1978 Maryland Terrapins football team

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1978 Maryland Terrapins football
Maryland terrapins logo.png
Sun Bowl, L 0–42 vs. Texas
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
AP No. 20
1978 record 9–3 (5–1 ACC)
Head coach Jerry Claiborne (7th year)
Home stadium Byrd Stadium
Seasons
« 1977 1979 »
1978 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Clemson $ 6 0 0     11 1 0
#20 Maryland 5 1 0     9 3 0
#18 NC State 4 2 0     9 3 0
North Carolina 3 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 4 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     1 10 0
Virginia 0 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their seventh season under head coach Jerry Claiborne, the Terrapins compiled a 9–3 record (5–1 in conference), finished in second place in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and outscored their opponents 261 to 167. The team ended its season with a 42-0 loss to 1978 in the 1978 Sun Bowl.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Tim O'Hare with 1,388 passing yards, Steve Atkins with 1,261 rushing yards, and Dean Richards with 575 receiving yards.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1978 Maryland Terrapins Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 15, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Yearly Results (1975-1979)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 15, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1978 Maryland Terrapins Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 15, 2016.