In this week's recruiting roundup, the Terps get one step closer with a blue-chip center.

Football recruiting

-- Class of 2015 defensive tackle target Darvin Taylor, who had Maryland among his top four schools, committed Thursday to Florida State.

-- Class of 2015 running back commit Deltron Sands should run for a lot of yards this season.

-- Class of 2015 wide receiver commit D.J. Moore's first name is Denniston.

Basketball recruiting

-- Class of 2015 center target Diamond Stone has Maryland in his top five along with Duke, Wisconsin, Oklahoma State and Connecticut. The blue-chipper reportedly will announce his decision Nov. 12, the first day of the early signing period.

-- Class of 2015 forward target Esa Ahmad is taking an official visit to Maryland this weekend.

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