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1983 Maryland Terrapins football team

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1983 Maryland Terrapins football team

ACC Champions
Florida Citrus Bowl, Loss, 23-30, vs. Tennessee
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Coaches #Not ranked
AP #Not ranked
1983 record 8-4 (5-1 ACC)
Head coach Bobby Ross
Home stadium Byrd Stadium

The 1983 Maryland Terrapins football team represented University of Maryland in the 1983 NCAA Division I-A college football season. The Terrapins offense scored 316 points while the defense allowed 253 points. Led by head coach Bobby Ross, the Terrapins appeared in the Florida Citrus Bowl.

Regular season


Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 10 at Vanderbilt* #17 Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN W 21–14   40,856
September 17 #20 West Virginia* #17 Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 21–31   54,715
September 24 #17 Pittsburgh* Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 13–7   48,500
October 1 Virginia #19 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 23–13   40,200
October 8 Syracuse* #16 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 34–13   43,700
October 15 at Wake Forest #16 Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 36–33   22,300
October 22 Duke #15 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 38–3   40,100
October 29 #3 North Carolina #13 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 28–26   51,200
November 5 at #3 Auburn* #7 Jordan-Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 23–35   75,600
November 12 at #17 Clemson #11 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 27–52   80,615
November 19 at North Carolina State #20 Carter-Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC W 29–6   32,300
December 17 vs. Tennessee* #16 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Citrus Bowl) L 23–30   50,185
*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Team Players in the NFL

The following players were selected in the 1984 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Pete Koch Defensive End 1 16 Cincinnati Bengals
Ron Solt Guard 1 19 Indianapolis Colts
Boomer Esiason Quarterback 2 38 Cincinnati Bengals
Dave D'Addio Running Back 4 106 Detroit Lions
Willie Joyner Running Back 7 170 Houston Oilers
Russell Davis Running Back 12 323 Buffalo Bills


External links

  • Official Home of Terrapins Football
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