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Terps have hands full with Boston College and its record-setting rusher

Terps have hands full with Boston College and its record-setting rusher

COLLEGE PARK — Maryland football coach Randy Edsall considered Boston College's offensive statistics and shook his head in admiration. The Eagles, Maryland's opponent in its final Atlantic Coast Conference home game Saturday, have run the ball nearly twice as much as they have thrown it. Their run-pass ratio is 66.3 percent, a statistic Edsall calls "unheard of in this day and age. It's almost like playing against a wishbone team." By comparison, Maryland's ratio is 51.4 percent runs to 48.6 percent passes. Opponents know Boston College is going to run, but they have so far been unable to stop it. Maryland (6-4, 2-4 ACC) gets its turn Saturday to...

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