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D.J. Moore

Saturday's win was big, but Terps won't let it define them

Saturday's win was big, but Terps won't let it define them

As DJ Durkin was about to finish his postgame news conference after Saturday night's 28-17 victory over Michigan State at Maryland Stadium, a reporter asked the first-year coach whether the comeback win had revived his team's season heading into its most difficult part of the schedule.

Durkin smiled, and had a question of his own.

"Was the season dead?" he asked. "I get that, I understand that. As a fan or a follower of college football or in the media or whatever, I get it. It's easy. You look at a schedule and then, [say] 'OK, win, win, loss, loss.' You go right down it and this is what's going to happen. We don't live in that world. It may sound like...

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