Monday Maryland Musings: Five Takeaways From Syracuse

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Sep 20, 2014; Syracuse, NY, USA; Syracuse Orange wide receiver Jamal Custis (81) tries to avoid a tackle by Maryland Terrapins defensive back Alvin Hill (27) during the first half of a game at the Carrier Dome. Maryland won the game 34-20. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

The Maryland Terrapins took out a former conference opponent in Syracuse convincingly (34-20) to finish up their out-of-conference slate 3-1. In doing that, Coach Edsall continues to prove his mettle in grudge matches but also gave the Terps a lot of momentum heading into Big Ten play.

They’ve got Indiana next weekend and not much time to get healthier, but they seem as prepared as ever to take on the supposed beasts of the B1G. With that said, let’s get into some observations from last weekend, and thoughts moving forward.