World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

2003 Maryland Terrapins football team


2003 Maryland Terrapins football team

The 2003 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) college football season. It was the Terrapins' 51st season as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Ralph Friedgen led the team for his third season as head coach, while Charlie Taaffe served as the third-year offensive coordinator and Gary Blackney as the third-year defensive coordinator. Maryland finished the season with a 10–3 record. The Terrapins received an invitation to the Gator Bowl, where they defeated West Virginia, 41–7, in what was a rematch of a regular season game.


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 28 7:30 PM at Northern Illinois* #23 Huskie StadiumDeKalb, IL FSN L 13–20 OT  28,018[1]
September 6 7:15 PM at #13 Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ESPN2 L 10–35   82,885[1]
September 13 6:00 PM The Citadel* Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD W 61–0   51,594[1]
September 20 6:00 PM #23 West Virginia* Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD (Rivalry) W 34–7   51,973[1]
September 27 6:00 PM at Eastern Michigan* Rynearson StadiumYpsilanti, MI W 37–13   19,628[1]
October 4 3:30 PM Clemson Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD ABC W 21–7   51,545[1]
October 11 6:00 PM Duke Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD W 33–20   50,084[1]
October 23 7:45 PM at Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA ESPN L 3–7   51,524[1]
November 1 12:00 PM North Carolina Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD JPS W 59–21   51,195[1]
November 13 7:45 PM Virginia Byrd Stadium • College Park, MD (Rivalry) ESPN W 27–17   51,027[1]
November 22 3:30 PM at NC State Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC ABC W 26–24   53,800[1]
November 29 3:30 PM at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC ESPN W 41–28   18,783[1]
January 1 1:00 PM vs. #23 West Virginia* #24 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) NBC W 41–7   78,892[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 2004 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Madieu Williams Defensive Back 2 56 Cincinnati Bengals
Randy Starks Defensive Tackle 3 71 Tennessee Titans
Leon Joe Linebacker 4 112 Chicago Bears
Jeff Dugan Tight End 7 220 Minnesota Vikings
Bruce Perry Running Back 7 242 Philadelphia Eagles


  • 2003-2004 Archive, Univ. of Maryland Terrapins Football official website, accessed November 21, 2008.
  • Maryland 2003 Schedule/Results, ESPN, accessed November 21, 2008.

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.