C.J. Brown

What we learned from Maryland's 17-7 loss at Michigan State

What we learned from Maryland's 17-7 loss at Michigan State

Some Maryland fans will look at the 2017 season much like they did the 2012 season, when the Terps played four quarterbacks after losing C.J. Brown with a torn ACL in the preseason. They lost six straight games after a 4-2 start.

There are certainly similarities. Maryland will go into its regular-season finale against Penn State in College Park having played five quarterbacks and having lost six of its last seven games, including Saturday’s 17-7 defeat at No. 22 Michigan State.

Much of Maryland’s deficiencies have been obvious since the Terps watched their two top quarterbacks, sophomore Tyrrell Pigrome and freshman Kasim Hill, suffer torn ACLs in the first three weeks. Top...

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