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Maryland's fast offensive start begins in the trenches

Maryland's fast offensive start begins in the trenches

Beyond the video game numbers being put up by junior running back Ty Johnson, the explosive versatility of junior wide receiver DJ Moore and the preternatural poise of freshman quarterback Kasim Hill, the success of Maryland’s offense this season can be tied directly to its offensive line.

“It always kind of goes that way, but it’s the truth,” second-year coach DJ Durkin said at his weekly news conference Tuesday. “It’s not talked about much. You talk about quarterbacks, running backs and receivers, but our offensive line, they’ve played terrific so far.”

Coming off an early-season bye week, the Terps will be relying heavily on their offensive line in Saturday’s home game...

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