The junior linebacker leads the Terps in tackles through three games.
The Nittany Lions are looking for their first win of the season.
“He has the characteristics of the great ones,” coach Mike Locksley said.
The Terps had eight penalties for 70 yards in the first half.
Quarterback Josh Jackson went 10-for-21 and threw two interceptions.
The Terps are looking to win their second home game against a ranked opponent this season.
The Terps are looking to down the Nittany Lions for the first time since 2014.
The world was a lot different four years ago.