10 in 10: Maryland vs. UVa

TurtleSportsReport.com post-game package goes much deeper than the stats and the nuts and bolts of the game. The "10 in 10" feature has 10 not-so-noticeable notes that each can be read in 10 seconds or less. Check out this feature and you will turn heads during your water-cooler post game talk.

An inside look an the not-so-noticeable things that took place Maryland's 27-26 win against Virginia Saturday.

It is designed for each of the 10 quick-hitters to read in 10 seconds or less. Here are the 10 from the game Saturday.

1. Man Down --Maryland linebacker Yannick Cudjoe-Virgil went down on the Cavaliers first series of the game. He seemed to have landed awkwardly on his shoulder and he did not return to the game. He sat on the bench for most of the first half, and after halftime he came out in his warm ups with ice wrapped around his shoulder and his arm in a sling.

2. Here's to you Mr. Robinson Maryland was without its starting linebacker Matt Robinson on Saturday, and the Cavaliers took advantage of his absence utilizing their tight end Jake McGee. McGee converted four first downs for Virginia, while compiling 114 yards on eight catches…and a touchdown. To make matters worse, Maryland will not be getting Robinson back for another 3-4 weeks. The converted safety has had several shoulder injures throughout his career, however his current injury is an isolated to his rotator cuff.

3. Can I get Nickel Back? --Maryland moved freshman Will Likely back to the nickel after experimenting with A.J. Hendy on the inside. That opened up with boundary slot for Alvin Hill, Edsall said Likely gives the Terps a more explosive option at nickel on blitz packages.

4. Call Screening--Maryland made up for the absence of its dual threat quarterback C.J. Brown utilizing a lot of screen passes, allowing the running backs and receivers to attack the perimeter and pick up yards after the catch.

5. Brutal Blocking--Both Mike Madaras and Ryan Doyle struggled mightily on Saturday. On one particularly bad play, Madaras got beat by Eli Harold up the middle, which led to Rowe's fumble.

6. Not So Special Teams --Maryland struggled on both kick and punt returns on Saturday. Freshman Will Likely muffed the Cavaliers first punt of the game. Diggs handlded on return bringing it back for over thirty yards, but it sdoesn't seem as though he is healthy enough to continue handling the return duties. Levern Jacobs had a solid day and could be next up for the job.

7. Cav's Stopped Cole-d--Maryland linebacker Cole Farrand had a key tackle on 3rd and one in the fourth quarter, forcing Virginia to settle for a field goal rather than a touchdown. Had the Cav's gotten in the endzone, it would have been game over for the Terps.

8. Long Gone Wrong--According to quarterback Caleb Rowe, Terps wide out Deon Long actually ran the wrong route on his game saving 47-yard catch on third-and-22. "I probably shouldn't say this, but Deon ran the wrong route," Rowe said. Of course, Long had a different version of the story but in the end it seems like they were both right.

9. Beating Themselves--Maryland turned the ball over three times against Virginia, and had six penalties for 48 yards. The Terps were lucky to get the win on Saturday, but they may not always hold up so well in the future. .

10. Big Blocks--Brandon Ross caught a swing pass and picked up 77 yards largely thanks to four key blocks. Sal Conaboy and Michael made the first two about 10 yards from the line of scrimmage, while Stefon Diggs also did a nice job blocking down field. Finally, it was Deon Long, who stiff armed UVa safety Anthony Harris, allowing Ross to tack on an extra 20 yards at the end of the run.

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