1969 Maryland Terrapins football team

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1969 Maryland Terrapins football
Maryland terrapins logo.png
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1969 record 3–7 (3–3 ACC)
Head coach Roy Lester (1st season)
Home stadium Byrd Stadium
Seasons
← 1968
1970 →
1969 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
South Carolina $ 6 0 0     7 4 0
NC State 3 2 1     3 6 1
North Carolina 3 3 0     5 5 0
Clemson 3 3 0     4 6 0
Duke 3 3 1     3 6 1
Maryland 3 3 0     3 7 0
Wake Forest 2 5 0     3 7 0
Virginia 1 5 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1969 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 1969 college football season. In their first season under head coach Roy Lester, the Terrapins compiled a 3–7 record (3–3 in conference), finished in sixth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and were outscored by their opponents 249 to 100.[2][3] The team's statistical leaders included Jeff Shugars with 716 passing yards, Tom Miller with 629 rushing yards, and Roland Merritt with 499 receiving yards.[4]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 20at West Virginia*L 7–31 
September 27NC StateL 7–24 
October 4at Wake ForestW 19–14 
October 11Syracuse*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
L 9–20 
October 18Duke
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 20–7 
October 25at South CarolinaL 0–17 
November 1at ClemsonL 0–40 
November 8Miami (OH)*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
L 21–34 
November 15at No. 5 Penn State*L 0–48 
November 22Virginia
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD (rivalry)
W 17–14 
  • *Non-conference game
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1969 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1969 Maryland Terrapins Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 17, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Maryland Yearly Results (1965-1969)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 17, 2016. 
  4. ^ "1969 Maryland Terrapins Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 17, 2016.