Nov. 11, 1997
Maryland-Georgia Tech Preview
ACC Rookie-Of-The Year Candidate Jordan Smashes Maryland Freshman Rushing Record
MARYLAND TERRAPINS (2-8, 1-6 ACC)
GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS (4-4, 3-3 ACC)
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 22, 1997; 3:30 P.M.
BOBBY DODD STADIUM AT GRANT FIELD/46,000
ABC REGIONAL TELEVISION
Season Rushing Yards
+ 8 (needs)
(to become the sixth Maryland runner in the last 10 years to rush for 600
or more yards.)
Career Passing Yards
+ 122 (needs)
(to become only the fifth Maryland quarterback to past for 4,000 or more
+ 27 (needs)
(to move past Dan Henning into 4th place all-time at Maryland.)
Career Yards Gained
+ 16 (needs)
(to become only the 11th player in school history to gain 1,500 or more
(to move past Charles Johnson, Bruce Palmer Mark Duda into 2nd place
all-time at Maryland)
JORDAN BECOMES ALL-TIME FRESHMAN RUNNER AT MARYLAND
True freshman LaMont Jordan, an ACC Rookie of the Year candidate, rushed for 126 yards against N.C. State on November 8 to become the leading freshman runner in Maryland football history. Jordan enters todayis game versus Georgia Tech with a school freshman record 592 yards on a school freshman record 134 carries. Jordan broke the previous record held by Steve Atkins (491 yards, 1975) with a 30-yard run in the second quarter against the Wolfpack. The record had stood since 1975 when Atkins led the Terps in rushing.
JORDAN'S 126 YARDS IS THE SECOND BEST ALL-TIME
True freshman LaMont Jordan, the ACC Rookie of the Year candidate, gained 126 yards against N.C. State on November 8 - the second highest rushing total by a freshman in school history. Jordanis total was only nine yards short of the rookie standard that he set earlier this season against Temple on September 27. His 126-yard effort tied him with Steve Atkins in the single game Maryland record books.
Freshman LaMont Jordan's 44-yard scoring run against Florida State is a team high for the season.
2 True freshman LaMont Jordan ranks second in total offense on the Terps with a 59.2 yards per game average.
3 True freshman LaMont Jordan is third on the Terps in receiving with 19
receptions for 117 yards. He is one of only 16 true freshman at Maryland
to have at least 100 receiving yards in a single season.
3 True freshman LaMont Jordan ranks third on the Terps in kickoff return yardage with 76.
TEAM CHAMPIONS AGAINST N.C. STATE
Omar Cheeseboro Offensive Back East Orange, N.J.
LaMont Jordan Offensive Back Suitland, Md.
Eric Hicks Defensive Lineman Erie, Pa.
Buddy Rodgers Special Teams East Providence, R.I.
Aaron Thompson Scout team - Offense Baltimore, Md.
Julian Hambrick Scout Team - Defense Elizabeth, N.J.
JORDAN'S 22 ATTEMPTS BREAKS HIS OWN RECORD
True freshman LaMont Jordan, an ACC Rookie of the Year candidate, set the single-game school freshman record for rushing attempts in a single game with 22 against N.C. State on November 8. He broke his own record of 21 which he set against Temple on September 27.
JORDAN BECOMES FIRST WITH TWO 100-YARD RUSHING GAMES
True freshman LaMont Jordan, the ACC Rookie of the Year candidate, became the first freshman in school history to rush for 100 or more in multiple games during his inaugural season at Maryland.
CHEESEBORO WRITES HIMSELF INTO THE RECORD BOOKS
Redshirt freshman wide receiver Omar Cheeseboro became the second freshman in school history to catch multiple touchdown passes in a single game. Cheeseboro was on the receiving end of Brian Cummingsis Hail Mary, 46-yard scoring pass at the end of the first quarter against N.C. State and caught a 31-yard scoring strike from Cummings early in the fourth quarter against the Wolfpack. It marked the first time that a Maryland freshman had two touchdown receptions in the same game since Walt Williams grabbed two against Virginia Tech on September 25, 1993. It also marked the first time that a Terp receiver had two touchdown receptions in a single game since Mancel Johnson had two catches for scores against North Carolina on September 9, 1995.
