Maryland Football: 5 Biggest Takeaways from Saturday’s Win

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Sep 5, 2015; College Park, MD, USA; Maryland Terrapins head coach Randy Edsall look on against the Richmond Spiders at Byrd Stadium. Maryland won 50-21. Mandatory Credit: Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

The Maryland football team is 1-0 on the young 2015-16 college football season and they did so in impressive fashion, blowing out the Richmond Spiders by a score of 50-21 on Saturday afternoon.

Although the Terps defeated a team from the Football Championship Subdivision, there are still a handful of things that stood out for this football team. There were some bright spots, as expected in a rout such as this, but there were also a few things of note that may be somewhat of a cause for pause.

Good or bad, the Richmond game was a major stepping stone for the Terps because it gave Randy Edsall a solid idea of what works and what needs to be improved upon before getting into conference play.

Here are the five biggest takeaways from Maryland’s victory over Richmond.