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Maryland's 2020 and 2021 Big Ten football schedules continue to be backloaded

Maryland's 2020 and 2021 Big Ten football schedules continue to be backloaded

If the Maryland football team continues to improve under second-year coach DJ Durkin, his team’s November games might take on significant meaning in 2020 and 2021.

Based on the schedules released by the Big Ten on Tuesday, the Terps will play the league’s East Division powers toward the end of the season after having more competitively balanced schedules in 2018 and 2019.

In 2020, Maryland will open the conference season Oct. 3 in College Park against Minnesota before going on the road at Indiana and Northwestern the following two weeks. After home games against Wisconsin and Rutgers, things get interesting.

The Terps will play at Michigan on Nov. 7, followed by a home...

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