IT WAS THE FIRST TIME IN SCHOOL HISTORY AGAINST N.C. STATE...
...That two different players had scored two touchdowns in the same game. Senior Buddy Rodgers (one rushing + one receiving) and redshirt freshman Omar Cheeseboro (two receiving) both got in to the endzone multiple times during the game.
IT HAPPENED FOR THE FIRST TIME AGAINST N.C. STATE...
...Senior Brian Cummings caught his first career pass;
CAREER HIGHS WERE ESTABLISHED AGAINST N.C. STATE BY...
...True freshman LaMont Jordan who had 22 rushing attempts;
...Senior Buddy Rodgers who completed a 38-yard pass;
...Redshirt freshman Omar Cheeseboro who had two touchdown receptions;
...Redshirt freshman Omar Cheeseboro who had 77 yards in receptions;
...Senior Brian Cummings who caught a 38-yard pass;
...Sophomore Lewis Sanders who had 133 kickoff return yards;
...True freshman Brian Kopka kicked four point after touchdowns;
RODGERS ADDS TO CAREER TOUCHDOWN TOTAL; NOW HAS 21
Senior Buddy Rodgers scored two touchdowns against N.C. State to bring his career total to 21. He enters todayis game ranked sixth on Marylandis all-time total touchdowns list (19 rushing + 2 receiving). His 19 rushing touchdowns places him fifth all-time at Maryland in that category.
CAREER HIGHS BY THE NUMBERS
1 Junior Kendall Ogle and redshirt sophomore Troy Davidson both have a career-high one interception this season.
1 Senior tailback Buddy Rodgers has completed a career-high one pass this season.
3 Redshirt junior Paul Jackson has a career-high three interceptions for a career-high 10 return yards.
4 Sophomore Lewis Sanders has a career-high four interceptions for a career-high 99 return yards.
9 Senior quarterback Brian Cummings has thrown a career-high nine touchdown passes this season.
14 Redshirt junior Kendrick Walton has caught a career-high 14 passes for a career-high 175 yards this season.
16 Sophomore Lewis Sanders has returned a career-high 16 kickoffs for a career-high 398 yards.
21 Senior tailback Buddy Rodgers has caught a career-high 21 passes for a career high 221 yards.
120 Junior linebacker Kendall Ogle has a career-high 120 tackles.
124 Junior linebacker Eric Barton has a career-high 124 tackles.
137 Senior quarterback Brian Cummings has completed a career-high 137 passes.
227 Senior quarterback Brian Cummings has attempted a career-high 227 passes.
CAREER RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS
Senior Buddy Rodgers enters today's game versus Georgia Tech with 19 rushing touchdowns. He ranks fifth all-time in school history.
Rank Player, Years Rushing Touchdowns
1. Rick Badanjek, 1982-85 44
2. Steve Atkins, 1975-78 31
3. Louis Carter, 1971-74 28
4. Charlie Wysocki, 1978-81 26
5. Buddy Rodgers, 1994-Present 19
CUMMINGS PLAYS RECEIVER
Senior quarterback Brian Cummings gained his first career pass reception in the third quarter against N.C. State on a pass from senior Buddy Rodgers. Cummingsi 38-yard reception brought the ball to the N.C. State four yard line where Rodgers scored on a rushing touchdown on the very next play. It marked the first time a Maryland quarterback had caught a pass since Frank Reich was on the receiving end of a Stan Gelbaugh pass against Wake Forest on September 29, 1984.
TERPS SECOND HALF OFFENSIVE OUTPUT AGAINST N.C. STATE IS TOPS
Maryland's 254 yards of total offense in the second half against N.C. State was its highest single half total of the season. It marked the second time during the season the Terps had gained at least 200 yards of total offense in a single half - previously the Terps had gained a season high of 244 yards in the first half against Wake Forest.
