Maryland opened its season in impressive fashion a week ago with its 50-21 victory over Richmond. In Week 2, the Terps host a high-powered Bowling Green squad that put up big numbers against then-No. 25 Tennessee a week ago.

Game 1: Bowling Green (0-1)


Location: Byrd Stadium, College Park

Kickoff: 12 p.m.

TV: Big Ten Network with Joe Beninati (play-by-play) and Scott McBrien (analyst)

Radio: 101.9 FM, 980 AM with Johnny Holiday (play-by-play), Tim Strachan (anaylst) and Steve Suter (sideline)

Forecast: 71 degress, 89 percent humidity, cloudy, 10 percent chance of rain

Team captains: Brandon Ross (offense), Anthony Nixon (defense) and Jermaine Carter Jr. (special teams)

Flag bearers: Ryan Doyle (American) and Wes Brown (Maryland)

Uniforms: Maryland flag hand-painted helmet, red Maryland Pride 2.0 jersey, white pants (for the second week in a row

Last week: Maryland pulled away from Richmond thanks to a record-breaking performance by punt returner Will Likely. Bowling Green lost to Tennessee, 59-30, despite putting up 557 yards of total offense.

Series: First meeting.

Maryland players to watch: Running backs Brandon Ross ran for a career-high 150 yards a week ago and Wes Brown added 74 yards on the ground as the Terps averaged more than seven yards per carry against the Spiders. They're facing a Bowling Green offense that allowed 399 rushing yards a week ago. Defensively, cornerbacks Sean Davis and Will Likely will be tested by Bowling Green's aerial attack.

Richmond players to watch: Quarterback Matt Johnson (424 passing yards last week) along with wide receivers Gehrig Dieter, Ronnie Moore, Ryan Burbink and Roger Lewis make for a formidable combinaton in the passing game.

For updates: Follow Maryland football beat writer Daniel Gallen on Twitter at @danieljtgallen.

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