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2007 Maryland Terrapins football team

The 2007 Maryland Terrapins football team represented the University of Maryland in the 2007 NCAA Division I FBS football season. It was the Terrapins' 55th season as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and its third within the framework of the ACC [Atlantic Division. Ralph Friedgen led the team for his seventh season as head coach, and also performed the duties of offensive coordinator. Chris Cosh served for the second season as the team's defensive coordinator. Maryland lost three close games, but gained bowl eligibility with six wins. In the postseason, the Terrapins lost to Oregon State in the 2007 Emerald Bowl.

2007 Maryland Terrapins football
Maryland terrapins logo.png
Emerald Bowl, L 14–21 vs. Oregon State
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionAtlantic
2007 record6–7 (3–5 ACC)
Head coachRalph Friedgen
Offensive coordinatorRalph Friedgen
Offensive schemePro-style
Defensive coordinatorChris Cosh
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumByrd Stadium
(Capacity: 51,500)
Seasons
← 2006
2008 →
2007 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 10 Boston College x   6 2         11 3  
No. 21 Clemson   5 3         9 4  
Wake Forest   5 3         9 4  
Florida State   3 5         7 6  
Maryland   3 5         6 7  
NC State   3 5         5 7  
Coastal Division
No. 9 Virginia Tech x$   7 1         11 3  
Virginia   6 2         9 4  
Georgia Tech   4 4         7 6  
North Carolina   3 5         4 8  
Miami   2 6         5 7  
Duke   0 8         1 11  

Championship: Virginia Tech 30, Boston College 16
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 16:00 PMVillanova*ESPN360W 31–1450,389[1]
September 87:00 PMat Florida International*ESPNUW 26–1012,201[1]
September 137:30 PMNo. 4 West Virginia*
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, Maryland (Rivalry)
ESPNL 14–3153,107[1]
September 223:30 PMat Wake ForestESPNUL 24–3131,964[1]
September 293:30 PMat No. 10 Rutgers*ABCW 34–2443,803[1]
October 612:00 PMGeorgia Tech
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, Maryland
Raycom/LFSW 28–2647,527[1]
October 208:00 PMVirginia 
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, Maryland (Rivalry)
ESPN2L 17–1852,782[1]
October 273:30 PMClemson
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, Maryland
ABCL 17–3050,948[1]
November 33:45 PMat North CarolinaESPNUL 13–1656,000[1]
November 108:00 PMNo. 8 Boston College
  • Byrd Stadium
  • College Park, Maryland
ABCW 42–3552,827[1]
November 1712:00 PMat Florida StateRaycom/LFSL 16–2480,213[1]
November 2412:00 PMat NC StateRaycom/LFSW 37–054,856[1]
December 288:30 PMvs. Oregon StateESPNL 14–2132,517[1]
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
 
North Carolina kicks a field goal in its 16–13 victory at Chapel Hill.
 
The Terrapins' defense lines up against Oregon State in the Emerald Bowl.

Coaching staffEdit

Name Position Year at
Maryland
Alma Mater (Year)
Ralph Friedgen Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator 7th Maryland (1970)
Chris Cosh Defensive Coordinator/Inside Linebackers 2nd Virginia Tech (1983)
Bryan Bossard Assistant Coach – Wide Receivers 3rd Delaware (1989)
Tom Brattan Assistant Coach – Offensive Line 7th Delaware (1972)
John Donovan Assistant Coach – Quarterbacks 7th Johns Hopkins (1997)
Kevin Lempa Assistant Coach – Secondary 1st Southern Connecticut State (1974)

RosterEdit

Depth chartEdit

Bold indicates starter as of 02 Dec 07

Offense

X-Receiver

Left Tackle

Left Guard

  • 72 Phil Costa
  • 61 Lee Oliver

Center

Right Guard

Right Tackle

  • 75 Dane Randolph
  • 67 Jack Griffin
  • 73 Stephen St. John

Tight end

Quarterback

Tailback

Fullback

Z-Receiver

Slot Receiver

  • 83 Emani Lee-Odai
  • 89 Matt Goldberg

H-Back


Injured:

 

Defense

Defensive end

Defensive tackle

  • 68 Carlos Feliciano
  • 40 Jeremy Navarre
  • 97 Dean Muhtadi

Defensive tackle

  • 92 Dre Moore
  • 90 Travis Ivey
  • 96 Olugbemi Otulaja
  • 56 Deegee Galt

LEO

  • 55 Trey Covington
  • 50 Jermaine Lemons
  • 47 Jeff Clement

MIKE

WILL

SAM

Cornerback

Free Safety

  • 30 J.J. Justice
  • 10 Terrell Skinner
  • 4 Jamari McCollough

Strong Safety

  • 3 Christian Varner
  • 29 Jeff Allen
  • 27 Dominique Herald

Cornerback


Injured:

  • DE 91 Mack Frost
  • LB 43 Rick Costa
  • LB 33 Alex Wujciak
  • SS 22 Drew Robinson
 

Special Teams

Placekicker

KO

Punter

Punt Returner

  • 6 Anthony Wiseman
  • 3 Christian Varner

Kick Returner

Holder

Long snapper

  • 31 Andrew Schmitt

Strong Safety

  • 53 Brendan McDermond

     

StatisticsEdit

PassingEdit

Player G QB Rat. Comp. Att. Pct. Yards TD INT Long
Chris Turner 10 136.7 136 212 64.2 1,753 5 5 78
Jordan Steffy 7 121.4 70 104 67.3 686 2 4 39

RushingEdit

Player G Att. Yards Avg. TD Long Avg./G
Keon Lattimore 11 206 789 3.8 13 42 71.7
Lance Ball 12 172 763 4.4 12 32 63.6

ReceivingEdit

Player G No. Yards Avg. TD Long Avg./G
Darrius Heyward-Bey 12 48 687 14.3 2 47 57.2
Joey Haynos 12 27 287 10.6 0 28 23.9

2008 NFL DraftEdit

The following players were selected in the 2008 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Dre Moore Defensive back 4 115 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

At the end of the season, Erin Henderson declared himself eligible for the 2008 NFL Draft; he was signed by the Vikings as an undrafted free agent.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Year-By-Year Results 1960-Present". University of Maryland. Archived from the original on 2011-10-27. Retrieved 2011-10-27.