2011 Maryland Terrapins football team

The 2011 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. It was the Terrapins' 59th season as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and its seventh within the framework of the ACC Atlantic Division.

2011 Maryland Terrapins football
Maryland Terrapins logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionAtlantic Division
2011 record2–10 (1–7 ACC)
Head coachRandy Edsall (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorGary Crowton (1st season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorTodd Bradford (1st season)
Base defense4–3
Captains
  • Andrew Gonnella
  • Davin Meggett
  • Kenny Tate
  • Joe Vellano
Home stadiumByrd Stadium
(Capacity: 54,000)
Seasons
← 2010
2012 →
2011 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 22 Clemson x$   6 2         10 4  
Wake Forest   5 3         6 7  
No. 23 Florida State   5 3         9 4  
NC State   4 4         8 5  
Boston College   3 5         4 8  
Maryland   1 7         2 10  
Coastal Division
No. 21 Virginia Tech x%   7 1         11 3  
Virginia   5 3         8 5  
Georgia Tech   5 3         8 5  
Miami   3 5         6 6  
North Carolina   3 5         7 6  
Duke   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Clemson 38, Virginia Tech 10
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

After leading a significant turnaround in 2010 from the worst season in school history in 2009, Ralph Friedgen did not return for his 11th season as head coach. Maryland's out-of-conference schedule included a continuation of the long-standing rivalry with West Virginia and a neutral site game against Notre Dame at the Washington Redskins' stadium, FedExField.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 58:00 PMMiami (FL)ESPNW 32–2452,875[3]
September 1712:00 PMNo. 18 West Virginia*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD (rivalry)
ESPNUL 31–3753,627
September 2412:30 PMTemple*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
ACCNL 7–3839,102
October 13:30 PMNo. 23 (FCS) Towson*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
ACCRSNW 28–335,573
October 812:00 PMat No. 13 Georgia TechESPNUL 16–2145,905[4]
October 157:00 PMNo. 8 Clemson 
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
ESPNUL 45–5647,961[5]
October 223:30 PMat Florida StateABC/ESPN2L 16–4172,697
October 293:00 PMBoston College
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
ACCRSNL 17–2829,945[6]
November 512:30 PMVirginia
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD (rivalry)
ACCNL 13–3137,401
November 127:30 PMvs. Notre Dame*NBCL 21–4570,251
November 193:00 PMat Wake ForestACCRSNL 10–3130,112
November 2612:30 PMat NC StateACCNL 41–5655,323
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WVU, Maryland Extend Football Series Through 2017". Charleston Daily Mail. September 13, 2010. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  2. ^ "Notre Dame To Face Maryland At FedExField In 2011; Irish and Terrapins to Square off at Home of Washington Redskins on Nov. 12, 2011". Notre Dame University Department of Athletics. March 8, 2010. Retrieved July 2, 2011.
  3. ^ "Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs. Maryland Terrapins Box Score". ESPN. September 5, 2011. Retrieved September 5, 2011.
  4. ^ "Maryland Terrapins vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Box Score". ESPN. October 8, 2011. Retrieved October 8, 2011.
  5. ^ "Clemson Tigers vs. Maryland Terrapins Box Score". ESPN. October 15, 2011. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  6. ^ "Boston College Eagles vs. Maryland Terrapins Box Score". ESPN. October 29, 2011. Retrieved October 29, 2011.