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Maryland QB Brown poised for encore vs ODU

Friday - 9/6/2013, 2:28pm  ET

Florida International linebacker Luis Rosado (48) tackles Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown, right, during the second half of an NCAA football game, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in College Park, Md. Maryland won 43-10. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

DAVID GINSBURG
AP Sports Writer

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Now that C.J. Brown has gotten over the euphoria of playing football again, his focus is on becoming a better quarterback.

It's an understandable quest, except Brown left very little room for improvement after leading Maryland to a 43-10 victory over Florida International last week.

Returning from a knee injury that forced him to miss all last season, the fifth- year senior completed 20 of 23 passes for three touchdowns and ran for 105 yards and two scores.

Still, Brown believes there are still a few flaws that need to be corrected before Maryland (1-0) hosts Old Dominion (0-1) on Saturday.

He wants to read the opposing defense better and improve his clock management. He will have the opportunity to do so against ODU, which yielded 52 points to East Carolina.


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