Maryland coach Randy Edsall has the postgame speech down pat, sounding the same note to the Terrapins loss after loss, season-ending injury after injury.
The Terps (4-6, 2-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) dropped their fourth straight game and their second with linebacker Shawn Petty at quarterback due to injuries to four others at the position, falling 45-10 at No. 10 Clemson on Saturday.
This time, Maryland was also without leading tackler Demetrius Hartsfield and star freshman receiver Stefon Diggs.
Petty struggled at moving the offense and Maryland struggled slowing down one of the country's top offenses. Edsall acknowledged the difficulty of keeping his players sharp and invigorated when there's so much going against them this season.
''It's tough,'' Edsall said. ''It's really all about pride. One of the things we talk about all the time is just play every play as hard as you can for 60 minutes and play it like it's the last play you're ever going to play.''
''It won't always ...