Maryland had its largest draft class since 2009 over the weekend with three selections in the top five rounds. Defensive back Sean Davis was the headliner after Pittsburgh selected him in the second round, and he was followed by defensive end Yannick Ngakoue in the third round to Jacksonville and defensive tackle Quinton Jefferson to Seattle in the fifth.Read more
Quinton Jefferson’s time at Maryland featured its share of false starts, injuries, fatherhood and an early end to his college career after he declared for the NFL draft in December. On Saturday afternoon, the defensive lineman took the first step at the next level when the Seattle Seahawks traded up to select him in the fifth round with the No. 147 overall pick.Read more
When he visited Jacksonville in early April, former Maryland defensive end Yannick Ngakoue caught a certain feeling while he was around the Jaguars.
“It was just a family vibe when I came in,” Ngakoue said in a conference call with reporters. “It was like everybody is close, it’s a family and they’re just about their business. I felt a great vibe from Jacksonville.”Read more
Maryland picked up a huge piece in its Class of 2017 when IMG Academy (Fla.) defensive end Joshua Kaindoh announced his oral commitment to the Terps on Twitter on Saturday afternoon.Read more
Growing up outside of Washington, former Maryland defensive back Sean Davis modeled his game after Redskins great Sean Taylor. During the weeks and months leading up to the NFL draft, he said he wouldn't mind following in the late Taylor's footsteps and joining Washington, even if it meant he couldn't wear the No.Read more