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Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

In this week's roundup, we learn that losing by more than 60 points in a game of football can, in fact, have something of an impact on your recruiting.

Football recruiting

-- Class of 2014 offensive line target Damian Prince told The Washington Post that the Terps’ 63-0 loss to Florida State “does make a difference and it did make me look at the Maryland situation a little differently.”

-- New Class of 2014 safety target Shawn Boone will take an official visit to College Park for the Oct. 26 Maryland-Clemson game. The Terps offered the the stree-star Dwyer (Fla.) prospect this summer, according to 247.

-- Class of 2014 defensive end/linebacker prospect Melvin Keihn has the Terps in his top four, but they’re behind Virginia Tech and Virginia. The Gilman star also was recently profiled in an eight-minute Comcast SportsNet Baltimore feature.

-- Class of 2014 defensive end commit Jessie Aniebonam on Tuesday was named to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, held Jan. 4 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The Washington Post interviewed Aniebonam after he was honored, and details his return from a concussion.

-- Watch Class of 2014 athlete commit Will Ulmer bust loose for a big gain and a rushing score in St. John’s (D.C.) 31-6 win last Friday over Good Counsel. He finished with 13 carries for 116 yards, and was 4-for-7 passing for 66 yards in the game.

-- Class of 2014 linebacker commit Tyler Burke had a two-point conversion as a tight end for Coatesville (Pa.) in its 56-7 win last Friday.

-- Class of 2014 safety commit Jordan Noil had three tackles, one pass break-up and a 57-yard interception return in Norcross’ (Ga.) 28-0 win last Friday.

-- Class of 2014 wide receiver commit Juwann Winfree had a 10-yard touchdown catch in Dwight Morrow’s (N.J.) 21-14 loss.

Basketball recruiting

-- Class of 2014 forward prospect Dominique Uhl committed to Iowa last Friday. The Terps offered Uhl this summer, then appeared to cool on the 6-foot-8 Point Pleasant Beach (N.J.) three-star.

-- Class of 2015 forward target Tyler Lydon committed to Syracuse on Thursday. The Terps had hoped he could be something like the next Jake Layman. Now, as he said, he'll try to be something like the next James Southerland.

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