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The Maryland Terrapins will take on the SMU Mustangs at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at home. After both teams made easy work of their previous opponents, one of them is set up to suffer a discouraging change of fortune.
When you finish with 229 more yards than your opponent like Maryland did last week, a favorable outcome is almost sure to follow. They put a hurting on the Charlotte 49ers on the road to the tune of 56-21. The contest was pretty much decided by the half, when the score had already reached 35-14. QB Taulia Tagovailoa had a stellar game for the Terrapins as he passed for four TDs and 391 yards on 31 attempts in addition to punching in one rushing touchdown.
Meanwhile, SMU was no stranger to outgunning their opponent yards-wise, either, with 466 yards compared to the Lamar Cardinals’ 252 last week. SMU put the hurt on Lamar with a sharp 45-16 victory. The game was all but wrapped up at the end of the third, by which point SMU had established a 38-13 advantage. RB TJ McDaniel was the offensive standout of the matchup for the Mustangs, punching in two rushing touchdowns. One of the most memorable plays of the matchup was McDaniel’s 57-yard touchdown rush in the second quarter.
Their wins lifted both teams to an identical 2-0. With both the Terrapins and SMU swaggering in after impressive performances, it will be interesting to see which team steps up to teach the other some humility.
What a drive for Corey Dyches pic.twitter.com/3OJkQafL43
What a ball game we have on our hands. Roman Hemby ties it on that 1-yard TD run.
Mustangs take over with 14:29 to play.https://t.co/OwofKp1uE1
Tie game… AGAIN! 😅@TerpsFootball‘s Roman Hemby with the TD 👏 pic.twitter.com/BsmGhurQcM
ROMAN HIMBY RN pic.twitter.com/evP3EHVyYa
FOURS UP!#TBIA pic.twitter.com/KfCRdtPLLR
174 total yards and counting pic.twitter.com/9VhkmCExnA
A BIG hit and @SMUFB gets the ball back! 💥 pic.twitter.com/2LSmYmrEvx
.@Roderick_Jr7 hit stick + @It_Zaay fumble recovery! LET’S GO! pic.twitter.com/cv7fMJ6TAJ
MOOOOOOOOCH!@Kelvontay3 | #PonyUpDallas pic.twitter.com/Wkew6XYc1n
Moochie. Dixon. Back corner. TUDDY.
Rashee Rice with a key 4th down conversion catch on that drive.https://t.co/OwofKp22tz
RASHEE RICE IS VERY GOOD AT FOOTBALL
From Dallas with Love
– @BSteve_1 #SMU2NFL pic.twitter.com/DI4tbys72J
BALL DON’T LIE!!!
.@JamesProche3 x @BigBossPat reporting live from College Park! pic.twitter.com/x9h9QAOCO0
Maryland goes right down the field to tie it at 20. Self-inflicted wounds wipe a touchdown off the board and led to a 41-yard FG.#SMU ball now.https://t.co/OwofKp22tz
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