Shocker — the Terps' offense, headed by a reserve linebacker, was not as effective against a Georgia Tech defense.
Still, Shawn Petty showed some signs of life, as he connected with freshman standout Stefon Diggs twice, including as the clock ticked down in the fourth quarter.
The loss dropped Maryland to 4-5 (3-3, ACC), but not yet out of contention for a bowl game berth. Here are some telling (and not so) stats about the Terps' 33-13 loss to Geogia Tech.
After winning 4 of their first 6 contests, Maryland has lost three consecutive games in the ACC. For the first time this season, the Terps are below .500. Against the Yellow Jackets, they fell to 6-15 and losers of five of the last six games.
Maryland is tied for fifth in the country with 17 players making their college debuts this year. No. 17 came in the form of Petty, who made the start at quarterback.
Speaking of quarterbacks, Petty is the fourth quarterback to start for the Terps this season, and the third in as man...