Rutgers Scarlet Knights travel to Maryland for a matchup against the Terrapins. Rutgers are coming off a big 55-10 home loss to Penn State. The Scarlet Knights quarterback Gavin Wimsatt had 122 passing yards on 10 completions with 1 touchdown and 1 interception in the loss. Rutgers had no answers for Penn State, as they only racked up 167 total yards and allowed 436 total yards.
Rutgers are now 4-7 overall and 1-7 in the Big Ten-East Conference, placing them in last place. Evan Simon is leading the Scarlet Knights with 752 passing yards and 4 passing touchdowns while Kyle Monangai leads the backfield in rushing with 400 yards and averaging 4.0 yards per carry. Sean Ryan leads the team in receiving with 424 yards and averaging 17.7 yards per catch with 3 touchdowns.
The Maryland Terrapins hit the field after a competitive 43-30 home loss to #2 Ohio State. Maryland went into halftime winning 13-10 but let Ohio State score three unanswered touchdowns in the third quarter. Terrapins quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa played well throwing for 293 yards, 2 passing touchdowns and 1 rushing touchdown. Dontay Demus Jr. led the Maryland receivers on the day with 5 receptions for 67 receiving yards. The Terrapins racked up 318 passing yards of their 402 total yards in the loss.
Maryland is now 6-5 overall and 3-5 in the Big Ten-East Conference. The Terrapins QB Taulia Tagovailoa has 2,445 passing yards and 16 passing touchdowns on the season. Roman Hemby leads the Terrapins in rushing with 854 yards and 7 rushing touchdowns. Rakim Jarrett leads the Maryland receivers with 40 receptions for 471 receiving yards with an average of 11.8 yards per catch and 3 touchdowns.