Bowling Green vs. Maryland Score, Recap & Analysis

    Bowling Green vs. Maryland score, recap, analysis and reaction to Saturday's game between the Terps and Falcons

    September 12, 2015

    Bowling Green 48, Maryland 27

    1. Bowling Green QB Matt Johnson threw six touchdown passes as the Falcons pulled away in a tight early game. With the score tied at 13 in the third quarter, Maryland took the lead on a 42-yard D.J. Moore touchdown catch. And then Johnson went off.
    2. The two teams traded punches in the fourth with Johnson finding Ryan Burbrink for a five-yard score, and Perry Hills tying it for the Terps with a 22-yard scoring play to Levern Jacobs. And then Johnson went off.
    3. Johnson threw scoring passes from 27, 44 and 14 yards out in the final ten minutes to three different receivers for 21 unanswered points

    Bowling Green

    – Matt Johnson completed 36-of-55 passes for 491 yards and six touchdowns with a pick. Roger Lewis caught 15 passes for 200 yards and two scores, and Robbie Rhodes caught two passes for 108 yards and a score

    – Bowling Green outgained Maryland 692 yards to 341

    – The Falcons held on to the ball for almost 38 minutes. The one downside? Ten penalties


    – Perry Hills completed 15-of-30 passes for 168 yards and two scores with a pick, and ran eight times for 94 yards

    – What really killed Maryland? Turnovers. The Terps gave it away four times and couldn’t keep things moving, converting just three of 12 third down chances.

    – The new 4-3 defensive alignment? Apparently it’s not quite working. It was fine against the run, but it didn’t do anything to come up with a late stop against the Falcon passing attack.


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