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  • Maryland's highly touted freshmen will have to earn starting jobs on O-line, Edsall says

    Maryland's highly touted freshmen will have to earn starting jobs on O-line, Edsall says

    Damian Prince is the big name. He is the high profile five-star recruit, the prized member of Maryland’s recruiting class this year whom analysts have projected as a future NFL offensive lineman.

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    Maryland receiver Taivon Jacobs is 'a young guy to keep an eye out for'

    Maryland receiver Taivon Jacobs is 'a young guy to keep an eye out for'

    CHICAGO -- As Stefon Diggs tells it, Taivon Jacobs has that special kind of speed.

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    Penn State coach James Franklin explains comments about Maryland recruiting

    Penn State coach James Franklin explains comments about Maryland recruiting

    CHICAGO — In May, new Penn State coach James Franklin drew the ire of Maryland coach Randy Edsall and fans of Terps football when he voiced his plans to consistently land the top recruits from the Maryland and Washington, D.C., area.

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    Randy Edsall responds to Rob Ambrose's remark and criticism stemming from ACC comments

    Randy Edsall responds to Rob Ambrose's remark and criticism stemming from ACC comments

    CHICAGO -- Maryland football coach Randy Edsall is aware of the attention he has gotten for his remark that the ACC is a "basketball conference."

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    Maryland receiver Stefon Diggs says he is '110 percent'

    Maryland receiver Stefon Diggs says he is '110 percent'

    CHICAGO -- Stefon Diggs has typically been out on the practice field with Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown at least once a week leading up to preseason practice.

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    Randy Edsall talks at Big Ten Media Days [Video]

    Randy Edsall talks at Big Ten Media Days [Video]

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    Big Ten names Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs a player to watch

    Big Ten names Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs a player to watch

    The Big Ten has named Maryland junior wide receiver Stefon Diggs one of 10 players to watch heading into this season.

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    Maryland in Top 5 schools for four-star offensive lineman Quarvez Boulware

    Maryland in Top 5 schools for four-star offensive lineman Quarvez Boulware

    Friendship Collegiate (D.C.) offensive lineman Quarvez Boulware, a four-star prospect, has narrowed his list of potential schools to five. And Maryland remains on the list.

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    Indianapolis Colts sign former Maryland running back Davin Meggett

    Indianapolis Colts sign former Maryland running back Davin Meggett

    The Indianapolis Colts have signed former Maryland running back Davin Meggett.

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    Big Ten media pick Maryland football to finish near bottom of East Division

    Big Ten media pick Maryland football to finish near bottom of East Division

    Maryland finished last year fifth in the Atlantic Coast Conference’s seven-team Atlantic Division.

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    Terps football addressing multiple areas with 2015 recruiting class, analyst says

    Terps football addressing multiple areas with 2015 recruiting class, analyst says

    ESPN National Recruiting Director Tom Luginbill likes two things in particular about the 2015 recruiting class Randy Edsall and Maryland are building.

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    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    In this week's recruiting roundup, the Terps offer a quartet of (basketball) guards.

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    InsideMDSports: Terps falling behind in recruitment of Gilman QB Kai Locksley

    InsideMDSports: Terps falling behind in recruitment of Gilman QB Kai Locksley

    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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    Breaking down Maryland football's preseason depth chart

    Breaking down Maryland football's preseason depth chart

    Maryland begins preseason practice Aug. 4 and has put out its depth chart heading into the workouts.

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    Towson's Rob Ambrose takes a jab at Maryland at CAA media day

    Towson's Rob Ambrose takes a jab at Maryland at CAA media day 

    It was far from the first verbal jab fired during this college football media day season, but Towson coach Rob Ambrose made a remark Wednesday that's sure to raise some eyebrows down in College Park.

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    Ex-Terps Shawne Merriman, Drew Nicholas joining Big Ten Network as analysts

    Ex-Terps Shawne Merriman, Drew Nicholas joining Big Ten Network as analysts

    The Big Ten Network is adding a little more Maryland expertise to its roster.

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    New Terps commit Mike Majette better than ranking suggests, coach says

    New Terps commit Mike Majette better than ranking suggests, coach says 

    Woodbridge (Va.) coach Karibi Dede played at Auburn with five cornerbacks that went on to be selected in the NFL draft. He also later served as a graduate assistant on Auburn’s coaching staff.

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    Three-star cornerback Mike Majette commits to Terps

    Three-star cornerback Mike Majette commits to Terps 

    Three-star corner Mike Majette from Woodbridge, Va., has committed to Maryland's football program.

