1987 Maryland Terrapins football team

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1987 Maryland Terrapins football
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Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1987 record 4–7 (3–3 ACC)
Head coach Joe Krivak (1st season)
Home stadium Byrd Stadium
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 12 Clemson $ 6 1 0     10 2 0
Virginia 5 2 0     8 4 0
Wake Forest 4 3 0     7 4 0
NC State 4 3 0     4 7 0
Maryland 3 3 0     4 7 0
North Carolina 3 4 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 5 0     5 6 0
Georgia Tech 0 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach Joe Krivak, the Terrapins compiled a 4–7 record, finished in fifth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and were outscored by their opponents 301 to 194.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Dan Henning with 1,835 passing yards, Bren Lowery with 556 rushing yards, and Azizuddin Abdur-Ra'oof with 617 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 5at Syracuse*L 11–25 
September 12VirginiaW 21–19 
September 19West Virginia*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD (rivalry)
W 25–20 
September 26at NC StateL 14–42 
October 10at No. 3 Miami (FL)*L 16–46 
October 17at Wake ForestW 14–0 
October 24Duke
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 23–22 
October 31North Carolina
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
L 14–27 
November 7No. 16 Penn State*L 16–21 
November 14at No. 9 ClemsonL 16–45 
November 21at Vanderbilt*L 24–34 
  • *Non-conference game
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1987 Maryland Terrapins Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 15, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Yearly Results (1985-1989)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 15, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1987 Maryland Terrapins Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 15, 2016.