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Tracking the Terps

Tracking the Terps News and notes on Maryland football, basketball and other sports
A look back at Randy Edsall's first game at Maryland, and the promise it seemed to hold

On Sept. 5, 2011, as Randy Edsall took the field at Byrd Stadium for his first game as coach of the Maryland football team, the Terps might as well have been at the center of the college football universe. They beat Miami, 32-24, in prime time on ESPN. They introduced "Maryland Pride" to the sartorial lexicon. They polarized viewers who didn't know College Park, Md., from College Park, Ga.

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Though Kevin Anderson is conflicted about firing Randy Edsall, he has little choice

Anytime an athletic director offers a vote of confidence for a coach whose job is in jeopardy usually means one thing: the coach is about to get fired.

When an athletic director is given the chance to offer a vote of confidence and falls way short, it means that a firing is even more imminent.

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Study session: Q&A with an Ohio State beat writer

Bill Rabinowitz is the Ohio State football beat writer for the Columbus Dispatch. He's also the author of a book about the Buckeyes' 2014 national championship season titled "The Chase: How Ohio State Captured the First College Football Playoff." With Maryland set to play at the No. 1 Buckeyes for Ohio State's homecoming game Saturday, he was kind enough to answer a few questions to preview the game.

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With future uncertain, Terps football coach Randy Edsall invokes rapper Wiz Khalifa
Maryland releases statement in response to report Randy Edsall will be fired

Maryland released a statement Thursday in reponse to a report that coach Randy Edsall will be fired after this weekend’s game at No. 1 Ohio State.

"Randy Edsall is our head football coach, and he’ll be on the sidelines Saturday against Ohio State," a school spokesman said.

The Terps have lost their past two games against West Virginia and Michigan by a combined 73-6.

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Edsall staying mum on starting quarterback

Maryland’s quarterback decision is going to be a gametime decision at No. 1 Ohio state on Saturday. That much is certain after coach Randy Edsall met with the media Tuesday. The much larger unknown is who the starter will be against the Buckeyes.

And no one is letting on which way Edsall and the coaching staff is leaning between Perry Hills, Daxx Garman and Caleb Rowe.

“I'm not sure.

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