Maryland has lost each of two its two previous games, reducing the team to 2-2 entering their bye week.
The wins came against an FCS squad, William & Mary, and Temple, a 1-2 team struggling in their return to the Big East.
In the opener, we saw a true freshman quarterback take the field for the Terps. Perry Hills looked like a deer in headlights, tossing three interceptions, two of which were his fault.
Game to game, however, Hills made tremendous strides. Against the Owls, Hills transitioned into a game-manager. He wasn’t spectacular, but he didn’t jeopardize the team’s win, and he made plays when he needed to in order to secure a victory.
In the team’s first loss, against Connecticut, Hills was unable to jumpstart the passing game. Obviously, a true freshman is going to struggle against a blitzing Don Brown signature defense.
But he bounced back last week. With the pressure to keep pace with Heisman hopeful Geno Smith and the West Virginia offense, Hills completed ...