Maryland rallies to beat Illinois on last-second FG

Tayon Fleet-Davis scored two touchdowns and Maryland put up 10 points in the final 2:13 to win a defensive struggle 20-17 over Illinois on Friday night in Champaign, Ill.Fleet-Davis took a 10-yard reception into the left side of the end zone to cap an eight-play, 86-yard drive in the waning minutes, and the extra point tied the game at 17.The Terrapins’ defense took the field and forced consecutive sacks and an intentional-grounding penalty — which not only forced Illinois to punt but gave the offense terrific field position for a game-winning drive.Joseph Petrino hit a 32-yard field goal as time expired for Maryland (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten).Fleet-Davis also scored a rushing touchdown and fumbled a reception in the red zone during the back-and-forth second half. Maryland’s Taulia Tagovailoa completed 32 of 43 passes for 350 yards and a touchdown.Illinois had wrested control in the first minute of the fourth quarter on a wild 63-yard touchdown. Freshman running back Reggie Love III broke off a long run but had the ball stripped out. It bounced forward to wide receiver Casey Washington, who snagged it and sprinted 30 yards to the end zone to give Illinois a 17-10 lead.

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