Maryland Terrapins Football News: 2021 Homecoming Game to honor 2001 ACC Championship Team and head coach Ralph Friedgen

Ralph Friedgen leading Maryland onto field for the 3rd annual Military Bowl game against East Carolina University. 2011 photo By dbking from Washington, DC, jpg, CC BY 2.0, https commons.wikimedia.org

10/13/2021

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Maryland’s Homecoming football game against Indiana on Saturday, Oct. 30 will be a celebration of the 2001 ACC Champion Terrapins. Twenty seasons ago, under then-first-year head coach Ralph Friedgen, the Terps captured the attention of the nation by winning a conference championship for the first time since 1985 and playing in the Orange Bowl in posting a 10-2 overall record. Relive this special season by enjoying various festivities scheduled for the game that kicks off at Noon.

  • 20th Anniversary Recognition of the 2001 ACC Champions
    • Members of the 2001 team will be honored in an on-field recognition between the first and second quarter of the Terrapins-Hoosiers game
  • Honoring of Head Coach Ralph Friedgen
    • On the 20th anniversary of winning the Bobby Dodd National Coach of the Year honor, Friedgen will be recognized by the Bobby Dodd Foundation in the first quarter.
  • E.J. Henderson College Football Hall of Fame Induction Recognition
    • The only two-time consensus All-American in Maryland football history will be honored to celebrate his induction in the College Football Hall of Fame this December
  • Maryland Letterwinners Day
    • In addition to the 2001 football team, all former letterwinners of all Maryland teams will be honored and current student-athletes, who recently earned their varsity letters, will be presented their letter jackets.”

Tickets are now available for the game by visiting: Buy Tickets
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Maryland Terrapins 2001 Football Media Guide (courtesy Maryland Athletics)

COURTESY MARYLAND ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS

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