- Randy Edsall was 74-70 at Connecticut, but Edsall was a dismal 1-6 against the Mountaineers. Edsall’s only victory against WVU was last year.
- The Terrapins are 27-4 at home against non-conference opponents since 1998.
- Maryland returned 7 starters on offense and 7 starters on defense from a team that was 9-4 last year and the defending Military Bowl champion.
- Maryland enters the game a 1.5 point favorite. In the past 10 years, the Terrapins are 64-54-1 against the spread and 20-16 as home favorites. Last year, Maryland was 3-1 as home favorites. Last year the Mountaineers were 2-0 as underdogs on the road.
- The Terrapins are 0-3 in the last 3 meetings against WVU, and Maryland has failed to cover the spread. The Mountaineers have won 5 straight games against the Terrapins.
- The Mountaineers held Maryland to 217 Total Yards last year in Morgantown including 227 yards passing and -10 yards rushing. By comparison the Mountaineers amassed 469 Total Yards with 201 yards rushing and 268 yards passing.
- In their only game this year against Miami, the Terrapins had 499 Total Yards on 78 plays. Maryland averaged 4.4 yards per carry.
- Redshirt Sophomore QB Danny O’Brien was 31-44 passing against Miami for 348 yards with 1 touchdown and 1 interception.
- O’Brien was 12-18 on 1st down passing attempts, 12-18 on 2nd down passing attempts, 6-7 on 3rd down passing attempts and 1-1 on 4th down passing attempts.
- Maryland threw the ball 30 times in the 1st half against Miami and only 14 times in the 2nd half.
Let’s Go Mountaineers!
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