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Vine: Maryland's Captains Refused To Shake The Hands Of Penn State's Captains Before Kickoff

Penn State and Maryland are meeting on the gridiron for the first time since 1993 today in Happy Valley, and tensions between the two teams are high. Before the game, there was a minor scrum on the field in which players from both teams got into a shoving match.

After the scrum, the captains from both squads met at midfield for the pregame coin toss. The captains for the Nittany Lions went to shake the Terrapins' captains hands, but Maryland's players refused.

The Terrapins were given a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, which was assessed on the opening kickoff. Penn State took advantage of the field position and scored on the drive.

The Nittany Lions currently lead Maryland, 3-0. It's still early in the game, and you can watch on ESPN2.

[SB Nation]