1996 Maryland Terrapins football team

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1996 Maryland Terrapins football
Maryland terrapins logo.png
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1996 record 5–6 (3–5 ACC)
Head coach Mark Duffner (5th season)
Home stadium Byrd Stadium
(Capacity: 48,055)
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Florida State $   8 0         11 1  
No. 10 North Carolina   6 2         10 2  
Clemson   6 2         7 5  
Virginia   5 3         7 5  
Georgia Tech   4 4         5 6  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
NC State   3 5         3 8  
Wake Forest   1 7         3 8  
Duke   0 8         0 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fifth season under head coach Mark Duffner, the Terrapins compiled a 5–6 record, finished in sixth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and were outscored by their opponents 239 to 187.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Brian Cummings with 1,127 passing yards, Brian Underwood with 449 rushing yards, and Geroy Simon with 534 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
August 31Northern Illinois*W 30–6 
September 7UAB*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 39–15 
September 14at No. 22 VirginiaL 3–21 
September 28at No. 23 West Virginia*L 0–13 
October 5NC State
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
L 8–34 
October 12at No. 13 North CarolinaL 7–38 
October 19Wake Forest
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 52–0 
October 26at DukeW 22–19 
November 2at ClemsonL 3–35 
November 14Georgia Tech
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 13–10 
November 23at No. 3 Florida StateL 10–48 
  • *Non-conference game
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1996 Maryland Terrapins Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 15, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Yearly Results (1995-1999)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 15, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1996 Maryland Terrapins Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 15, 2016.