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Topic - Stefon Diggs
Despite only playing in seven games due to injury, Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs was named an All-ACC honorable mention on Monday.
Maryland and Boston College look to improve their odds at earning a bowl-bid this Saturday. Also, UNC hosts Old Dominion. Catch the action this Saturday on CSN starting at noon.
With standout quarterback Tajh Boyd leading the way, Clemson scored three touchdowns in the final 15 minutes and pulled away to a 40-27 victory Saturday.
The Terrapins were 5-1 this year before their top two receivers, Stefon Diggs and Deon Long, each broke a leg last week in a 34-10 loss at Wake Forest. Diggs and Long are among nine players out for the season, six on defense.
Deon Long and Stefon Diggs both broke their right legs during the Terps' 34-10 loss to Wake Forest. Coach Randy Edsall said Long broke his fibula and tibia early in the second quarter while Diggs broke his fibula early in the fourth.
C.J. Brown threw for two touchdowns and ran for two, Brandon Ross rushed for 149 yards and Maryland capitalized on three interceptions in a 47-10 rout of Old Dominion on Saturday.
Brown celebrated his return from injury with a marvelous performance, throwing for three touchdowns and running for two scores to lead Maryland over Florida International 43-10 Saturday.
When the Terrapins hit the field at Byrd Stadium on Saturday, they will do so with sixth-year senior C.J. Brown back under center. It is a welcome turn of events for a team that foundered to a 4-8 record, thanks in no small part to ACL injuries that felled Brown and his backups, Perry Hillis, Devin Burns and Caleb Rowe.
A catastrophic run of quarterback injuries derailed a promising 4-2 start last season; the Terrapins finished 4-8.
Maryland's season arrived at its appointed conclusion early Saturday evening.
Maryland's arduous November continues Saturday as No. 10 Florida State at Byrd Stadium, a meeting that could both serve as the Terrapins' last home game and clinch a losing season for the quarterback-starved team.
Caleb Rowe's first career start was alternately bumpy and slick, with one successful comeback and another rally cut short by an unwise decision.
Maryland found out plenty about quarterback Perry Hills in the first month of the season, including a consistent ability to pick himself up after a sack and move along.
Tavon Austin gave his home-state team one last memory of his considerable talent. The Baltimore native and senior wide receiver caught three touchdown passes Saturday to lead No. 8 West Virginia to a 31-21 victory over Maryland at Mountaineer Field.
Geno Smith looked like a Heisman Trophy hopeful and Connor Shaw showed no signs of an injured shoulder.