Opponent 1st Half 2nd Half
Ohio 145 129
Fl. State 90 15
N. Carolina 138 49
Temple 115 144
Duke 151 158
West Virginia 171 148
Wake Forest 244 123
Clemson 108 166
Virginia 44 83
N.C. State 95 254
JORDAN IN THE LAST SIX GAME ON THE GROUND
True freshman LaMont Jordan is averaging 4.5 yards per carry in his last seven games. He has rushed for 503 total yards on 112 carries and has been held under 3.0 yards per rush only once in the last seven games.
Opponent Rushes Yards Yards/Rush
vs. Temple 21 135 6.4
vs. Duke 18 70 3.9
vs. West Virginia 18 33 1.8
vs. Wake Forest 12 62 5.2
vs. Clemson 12 37 3.1
vs. Virginia 9 40 4.4
vs. N.C. State 22 126 5.7
Totals 112 503 4.5
SANDERS AMONG ACC'S TOP KICKOFF RETURNERS
Sophomore Lewis Sanders returned five kickoffs against N.C. State for a career-high 133 yards. He enters todayis game versus Georgia Tech as the Terps special teams leader in kickoff return yards (398), touchdowns (one against North Carolina) and longest kickoff return of the season (90 yards for a touchdown against North Carolina). Sanders is bidding to become only the 10th player in school history to accumulate 400 or more yards on kickoff returns in a single season.
CHARTING MARYLAND'S OPPONENTS
Ohio University (7-2)
Ohio def. Kent, 31-7; Ohio def. Maryland, 21-14; Kansas St. def. Ohio,
23-20; Ohio def. Buffalo, 50-0; Ohio def. W. Michigan, 31-7; Ohio def. E.
Michigan, 47-7; Ohio def. Bowling Green, 24-0; Ohio def. N. Illinois,
35-30; Miami (Ohio) def. Ohio, 45-21.
Florida State (9-0)
Fl. St. def. USC, 14-7; Fl. St. def. Maryland, 50-7; Fl. St. def. Clemson, 35-28; Fl. St. def. Miami, 47-0; Fl. State def. Duke, 51-27; Fl. St. Def. Ga. Tech, 38-0; Fl. St. Def. Virginia, 47-21; Fl. St. def. N.C. St., 48-35, Fl. St. def. N. Carolina, 20-3.
North Carolina (8-1)
N. Car. def. Indiana, 23-6; N. Car. def. Stanford, 28-17; N. Carolina def. Md., 40-14; N. Car. def. Virginia, 48-20; N. Car. def. TCU, 31-10; N. Car. def. Wake, 30-12. N. Car. def. N.C. State, 20-7; N. Car. def. Ga. Tech, 16-13; Fl. St. def. N. Carolina, 20-3.
W. Mich. def. Temple, 34-14; Temple def. Boston Col., 28-21; Penn St. def. Temple, 52-10; Virginia Tech def. Temple, 23-13; Maryland def. Temple, 24-21; Temple def. Pittsburgh, 21-13; Syracuse def. Temple, 60-7; Miami (Fla.) def. Temple, 47-15; Temple def. Rutgers, 49-7; Navy def. Temple, 49-21.
N.C. St. def. Duke, 45-14; Northwestern def. Duke, 24-20; Duke def. Army, 20-17; Duke def. Navy, 26-17; Maryland def. Duke, 16-10; Fl. State def. Duke, 51-27; Virginia def. Duke, 13-10; Wake def. Duke, 38-24; Clemson def. Duke, 29-21.
Rank Player, Year Yards
1. Allen Williams, 1993 621
2. Larry Marshall, 1971 587
3. Keeta Covington, 1985 556
4. Chad Scott, 1995 549
5. Timmy Quander, 1982 530
6. Keeta Covington, 1986 485
7. Keeta Covington, 1984 479
8. Larry Marshall, 1970 469
9. Jermaine Stewart, 1994 410
10. Lewis Sanders, 1997 398
SANDERS WITH HIS FOURTH INTERCEPTION
Sophomore Lewis Sanders recorded his fourth in interception of the season against N.C. State to move into a tie for the ACC lead. Sanders also recorded two tackles for minus six yards during the game. His ten total tackles on the day give him a career-high 69 for the season - good for third place o the team. He also leads the Terps defensive back in tackles.
