Maryland leads 34-14 over NC State at halftime after a dominating performance led by C.J. Brown, who has 268 total yards and four total touchdowns (both numbers greater than NC State's team).
On the first play of the second quarter, NC State was unable to punt, as a high snap went over the punter's head. He recovered, sliding on to the ball on the 19-yard line, giving the Terps possession in the red zone. Maryland was unable to score a touchdown on the drive, as C.J. Brown was unable to complete two pass attempts to Levern Jacobs, and a Brown rushing attempt went for a loss of one. Brad Craddock hit his second 33-yard field goal of the game, making it 20-7.
Maryland forced a punt on the next drive, thanks to a third-down sack by Yannick Ngakoue and Matt Robinson, and a shanked punt gave the Terps possession at the Wolfpack's 35. Maryland capped off that drive with Brown's third touchdown of the game, a two-yard run to make it 27-7.
Marcus Whitfield broke through for another third down Maryland sack of Brandon Mitchell, forcing a punt. On the next drive, C.J. Brown completed a huge pass while taking a gigantic hit, finding Amba Etta-Tawo over the middle for a 44-yard gain. Brown followed that up with an 18-yard run, bringing him over 100 rushing yards on the day. Brown punched it in from three yards out later in the drive, extending the lead to 34-7 and giving him his fourth touchdown of the half.
Mitchell threw a touchdown pass on the next drive, bringing NC State back to a 34-14 deficit.
Now, it's not over yet -- this is the exact same lead Maryland held two years ago, when the Wolfpack orchestrated a roaring comeback for the win. Then again, this NC State is much, much worse than that one.