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1982 Maryland Terrapins football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 20
APNo. 20
1982 record8–4 (5–1 ACC)
Head coachBobby Ross (1st season)
Home stadiumByrd Stadium
Seasons
← 1981
1983 →
1982 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Clemson 6 0 0     9 1 1
#20 Maryland 5 1 0     8 4 0
#18 North Carolina 3 3 0     8 4 0
Duke 3 3 0     6 5 0
NC State 3 3 0     6 5 0
Virginia 1 5 0     2 9 0
Wake Forest 0 6 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1982 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach Bobby Ross, the Terrapins compiled an 8–4 record, finished in second place in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and outscored their opponents 373 to 220.[1][2] Ranked #19 at the end of the regular season, Maryland lost to #9 Washington in the 1982 Aloha Bowl. The team's statistical leaders included Boomer Esiason with 2,302 passing yards, Willie Joyner with 1,039 rushing yards, and Russell Davis with 445 receiving yards.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 111:30 p.m.at No. 7 Penn State*TCSL 31–3884,597
September 18at No. 17 West Virginia*L 18–1956,042
September 25NC StateW 23–6
October 2Syracuse*W 26–330,214
October 9Indiana State*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 38–0
October 16Wake Forest
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 52–31
October 23Duke
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 49–22
October 30at North CarolinaW 31–24
November 6at MiamiNo. 19
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, Maryland
W 18–1743,200
November 13No. 11 ClemsonNo. 18
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
L 22–24
November 20at VirginiaNo. 19W 45–14
December 25vs. No. 9 Washington*No. 16L 20–21
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

RosterEdit

1982 Maryland Terrapins football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 7 Esiason, BoomerBoomer Esiason Jr
TE 82 Tice, JohnJohn Tice Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
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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