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Maryland-Rutgers by the numbers

Maryland kicker Brad Craddock has made 23 consecutive field goal attempts.
Maryland kicker Brad Craddock has made 23 consecutive field goal attempts. (Rich Barnes / USA Today Sports)

Maryland plays Rutgers on Saturday in College Park in the Terps' final game of the regular season.

Here are some numbers to know heading into the game, which starts at 3:30 and will be broadcast on ESPNU.

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11: Rutgers ranks 11th out of the Big Ten's 14 teams in scoring offense and scoring defense. The Scarlet Knights are scoring 17.9 points per game in conference play and have given up 37 points or more in four of their last five games. Rutgers is allowing a conference-worst 5.3 yards per carry and ranks third-worst in the Big Ten in pass defense.

12: Rutgers ranks 12th in the Big Ten in net punting, 13th in kickoff coverage and will be facing two Will Likely-led return units for Maryland that rank among the best in the league. The Terps are first in the Big Ten in kick return average and are fourth in punt return average.

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23: Maryland kicker Brad Craddock has converted 23 straight field goal attempts dating back to last season. Former Ohio State kicker Mike Nugent holds the Big Ten record with 24 straight made kicks.

31: Rutgers ranks fourth in the Big Ten with 31 sacks. Athletic 6-foot-6, 235-pound redshirt freshman Kemoko Turay leads the Scarlet Knights with 7.5 sacks.

40: Mistake-prone Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova has thrown 40 interceptions the last three years, including 12 this season. Nova will be matched up against Likely, who is tied for fourth in the Football Bowl Subdivision with six interceptions.

67: Rutgers kicker Kyle Federico has converted 67 percent (10 of 15) of his field goal attempts from 30 yards or beyond.

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85.4: Scarlet Knights wide receiver Leonte Carroo is second in the Big Ten with an average of 85.4 receiving yards per game. Carroo has 27 more catches (47) and 626 more receiving yards (939) than anyone on Rutgers' roster.

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