Terps Head to ACC Football Kickoff
July 24, 2009
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Head coach Ralph Friedgen, quarterback Chris Turner and cornerback Nolan Carroll will represent the Maryland Terrapins at the 2009 ACC Football Kickoff which gets underway Sunday in Greensboro, N.C.
Turner and Carroll will visit with the media Sunday and Friedgen will conduct interviews Monday.
The Atlantic Coast Conference office will be providing live satellite feeds of a segment of both the player and head-coach interviews. The press conference-style interviews will also be streamed live through theACC.com.
Sunday's feed will start at 2:15 p.m. EST with footage of key returning players. Live player interviews will start at 3 p.m. on 15-minute intervals with Florida State beginning the process followed by Miami, Virginia, NC State, Boston College, Georgia Tech, Duke, North Carolina, Clemson, Wake Forest, Virginia Tech and Maryland. Carroll and Turner will be on the podium from 5:45-5:59 p.m.
Monday's head-coach interviews will start at 3 p.m. (on 13-minute intervals) with Butch Davis opening the session followed by Paul Johnson, Frank Beamer, Ralph Friedgen (3:42 p.m.), David Cutcliffe, commissioner John Swofford, Al Groh, Tom O'Brien, Bobby Bowden, Randy Shannon, Jim Grobe, coordinator of football officials Doug Rhoads, Frank Spaziani and Dabo Swinney. The last interview will end at 6:15 p.m.
Check out the football page of www.umterps.com for updates during the two-day event.
Important Upcoming Dates
Aug. 8 - Freshmen report to campus
Home Opener to be Streamed on ESPN360: Maryland's home opener on Saturday, Sept. 12 vs. James Madison will be streamed live through ESPN360.com. Game time remains at 6 p.m. EST.
Tyser Tower Expansion Project: The newly-expanded Tyser Tower will officially open at the first home football game on Saturday, Sept. 12 vs. James Madison. The renovated towers include 64 luxury suites, and over 400 new mezzanine seats. Suites are available now on multi-year, annual and single-game lease terms and offer the most luxurious game viewing experience. Mezzanine Seating is available now on lifetime, 10-year or annual lease terms, and feature complimentary in-seat food and beverage service. For more information on these premium seating opportunities at Chevy Chase Bank Field at Byrd Stadium, please call the Terrapin Club at (301) 314-7020, send an e-mail or visit www.GreatExpectationsAthletics.com.
Football Season Tickets on Sale: Season tickets for this fall's seven-game home slate, which includes matchups with Rutgers, Clemson, Virginia and Virginia Tech, start as low as $135 and are on sale through the Maryland Athletics Ticket Office. To purchase season tickets, call 1-800-IM-A-TERP or click here.