Maryland went on the road to a hostile environment in Blacksburg and beat Virginia Tech in overtime, 27-24, to notch its sixth win of the season and become bowl eligible.
Maryland turned the ball over four times and squandered another chance to become bowl eligible in a 20-3 loss to Syracuse Saturday night. Analysis here.
Maryland was depleted by injuries on the offensive side of the ball against Clemson, but a bye week full of recovery has them closer to fully healthy against Syracuse.
Maryland gets its third shot at bowl eligibility when it faces Syracuse on Saturday. Can Randy Edsall get a win against his alma mater?
Injuries have forced Maryland to experiment with different players at different positions over the past two seasons. The latest experiment came on Saturday against Clemson.