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Maryland's secondary exposed by Bowling Green

Maryland's secondary exposed by Bowling Green

COLLEGE PARK — When Bowling Green wide receiver Gehrig Dieter slipped inside of Maryland cornerback Sean Davis to catch a 14-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter of the Falcons' 48-27 win over the Terps on Saturday, it was an exclamation mark on a day punctuated by a dangerous aerial assault.

Bowling Green quarterback Matt Johnson had a career day with 491 yards and six touchdowns on 36 of 55 passing, and the Falcons pounded the Terps secondary during a rainy afternoon at Byrd Stadium. Entering the season, the Maryland secondary was one of the most experienced...