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LeBron James' homecoming bolsters Maryland football's recruiting pitch
LeBron James' homecoming bolsters Maryland football's recruiting pitch

Randy Edsall and the Maryland football coaching staff face the same challenge every year: How do you get a top prospect from Maryland or Washington, D.C., to stay home rather than choose a bigger, more prestigious football program like Alabama, Penn State or Florida? Maryland's staff has landed highly coveted local prospects like wide receiver Stefon Diggs and offensive lineman Damian Prince in recent years, and NBA star LeBron James' decision last week to return to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers could help the Terps' pitch to local recruits. "LeBron is making the hometown movement cool,” Maryland offensive coordinator Mike Locksley tweeted this weekend. ...

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