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Analysis: No shortage of candidates to take over Terps football program

Analysis: No shortage of candidates to take over Terps football program

Things have been quiet in College Park the past couple of weeks regarding the search for fired football coach Randy Edsall's successor.

Athletic director Kevin Anderson, whose own legacy with the Terps will certainly be tied to this hire, has declined to discuss who he might be looking at since saying on the day of Edsall's firing that Maryland wanted a coach "to excite the fan base."

Many names have surfaced in a variety of media outlets, a few that seem to have validity and others that appear far-fetched.

The one likelihood is that interim coach Mike Locksley will only be retained if he and the next...