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1985 Maryland Terrapins football
ACC Champions
Cherry Bowl Champions
Cherry Bowl, Win, 35-18, vs. Syracuse
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1985 record9-3 (6-0 ACC)
Head coachBobby Ross
Home stadiumByrd Stadium
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →

The 1985 Maryland Terrapins football team represented University of Maryland in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A college football season. The Terrapins offense scored 326 points while the defense allowed 192 points. Led by head coach Bobby Ross, the Terrapins appeared in the Cherry Bowl.

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 7* #19 Penn State #7 Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 18–20   50,750
September 14* at Boston College #17 Sullivan StadiumFoxboro, MA W 31–13   30,210
September 21* West Virginia #17 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 28–0   51,250
September 28* at #12 Michigan #17 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 0–20   105,282
October 5 at North Carolina State Carter-Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC W 31–7   29,500
October 19 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 26–3   23,700
October 26 Duke Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 40–10   46,175
November 2† North Carolina Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 28–10   49,800
November 9* #8 Miami (FL) Memorial StadiumBaltimore, MD L 22–29   62,350
November 16 at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 34–31   78,037
November 29 Virginia Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 33–21   48,950
December 21* vs. Syracuse Pontiac SilverdomePontiac, MI (Cherry Bowl) W 35–18   51,858
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
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Team Players in the NFLEdit

The following players were selected in the 1986 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
J.D. MaarleveldTackle 5 112 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Donald BrownDefensive Back 5 129 San Diego Chargers
Stan Gelbaugh Quarterback 6 150 Dallas Cowboys
Rick BadanjekTackle 7 186 Washington Redskins
George Colton Guard 9248 New England Patriots
Len Lynch Guard 11295 New York Giants
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