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Game Balls: Which Terps proved their worth in the win over the Hawkeyes?

Maryland had a lot of standout players in the first ever conference home win as a part of the Big Ten.

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Ed. Note: These are the game balls Grant gives out, not the ones Randy Edsall does.

Offensive game ball: Stefon Diggs

The standout receiver racked up yet another big game for the Terps and inched his way closer to the record books. Diggs reeled in nine catches for 130 yards and also ran for 12 yards on two carries. The highlight play from Diggs came on a screen that he turned upfield and ran 53 yards to the end zone. Since starting conference play, Diggs has scored in three straight games and has recorded two 100-yard outings. Jacquille Veii earned an honorable mention for his crafty and slippery 23-yard dash for a touchdown.

Defensive game ball: Will Likely

The sophomore cornerback is becoming the weekly fixture for defensive game ball winner. Likely played a key role in assuring Maryland's victory over Iowa when he ball hawked an interception and returned it 45 yards for a touchdown early on in the fourth quarter. He's getting used to celebrating in the end zone, scoring three times this year, twice on interception returns and once on a punt return. Likely also recorded four tackles.

Special teams game ball: Brad Craddock

It comes to no surprise that the Australian-born place kicker is yet again the special teams player of the week for the Terps. He nailed home a 41-yarder on his only attempt of the game and sailed through five extra points to remain perfect on the season. His one gaffe came on a kickoff that bounced out-of-bounds to set up Iowa in decent field position, but it was his first faulty kickoff all season. Craddock had four touchbacks in seven attempts.