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After big win over Texas, Maryland tries to avoid trap game at Bowling Green

After big win over Texas, Maryland tries to avoid trap game at Bowling Green

On the Maryland football schedule, this week’s trip to Bowling Green appears to be nothing more than a typical early-season trap game.

The Terps are coming off a 34-29 upset of then-No. 23 Texas at FedEx Field and will be going in as 16-point favorites against a team that led Oregon 10-0 on the road before a 30-point second quarter by the Ducks led to a 58-24 defeat.

Some of Maryland’s older players have painful memories of a 48-27 loss to the Falcons three years ago in College Park, a defeat that opened the door for former coach Randy Edsall's midseason departure a month later and DJ Durkin’s arrival after the season.

“Our older...

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