1985 Maryland Terrapins football team

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1985 Maryland Terrapins football
ACC champion
Cherry Bowl champion
Cherry Bowl, W 35–18, vs. Syracuse
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 19
AP No. 18
1985 record 9–3 (6–0 ACC)
Head coach Bobby Ross
Home stadium Byrd Stadium
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →

The 1985 Maryland Terrapins football team represented University of Maryland in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Terrapins offense scored 326 points while the defense allowed 192 points. Led by head coach Bobby Ross, the Terrapins appeared in the Cherry Bowl .

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 7 No. 19 Penn State* No. 7 Byrd StadiumCollege Park, Maryland L 18–20   50,750
September 14 at Boston College* No. 17 Sullivan StadiumFoxboro, Massachusetts W 31–13   30,210
September 21 West Virginia* No. 17 Byrd Stadium • College Park, Maryland W 28–0   51,250
September 28 at No. 12 Michigan* No. 17 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Michigan L 0–20   105,282
October 5 at North Carolina State Carter-Finley StadiumRaleigh, North Carolina W 31–7   29,500
October 19 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina W 26–3   23,700
October 26 Duke Byrd Stadium • College Park, Maryland W 40–10   46,175
November 2 North Carolinadagger Byrd Stadium • College Park, Maryland W 28–10   49,800
November 9 No. 8 Miami (FL)* Memorial StadiumBaltimore, Maryland L 22–29   62,350
November 16 at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, South Carolina W 34–31   78,037
November 29 Virginia Byrd Stadium • College Park, Maryland W 33–21   48,950
December 21 vs. Syracuse* Pontiac SilverdomePontiac, Michigan (Cherry Bowl) W 35–18   51,858
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Team players in the NFL[edit]

The following players were selected in the 1986 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
J.D. Maarleveld Tackle 5 112 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Donald Brown Defensive Back 5 129 San Diego Chargers
Stan Gelbaugh Quarterback 6 150 Dallas Cowboys
Rick Badanjek Tackle 7 186 Washington Redskins
George Colton Guard 9 248 New England Patriots
Len Lynch Guard 11 295 New York Giants

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