THE BUDDY RODGERS PASSING HISTORY
Senior Buddy Rodgers completed his first career pass attempt against N.C. State when he hooked-up with Brian Cummings for a 38-yard gain. It marked the second time this season that a Terp tailback had attempted a pass - earlier this season LaMont Jordan threw once against North Carolina.
JOHNNIE HICKS SACKING THE QUARTERBACK
Redshirt senior Johnnie Hicks recorded his second sacks of the season against N.C. State. He is tied for third on the team trailing redshirt senior Eric Ogboguis four sacks and Eric Bartonis 2.5 sacks.
CAREER-HIGH TOUCHDOWN PASSES FOR CUMMINGS
Senior quarterback Brian Cummings has thrown a career-high nine touchdown passes this season. His career-high tying three touchdown effort against N.C. State surpassed his previous career-best of seven scoring passes during the 1996 season.
Season TD passes
CUMMINGS AMONG TERP QUARTERBACK ELITE
Senior quarterback Brian Cummings, who has completed a career high 60.4 percent of his passes this season, enters todayis game versus Georgia Tech ranked in the top five in three different Maryland passing categories. He is ranked fifth in career completions (316), fifth in career attempts (545) and fifth in career yards passing (3,717). He trails three current NFL quarterbacks -- Scott Milanovich, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Boomer Esiason, Cincinnati Bengals and Neil OiDonnell, New York Jets and Dan Henning on the Terpsi career lists.
Career Completions Career Attempts Career Yards
1. Scott Milanovich, 650 Milanovich, 982 Milanovich, 7,301
2. Boomer Esiason, 461 Esiason, 850 Esiason, 6,259
3. Neil OiDonnell, 387 O'Donnell, 658 O'Donnell, 4,989
4. Dan Henning, 353 Henning, 641 Henning, 4,560
5. Brian Cummings, 327 Cummings, 567 Cummings, 3,878
CUMMINGS LOOKING FOR TOP FIVE IN FOURTH CATEGORY
Senior quarterback Brian Cummings enters todayis game versus Georgia Tech with 21 career touchdown passes to rank tied for seventh in school history. With a strong passing day versus the Yellow Jackets, Cummings could move into the top five for career touchdown passes.
CHARTING MARYLAND'S OPPONENTS
West Virginia (6-2)
W. Virginia def. Marshall, 42-31; W. Virginia def. E. Carolina, 24-17; Boston Col. def. W. Virginia, 31-24; W. Virginia def. Miami, 28-17; W. Virginia def. Rutgers, 48-0; W. Virginia def. Maryland, 31-14; W. Virginia def. V. Tech, 30-17; Syracuse def. W. Virginia, 40-10.
Wake Forest (5-5)
Wake def. Northwestern, 27-20; E. Carolina def. Wake, 25-24; Ga. Tech def. Wake, 28-26; Wake def. N.C. State, 19-18; Virginia def. Wake, 21-14; N. Car. def. Wake, 30-12; Wake def. Maryland, 35-17; Wake def. Duke, 38-24; Clemson def. Wake, 33-16; Wake def. Rutgers, 28-14.
Clemson def. App St., 23-12; Clemson def. N.C. St., 19-17; Fl. St. def. Clemson, 35-28; Ga. Tech def. Clemson, 23-20; Clemson def. UTEP, 39-7. Virginia def. Clemson, 21-7; Clemson def. Maryland, 20-9; Clemson def. Wake, 33-16; Clemson def. Duke, 29-20.
