Saturday, November 27, 2010
Defenses the difference
By Heather Dinich
COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Both defenses are now putting the pressure on. The bone-jarring hit that Cameron Chism laid on Mustafa Greene knocked Greene out of the game with a head injury. His status is expected to be updated at halftime.
This quarter has been highlighted by sacks, forced fumbles, and now a game-changing interception by Maryland backup safety Eric Franklin. Maryland has been one of the best turnover teams in the country this year, and NC State fans will remember Russell Wilson's costly interception at East Carolina this year.
In each of NC State's losses this season, turnovers have been a factor. This game is no exception, as the Terps were able to convert that turnover into a game-tying touchdown. The game is 14-14 with 2:25 left in the half.