1963 Maryland Terrapins football team

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1963 Maryland Terrapins football
Maryland terrapins logo.png
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1963 record 3–7 (2–5 ACC)
Head coach Tom Nugent (5th season)
Home stadium Byrd Stadium
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
North Carolina + 6 1 0     9 2 0
NC State + 6 1 0     8 3 0
Clemson 5 2 0     5 4 1
Duke 5 2 0     5 4 1
Maryland 2 5 0     3 7 0
South Carolina 1 5 1     1 8 1
Wake Forest 1 5 0     1 9 0
Virginia 0 5 1     2 7 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1963 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 1963 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach Tom Nugent, the Terrapins compiled a 3–7 record (2–5 in conference), finished in fifth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and were outscored by their opponents 201 to 148.[2][3]

On September 21, Maryland receiver Darryl Hill became the first African-American player to compete in the ACC in the Terps' home game against North Carolina State.[4] Hill was the team's leading receiver but Maryland lost 36-14.

The team's statistical leaders included Dick Shiner with 1,165 passing yards, Jerry Fishman with 480 rushing yards, and Darryl Hill with 516 receiving yards.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1963 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1963 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. ^ Greenya, John. "Black Man on a White Field". Washington Post. 
  5. ^ "1963 Maryland Terrapins Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 17, 2016.