The Terps reached 3-0 for the first time since 2016 in pulling out a scrappy, ugly victory over the Fighting Illini.
The kicker nailed the winner in his third attempt of the night from 32 yards out, bringing the Terps to 3-0 for the first time since 2016.
The Terps' coach cut his teeth as a coordinator with the Fighting Illini in the 2000s.
The tight end and quarterback have connected for two red-zone touchdowns in two games.
The Mighty Sound of Maryland and Howard's SHOWTIME marching combined for a halftime show honoring the famous D.C. genre.
"I was just really accepting that energy," recruit Desmond Cook said.
Coach Mike Locksley emphasized the importance of his squad playing to their own standards and not to the opponent.
The junior college transfer rapidly ascended from walk-on to week one starter.
"Good players aren’t afraid to make mistakes," coach Mike Locksley said.