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2002 Maryland Terrapins football team


2002 Maryland Terrapins football team

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

Regular season


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.

Team Players in the NFL

The following players were selected in the 2003 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
E.J. Henderson Linebacker 2 40 Minnesota Vikings

Awards and honors

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


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