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An Empty Feeling

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Maryland has averaged 44,826 fans in its two home games this season, the lowest two-game average since Ralph Friedgen's first year as coach in 2001. Saturday's attendance was only 43,167, the smallest Byrd Stadium crowd since 2002.

YearOpponentsAttend.
2001North Carolina, E. Michigan43,093
2002Akron, Florida State49,908
2003The Citadel, West Virginia51,784
2004Northern Illinois, Temple51,561
2005Clemson, West Virginia51,511
2006William & Mary, Middle Tenn.48,734
2007Villanova, West Virginia51,748
2008Delaware, California49,323
2009James Madison, Middle Tenn.44,826

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