About Charlie Wysocki

Charlie Wysocki took the field at Maryland Stadium on Oct. 20, 2012, and reveled in the cheers he thought would have fizzled out a long time ago. The Terps had lost their homecoming contest against North Carolina State, 20-18. But Wysocki was celebrating a homecoming of his own that day. After a 30-year hiatus, the former Terrapins football star was being welcomed back to campus as an honorary captain. With a booming voice, the announcer heralded Wysocki’s accomplishments in a Terps uniform: eight 100-yard rushing games in a single season…

“Saddle up Charlie” song
-by Kevin Whitey O’Kane

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CHARLIE WYSOCKI ON THE WAY BACK

Charlie Wysocki took the field at Maryland Stadium on Oct. 20, 2012, and reveled in the cheers he thought would have…Read More

Former Terp Charlie Wysocki suing NCAA, ACC

Charlie Wysocki, who left Maryland as its leading rusher in 1981, is part of a class action suit of 43 former college…Read More

The Wysocki Creed: ‘We Are Family’

“I didn’t know how my family would react to my bringing a black friend home for dinner. I figured it would be…Read More

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Saddle Up, Charlie: Charlie Wysocki’s Journey From Gridiron Glory Into Mental Illness

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