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2012 Maryland Terrapins football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionAtlantic Division
2012 record4–8 (2–6 ACC)
Head coachRandy Edsall (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Locksley (1st season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorBrian Stewart (1st season)
Base defense3–4
CaptainC.J Brown
CaptainKevin Dorsey
CaptainJoe Vellano
CaptainDemetrius Hartsfield
Home stadiumByrd Stadium
(Capacity: 54,000)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
#10 Florida State xy   7 1         12 2  
#11 Clemson x   7 1         11 2  
NC State   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 7  
Maryland   2 6         4 8  
Boston College   1 7         2 10  
Coastal
North Carolina* x   5 3         8 4  
Miami* x   5 3         7 5  
Georgia Tech xy   5 3         7 7  
Virginia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Duke   3 5         6 7  
Virginia   2 6         4 8  
Championship: Florida State 21, Georgia Tech 15
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • North Carolina ineligible for championship and postseason due to NCAA sanctions. Miami ineligible for championship and postseason due to a self-imposed postseason ban.
    As of January 8, 2013 • Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland, College Park in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Terrapins were led by second year head coach Randy Edsall and played their home games at Byrd Stadium. It was the Terrapins' 60th season as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and their eighth season in the ACC Atlantic Division.

The 2012 Terrapins team was best known for its troubles at quarterback, with four lost for the season after injuries and resorting to freshman linebacker Shawn Petty.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1* 3:00 PM William & Mary Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD ESPN3 W 7–6   31,321
September 8* 12:00 PM at Temple Lincoln Financial FieldPhiladelphia, PA ESPNU W 36–27   23,322
September 15* 12:30 PM Connecticut Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD ACCN L 21–24   35,491
September 22* 12:00 PM at #7 West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Rivalry) FX L 21–31   58,504
October 6 3:30 PM Wake Forest Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD ESPNU W 19–14   40,391
October 13 3:00 PM at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (Rivalry) ACC RSN W 27–20   45,556
October 20† 3:30 PM NC State Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD ESPNU L 18–20   40,217
October 27 1:00 PM at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA ESPN3 L 17–20   33,267
November 3 12:30 PM Georgia Tech Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD ACCN L 13–33   33,471
November 10 3:30 PM at #8 Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC ESPNU L 10–45   76,000
November 17 12:00 PM #6 Florida State Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD ESPNU L 14–41   35,244
November 24 3:00 PM at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC ACC RSN L 38–45   44,000
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.
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