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Maryland's Sept. 30 game at Minnesota will be another early start for Terps

Maryland's Sept. 30 game at Minnesota will be another early start for Terps

For the second time this season, the Maryland football team will start a game before noon local time when the Terps open the Big Ten season Sept. 30 at Minnesota.

Maryland will meet the Gophers at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, with the game televised on FS1, beginning at noon Eastern. The kickoff will be at 11 a.m. Central time.

The Terps also started the season opener at Texas at noon Eastern time. Coming in as 18-point underdogs, Maryland beat the Longhorns, 51-41.

Minnesota is 3-0 under first-year coach P.J. Fleck, with home victories over Buffalo (17-7) and Middle Tennessee (34-3) and a road win at Oregon State (48-14). The Gophers...

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