2012 Maryland Terrapins football team

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2012 Maryland Terrapins football
Maryland Terrapins logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionAtlantic Division
2012 record4–8 (2–6 ACC)
Head coachRandy Edsall (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Locksley (1st season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorBrian Stewart (1st season)
Base defense3–4
CaptainC.J Brown
CaptainKevin Dorsey
CaptainJoe Vellano
CaptainDemetrius Hartsfield
Home stadiumByrd Stadium
(Capacity: 51,802)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 10 Florida State xy$   7 1         12 2  
No. 11 Clemson x   7 1         11 2  
NC State   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 7  
Maryland   2 6         4 8  
Boston College   1 7         2 10  
Coastal Division
Georgia Tech xy   5 3         7 7  
North Carolina   5 3         8 4  
Miami   5 3         7 5  
Virginia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Duke   3 5         6 7  
Virginia   2 6         4 8  
Championship: Florida State 21, Georgia Tech 15
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • † North Carolina ineligible for ACC title, championship game, and bowl game due to NCAA sanctions.[1]
    ‡ Miami ineligible for ACC title, championship game, and bowl game due to self-imposed sanctions.[1]
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland, College Park in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Terrapins were led by second year head coach Randy Edsall and played their home games at Byrd Stadium. It was the Terrapins' 60th season as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and their eighth season in the ACC Atlantic Division.

The 2012 Terrapins team was best known for its troubles at quarterback, with four lost for the season after injuries and resorting to freshman linebacker Shawn Petty.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 13:00 PMWilliam & Mary*ESPN3W 7–631,321[2]
September 812:00 PMat Temple*ESPNUW 36–2723,322[3]
September 1512:30 PMConnecticut*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
ACCNL 21–2435,491[4]
September 2212:00 PMat No. 8 West Virginia*FXL 21–3158,504[5]
October 63:30 PMWake Forest
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
ESPNUW 19–1440,391[6]
October 133:00 PMat VirginiaACCRSNW 27–2045,556[7]
October 203:30 PMNC Statedagger
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
ESPNUL 18–2040,217[8]
October 271:00 PMat Boston CollegeESPN3L 17–2033,267[9]
November 312:30 PMGeorgia Tech
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
ACCNL 13–3333,471[10]
November 103:30 PMat No. 10 ClemsonESPNUL 10–4576,000[11]
November 1712:00 PMNo. 10 Florida State
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
ESPNUL 14–4135,244[12]
November 243:00 PMat North CarolinaACCRSNL 38–4544,000[13]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2018 ACC Media Guide" (PDF). theacc.com. ACC. p. 115. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  2. ^ "William & Mary Tribe vs. Maryland Terrapins - Box Score - September 01, 2012 - ESPN". ESPN. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  3. ^ "Maryland Terrapins vs. Temple Owls - Box Score - September 08, 2012 - ESPN". ESPN. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  4. ^ "Connecticut Huskies vs. Maryland Terrapins - Box Score - September 15, 2012 - ESPN". ESPN. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  5. ^ "Maryland Terrapins vs. West Virginia Mountaineers - Box Score - September 22, 2012 - ESPN". ESPN. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  6. ^ "Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Maryland Terrapins - Box Score - October 06, 2012 - ESPN". ESPN. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  7. ^ "Maryland Terrapins vs. Virginia Cavaliers - Box Score - October 13, 2012 - ESPN". ESPN. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  8. ^ "North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Maryland Terrapins - Box Score - October 20, 2012 - ESPN". ESPN. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  9. ^ "Maryland Terrapins vs. Boston College Eagles - Box Score - October 27, 2012 - ESPN". ESPN. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  10. ^ "Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Maryland Terrapins - Box Score - November 03, 2012 - ESPN". ESPN. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  11. ^ "Maryland Terrapins vs. Clemson Tigers - Box Score - November 10, 2012 - ESPN". ESPN. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  12. ^ "Florida State Seminoles vs. Maryland Terrapins - Box Score - November 17, 2012 - ESPN". ESPN. Retrieved September 24, 2013.
  13. ^ "Maryland Terrapins vs. North Carolina Tar Heels - Box Score - November 24, 2012 - ESPN". ESPN. Retrieved September 24, 2013.