COLLEGE PARK, Md. - C.J. Brown accounted for 172 total yards and four touchdowns to lead the University of Maryland football team to a 52-7 rout of James Madison in the Terps' 2014 season opener.
Brown scored on runs of 11, eight and two yards in the first half to help the Terps build a 24-0 lead going into halftime.
Ross led the Terps with 86 rushing yards on 16 carries, while Wes Brown had 81 yards on 13 carries.
Stefon Diggs was Maryland's leading receiver with five catches for 53 yards and thrilled the 45,080 at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium with a 59-yard kickoff return. Diggs led all players with 112 all-purpose yards.
William Likely also had a big day for Maryland with four solo tackles, including a sack for 15 yards, a pass break-up and one punt return for 35 yards.
Brad Craddock connected on his only field goal attempt of the day, a 49-yarder in the first quarter. He also converted all seven extra-point attempts and had seven of his nine kickoffs result in touchbacks.
The Dukes were led by quarterback Vad Lee, who had 141 passing yards and 27 rushing yards. Khalid Abdullah finished the game with 67 yards on 20 carries for JMU.
Maryland returns to action on Saturday, Sept. 6 when the Terps hit the road for the first time in 2014 at South Florida. Kickoff for the Terrapins and Bulls is set for 3:30 p.m. at Raymond James Stadium. The game will be televised on the CBS Sports Network.