Maryland has guaranteed its first bowl and first winning season of Randy Edsall's tenure, but does that give them the edge on the recruiting trail, too?
In perhaps as tightly contested a 20-point game as you'll find, Maryland shut the door on NC State in the fourth quarter, 41-21, to officially close the book on its days in the ACC.
Updated 11/28/2013 at 12:15 PM ET. Ryan Mathews moved up with encouraging practice news. Mike Tolbert moved down. Flipped Montee Ball and BenJarvus Green-Ellis.
The FCS playoff field was announced last weekend with three CAA teams receiving bids.
Randy Edsall's Maryland football team will enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday, but will also be focused on NC State and the ACC finale approaching on Saturday.