Auburn def. Virginia, 28-17; Virginia def. Richmond, 26-7; N. Car. Def. Virginia, 48-20; Virginia def. Wake, 21-13; Virginia def. Clemson, 21-7; Virginia def. Duke, 13-10; Fl. St. def. Virginia, 47-21; Virginia def. Maryland, 45-0; Virginia def. Ga. Tech, 35-31.
N.C. State (4-5)
N.C. St. def. Syracuse, 32-31; N.C. St. def. Duke, 45-14; Clemson def. N.C. St. 19-17; N.C. St. def. N. Ill., 41-14; Wake def. N.C. State, 19-18; Ga. Tech def. N.C. State, 27-17; N. Carolina def. N.C. St, 20-7; Fl. St. def. N.C. State, 48-35; N.C. State def. Maryland, 45-28.
Georgia Tech (4-4)
Notre Dame def. Ga. Tech, 17-13; Ga. Tech def. Wake, 28-26; Ga. Tech def. Clemson, 23-20; Ga. Tech def. Boston College., 42-14; Ga. Tech def. N.C. State, 27-17; Fl. St. def. Ga. Tech, 38-0; N. Car. def. Ga. Tech, 16-13; Virginia def. Ga. Tech, 35-31.
Rank Player, Years TD Passes
1. Scott Milanovich, 1992-95 49
2. Boomer Esiason, 1981-83 42
3. Neil O'Donnell, 1987-89 26
4. Dan Henning, 1985-87 24
5. Alan Pastrana, 1966-68 23
6. Jack Scarbath, 1950-52 22
T7. Brian Cummings, 1994-Present 21
Dick Shiner, 1961-63 21
BARTON - TERPS LEADING TACKLER AGAINST N.C. STATE
Junior Eric Barton recorded 13 tackles (eight solo) against N.C. State. He was playing without a cast on his right hand for the first time since breaking his middle finger against Duke. The middle linebacker contributed nine tackles in the second half.
BARTON (125) VERSUS OGLE (124) FOR THE TEAM LEAD
Junior Eric Barton (13 tackles) inched ahead of fellow linebacker Kendall Ogle (12 tackles) for the team lead in tackles. Barton enters todayis game against Georgia Tech with 125 tackles and Ogle enters with 124.
TERPS PER YARD RUSH IS SEASON'S BEST
Led by True freshman LaMont Jordan, the ACC Rookie of the Year candidateis 126 total rushing yards and 5.7 yard per carry average, Maryland established its season high yards per carry rushing average against N.C. State. The Terpsi 3.9 yards per rush average marked the third time this season the team had rushed for 3.5 yards or more on each rushing attempt.
Opponent Yards/Rush Total Rushing Yards
Ohio 2.4 94
Fl. State 1.3 48
N. Carolina 1.1 48
Temple 3.5 188
Duke 1.9 33
West Virginia 3.5 122
Wake Forest 1.8 53
Clemson 1.8 70
Virginia 1.4 34
N.C. State 3.9 150
CRUZ TO BECOME SECOND FRESHMAN TO LEAD TERPS IN RECEIVING
Redshirt freshman Moises Cruz, who leads the Terps in receptions with 25 for a team leading 296 yards is looking to become only the second freshman in school history to lead the Terps in receptions in a season. Cruz is looking to join only current Tennessee Oiler Frank Wycheck who led the Terps in receptions with 58 during the 1990 season as the only two players to lead the Terps in receiving as a freshman.
Year Player Receptions
1990 Frank Wycheck 58
1997 Moises Cruz 25
True freshman tailback LaMont Jordan and redshirt freshman Moises Cruz are looking to become the first pair of freshman to lead Maryland in rushing and receiving in the same season.
