Indiana Picks First Big Ten Victory Against Maryland

Nate Sudfeld threw for a distance of 385 yards as well as four touchdowns. Indiana rallied from 18 point deficit to hit Maryland on Saturday for the Big Ten succeed of the season. The Hoosiers trailed 21-3 before securing three touchdowns in four minutes, 33 seconds. At half time, it was 30-21, and the fourth touchdown pass of Sudfeld made it 44-28 in the third quarter.

Sudfeld went 23 for 35 and ran for a score. Nine passes were caught by Simmie Cobbs for 192 yards, and Mitchell Page has a couple of touchdown catches. Devine Redding ran over 130 yards in order to help Hoosiers snap the six game skid.

Indiana put itself in a hole before it scored 44 of the game’s 51 points. Maryland lost the eighth one consecutively despite getting 250 yards from Brandon Ross, who scored runs of 79, 22 and 75 yards.

Maryland fell to 0-5 under Mike Locksley, the interim coach who took for Randy Edsall in October. The Terrapins’ final chance to avoid going without a victory in the Big Ten is at Rutgers in the next week. The Terrapins could have gotten off a better beginning on the Senior Day at Maryland. After Hoosiers kicked a goal on the opening possession, Ross took off on his career’s longest run and busted via a hole located at the center of the line.

The next drive of Maryland was covered by nine plays and the last of them was a 22 yard touchdown by Ross. He had 116 yards and a couple of touchdowns in eight minutes of the game.

An Indiana turnover followed, and he turned it into a 14 yard touchdown pass for a 21-3 lead to Malcolm Culmer after around nine and half minutes. The Hoosiers did not even blink. Sudfeld threw a touchdown pass of 19 yards to Paige on a third and goal. He also threw off 59 yards to Andre Booker to 21-17.

Following these, Indiana executed an onside kick that was very successful. Sudfeld scored a one yard sneak to out Hoosiers in the lead for good. The same was followed by two more field goals.

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