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With new approach, Terps' Jake Wheeler finds new role at left tackle
With new approach, Terps' Jake Wheeler finds new role at left tackle

The process has been gradual for Maryland left tackle Jake Wheeler, the growth from a 235-pound freshman in 2010 into a 315-pound redshirt senior capable of holding up physically against Big Ten defensive linemen. Wheeler’s rise from little-used backup to the Terps’ starting left tackle also can be attributed to a change in approach. Teammates said Wheeler plays and practices with a nastiness and mean streak that he didn’t have in previous years, a new attitude that led to Terps coach Randy Edsall putting him into the starting lineup ahead of last week's game against Michigan. “Being the last year, I decided to not really care about who liked me and who...

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