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Out of big brother's shadow, linebacker Isaiah Davis making most of his chance at Maryland

Out of big brother's shadow, linebacker Isaiah Davis making most of his chance at Maryland

Maryland linebacker Isaiah Davis’ redshirt freshman season a year ago could’ve been defined by one play — a long-after-the-whistle late hit on Penn State kicker Joey Julius. Instead, Davis withstood its messy aftermath to finish the season in a much better place in terms of his future with the Terps.

That’s where Davis’ big brother played a role.

While being ejected from the team’s first loss last season and then being suspended by coach DJ Durkin the following week for a homecoming defeat to Minnesota certainly sent a message to the younger Davis, a stern lecture from Sean Davis might’ve made the biggest impact.

“My brother pretty much...

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