Game 4: Maryland at #4 Michigan





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Maryland (3-0, 0-0 B1G) at #4Michigan (3-0, 0-0 B1G)
September 24, 2022

Michigan Stadium

12:10 p.m. EDT

COLLEGE PARK, MD – The University of Maryland football team will open Big Ten play on Saturday, Sept. 24 as the Terrapins (3-0) travel to No. 4 Michigan (3-0). The game, which is scheduled to start at noon, will air on FOX and the Maryland Sports Radio Network.

 

GAME 4 SCENARIOS

REWRITE THE RECORD BOOKS

  • QC Taulia Tagovailoa has established himself as one of the best quarterbacks in the nation, currently ranking third in the nation in completion percentage (77.3), 13th in passing efficiency (180.7), 14th in total offense (316 .3), 15th in passing yards per game (298.3) and 24th in completions per game (22.67).
  • Tagovailoa was named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week after going 27 for 31, 391 yards, 5 TDs (4 assists) in a 56-21 win over Charlotte. The redshirt junior’s 87% completion percentage was the best in program history with a minimum of 15 attempts. The mark is Tagovailoa’s second Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week award (1/11/20), becoming the first Terp to win the award twice.
  • The Ewa Beach, HI native rewrote the Maryland record books in 2021, setting five program records. The All-Big Ten winner topped Maryland’s single-season record books in passing yards (3,860), completions (328), completion percentage (69.2%), touchdowns (26 , tied with Scott Milanovich, 1993) and 300-yard passing games (7).
  • In his third season as a Terp, Tagovailoa is first in program lore in career completion percentage (68.9%), second in career 300-yard passing plays (9), third in touchdowns in career passing yards (39), third in career completions (471) and fourth in career passing yards (5,766). Tagovailoa became Maryland’s fastest quarterback to eclipse the 5,000 career yard mark in the season opener against Buffalo.
Taulia Tagovailoa

barham’s beast

  • In Terps’ final game against SMU, true freshman linebacker Jaishawn Barham totaled 12 tackles (seven solo), the most by a true Maryland freshman since longtime NFL linebacker D’Qwell Jackson also had 12 (10 solo) on Aug. 31, 2002 against Our Lady.
  • Barham started in all three games for the Terps, ranking second on the team with 16 tackles (nine solo) and totaling one sack and pass breakup.
Jaishawn Barham

go beautiful

  • comics Beau Brade had an outstanding game against SMU, totaling 15 tackles (seven solo), one interception, one forced fumble and two breakups, the first Big Ten player to have 15 tackles, one interception and one forced fumble since at least 1998 and the first FBS Player since USC’s Talanoa Hufanga (12/12/20 vs. UCLA).
  • Brade is also the first Terp with 15 tackles and one interception since Tre Watson on October 20, 2018 against Iowa.
Beau Brade

Jakorian pbu-bennett

  • comics Jakorian Bennett led all Power Five players with 16 pass breakups last season. In 12 games played, Bennett had 13 pass breakups and three interceptions, averaging 1.3 pass breakups per game.
  • The senior has played five games with at least two pass breakups, tied for third in the nation. Bennett’s 16 pass breakups were the most by a Terp since Domonique Foxworth had 22 in 2002.
  • In Week 1 against Buffalo, Bennett recorded five pass breakups, the most by a Terp since Tino Ellis also had five against Minnesota in 2018. Bennett’s five breakups were the second most by n any player in the country in the first week, second only to Joey Porter. Jr. of Penn State, and he’s tied for second among all Big Ten players since 2015.
  • Bennett now has 21 pass breakups since the start of 2021, the most in the country.
Jakorian Bennett

Roman Empire

  • RB Romain Hemby had an electric start to the 2022 season, currently ranking third in the nation in yards per carry, averaging 9.19 yards per carry, behind Penn State’s Nicholas Singleton (11.13) and Carolina’s Keaton Mitchell East (9.29).
  • Hemby has two rushes for 50+ yards (70 against Buffalo, 50 against SMU), tied for the second most such carries in the nation, behind Singleton (Penn State).
  • The redshirt freshman was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week in Week 1 after posting seven carries, 114 yards and two touchdowns against Buffalo, including a 70-yard touchdown run , Maryland’s longest in three years. Hemby played once again in last week’s win over SMU, rushing for 151 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries (9.4 ypc) and catching four passes for 62 yards.
Romain Hemby

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