2002 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
1234 Total
Tennessee 0300 3
Maryland 710310 30
DateDecember 31, 2002
StadiumGeorgia Dome
LocationAtlanta, Georgia
FavoriteTennessee by 1
RefereeJim Lapetina (Big Ten)
United States TV coverage
AnnouncersJohn Saunders, Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso, Mike Tirico (sideline)
Peach Bowl
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The 2002 Peach Bowl featured the Tennessee Volunteers and the Maryland Terrapins.[1]

Game summary

1st half

Maryland scored first on a 1-yard touchdown run from quarterback Scott McBrien giving Maryland a 7–0 lead. In the second quarter, Maryland cornerback Curome Cox returned an interception 54 yards for a touchdown increasing Maryland's lead to 14–0. Tennessee's Alex Walls kicked a 38-yard field goal, to pull Tennessee to 14–3. Maryland's Nick Novak kicked a 48-yard field goal before halftime to put Maryland up 17–3.[1]

2nd half

In the third quarter, Nick Novak kicked a 44-yard field goal making the score 20–3. Scott McBrien scored on a 6-yard touchdown run, increasing the lead to 27–3. Nick Novak's 25 yard field goal made the final score 30–3.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Tennessee vs. Maryland". USA Today. January 1, 2003. Retrieved March 22, 2019.