CHAMPAIGN, Il. (WDVM) – For the first time since 2016, the Maryland Terrapins football team start their season 3-0, after beating Illinois 20-17.
Joseph Petrino nailed a game-winning 32-yard field goal at the end, as time on the clock was running out.
“This was my first game-winner.” said kicker Joseph Petrino. “Ever.”
“He makes kicks like that everyday, and this was his moment to shine.” said quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa after the game.
The Terps trailed 17-10, in the third quarter, before the offense, and defense put together successful drives to shut the Fighting Illini down.
This story will be updated.