The University of Maryland cannot seem to buy its way into the Bowl Championship Series nowadays.
Maryland football used to have a solid football tradition, but it seems to be a distant memory.
This past season was as turbulent as it could get for the program with the team finishing 2-10.
Despite playing in a less-than-stellar football conference in the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Terrapins have not cracked the BCS since the 2002 Orange Bowl.
What is holding them back from winning the conference and earning a spot in the BCS?
Although there are several reasons, here are seven of which that truly stand out.