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    Four-star cornerback Kareem Ali decommits from Maryland, pledges to Temple

    Four-star cornerback Kareem Ali decommits from Maryland, pledges to Temple 

    Kareem Ali's Twitter profile, as of 6 p.m. Saturday, read: "All-American Defensive Back. C/O 2015. Committed to the University of Maryland #blessed #HFTCP."

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    Former Terps coach Friedgen says he has no relationship with Penn State's Franklin

    Former Terps coach Friedgen says he has no relationship with Penn State's Franklin

    Former Maryland offensive coordinator James Franklin has already antagonized Terrapins coach Randy Edsall this offseason.

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    Four-star offensive line prospect Isaiah Prince 'very high' on Maryland, coach says

    Four-star offensive line prospect Isaiah Prince 'very high' on Maryland, coach says

    Eleanor Roosevelt offensive lineman Isaiah Prince is likely still months away from making any formal decision on where he will play in college.

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    Stefon Diggs named to Walter Camp Award watch list

    Stefon Diggs named to Walter Camp Award watch list

    Maryland junior wide receiver Stefon Diggs was named to one final watch list before watch list season came to a close. 

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    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    In this week's recruiting roundup, Mark Turgeon and the Terps lose one guard target and add three others.

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    InsideMDSports: Making sense of Maryland's developing direction in basketball recruiting

    InsideMDSports: Making sense of Maryland's developing direction in basketball recruiting

    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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    Maryland forward Jake Layman to miss summer workouts with broken hand

    Maryland forward Jake Layman to miss summer workouts with broken hand

    Maryland forward Jake Layman will miss four-to-six weeks of summer workouts after breaking a bone in his left (non-shooting) hand, an athletic department spokesman said Thursday.

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    Len Bias to be inducted into Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame

    Len Bias to be inducted into Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame

    Since a memorial service at a sweltering, standing-room only Cole Field House was held a few days after Len Bias' death in June 1986, there has been little official connection between the former basketball All-American and the University of Maryland.

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    Maryland receiver Stefon Diggs named to Biletnikoff Award watch list

    Maryland receiver Stefon Diggs named to Biletnikoff Award watch list

    Maryland junior wide receiver Stefon Diggs was named to the watch list for the Biletnikoff Award on Tuesday, the third watch list he has been named to this preseason.

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    LeBron James' homecoming bolsters Maryland football's recruiting pitch

    LeBron James' homecoming bolsters Maryland football's recruiting pitch

    Randy Edsall and the Maryland football coaching staff face the same challenge every year: How do you get a top prospect from Maryland or Washington, D.C., to stay home rather than choose a bigger, more prestigious football program like Alabama, Penn State or Florida?

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    Maryland linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil named to Butkus Award watch list

    Maryland linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil named to Butkus Award watch list

    Maryland outside linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil has been named to the watch list for the Butkus Award, given annually to the top linebacker in college football.

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    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    In this week's recruiting roundup, the summer basketball scene starts to heat up as a guard's recruitment winds down.

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    InsideMDSports: Diamond Stone, nation's No. 1 center, could visit Maryland

    InsideMDSports: Diamond Stone, nation's No. 1 center, could visit Maryland

    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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    Former Maryland corner McDougle making positive early impression with Jets

    Former Maryland corner McDougle making positive early impression with Jets

    After the New York Jets minicamp wrapped up in June, coach Rex Ryan was asked which players stood out to him during the three minicamp practices.

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    Maryland kicker Brad Craddock named to Groza Award Watch List

    Maryland kicker Brad Craddock named to Groza Award Watch List

    Maryland junior kicker Brad Craddock has been named to the watch list for the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award, given annually to the top kicker in college football.

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    ABOUT THE BLOGGERS


    Jeff Barker has been a Baltimore Sun sports writer since 2004, covering Terrapins basketball, the NFL, sports economics and congressional steroids hearings. Before that, he covered news and politics for The Baltimore Sun, The Arizona Republic and The Associated Press.

    Don Markus is a regular contributor to Tracking the Terps. He was the Maryland basketball beat writer for more than a decade in addition to covering golf and the NBA. He has taught sports journalism at American University since 2005.

    David Selig is the deputy sports editor overseeing Terps coverage. The Maryland grad was previously an intern at The Sun and at MLB.com and a correspondent for Sports Illustrated. He rejoined The Sun in 2011 after serving as 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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