Ralph Friedgen

Ralph Friedgen coached at the University of Maryland from 2000-2010. In his first full season as head coach, he led Maryland to a 10-2 record, as well as the team’s first ACC conference title since 1985. The Terrapins earned a spot in the Orange Bowl, marking the team’s first major bowl bid in more than two decades. Friedgen earned the 2001 Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year, AFCA Coach of the Year, AP Coach of the Year, Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year, the George Munger Award, Home Depot Coach of the Year, Sporting News Coach of the Year, Walter Camp Coach of the Year, the Woody Hayes Trophy and ACC Coach of the Year. While at Maryland, Friedgen recorded six winning seasons with a 75-50 record.