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Game balls: which Terps performed the best in the loss to Ohio State

Although Maryland lost 52-24 to the Buckeyes, these players still put on some noteworthy performances.

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Ed. Note: These are game balls given out by Grant, not Randy Edsall.

Offensive game ball: Jacquille Veii

In what was a disappointing game offensively the sophomore wide receiver/running back utility player Jacquille Veii provided a small spark. Veii rushed for 11 yards on his only carry, bulldozing the referee in the process. Through the air, Veii caught four passes for 78 yards, including a 60 yard pitch and catch from Caleb Rowe which displayed Veii's breakaway speed before he was tripped up just shy of the goal line.

Defensive game ball: Andre Monroe

The defense struggled to stop the powerhouse Buckeyes move the ball and allowed six offensive touchdowns but senior defensive lineman Andre Monroe did all he could to stop Ohio State. Monroe recorded five tackles but also dropped J.T. Barrett in the backfield twice, recording two sacks, totaling 20 yards lost. There weren't too many bright spots in the defense, but at least Monroe swallowed the quarterback a couple of times.

Special teams game ball: Brad Craddock

And for the third straight week, Craddock is taking home the honors for special teams player of the week for Maryland. Craddock boomed home a 57-yard field goal attempt, breaking the Maryland record in what was really the highlight of the day for the Terps offensively. He remained perfect on the season, sending in that long try and tacking on three extra points. Craddock remains one of the most consistent kickers in the country and should seriously receive consideration for the Lou Groza Award.