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  • Terps move freshman Will Ulmer from quarterback to wide receiver

    Terps move freshman Will Ulmer from quarterback to wide receiver 

    COLLEGE PARK -- Maryland coach Randy Edsall called freshman Will Ulmer in for a meeting Monday. When they sat down, both agreed it would be best for Ulmer to make the move from quarterback to wide receiver.

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    Terps running back Wes Brown 'looked good' against James Madison

    Terps running back Wes Brown 'looked good' against James Madison 

    COLLEGE PARK -- As early as the first week of preseason practice, Maryland running backs coach Andre Powell made a prediction about sophomore running back Wes Brown.

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    Terps wide receiver Taivon Jacobs to miss rest of season with knee injury

    Terps wide receiver Taivon Jacobs to miss rest of season with knee injury 

    Maryland redshirt freshman wide receiver Taivon Jacobs will miss the rest of the season with the meniscus injury he suffered against James Madison on Saturday, coach Randy Edsall announced Monday on Twitter.

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    An early look at the Terps' matchup with South Florida on Saturday

    An early look at the Terps' matchup with South Florida on Saturday 

    Not too long ago, South Florida was a consistent contender in the Big East.

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    Randy Edsall gave out 12 game balls Saturday and other Terps notes

    Randy Edsall gave out 12 game balls Saturday and other Terps notes 

    It’s customary for coaches to give out game balls after a win -- usually one to a defensive player, one to an offensive player and then one to a special teams player.

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    Terps WR Taivon Jacobs likely to miss at least four weeks, source says

    Terps WR Taivon Jacobs likely to miss at least four weeks, source says 

    Maryland likely will be without promising redshirt freshman wide receiver Taivon Jacobs for an extended period of time.

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    The good and the bad from the Terps' 52-7 win over James Madison

    The good and the bad from the Terps' 52-7 win over James Madison 

    Maryland opened its season with a 52-7 win over James Madison on Saturday.

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    In first game since injuries, Stefon Diggs and Deon Long show flashes for Terps

    In first game since injuries, Stefon Diggs and Deon Long show flashes for Terps 

    After both were injured in October, much of Stefon Diggs’ and Deon Long’s time was spent together. As they rehabilitated, they helped one another with daily tasks and talked regularly about what they planned to do upon returning to action for the Maryland football team.

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    Terps waiting to hear status of injured wide receiver Taivon Jacobs

    Terps waiting to hear status of injured wide receiver Taivon Jacobs 

    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland wide receiver Levern Jacobs was suspended for the season Friday for violating the school’s student code of conduct, leaving the football team without one Jacobs brother.

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    Two starting linebackers likely out for Terps vs. JMU, Taivon Jacobs starting at WR 

    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland is likely to be without two starting linebackers for Saturday’s opener against James Madison.

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    Maryland-James Madison game will not be available on DISH Network

    Maryland-James Madison game will not be available on DISH Network 

    Maryland's season-opening game against James Madison Saturday will not be available to DISH Network customers, a Big Ten Network spokeswoman said.

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    With suspensions, Terps now will be more dependent on Taivon Jacobs, others

    With suspensions, Terps now will be more dependent on Taivon Jacobs, others

    Taivon Jacobs on Friday went from being excited to be a part of the same offense as his brother to being one of the players the Maryland football team will count on to help replace him.

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    Three nontransfers who could be factors for James Madison vs. Terps

    Three nontransfers who could be factors for James Madison vs. Terps

    James Madison is led by a transfer at quarterback in former Georgia Tech starter Vad Lee. The Dukes will also depend heavily on former North Carolina wide receiver Sean Tapley as well as some former Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) players on defense.

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    Maryland receiver Levern Jacobs, safety A.J. Hendy suspended for the season

    Maryland receiver Levern Jacobs, safety A.J. Hendy suspended for the season

    Maryland wide receiver Levern Jacobs and safety A.J. Hendy have been suspended for the season by the university for violating the school's student code of conduct.

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    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    In this week's recruiting roundup, the Terps get one step closer with a blue-chip center.

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    Former Terps coach Ralph Friedgen off to good start as Rutgers OC

    Former Terps coach Ralph Friedgen off to good start as Rutgers OC 

    Ralph Friedgen told Rutgers coach Kyle Flood his greatest gift as an offensive coordinator is to look at the players he has on offense and find a way to score.

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    Former Maryland center recruit Trayvon Reed reportedly commits to play at Auburn

    Former Maryland center recruit Trayvon Reed reportedly commits to play at Auburn

    Trayvon Reed, the 7-foot-1 center who was not allowed to enroll at Maryland after his arrest outside a College Park convenience store last month, has committed to play at Auburn, according to multiple media reports.

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    InsideMDSports: With new top five, Terps forward target Esa Ahmad to visit this weekend

    InsideMDSports: With new top five, Terps forward target Esa Ahmad to visit this weekend

    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.

