At UM, reality check Woeful Terps force Vanderlinden to revise schedule for winning

Analysis

November 22, 1997|By Paul McMullen | Paul McMullen,SUN STAFF

COLLEGE PARK -- Ron Vanderlinden promised that Maryland football would be fundamentally sound and physically strong. What he has is a team that too often has been either sloppy or soft.

finished a season with more than six wins since 1985, when they were 9-3 overall, 6-0 in the conference.

Year Overall .. ACC .. Finish

1986 5-5 ... .. 2-3 .. 5th

1987 4-7 ... .. 3-3 .. 5th

1988 5-6 ... .. 4-3 .. 5th

1989 3-7 ... .. 2-5 .. 6th

1990 6-5 ... .. 4-3 .. 4th

1991 2-9 ... .. 2-5 .. 6th

1992 3-8 ... .. 2-6 .. 8th

1993 2-9 ... .. 2-6 .. 8th

1994 4-7 ... .. 2-6 .. 7th

1995 6-5 ... .. 4-4 .. 6th

1996 5-6 ... .. 3-5 .. 6th

Pub Date: 11/22/97

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