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2006 Maryland Terrapins football team

The 2006 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. It was the Terrapins' 54th season as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and its second within the framework of the ACC Atlantic Division. Ralph Friedgen led the team for his sixth season as head coach, and he also served as the team's offensive play-caller. Chris Cosh served as the defensive coordinator. The Terrapins completed the season with a 9–4 record and an ACC record of 5–3.

2006 Maryland Terrapins football
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Champs Sports Bowl champion
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionAtlantic
2006 record9–4 (5–3 ACC)
Head coachRalph Friedgen
Offensive coordinatorRalph Friedgen
Defensive coordinatorChris Cosh
Home stadiumByrd Stadium
(Capacity: 51,500)
Seasons
← 2005
2007 →
2006 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 18 Wake Forest x$   6 2         11 3  
No. 20 Boston College   5 3         10 3  
Maryland   5 3         9 4  
Clemson   5 3         8 5  
Florida State   3 5         7 6  
NC State   2 6         3 9  
Coastal Division
Georgia Tech x   7 1         9 5  
No. 19 Virginia Tech   6 2         10 3  
Virginia   4 4         5 7  
Miami   3 5         7 6  
North Carolina   2 6         3 9  
Duke   0 8         0 12  

Championship: Wake Forest 9, Georgia Tech 6
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 26:00 PMWilliam & Mary*ESPN360W 27–1449,763[1]
September 96:00 PMMiddle Tennessee*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 24–1047,704[1]
September 147:45 PMat No. 5 West Virginia*ESPNL 24–4560,513[1]
September 236:00 PMFlorida International*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
W 14–1045,317[1]
October 73:30 PMat No. 18 Georgia TechESPNUL 23–2751,686[1]
October 143:30 PMVirginiaESPN360W 28–2659,367[1]
October 2112:00 PMNC State 
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
Raycom/LFSW 26–2050,230[1]
October 287:00 PMFlorida State
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
ESPN2W 27–2450,517[1]
November 412:00 PMat No. 19 ClemsonESPN2W 13–1280,556[1]
November 113:30 PMMiamiNo. 23
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
ABCW 14–1350,721[1]
November 1812:00 PMat No. 20 Boston CollegeNo. 21ESPNL 16–3844,500[1]
November 257:45 PMNo. 20 Wake Forest
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
ESPNL 24–3851,500[1]
December 298:00 PMvs. Purdue*ESPNW 24–740,168[1]
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

RosterEdit

Game summariesEdit

William & MaryEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
William & Mary 0 7 0 7 14
Maryland 14 10 3 0 27

Middle TennesseeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Middle Tennessee 3 0 7 0 10
Maryland 10 7 7 0 24

West VirginiaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Maryland 0 10 7 7 24
#5 West Virginia 28 10 7 0 45

Florida InternationalEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Florida International 0 7 0 3 10
Maryland 7 7 0 0 14

Georgia TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Maryland 10 10 3 0 23
#20 Georgia Tech 7 7 0 13 27
 
Georgia Tech tailback Tashard Choice (#22) dives into the end zone against the Terps.

VirginiaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Maryland 0 0 7 21 28
Virginia 10 10 0 6 26

NC StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
NC State 0 0 6 14 20
Maryland 0 6 17 3 26

Florida StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Florida State 7 7 7 3 24
Maryland 10 10 7 0 27

ClemsonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Maryland 0 7 3 3 13
#19 Clemson 3 3 0 6 12

MiamiEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Miami 0 10 0 3 13
#24 Maryland 7 7 0 0 14

Boston CollegeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#21 Maryland 0 6 10 0 16
#20 Boston College 14 14 7 3 38

Wake ForestEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#20 Wake Forest 7 14 10 7 38
Maryland 7 7 3 7 24

Champs Sports Bowl - PurdueEdit

 
Maryland defeated the Purdue Boilermakers 24-7 in the 2006 Champs Sports Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Purdue 0 7 0 0 7
Maryland 7 14 3 0 24

2007 NFL DraftEdit

The following players were selected in the 2007 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Josh Wilson Defensive Back 2 55 Seattle Seahawks
Adam Podlesh Punter 4 101 Jacksonville Jaguars

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Year-By-Year Results 1960-Present". University of Maryland. Archived from the original on 2011-10-27. Retrieved 2011-10-27.