Scouting report: Maryland at Florida State

November 21, 2009|By JEFF BARKER

Today's Terps game
Maryland (2-8, 1-5 ACC) at Florida State (5-5, 3-4 ACC)
Time: Noon

TV: Chs. 13, 5

Radio: 105.7 FM, 1300 AM

Line: Florida State by 18

Series: Florida State leads 17-2

Last meeting: Florida State won, 37-3, on Nov. 22, 2008, at Byrd Stadium

Maryland offense vs. Florida State defense: The Seminoles gave up at least 450 yards in each of the past three games (N.C. State, Clemson, Wake Forest) but still won two of them. The Terps have not scored an offensive touchdown since QB Jamarr Robinson took over in the second quarter of the N.C. State game two weeks ago.

Maryland defense vs. Florida State offense: The Seminoles rank behind only Georgia Tech in the ACC in total offense at 437.8 yards per game. Redshirt freshman QB E.J. Manuel led the team to 41 points in his first career start against Wake Forest. Maryland's pass defense ranks last in the ACC (251.3 yards per game).

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