The Maryland football teams plays No. 12 Michigan State tonight in College Park, another opportunity for the Terps to get their first victory over a ranked team since Randy Edsall took over as coach in 2011.

Here are some other numbers to know heading into the game, which kicks off at 8 p.m. and will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network:


6 — Michigan State has allowed just six sacks this season, fewest in the Big Ten.

12.5 — Maryland sophomore outside linebacker Yannick Ngakoue is second in the conference with 12.5 tackles for losses and has at least one tackle for a loss in each of the Terps' five Big Ten games. Ngakoue had two tackles for losses, including a sack, during Maryland's 20-19 win over Penn State on Nov. 1.

14 — Michigan State is plus-14 in turnover margin, the best in the Big Ten. The Spartans have forced 24 turnovers and have just 10 themselves.

18 — The Terps have the second-most sacks in Big Ten play (18) after posting five against Penn State.

20.3 — Michigan State wide receiver Tony Lippett leads the Big Ten in both receiving yards (953) and touchdown catches (nine). He also is averaging 20.3 yards per catch, the most in the Big Ten among players with more than 22 catches.

22 — Maryland defensive end Andre Monroe enters today tied with Shawne Merriman for second in program history with 22 sacks.

30 — Led by star defensive end Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State leads the Big Ten with 30 sacks.

37.8 — Maryland is averaging 37.8 points per game at home, which is 13.4 points per game more than it's averaging on the road.

44.6 — Michigan State is averaging the sixth-most points per game nationally (44.6) and ranks ninth in the country in total offense (517.6 yards per game).

51 — Terps quarterback C.J. Brown has been responsible for 51 touchdowns during his Maryland career. Former Terps quarterback Scott Milanovich holds the school record with 53.

55 — The Spartans have been called for 55 penalties, second most in the Big Ten. Maryland has been flagged for 53, tied for fourth most.

57.1 — After converting 15 of 16 kicks last season, Spartans kicker Michael Geiger has made just 57.1 percent of his field-goal attempts this season (eight of 14), including only six of 12 from 30 yards or beyond.

127.6 — Spartans running back Jeremy Langford has run for an average of 127.6 yards in five Big Ten games while averaging 5.5 yards per attempt. While Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook is considered one of the better pocket passers in the country and leads the conference in passing yards per game, the Spartans run a pro-style offense that features Langford and some of Michigan State's other running backs. The Spartans have called for runs on about 57 percent of their plays.

247.3 — Cook is throwing for a Big Ten-best 247.3 yards per game and has 19 touchdown passes and just five interceptions this year.

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