The Terps’ 66-3 blowout loss to No. 10 Penn State on Saturday at Maryland Stadium was disappointing but not surprising given the football teams occupying opposite sidelines.
But the truth is, Maryland’s 4-8 record is not as bad as it looks considering the early season-ending injuries to its two top quarterbacks and top pash rusher.
Here are five takeaways from the Terps’ season and Saturday’s game, which equaled the most one-sided defeat in the program’s modern era and was the largest margin of defeat in coach DJ Durkin’s first two years coaching Maryland.
1. It’s hard to see progress, but it’s also hard to judge Durkin’s performance after what transpired the...