1976 Maryland Terrapins football team

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1976 Maryland Terrapins football
ACC Champions
Cotton Bowl Classic, Loss, 21-30, vs. Houston
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches #11
AP #8
1976 record 11-1 (5-0 ACC)
Head coach Jerry Claiborne
Home stadium Byrd Stadium
Seasons
« 1975 1977 »
1976 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#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-A college 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[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 11 Richmond* #12 Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 31–7   41,088
September 18 at West Virginia* #10 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 24–3   35,107
September 25 at Syracuse* #8 Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY W 42–28   21,109
October 2 Villanova* #7 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 20–9   38,131
October 9 at North Carolina State #7 Carter StadiumRaleigh, NC W 16–6   38,500
October 16 Wake Forest #5 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 17–15   46,321
October 23 at Duke #6 Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 30–3   20,200
October 30 Kentucky* #5 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 24–14   43,013
November 6 Cincinnati* #6 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 21–0   45,315
November 13 Clemsondagger #6 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 20–0   40,288
November 20 at Virginia #6 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 28–0   23,100
January 1 vs. #6 Houston* #4 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) L 21–30   58,500
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Team Players in the NFL[edit]

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

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