“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.