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1954 Maryland Terrapins football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
APNo. 8
1954 record7–2–1 (4–0–1 ACC)
Head coachJim Tatum
Offensive schemeSplit-T
Home stadiumByrd Stadium
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#14 Duke 4 0 0     8 2 1
#8 Maryland 4 0 1     7 2 1
North Carolina 4 2 0     4 5 1
South Carolina 3 3 0     6 4 0
Clemson 1 2 0     5 5 0
Wake Forest 1 4 1     2 7 1
Virginia 0 2 0     3 6 0
NC State 0 4 0     2 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1954 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) college football in its second season as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. .[2] Maryland, with its rout against Missouri, 74–13, set an ACC record-high for scoring that stood for 27 years.[3]

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
18 September 1954* at Kentucky #3 McLean StadiumLexington, KY W 20–0   36,000
1 October 1954* at #4 UCLA #6 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 7–12   73,376
9 October 1954 at Wake Forest #13 Wake Forest, NC T 13–13   12,000
16 October 1954 North Carolina Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 33–0   26,000
22 October 1954* at #16 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL L 7–9   52,506
30 October 1954 at South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC W 20–0   24,000
6 November 1954† N.C. State Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 42–14   N/A
13 November 1954 Clemson #17 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 16–0   21,000
20 November 1954* George Washington #13 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 48–6   N/A
25 November 1954* Missouri #10 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD (Thanksgiving) W 74–13   20,000
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1954 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/conferences/acc/1954.html. Retrieved January 16, 2013.
  2. Year-by-Year Results (PDF), 2008 Maryland Football Media Guide, University of Maryland, 2008. Accessed 2009-06-15. Archived 2009-06-17.
  3. K. Adam Powell and Woody Durham, Border Wars: The First Fifty Years of Atlantic Coast Conference Football, p. 167, Scarecrow Press, ISBN 0-8108-4839-2, 2004.
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