Terps wins conference titles in 1983, 1984 and 1985
Maryland made it three championships in a row and six in 12 years by finishing unbeaten in ACC play. For the fourth straight year and 11th time in 13 seasons, the Terps took part in postseason play, knocking off Syracuse in the Cherry Bowl, 35-18. Maryland extended its ACC winning streak to 17 games with a 33-21 title-clinching victory over Virginia on the final weekend of the season. Offensive tackle J.D. Maarleveld was tabbed as a consensus All-American.