1986 Maryland Terrapins Football Team
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1986 Maryland Terrapins Football Team
1986 Maryland Terrapins football
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ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1986 record5-5-1 (2-3-1 ACC)
Head coachBobby Ross (5th season)
Home stadiumByrd Stadium
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 17 Clemson $ 5 1 1     8 2 2
NC State 5 2 0     8 3 1
North Carolina 5 2 0     7 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 3 0     5 5 1
Maryland 2 3 1     5 5 1
Wake Forest 2 5 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 5 0     4 7 0
Virginia 2 5 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fifth and final season under head coach Bobby Ross, the Terrapins compiled a 5-5-1 record, finished in fifth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and outscored their opponents 262 to 211.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Dan Henning with 2,725 passing yards, Alvin Blount with 505 rushing yards, and James Milling with 650 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 1at Pittsburgh*W 10-7
September 13Vanderbilt*W 35-21
September 20at West Virginia*W 24-3
September 27NC StateNo. 13
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
L 16-28
October 11Boston College*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
L 25-30
October 18Wake Forest
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
L 21-27
October 25at DukeW 27-19
November 1at North CarolinaL 30-32
November 8at No. 2 Penn State*L 15-17
November 15No. 15 ClemsonT 17-17
November 28at VirginiaW 42-10
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "1986 Maryland Terrapins Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "Maryland Yearly Results (1985-1989)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "1986 Maryland Terrapins Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2016.



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