Against Florida State, the Terps (4-1, 0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) did not collect an interception or fumble recovery after forcing at least two turnovers in every game before Saturday, including eight interceptions and five fumble recoveries.
Maryland was plus-five in turnover margin before Saturday's game. After losing one fumble, they are now plus-four.
Tropical storm plays no role in Saturday's game
Maryland had closely monitored Tropical Storm Karen and made its travel plans contingent on the storm's path.
But the Terps flew to Florida State as planned on Friday. The storm weakened and remained far from Doak Campbell Stadium on Saturday.
"Wait 'til you get to be 55," Edsall told the player.
Terps and Ravens fans fly south
With the Terps and Ravens playing in the state of Florida on consecutive days, fans of the teams — many wearing team colors — mingled at Baltimore-Washington International Airport on Friday before catching their flight. An untold number planned an ambitious weekend doubleheader.
Alan Jefferson, a banker from Ellicott City, flew to Jacksonville before driving several hours to Tallahassee for the Maryland game.
Jefferson was seriously considering heading to Miami for Sunday"s Ravens-Dolphins game and taking his chances on getting a ticket.
"If the stars line up," Jefferson said before the Maryland game. "We've just got to get through Saturday first."