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Analysis: Pep Hamilton checks off a lot of boxes for Maryland football hire

Analysis: Pep Hamilton checks off a lot of boxes for Maryland football hire

The Maryland football season ended Saturday with a wild 46-41 shootout win over another Big Ten bottom feeder, giving interim coach Mike Locksley his first victory in six games and what might be a going-away present for the popular assistant in College Park.

Sometime soon, the Terps hope to be putting the memories of a disastrous 3-9 season – the Rutgers game included – behind them when athletic Kevin Anderson announces the team’s next coach. For their sake, Anderson needs to move decisively.  

Of the 15 jobs open in the Football Bowl Subdivision, Maryland is somewhere in the second tier, for now closer to the middle than scraping the bottom of this...

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