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Maryland is shattering the record books

Maryland broke many school records over the last two games.

Darnell Savage Jr. (Maryland Athletics)
Maryland cornerback Darnell Savage Jr. runs down the field after intercepting the ball. (Photo Courtesy: Maryland Athletics) 

Maryland’s 2-0 start to the 2017 season has been impressive to say the least. The Terps caught the nations eye during week one when the offense exploded for 51 points against Texas, a team that was ranked No. 23 in the country at the time.

Maryland followed that performance with a commanding 63-17 victory over local foe Towson in the home opener on Sept. 9. During those game the Terps set many individual and team records.  Here is a glimpse at some of the records Maryland has set so far this season.

81.3

Maryland freshman quarterback Kasim Hill tallied a 81.3 completion percentage in Maryland’s win over Towson. Hill’s performance is ranked seventh best single-game performance in Terps’ history.

50+

Maryland scored 50 or more points in the first two games of the season, which was the first time that has ever happened in program history. Maryland currently leads the Big Ten in scoring with 57 points per game.

63

Maryland’s 63 points against Towson was the most points the Terps tallied in a single game since 1954 when they scored 74 points on Missouri. The number is tied for third in school history.

315

Maryland rushing game has been on point so far this season. The Terps has tallied 315 yards, which is ranked ninth in the nation. Johnson is third in the Big Ten in rushing yards with 256 yards and 128 yards per game.

4

Maryland running back Ty Johnson is the fourth player in Maryland history to record 100 or more rushing yards in four consecutive games. Johnson joined Steve Atkins, Bruce Perry and Charlie Wysocki.

12

Maryland wide receiver D.J. Moore is tied with Gary Collins for most touchdown catches in school history with 12. Moore needs two more touchdowns to tie with former wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey.

230

Moore leads the conference with 230 receiving yards. He is also the conference leader in receiving yards per game with 115.

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