Top five games on Maryland’s schedule

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Sep 13, 2014; College Park, MD, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers wide receiver Daikiel Shorts (6) runs past Maryland Terrapins cornerback Sean Davis (21) at Byrd Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

No. 2 @ West Virginia (Sept. 26)

While it may be a non-conference showdown, West Virginia is easily one of Maryland’s biggest rivals.

The two teams played a thriller in 2014 with the Mountaineers winning on a 47-yard field goal from Josh Lambert as time expired. Despite trailing by as many as 22 points, Maryland still managed to rally and give West Virginia everything they could handle. This comes a year after the Terps took the Mountaineers to the woodshed in Baltimore.

This border rivalry is very important for both schools. Maryland has a lot of motivation since they’ve lost eight of the last nine meetings and haven’t won in Morgantown since 2002.