Defensive tackle Quinton Jefferson snatched the ball out of the air, and it was initially ruled an interception. But after further review, it was changed to a sack.
Ngakoue has 13 1/2 sacks this season, which breaks the record of 13 held by Bruce Palmer (1978) and Mark Duda (1982).
"It was cool," Ngakoue said. "We work in practice and I was just executing what my coaches told me to do."
Ngakoue has 21 1/2 sacks in his three seasons at Maryland, which ranks fourth all-time. Andre Monroe holds the career record with 25. Ngakoue also moved past former Terps standout Shawne Merriman for eighth on Maryland's all-time tackles for loss list with 33.