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2014 Maryland Terrapins football team

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.

2014 Maryland Terrapins football
Maryland Terrapins logo.svg
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
DivisionEast Division
2014 record7–6 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coachRandy Edsall (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Locksley (3rd season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorBrian Stewart (3rd season)
Base defense3–4
Home stadiumByrd 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
Rankings from AP Poll

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.

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 303:30 PMJames Madison*BTNW 52–745,080
September 63:30 PMat South Florida*CBSSNW 24–1728,915
September 1312:00 PMWest Virginia*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD (Rivalry)
BTNL 37–4048,154
September 2012:30 PMat Syracuse*ACCNW 34–2040,511
September 271:30 PMat IndianaBTNW 37–1544,313
October 412:00 PMNo. 20 Ohio State
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
ABCL 24–5251,802
October 1812:00 PMIowa 
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
ESPN2W 38–3148,373
October 2512:00 PMat WisconsinBTNL 7–5280,336
November 112:00 PMat Penn StateESPN2W 20–19103,969
November 158:00 PMNo. 12 Michigan State
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
BTNL 15–3751,802
November 223:30 PMat MichiganBTNW 23–16101,717
November 293:30 PMRutgers
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, MD
ESPNUL 38–4136,673
December 3010:00 PMvs. Stanford*ESPNL 21–4534,780
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
Source: [1]

RosterEdit

2014 Maryland Terrapins football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 1 Stefon Diggs Sr
WR 6 Deon Long Sr
QB 11 Perry Hills   So
QB 16 C. J. Brown   Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
S 21 Sean Davis Jr
DT 97 Darius Kilgo Sr
DL 99 Quinton Jefferson Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 3 Adam Greene   Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster

Season summaryEdit

Penn StateEdit

1 234Total
• Maryland 0 7013 20
Penn St 3 673 19

[2]

ReferencesEdit

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