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Despite criticism, Scott Van Pelt has no problem flaunting his Maryland pride
Despite criticism, Scott Van Pelt has no problem flaunting his Maryland pride

COLLEGE PARK — Scott Van Pelt is joking that he may have gone too far this time, that Maryland may turn on him for his pointed criticism about the droves of fans who abandoned Byrd Stadium's student section before the end of the Terps' one-point win over rival Virginia on Oct. 12. The ESPN commentator, radio show host and former Maryland student says he expects the stadium to be packed for this Saturday's homecoming game against Clemson, "and they'll probably have signs that say I [stink]." But nobody really expects that to happen. Not to Van Pelt, who is treated on campus as Terrapins royalty. Students often greet the instantly recognizable, bald,...

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