Friedgen's 10 years at Maryland

2001

Record: 10-2 (lost to Florida in Orange Bowl)

Friedgen reversed years of misery in College Park by winning the ACC title in his first season. He also led the Terrapins to their first bowl game since 1990.

2002

Record: 11-3 (defeated Tennessee in Peach Bowl)

Friedgen became the second Maryland coach ever to win 11 games in a season.

2003

Record: 10-3 (defeated West Virginia in Gator Bowl)

The Terrapins won 10 of their final 11 games for the second straight season.

2004

Record: 5-6 (no bowl game)

An upset of No. 5 Florida State highlighted a season hampered by youth, especially at quarterback, and injuries.

2005

Record: 5-6 (no bowl game)

Mental mistakes and turnovers led to another bowl-less season.

2006

Record: 9-4 (defeated Purdue in Champs Sports Bowl)

2007

Record: 6-7 (lost to Oregon State in Emerald Bowl)

Friedgen struggled through a season in which he admitted he took on too many responsibilities, play-calling among them.

2008

Record: 8-5 (defeated Nevada in Humanitarian Bowl)

Maryland was in the ACC title game mix until a dispiriting 37-3 loss to Florida State in the regular season's penultimate game.

2009

Record: 2-10 (no bowl game)

The first 10-loss season in program history had Friedgen on the verge of losing his job.

2010

Record: 9-4 (defeated East Carolina in Military Bowl)

Friedgen was named ACC coach of the year, but first-year Athletic Director Kevin Anderson felt a change was needed after years of dwindling attendance. Friedgen was fired after the Military Bowl, the last year of his contract bought out.


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