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1974 Maryland Terrapins football
ACC Champions
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1974 record8-4 (6-0 ACC)
Head coachJerry Claiborne
Home stadiumByrd Stadium
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13 Maryland 6 0 0     8 4 0
#11 NC State 4 2 0     9 2 1
Clemson 4 2 0     7 4 0
North Carolina 4 2 0     7 5 0
Duke 2 4 0     6 5 0
Virginia 1 5 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 0 6 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1974 Maryland Terrapins football team represented University of Maryland in the 1974 NCAA Division I-A college football season. The Terrapins offense scored 316 points while the defense allowed 104 points. Led by head coach Jerry Claiborne, the Terrapins appeared in the Liberty Bowl.

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 14* #3 Alabama #14 Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 16–21   54,412
September 21* at Florida #14 Tampa StadiumTampa, FL L 10–17   41,140
September 28 North Carolina Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 24–12   17,800
October 5* at Syracuse Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY W 31–0   19,130
October 12 Clemson Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 41–0   32,644
October 19† Wake Forest #18 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 47–0   31,136
October 26 #17 North Carolina State #15 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 20–10   49,647
November 2* at #10 Penn State #15 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA L 17–24   60,125
November 9* Villanova #14 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 41–0   42,331
November 16 vs. Duke #13 Foreman FieldNorfolk, VA (Oyster Bowl) W 56–13   24,000
November 23 at Virginia #11 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 10–0   22,100
December 16* vs. #20 Tennessee #10 Memphis Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Liberty Bowl) L 3–7   51,284
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
[2]

Team Players in the NFLEdit

The following players were selected in the 1975 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Randy WhiteDefensive Tackle 1 2 Dallas Cowboys
Steve Mike-MayerKicker 3 72 San Francisco 49ers
Louis Carter Running Back3 76 Oakland Raiders
Walter White Tight End3 78 Pittsburgh Steelers
Stan RogersTackle5 107 Denver Broncos
Bob Avellini Quarterback6 135 Chicago Bears
Phil WaganheimPunter 10 236 Baltimore Colts
Ken Schroy Defensive Back10248 Philadelphia Eagles
Harry Walters Linebacker12 303 Denver Broncos
Robert Smith Defensive Back16 416 Baltimore Colts
Frank Russell Wide Receiver17 440 Baltimore Colts
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Awards and honorsEdit

  • Randy White, Lombardi Award[4]
  • Randy White, Outland Trophy[5]

ReferencesEdit

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