1961 Maryland Terrapins football team

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1961 Maryland Terrapins football
Maryland terrapins logo.png
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1961 record 7–3 (3–3 ACC)
Head coach Tom Nugent (3rd season)
Home stadium Byrd Stadium
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 20 Duke $   5 1         7 3  
North Carolina   4 3         5 5  
Maryland   3 3         7 3  
Clemson   3 3         5 5  
NC State   3 4         4 6  
South Carolina   3 4         4 6  
Wake Forest   3 4         4 6  
Virginia   2 4         4 6  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1961 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 1961 college football season. In their third season under head coach Tom Nugent, the Terrapins compiled a 7–3 record (3–3 in conference), finished in third place in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and outscored their opponents 156 to 141,[2][3] the team's statistical leaders included Dick Shiner with 921 passing yards, Ernie Arizzi with 369 rushing yards, and Gary Collins with 428 receiving yards.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1961 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1961 Maryland Terrapins Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 17, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Maryland Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 17, 2016. 
  4. ^ "1961 Maryland Terrapins Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 17, 2016.