Top five games on Maryland’s schedule

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Oct 4, 2014; College Park, MD, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliott (15) carries the ball between Maryland Terrapins defensive back Sean Davis (21) and lineman David Shaw (67) at Byrd Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

No. 3 @ Ohio State (Oct. 10)

Ohio State was the first Big Ten contest for Maryland a year ago.

Unfortunately for the Terps, the Buckeyes threw their weight around in College Park. Quarterback J.T. Barrett tossed three first half touchdown passes as Ohio State jumped out to a 31-10 lead on Maryland. Brown struggled under center and backup Caleb Rowe saw some time against the would-be national champions, but didn’t fare much better as he tossed three interceptions.

While it’s going to take a perfect gameplan and a few fortunate bounces for Maryland to win in Columbus, it’s still a chance to play one of the most storied programs in college football. For that alone, this will be one to look forward to for any program.