By Ethan Cadeaux
Maryland football has been in a funk ever since it lost quarterback Kasim Hill, and that didn’t change on Saturday, as it lost to Michigan State 17-7.
Although the Spartan offense completely dominated the Terrapin defense, Although the score may seem like the game was relatively close, the Spartans dominated in all three facets.
While both aerial attacks should were poor, the Spartans dominated the Terrapins on the ground.
Michigan State completely dominated the Terps on the ground. The outgained Maryland 271 to 83 on the ground.
The Terrapins have dropped three games in a row, following their victory over Indiana. They Terps have lost five of their last six.
The Spartans also dominated time of possession, as they held the ball over eight minutes longer than the Terps.
The Spartans were able to defeat the Terps, despite sophomore quarterback Brian Lewerke completing just two passes.
Maryland sophomore quarterback Max Bortenschlager returned to action after missing the game against Michigan due to injury, but was ineffective against the Spartan offense until the fourth quarter.
The sophomore threw for just 121 yards and zero touchdowns.
The Terrapins might be a far stretch away from away from a bowl game, but injuries have really hurt the Terrapins down the stretch.
The Terps will try to salvage any positives from their season when they face Penn State next week, as they host the Nittany Lions at home.