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1977 Maryland Terrapins football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1977 record8–4 (4–2 ACC)
Head coachJerry Claiborne (6th season)
Home stadiumByrd Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#17 North Carolina 5 0 1     8 3 1
#19 Clemson 4 1 1     8 3 1
NC State 4 2 0     8 4 0
Maryland 4 2 0     8 4 0
Duke 2 4 0     5 6 0
Virginia 1 5 0     1 9 1
Wake Forest 0 6 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. In their sixth season under head coach Jerry Claiborne, the Terrapins compiled an 8–4 record (4–2 in conference), finished in a tie for third place in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and outscored their opponents 254 to 179. The team ended its season with a 17–7 victory over Minnesota in the Hall of Fame Classic.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Larry Dick with 1,351 passing yards, George Scott with 894 rushing yards, and Vince Kinney with 505 receiving yards.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 10at ClemsonNo. 10W 21–14
September 17West Virginia*No. 11L 16–24
September 24at No. 5 Penn State*L 9–27
October 1at NC StateL 20–24
October 8Syracuse*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 24–10
October 15at Wake ForestW 35–7
October 22Duke
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 31–13
October 29North Carolina
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
L 7–16
November 5Villanova*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 19–13
November 12at Richmond*W 27–24
November 19Virginia
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD (rivalry)
W 28–0
December 22vs. Minnesota*W 17–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

RosterEdit

1977 Maryland Terrapins football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 38 Atkins, SteveSteve Atkins Jr
WR 22 Hagan, JimJim Hagan So
QB 13 Manges, MarkMark Manges Sr
TE 85 Sievers, EricEric Sievers So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 46 Carr, BradBrad Carr Sr
DT 99 Johnson, CharlesCharles Johnson Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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