The Washington Times - September 21, 2008, 10:30AM

If you’re like me, you were wondering just when was the last time Maryland rolled up 486 yards offense in a game.

Hopefully, you’re not too much like me, because that was one of the first things I did once I got home last night from Byrd Stadium.

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Anyway, the answer to the question is Nov. 12, 2005, when the Terps piled up 524 yards (509 in regulation) in a 33-30 victory at North Carolina. A total of 32 games had passed since Maryland hit yesterday’s mark.

As a comparison, Maryland hit that total eight times in Ralph Friedgen’s first 32 games as coach.

This, of course, means it is chart time!

Today’s featured presentation: The top 15 total offense days of the Friedgen era:

YearOpponentYardsResult
2001Duke697W, 59-17
2004at Duke685W, 55-21
2003North Carolina612W, 59-21
2002at North Carolina588W, 59-7
2005Virginia570W, 45-33
2002Eastern Michigan567W, 45-3
2003The Citadel565W, 61-0
2003at Wake Forest537W, 41-28
2002Wake Forest533W, 32-14
2005at North Carolina524W, 33-30 (OT)
2003vs. West Virginia (Gator Bowl)522W, 41-7
2001at Wake Forest519W, 27-20
2001Troy State509W, 47-14
2003West Virginia498W, 34-7
2008Eastern Michigan486W, 51-24

Patrick Stevens