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2002 Maryland Terrapins football
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Peach Bowl Champions
Peach Bowl, W, 30–3, vs. Tennessee
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches #13
AP #13
2002 record 11–3 (6–2 ACC)
Head coach Ralph Friedgen
Offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe
Defensive coordinator Gary Blackney
Home stadium Byrd Stadium
(Capacity: 51,500)
Seasons
« 2001 2003 »
2002 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#21 Florida State   7 1         9 5  
#13 Maryland   6 2         11 3  
#22 Virginia   6 2         9 5  
#12 NC State   5 3         11 3  
Clemson   4 4         7 6  
Georgia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         7 6  
North Carolina   1 7         3 9  
Duke   0 8         2 10  
† – BCS representative as champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Maryland Terrapins football team represented University of Maryland in the 1990 NCAA Division I-A college football season. Led by head coach Ralph Friedgen, the Terrapins appeared in the 2002 Peach Bowl.

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31* 8:00 PM vs. Notre Dame #21 Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, NJ (Kickoff Classic) ABC L 0–22   72,903[1]
September 7* 6:00 PM Akron Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 44–14   48,057[1]
September 14 7:45 PM #5 Florida State Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD ESPN L 10–37   51,758[1]
September 21* 6:00 PM Eastern Michigan Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 45–3   46,098[1]
September 28* 6:00 PM Wofford Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 37–8   44,098[1]
October 5* 12:00 PM at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Rivalry) ESPN2 W 48–17   55,146[1]
October 17 7:45 PM Georgia Tech Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD ESPN W 34–10   41,766[1]
October 26 1:00 PM at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC (Rivalry) W 45–12   23,451[1]
November 2 1:30 PM at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 59–7   44,000[1]
November 9† 12:00 PM #14 NC State Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD ABC W 24–21   52,915[1]
November 16 7:45 PM at Clemson #19 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC ESPN W 30–12   74,707[1]
November 23 5:30 PM at Virginia #18 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (Rivalry) ESPN2 L 13–48   58,358[1]
November 30 12:00 PM Wake Forest #25 Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD ESPN W 32–14   39,006[1]
December 31 7:30 PM at Tennessee #20 Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) ESPN W 30–3   68,330[1]
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
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Team Players in the NFLEdit

The following players were selected in the 2003 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
E.J. HendersonLinebacker 240 Minnesota Vikings
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Awards and honorsEdit

  • E.J. Henderon, Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year
  • E.J. Henderson, Chuck Bednarik Award[4]
  • E.J. Henderson, Butkus Award[5]

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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