1982 Maryland Terrapins football team

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1982 Maryland Terrapins football
Maryland terrapins logo.png
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 20
AP No. 20
1982 record 8–4 (5–1 ACC)
Head coach Bobby Ross (1st season)
Home stadium Byrd Stadium
Seasons
← 1981
1983 →
1982 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 Clemson $ 6 0 0     9 1 1
No. 20 Maryland 5 1 0     8 4 0
No. 18 North Carolina 3 3 0     8 4 0
Duke 3 3 0     6 5 0
NC State 3 3 0     6 5 0
Virginia 1 5 0     2 9 0
Wake Forest 0 6 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1982 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach Bobby Ross, the Terrapins compiled an 8–4 record, finished in second place in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and outscored their opponents 373 to 220.[1][2] Ranked #19 at the end of the regular season, Maryland lost to #9 Washington in the 1982 Aloha Bowl. The team's statistical leaders included Boomer Esiason with 2,302 passing yards, Willie Joyner with 1,039 rushing yards, and Russell Davis with 445 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 11 1:30 p.m. at No. 7 Penn State* Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA (Rivalry) TCS L 31–38   84,597
September 18 at No. 17 West Virginia* Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, West Virginia (Rivalry) L 18–19   56,042
September 25 NC State Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 23–6    
October 2 Syracuse* Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY W 26–3   30,214
October 9 Indiana State* Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 38–0    
October 16 Wake Forest Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 52–31    
October 23 Duke Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 49–22    
October 30 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 31–24    
November 6 at Miami No. 19 Byrd Stadium • College Park, Maryland W 18–17   43,200
November 13 No. 11 Clemson No. 18 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD L 22–24    
November 20 at Virginia No. 19 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (rivalry) W 45–14    
December 25 vs. No. 9 Washington* No. 16 Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI (Aloha Bowl) L 20–21    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Roster[edit]

1982 Maryland Terrapins football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 7 Boomer Esiason Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1982 Maryland Terrapins Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 15, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Yearly Results (1980-1984)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 15, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1982 Maryland Terrapins Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 15, 2016.