A year ago, Maryland’s four-game losing streak against some of the Big Ten’s best teams left the Terps needing to beat Rutgers at home in the regular-season finale in order to become bowl eligible in coach DJ Durkin’s first season in College Park.
The Scarlet Knights complied, with Maryland’s 31-13 win evening the record at 6-6.
Quick Lane Bowl, here they come.
This year, Rutgers got some redemption and the Terps, now 4-5 after Saturday’s down-to-the-wire 31-24 loss at High Point Solutions Stadium, now have to likely win two of their final three games against three of the Big Ten’s best teams.
Given that Maryland was outscored 97-17...