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    Terps football notes on Taivon Jacobs, Nnamdi Egbuaba and Saturday's uniforms

    Terps football notes on Taivon Jacobs, Nnamdi Egbuaba and Saturday's uniforms

    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland redshirt freshman Taivon Jacobs is listed as a backup at wide receiver, but coach Randy Edsall said the Terps have packages to utilize Jacobs' speed and elusiveness.

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    Previewing Maryland-James Madison with a Dukes football beat reporter

    Previewing Maryland-James Madison with a Dukes football beat reporter

    Back for a second season, we'll be previewing each of Maryland's football games by conducting a Q&A with a reporter who covers the Terps' next opponent.

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    Five key questions as Maryland enters 2014 football season

    Five key questions as Maryland enters 2014 football season 

    Maryland football beat reporter Matt Zenitz examines five looming questions before the Terps begin their first season as a member of the Big Ten with Saturday's opener against James Madison.

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    Maryland hires Logan Aronhalt and John Auslander as graduate assistants

    Maryland hires Logan Aronhalt and John Auslander as graduate assistants 

    Both Logan Aronhalt and John Auslander began their college basketball careers at other schools before coming to Maryland.

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    Maryland football notes on Derrick Hayward, Levern Jacobs and more

    Maryland football notes on Derrick Hayward, Levern Jacobs and more 

    COLLEGE PARK — Derrick Hayward did not look natural at tight end during the early part of preseason practice.

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    Maryland will feature upgraded video boards at Byrd Stadium and Xfinity Center

    Maryland will feature upgraded video boards at Byrd Stadium and Xfinity Center

    Maryland is hoping to have a successful debut in the Big Ten this year. With it, athletic department officials are hoping to enhance the experience of the fans both at Byrd Stadium and the recently renamed Xfinity Center.

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    Stefon Diggs 'back on track' and other Terps notes

    Stefon Diggs 'back on track' and other Terps notes 

    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland star receiver Stefon Diggs was relegated to working with the second-team offense for most of the second half of preseason practice, and coach Randy Edsall made clear he would remain with the second team until he improved.

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    Highly touted Terps freshman Jesse Aniebonam could be factor as pass rusher

    Highly touted Terps freshman Jesse Aniebonam could be factor as pass rusher 

    COLLEGE PARK — Like most football roommates, Maryland linebackers L.A. Goree and Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil constantly talk about football.

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    West Virginia will be without starting cornerback against Maryland Sept. 13

    West Virginia will be without starting cornerback against Maryland Sept. 13

    West Virginia starting cornerback Ishmael Banks will be suspended for the Mountaineers’ first three games because of an academic issue, West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen announced Monday.

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    Maryland looking for safety Anthony Nixon to be more than just 'Steady Eddie'

    Maryland looking for safety Anthony Nixon to be more than just 'Steady Eddie' 

    COLLEGE PARK — During one preseason practice, Maryland safety Anthony Nixon read the eyes of quarterback Caleb Rowe, jumped in front of wide receiver Levern Jacobs and was in perfect position for an interception in the middle of the field.

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    Notes from Terps' depth chart for Saturday's game vs. James Madison

    Notes from Terps' depth chart for Saturday's game vs. James Madison 

    The winners of all of the Terps’ positional battles became clear by the final week of preseason practice, but Maryland released its depth chart Monday.

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    Looking at three non-starters who could play big roles for Terps football

    Looking at three non-starters who could play big roles for Terps football 

    A glance at three Maryland football players who aren't expected to begin the season in the starting lineup but could still produce for the Terps:

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    Two former Terps will face Maryland as members of James Madison football team

    Two former Terps will face Maryland as members of James Madison football team 

    Titus Till and Jeremiah Wilson both left Maryland for James Madison after Randy Edsall's first year as the Terps' coach in 2011.

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    Bigger and stronger, Terps' L.A. Goree 'more physical' than ever

    Bigger and stronger, Terps' L.A. Goree 'more physical' than ever 

    COLLEGE PARK -- L.A. Goree was small enough as a freshman at Maryland in 2010 that former Terps coach Ralph Friedgen asked Goree to switch from linebacker to safety.

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    Stefon Diggs' impressive catch-and-run from Terps' scrimmage

    Stefon Diggs' impressive catch-and-run from Terps' scrimmage

    COLLEGE PARK -- Maryland star wide receiver Stefon Diggs scored two touchdowns during the Terps' final scrimmage of preseason practice Wednesday.

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    ABOUT THE BLOGGERS


    Don Markus is The Sun's Terps men's basketball beat reporter and contributes to other coverage. He's written about Maryland hoops off-and-on for more than two decades. He has taught sports journalism at American University since 2005.

    Matt Zenitz covers Maryland football for The Baltimore Sun Media Group. He has been with the Carroll County Times since 2008 and covered the Ravens for two years before moving to the Maryland beat in 2014.

    David Selig is The Sun's deputy sports editor and oversees college coverage, digital and enterprise. He previously managed The Sun's Orioles and high school sports coverage. Before that, he was sports editor at The Winchester (Va.) Star.

    Jonas Shaffer is a sports web producer/copy editor. A graduate of the University of Maryland, he served as The Diamondback's sports editor for two years.

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