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  • Terps edged out West Virginia for DT Kingsley Opara

    Terps edged out West Virginia for DT Kingsley Opara
    The day before he committed to Maryland, Kingsley Opara told his father that he was "going to go to West Virginia." The interest that Opara -- a 6-foot-3, 280-pound defensive tackle from Mandarin High in Jacksonville, Fla. -- had in the Mountaineers...
  • Terps, Diggs ready to get started

    Terps, Diggs ready to get started
    It's hard not to notice Stefon Diggs' hands. They are so large they appear almost mismatched — as if they should be attached to a much larger body. The Maryland wide receiver's hands can fit comfortably into "3X" gloves. Most receivers don't wear...
  • Tavon Austin making 'dynamic' impression on Janoris Jenkins

    Tavon Austin making 'dynamic' impression on Janoris Jenkins
    When the St. Louis Rams drafted former Dunbar star Tavon Austin in the first round in April, they had visions of resurrecting their old Greatest Show on Turf heydays. Austin provides an electrifying presence with his 4.34 speed in the 40-yard dash, a 5-...
  • Three Good Counsel freshmen in line to start for Terps

    Three Good Counsel freshmen in line to start for Terps
    Good Counsel High School has pulled off a triple on Maryland’s latest football depth chart. Two true-freshmen (Stefon Diggs and Mike Madaras) from the Montgomery County school are now listed as starters -– and a third (Wes Brown) is a...
  • Maryland's 2015 Big Ten football schedule includes game at M&T Bank Stadium vs. Penn State

    Maryland's 2015 Big Ten football schedule includes game at M&T Bank Stadium vs. Penn State
    For the second time in three years, the Maryland football team will play a game at M&T Bank Stadium in 2015 – this time against Penn State in what Terps fans hope will be part of a renewed rivalry between the schools. The game — scheduled...
  • W. Virginia QB Smith building a hefty Heisman resume

    We had most of it right. This year's early Heisman Trophy favorite was identified correctly as the quarterback with "unfinished business." He returned for his senior year to lead a high-octane offense, featuring the nation's best receiver tandem, on a...
  • Former high school rivals Ricardo Young and Deon Long together again as Terps

    Former high school rivals Ricardo Young and Deon Long together again as Terps
    COLLEGE PARK — They left Washington as friendly rivals, respecting each other's talents and having formed a bond from summer camps and scouting combines. They reunited as teammates briefly, first at the University of New Mexico and later at a junior...
  • Tavon Austin impresses NFL teams with multi-dimensional skills

    Tavon Austin impresses NFL teams with multi-dimensional skills
    West Virginia star wide receiver Tavon Austin once embarrassed a proud Oklahoma defense with his unique brand of elusiveness. Almost casually last November, the dynamic former Dunbar standout repeatedly made the Sooners' safeties and linebackers fall to...
  • In top 8, who's most over-, underrated?

    Gators not so great Matt Murschel Orlando Sentinel At No. 4, Florida has to be the most overrated team in the Top 25. No disrespect to the Gators, but what were voters thinking when they moved Florida up six spots from No. 11 after its win over then-...
  • Dunbar's Carlos Austin follows in footsteps of half-brother Tavon Austin

    Dunbar's Carlos Austin follows in footsteps of half-brother Tavon Austin
    If Dunbar's Carlos Austin slips a tackle, his next stop likely will be the end zone. The senior slot receiver and kick returner is just plain fast. That's no surprise, however, considering his last name and high school. Carlos is the half-brother of...
  • Tavon Austin in St. Louis could be the next 'Greatest Show on Turf'

    Tavon Austin in St. Louis could be the next 'Greatest Show on Turf'
    One of my favorite assignments in the past year or so was the feature I did this week on former Dunbar and West Virginia star Tavon Austin, who for weeks has had talent evaluators in NFL organizations and in the media salivating about what he might do...
  • Meet Maryland wide receiver commitment Deon Long

    Meet Maryland wide receiver commitment Deon Long
    Before his record-breaking sophomore season at Iowa Western Community College, Deon Long spent his summer days working out and running routes with Maryland quarterback Ricardo Young and wide receiver Stefon Diggs. The offseason workouts clearly paid...