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Durkin believes Maryland is moving the chains with second straight top-20 recruiting class

Durkin believes Maryland is moving the chains with second straight top-20 recruiting class

If it takes “three or four” recruiting classes in succession to turn the Maryland football team from rebuilding to respectable in the Big Ten East Division, as second-year coach DJ Durkin suggests, then the Terps are at least halfway there.

With a 22-player class signed Wednesday, a group that could increase during the second signing period in early February, Maryland added much-needed depth, especially on its offensive and defensive lines, as well as its first scholarship kicker under Durkin.

The biggest name in the class will not be among the 11 freshmen who are expected to enroll next month — with the possibility of a 12th player added — but a former five-star prospect...

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