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1998 Maryland Terrapins football team

The 1998 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second season under head coach Ron Vanderlinden, the Terrapins compiled a 3–8 record, finished in a tie for last place in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and were outscored by their opponents 290 to 202.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Ken Mastrole with 632 passing yards, LaMont Jordan with 906 rushing yards, and Jermaine Arrington with 366 receiving yards.[3]

1998 Maryland Terrapins football
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ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1998 record3–8 (1–7 ACC)
Head coachRon Vanderlinden (2nd season)
Home stadiumByrd Stadium
(Capacity: 48,055)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Florida State $+   7 1         11 2  
No. 9 Georgia Tech +   7 1         10 2  
No. 18 Virginia   6 2         9 3  
North Carolina   5 3         7 5  
NC State   5 3         7 5  
Duke   2 6         4 7  
Wake Forest   2 6         3 8  
Clemson   1 7         3 8  
Maryland   1 7         3 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 5James Madison*W 23–15
September 12at No. 12 VirginiaL 19–31
September 19at No. 19 West Virginia*L 20–42
September 26Temple*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 30–20
October 3No. 9 Florida State
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
L 10–24
October 10at ClemsonL 0–23
October 17Wake Forest
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
L 10–20
October 31No. 23 Georgia Tech
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
L 14–31
November 7at North CarolinaL 13–24
November 14at DukeW 42–25
November 21NC State
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
L 21–35
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1998 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. ^ "1998 Maryland Terrapins Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 15, 2016.