CURRENT TERPS IN THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE
J.B. Brown Steelers
Boomer Esiason Bengals
Kevin Glover Lions
Steve Ingram Bucs
Clarence Jones Saints
Jermaine Lewis Ravens
Scott Milanovich Bucs
Neil O'Donnell Jets
Frank Reich Lions
Chad Scott Steelers
Al Wallace Jaguars
Larry Webster Ravens
Frank Wycheck Oilers
Scott Zolak Patriots
BRIAN CUMMINGS AS THE TERPS' STARTING QUARTERBACK
Sept. 2 Tulane W, 29-10
Sept. 9 N. Carolina W, 32-18
Sept. 16 W. Virginia W, 31-17
Sept. 23 Duke W, 41-28
Oct. 21 Clemson L, 0-17
Oct. 28 at LiVille L, 0-31
Aug. 31 N. Illinois W, 30-6
Sept. 7 Ala.-Birm. W, 39-15
Sept. 14 at Virginia L, 3-21
Oct. 12 at N. Car. L, 7-38
Oct. 19 Wake For. W, 52-0
Nov. 2 at Clemson L, 3-35
Nov. 14 Ga. Tech W, 13-10
Nov. 23 at Fl. State L, 10-48
Sept. 6 Ohio L, 14-21
Sept. 13 at Fl. State L, 7-50
Sept. 20 N. Car. L, 14-40
Sept. 27 at Temple W, 24-21
Oct. 4 Duke W, 16-10
Oct. 11 W. Virginia L, 14-31
Oct. 18 at Wake For. L, 17-35
Oct. 25 Clemson L, 9-20
Nov. 1 Virginia L, 0-45
Nov. 8 at N.C. State L, 28-45
JORDAN IN THE ACC STATISTICS
True freshman LaMont Jordan leads all ACC freshman in rushing with 592 yards. Jordan was named as the ACC Rookie of the Week after rushing for a career-high 135 yards against Temple on September 27.
CRUZ IN SIXTH AMONG FRESHMAN RECEIVERS
Redshirt freshman Moises Cruz enters todayis game tied for fifth place among freshman all-time at Maryland with 25 catches. The all-time record is 58 catches by Frank Wycheck during the 1990 season.
Rank Player, Year Catches Cruz Needs to Pass
1. Frank Wycheck, 1990 58 +34
2. Andrew Carter, 1993 41 +17
3. Jermaine Lewis, 1992 30 +6
4. Wade Inge, 1992 26 +2
T5. Moises Cruz 25 --
A. Abdur-Riaoof 25
KOPKA KICKING TO BE TEAM SCORING LEADER
Freshman Brian Kopka, who leads the Terps with 26 points scored, is looking to join a long-line of Maryland kickers who have led Maryland in scoring during a single season.
KOPKA KICKS CAREER-HIGH FOUR PATiS AGAINST N.C. STATE
Freshman Brian Kopka kicked a career-high four point after touchdown attempts on four attempts against N.C. State. It marked the first time that at Maryland kicker had kicked four PATis in a single game since Joe OiDonnell kicked a perfect seven-for-seven against Wake Forest on October 19, 1996.
TERPS ON THE AIR
All Maryland games are heard on the Learfield/Maryland Radio Network. Johnny Holliday, in his 19th season as the Voice of the Terps, handles the play-by-play while Ken Broo joins the broadcast team this season as the color analyst. WBAL (1090-AM) serves as the flagship station for the 12-station network. The Terps can be heard on WJFK - FM (106.7) and WINX - AM (1600) in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
RON VANDERLINDEN'S WEEKLY PRESS CONFERENCE
Head Coach Ron Vanderlinden will meet the media each Monday at Noon on the second floor of the Tyser Tower Press Box. He will not meet with the media during the open week after N.C. State but will following the off weekend on the Monday before the Georgia Tech game.
ACC COACHES TELECONFERENCE
Ron Vanderlinden will be among the nine ACC coaches featured on the weekly teleconference each Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Coach Vanderlinden can be heard from 11:40-11:50. Each coach will make an opening statement and take questions during the 10 minute period. The number for media access only is (212) 547-0297.
TERP GAMES ON TEAMLINE
Maryland fans can hear the live play-by-play of all 11 Terp games this season from any telephone in the world on TEAMLINE. Fans in the United States can dial 1-800-846-4700 and enter the Maryland Terrapins team code 5517 to access the games with a Visa or Mastercard.
