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  • Terps' linebacker-turned-QB Petty has been called on in a pinch before

    Terps' linebacker-turned-QB Petty has been called on in a pinch before
    COLLEGE PARK — In March 2010, the boy's basketball coach at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Prince George's County found himself suddenly shorthanded in double-overtime of a playoff game against Wise. His frontcourt thinned by injuries and foul...
  • Terps Trio: Shawn Petty, Brian McMahon, hoops exhibition vs. IUP

    Terps Trio: Shawn Petty, Brian McMahon, hoops exhibition vs. IUP
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland  sports. How much can linebacker-turned-quarterback Shawn Petty realistically do in his first start as a fill-...
  • With Shawn Petty at QB, element of surprise could help Terps vs. Ga. Tech

    With Shawn Petty at QB, element of surprise could help Terps vs. Ga. Tech
    Shawn Petty is listed at 230 pounds, but he looked bigger than that as he took practice snaps in the end zone last week, dwarfing the other skill-position players standing around him. Petty — the converted freshman linebacker who will start at...
  • Analysis: QB changes take Navy, Terps in different directions

    The football seasons at Maryland and Navy turned on the health of their quarterbacks — in College Park for the worse, in Annapolis for the better. When the Terps take the field at Byrd Stadium against Georgia Tech on Saturday, freshman Shawn...
  • Georgia Tech runs all over Terps, who struggle without true QB

    Georgia Tech runs all over Terps, who struggle without true QB
    COLLEGE PARK – All of its bedeviling quarterback injuries finally caught up to Maryland, which tried a succession of gadget plays Saturday but ultimately had to face the hard truth that it couldn’t immediately transform a 230-pound...
  • Terp notes: Wes Brown featured in Maryland's new 'Wild Crab' formation

    Terp notes: Wes Brown featured in Maryland's new 'Wild Crab' formation
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland tailback Wes Brown could hardly have had a more eventful day. Coaches clearly increased the freshman's workload Saturday to try to take some of the pressure off Shawn Petty, who was making his first start at quarterback....
  • Randy Edsall says Stefon Diggs needs to avoid outbursts

    Randy Edsall says Stefon Diggs needs to avoid outbursts
    Maryland coach Randy Edsall said Sunday that freshman receiver-returner Stefon Diggs must learn to keep his emotions in check when the opposing team provokes him. ”He can’t go and do what he did there,” Edsall said, referring to an...
  • Shawn Petty's debut another step into 'uncharted territory' for Terps

    Shawn Petty's debut another step into 'uncharted territory' for Terps
    On his first play as a college quarterback, Shawn Petty hoped to make a statement, not only about Maryland's approach to Saturday's game with Georgia Tech, but about himself. Petty — a former linebacker — hadn't thrown a pass in a game...
  • Meet Maryland defensive line recruit Kingsley Opara

    Meet Maryland defensive line recruit Kingsley Opara
    Almost immediately after he pledged to Maryland last July, Kingsley Opara was listed by several recruiting services as a "soft commitment." It was a label Opara -- for several months, at least -- found to be accurate. "I knew I was going to have a big-...
  • Edsall says Terps have not sustained many more ACL injuries than usual

    Edsall says Terps have not sustained many more ACL injuries than usual
    Three Saturdays ago, Randy Edsall walked from the sideline out to the field to find Perry Hills, his starting quarterback, being carefully lifted onto a cart, his eyes closed in pain after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Last...
  • Road wins have been tough to come by for Terps, other ACC teams

    Road wins have been tough to come by for Terps, other ACC teams
    Maryland has yet to win an ACC road game going into Wednesday’s matchup with Florida State in Tallahassee. In fact, the Terps have won only two of 12 games they have played away from Comcast Center under second-year coach Mark Turgeon. Considering...
  • Former Terps star Greivis Vasquez making his mark with New Orleans

    Former Terps star Greivis Vasquez making his mark with New Orleans
    NEW YORK -- The conversation took place during his freshman year at Maryland. Greivis Vasquez, still learning a new language and getting adjusted to playing in the Atlantic Coast Conference, sat down in his coach's office one day to talk about his dreams....