William & Mary Vs. Maryland Score Update: Tribe Leads 6-0 After First Quarter, Thanks to Three Terrapin Turnovers

Maryland's 2012 season appears to be going the way many feared - turnovers, a disorganized offense, and a defense decent enough to keep it close. The Terps are trailing 6-0 after the first quarter in their home opener against William & Mary, as the Tribe have taken advantage of three opening quarter turnovers to turn out an early lead.

Maryland received the kick to start out the game, and curiously decided to pass the ball twice in a row with true freshman quarterback Perry Hills. The second pass was picked off by De-Andre Houston-Carson, and William & Mary's Drake Kuhn nailed a 30-yard field goal to take an early 3-0 lead.

With about five minutes left in the quarter, Hills threw another interception, and Brian Thompson returned it to the Terps' nine-yard line. Kuhn hit the 22-yarder after Maryland's defense was able to shut down William & Mary in the red zone again.

Albert Reid fumbled the ball late in the quarter, and the Tribe recovered, giving the Terps' three turnovers in the first fifteen minutes. William & Mary will start out the second quarter with the ball in Maryland territory.

Star true freshman Stefon Diggs has three touches in his debut - a 15-yard punt return, a five-yard screen reception, and a seven-yard run. Hills is 6/9 for 47 yards and the two picks, and Albert Reid has run five times for eleven yards. The defense looks fine - Joe Vellano already has five tackles - but the offense is struggling in a major way in their first game under Mike Locksley.

For more news and analysis on the Maryland Terrapins, make sure to visit Testudo Timesfor all the latest recruiting news. Still not enough college football for you? The SB Nation NCAA Football Hub Page has all the latest news to fulfill your offseason college football cravings.

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