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1975 Maryland Terrapins football team


1975 Maryland Terrapins football team

ACC Champions
Gator Bowl Champions
Gator Bowl, Win, 13-0, vs. Florida
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1975 record 9-2-1 (5-0-0 ACC)
Head coach Jerry Claiborne
Home stadium Byrd Stadium

The 1975 Maryland Terrapins football team represented University of Maryland in the 1975 NCAA college football season. The Terrapins offense scored 312 points while the defense allowed 150 points. Led by head coach Jerry Claiborne, the Terrapins appeared in the Gator Bowl.

Regular season


Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 6 Villanova* #17 Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 41–0   41,362
September 13 at #20 Tennessee* #14 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN L 8–26   74,161
September 20 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 34–7   43,000
September 27 at Kentucky* #20 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY T 10–10   55,000
October 4 Syracuse Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 24–7   43,863
October 11 North Carolina State Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 37–22   39,221
October 18 at Wake Forest #19 Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 27–0   19,300
November 1 #9 Penn State* #14 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD L 13–15   58,973
November 8 at Cincinnati* #16 Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH W 21–19   16,478
November 15 at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 22–20   35,400
November 22 Virginia #20 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 62–24   44,867
December 29 vs. #13 Florida* #17 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) W 13–0   64,012
*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Team Players in the NFL

The following players were selected in the 1976 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Rich Jennings Running back 11 313 Oakland Raiders


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