2014 Maryland Terrapins Football Schedule
The Maryland Terrapins are ready to hit the field this season as they
host some of the top teams on the college football landscape. 2014 could be a big season for the Terps, as they've got a roster
dotted with talented players that are ready to take on any opponent. The Terps are about to embark on their first season as
a member of the Big Ten after moving from the Atlantic Coast Conference. Maryland is coming off a 2013 season in which they
amassed a winning record (7-6) but struggled against conference opponents in, going just 3-5 against ACC foes. The Terps are
hoping to play better against their new conference rivals, and they'll have the opportunity to do so with some huge Big Ten
matchups coming their way at Byrd Stadium.
The Terrapins will most definitely be looking forward to hosting the Ohio
State Buckeyes on Oct. 4, as sooner or later you have to go through the Buckeyes if you hope to make a significant move in
the Big 10. Other big games include Maryland-Iowa on Oct. 18, Maryland-Michigan State on Nov. 15 and a tough matchup against
Rutgers at home on Nov. 29. With that many big home games, fans know there are plenty of options for fans looking to head
out to Byrd Stadium this season, with the Terps looking get off to a great start in a new era of football.
But you definitely
don't want to forget about the away games, as road matchups against the Hoosiers (Sept. 27), the Badgers (Oct. 25), the Nittany
Lions (Nov. 1) and Wolverines (Nov. 22) will all bring plenty of fanfare, complete with lots of Terrapins colors in the stands.
There is nothing quite like being there when the game is on the line and the Terrapins are digging in looking to make one
more big play to seal the deal, as you'll see that it certainly doesn't get any better than college football played at this
Maryland Terrapins Football Team Info
The Terrapins have had a long tradition of excellence across
the board when it comes to college athletics, with both their football and basketball teams consistently ranking among the
very best programs in the country. It really comes together on the football field, however, as the Terps have had a steady
stream of great players come to campus, giving their fans plenty of reasons for optimism as they move to a new conference
that ranks as one of the very best in all of college football. After an exciting spring that showed the Terps have plenty
of great options at running back, defensive backs like Will Likely looking like some really strong players and some other
major playmakers in the receiving corps as well, showing that they have the type of balance to help them make some significant
waves in the Big 10.
When it comes to attending a college football game, it can be an experience
that spans the entire course of a day. When you head out to the stadium for a big game, you'll have the opportunity to get
involved in the tradition of tailgating. Tailgating is one of college football's best traditions, bringing fans, students
and alumni together before the game, usually with food spread, cold drinks and maybe throwing the football around. It can
be as much of a part of the game day experience as the game itself. Once you're in the stadium, though, you'll feel an energy
that is undeniable as the teams get ready to take the field. Once kickoff comes, the game has arrived and you'll be in prime
position to enjoy some of the best college football action you've ever witnessed.
Maryland Terrapins History
Maryland Terrapins football program dates back to 1892, when the team first took to the field to compete. Since then, this
program has built a storied history with many winning seasons. This team has given their fans some amazing moments over the
years, and the fans have responded with a passion that is paralleled by few fan bases throughout the sport. The Terps play
their home games at Byrd Stadium, a venue that they have called home since it first opened in 1950.
Overall, the Terps
have won 11 conference titles throughout their impressive history, and have also seen the same number of players earn All-American
honors. Maryland won the National Championship back in 1953, which stands as the program's best and most revered season to
date. The team has been to 25 bowl games over the years, winning 11 of them, losing 12 and tying twice. This team will look
to add to the already impressive history of Maryland football this season, and you can be there in person to see all the action
unfold this year as they look to take their program to the next level against a whole new slate of rivals.
What is the name of the marching band that plays at Maryland football home games?
is The Mighty Sound of Maryland. This band gets the crowd amped up every time the Terps take to the field, and make the experience
of seeing a game in person all the more enjoyable.
Maryland Terrapins Fans
The fans of the Maryland Terrapins
football team are some of the best fans in college football. These die-hards know that their presence can make or break a
game, because when they're cheering for the Terps at the top of their lungs the players on the field are often inspired to
perform at a higher level. Home field advantage is a big deal in sports, especially college football, and the fans of the
Terps make sure to maximize that home field advantage so Maryland can take down even the best opponents that step onto the
field at Byrd Stadium. If you've never been to a game there, then this is the season to change that. Join the biggest Maryland
football fans in the stands this year and see why they've earned a reputation for being some of the most passionate pigskins
fans in the nation.