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Tracking the Terps

Tracking the Terps News and notes on Maryland football, basketball and other sports
Maryland coach Randy Edsall says he is not feeling any extra pressure

Maryland coach Randy Edsall said Tuesday he's not thinking about his job security ahead of the Terps' game Saturday at No. 1 Ohio State.

Maryland has lost its past two games by a combined 73-6 and has little clarity at the quarterback position.

"My whole focus will always be … to make our kids better," Edsall said in response to a question about feeling any pressure based on how the season has gone.

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With game at Ohio State, 33.5-point underdog Maryland might be a historic long shot
Notebook: Terps shuffling linebackers

While most of the conversation on Maryland coach Randy Edsall's weekly conference call centered on the Terps' uncertain quarterback state of affairs, the fifth-year coach offered some clarity about the team's linebacker situation, which took a hit when it lost outside linebackers Jefferson Ashiru for the season and Brett Zanotto for the next few weeks with ankle injuries.

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Randy Edsall benches Caleb Rowe in second straight Maryland loss

For the second straight week, starting quarterback Caleb Rowe was turning the ball over too many times for coach Randy Edsall. So in the third quarter of a big loss, Edsall once again pulled the redshirt junior in favor for backup Daxx Garman.

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Terps lose OLB Jefferson Ashiru, DT David Shaw for season

Maryland outside linebacker Jefferson Ashiru and defensive tackle David Shaw will miss the rest of the season with injuries, coach Randy Edsall announced after the game.

Ashiru suffered a right ankle injury early in the second quarter and was helped off the field. Shaw was hurt against West Virginia.

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Quinton Jefferson grabs first career pick in Terps loss

Maryland forced three Michigan turnovers in its loss, and one of those was an interception by perhaps the most unexpected player on the field.

Early in the third quarter, defensive end Roman Braglio forced Michigan quarterback Jake Rudock to roll to his right and throw back across his body toward fullback Sione Houma in the middle of the defense near the line of scrimmage.

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