2014 Maryland Terrapins football team

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2014 Maryland Terrapins football
Maryland Terrapins logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
Division East Division
2014 record 7–6 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coach Randy Edsall (4th season)
Offensive coordinator Mike Locksley (3rd season)
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Brian Stewart (3rd season)
Base defense 3–4
Home stadium Byrd Stadium
(Capacity: 51,802)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 1 Ohio State x$#^   8 0         14 1  
No. 5-t Michigan State   7 1         11 2  
Maryland   4 4         7 6  
Rutgers   3 5         8 5  
Michigan   3 5         5 7  
Penn State   2 6         7 6  
Indiana   1 7         4 8  
West Division
No. 13 Wisconsin x   7 1         11 3  
Minnesota   5 3         8 5  
Nebraska   5 3         9 4  
Iowa   4 4         7 6  
Illinois   3 5         6 7  
Northwestern   3 5         5 7  
Purdue   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Ohio State 59, Wisconsin 0
  • # – College Football Playoff champion
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
As of January 13, 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland, College Park in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Terrapins were led by fourth-year head coach Randy Edsall and played their home games at Byrd Stadium, this marked the Terrapins' inaugural season as a member of the Big Ten Conference and the Big Ten East Division after 61 seasons as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

The non-conference slate included a game against Syracuse, who joined the ACC in 2013 and was part of the Atlantic Division with Maryland in the Terrapins' final season in the ACC, and regional rival West Virginia, in the schools' 51st contest.

Maryland finished with a 4–4 record in Big Ten play, placing it third in the East Division behind ranked teams Ohio State and Michigan State. Ending the regular season 7–5, Maryland accepted an invitation to the Foster Farms Bowl, where Stanford defeated Maryland 45–21.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 3:30 PM James Madison* Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD BTN W 52–7   45,080
September 6 3:30 PM at South Florida* Raymond James StadiumTampa, FL CBSSN W 24–17   28,915
September 13 12:00 PM West Virginia* Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD (Rivalry) BTN L 37–40   48,154
September 20 12:30 PM at Syracuse* Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ACCN W 34–20   40,511
September 27 1:30 PM at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN BTN W 37–15   44,313
October 4 12:00 PM No. 20 Ohio State Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD ABC L 24–52   51,802
October 18 12:00 PM Iowadagger Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD ESPN2 W 38–31   48,373
October 25 12:00 PM at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI BTN L 7–52   80,336
November 1 12:00 PM at Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA (Rivalry) ESPN2 W 20–19   103,969
November 15 8:00 PM No. 12 Michigan State Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD BTN L 15–37   51,802
November 22 3:30 PM at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI BTN W 23–16   101,717
November 29 3:30 PM Rutgers Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD (Rivalry) ESPNU L 38–41   36,673
December 30 10:00 PM vs. Stanford* Levi's StadiumSanta Clara, CA (Foster Farms Bowl) ESPN L 21–45   34,780
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.
Source: [1]

Season summary[edit]

Penn State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Maryland 0 7 0 13 20
Penn St 3 6 7 3 19

[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Maryland Terrapins Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ ESPN. Retrieved 2015-Oct-02.