Maryland misquotes its victory song on official Facebook page

The University of Maryland is pretty excited about its move from the ACC to the Big Ten becoming official on July 1. On Wednesday, the school posted the familiar final lines of the Maryland Victory Song, along with a Terps-B1G logo, on its official Facebook page.

(Via Facebook)
(Via Facebook)

There’s just one problem, as noted by Testudo Times. The words above the logo aren’t the Maryland Victory Song lyrics Thornton W. Allen wrote in 1928. It should be Maryland will win, not Maryland we’ll win.

A couple of fans pointed out the error in the comments, and with Facebook posts now editable, it’s probably only a matter of time before the minor goof is corrected. Unless, that is, changing the lyrics to the school victory song is part of the move to the Big Ten. You can check the current status of the post here.

And now, local celebrities, athletes, coaches and Testudo wearing Maryland-B1G sunglasses…










Scott Allen writes about all things D.C. sports. Follow him on Twitter @ScottSAllen or e-mail him if you’ve got a tip to share.



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Dan Steinberg · June 5, 2014

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