terrapins appeared in the Gator Bowl.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 6 Villanova* No. 17 Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 41–0   41,362
September 13 at No. 20 Tennessee* No. 14 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN L 8–26   74,161
September 20 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 34–7   43,000
September 27 at Kentucky* No. 20 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY T 10–10   55,000
October 4 Syracusedagger Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 24–7   43,863
October 11 North Carolina State Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 37–22   39,221
October 18 at Wake Forest No. 19 Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 27–0   19,300
November 1 No. 9 Penn State* No. 14 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD L 13–15   58,973
November 8 at Cincinnati* No. 16 Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH W 21–19   16,478
November 15 at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 22–20   35,400
November 22 Virginia No. 20 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 62–24   44,867
December 29 vs. No. 13 Florida* No. 17 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) W 13–0   64,012
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Team players in the NFL[edit]

The following players were selected in the 1976 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Rich Jennings Running back 11 313 Oakland Raiders

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