Nine Reasons the Terps WILL Make a Bowl Game This Season

Max RooseveltContributor IOctober 7, 2009

Nine Reasons the Terps WILL Make a Bowl Game This Season

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    BERKELEY, CA - SEPTEMBER 05:  Chris Turner #10 of the Maryland Terrapins calls out signals during the first half of their game against the California Golden Bears at California Memorial Stadium on September 5, 2009 in Berkeley, California.  (Photo by Ezra

1) The 4-3 Is Taking Shape

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    BERKELEY, CA - SEPTEMBER 05:  Jahvid Best #4 of the California Golden Bears scores his second touchdown that gave the Beasr a 13-0 lead over the Maryland Terrapins at California Memorial Stadium on September 5, 2009 in Berkeley, California.  (Photo by Ezr

2) There Is (Finally) a Legitimate Passing Game

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    BERKELEY, CA - SEPTEMBER 05:  Chris Turner #10 of the Maryland Terrapins looks to pass the ball during the first half of their game against the California Golden Bears at California Memorial Stadium on September 5, 2009 in Berkeley, California.  (Photo by

3) Darrius Heyward-Bey is NOT irreplaceable

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    ORLANDO, FL - DECEMBER 29:  Wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey #8 of the Maryland Terrapins celebrates his touchdown catch in the second quarter against the Purdue Boilermakers in the Champs Sports Bowl at Florida Citrus Bowl December 29, 2006 in Orlando,

4) Very Special Teams

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    BERKELEY, CA - SEPTEMBER 05:  The California Golden Bears force Chris Turner #10 of the Maryland Terrapins to fumble the ball during the first half of their game at California Memorial Stadium on September 5, 2009 in Berkeley, California.  (Photo by Ezra

5) Strong Start in ACC Play

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    BERKELEY, CA - SEPTEMBER 05:  Chris Turner #10 of the Maryland Terrapins pitches the ball during their game against the California Golden Bears at California Memorial Stadium on September 5, 2009 in Berkeley, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

6) The ACC is Weak this Year

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    CLEMSON, SC - SEPTEMBER 26:  Andy Dalton #14 of the TCU Horned Frogs runs with the ball as Miguel Chavis #89 of the Clemson Tigers tries to tackle him during their game at Memorial Stadium on September 26, 2009 in Clemson, South Carolina.  (Photo by Stree

7) Depth at Running Back

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    BERKELEY, CA - SEPTEMBER 05:  Davin Meggett #8 of the Maryland Terrapins runs with the ball during their game against the California Golden Bears at California Memorial Stadium on September 5, 2009 in Berkeley, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Image

8) Fridge Lost Weight

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    of the Boston College Eagles  of the Maryland Terrapins on November 18, 2006 at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill,Massachusetts. Boston College defeated Maryland 38-16.

9) The Maryland Mystique

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    ORLANDO, FL - DECEMBER 29:  Tight end Dan Gronkowski #13 of the Maryland Terrapins poses for a photo with mascot Testudo during the game against the Purdue Boilermakers in the Champs Sports Bowl at Florida Citrus Bowl on December 29, 2006 in Orlando, Flor