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MM 10.5: DJ Turner continues to shine for Pitt with career day against NC State

This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news. 

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Pittsburgh wide receiver DJ Turner had himself quite the day on Saturday, finishing with a career-high 186 yards on eight receptions against NC State. The former Terp transferred from Maryland in early September due to the postponement of the Big Ten season, a decision that has revamped his career.

In Turner’s four seasons at Maryland, he compiled 294 receiving yards. In just four games at Pitt this season, the redshirt senior has already totaled 319 yards. His performance on Saturday earned him some love from NFL great Brian Westbrook and further motivation.

The DeMatha Catholic product got off to a quick start for the Panthers, scoring a touchdown on 76 yards receiving in week one against Austin Peay. Turner’s 319 receiving yards and 18.76 yards-per-catch are both good for team highs through four weeks.

In other news

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs continued to dominate with 115 yards on six receptions as the Bills moved to 4-0.

Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe is getting ready for an American League Division Series matchup with the New York Yankees starting Monday night.

Maryland football head coach Mike Locksley hopped on NBC Sports Washington to talk some NFL football as the Big Ten season got one day closer.

Brindi Griffin hit the practice field on Sunday for the women’s lacrosse team as she preps for her fifth season in College Park.

Former Maryland baseball player Ryan Selmer and former Maryland softball player Jordan Selmer celebrated their wedding on Sunday with a cast of former Terps.