TERPS ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB
All of the latest and most up-to date information on every aspect of Maryland athletics can be found on the World Wide Web at www.umterps.com. Net users can find the latest information of each of Marylandis 24 athletic teams, purchase tickets to upcoming events and find information on many other aspects of the Department of Athletics at Maryland.
RON VANDERLINDEN ON MARYLANDiS RADIO SPORTSLINE
John Wagner, University System Radio-TV Director, provides actualities and interviews for radio with Maryland football coach Ron Vanderlinden. Stations can access these sound bites by calling the Sportsline at (301) 779-6397.
THE RON VANDERLINDEN TELEVISION SHOW
The Ron Vanderlinden television show can been seen in the Washington, D.C. / Metropolitan area on Home Team Sports on Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. and Fridays at 3:30 p.m. and on WNVT - TV 53 on Fridayis at midnight. In addition the Ron Vanderlinden Show can been seen on the following outlets: SportSouth (Fridays at 4:00 p.m.); Sunshine Network (Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.); Empire Sports (Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m.); Comcast of New Jersey (Tuesdays and Saturdays at 11:30 p.m.) and Charter Communications of Alhambra, Calif. (Thursdays at 11:30 p.m.)
MARYLAND GRIDIRON NETWORK AUCTION - DINNER
The Maryland Gridiron network (MGN) is sponsoring an auction-dinner to help support the Terrapin football program. The auction-dinner will be held Saturday April 18, 1998 at the Inn and Conference Center on the University of Maryland Campus. In addition to the auction-dinner, those in attendance
1. 135 LaMont Jordan Temple September 27, 1997
2. 126 LaMont Jordan N.C. State November 8, 1997
126 Steve Atkins Virginia November 22, 1975
Yards/Single Gm Avg Carry/Single Gm Carries/Single Gm
1. LaMont Jordan, 135 Buddy Rodgers, 13.0 LaMont Jordan, 22
2. LaMont Jordan, 126 Steve Atkins, 12.6 LaMont Jordan, 21
2. Steve Atkins, 126 Harold Wesltey, 10.9
4. LaMont Jordan, 10.4
Rush TD's/Single Gm Longest Gain/Single Gm Carries/Season
1. Steve Atkins, 2 Bren Lowery, 71 LaMont Jordan, 134
2. LaMont Jordan, 1 Steve Atkins, 60
3. Mark Mason, 59
4. LaMont Jordan, 44
ACC ROOKIE OF THE YEAR FAVORITE LAMONT JORDAN BY THE NUMBERS
1 True freshman LaMont Jordan leads the Terps in rushing attempts (134), rushing yards gained (592), yards per carry (4.4) and yards per game (9.2).
1 True freshman LaMont Jordan leads the Terps in all-purpose yards with a 78.5 yards per game average.
1 True freshman LaMont Jordan ranks first on the Terps in all-purpose yards per play for players with 50 or more plays.
22 Linebacker Eric Barton will start his 22nd consecutive game today versus Georgia Tech. The streak dates back to August 31, 1996.
25 Right offensive tackle John Feugill will start in his 16th consecutive game versus Georgia Tech. The streak dates back to November 4, 1995. He is on track to start all 11 games this season, started all 11 games at right offensive tackle in 1996 and the final three games of the 1995 season at tight end.
27 Left offensive tackle Darryl Gilliam will start in his 27th consecutive game versus Georgia Tech. The streak dates back to October 21, 1995. All of his starts have come from the left offensive tackle position.
22 Linebacker Kendall Ogle will start his 13th consecutive game versus Georgia Tech. The streak dates back to August 31, 1996. He has been the season-long starter at his position during both the 1996 and 1997 seasons.
13 Brian Cummings has made 13 consecutive starts. He has started every game (10) this season, the Terpsi victory against Georgia Tech, the Terps contests against Clemson and Florida State to close out the 1996 season. He has started 19 of the last 25 and 23 of the last 31 Terp games at quarterback.