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  • Terps could use more from Kevin Dorsey, Matt Furstenburg

    Terps could use more from Kevin Dorsey, Matt Furstenburg
    After catching 45 passes last season, senior Kevin Dorsey entered this year as Maryland's No. 1 receiver. Through three games, Dorsey has three catches for 26 yards. Tight end Matt Furstenburg, who was voted by the media to the All-Atlantic Coast...
  • Key word for Perry Hills and Terps is "patience"

    Key word for Perry Hills and Terps is "patience"
     “Patience” is the buzzword around the Gossett Football Team House these days. That’s what is required of the Terps, their fans and coaches this season with quarterback Perry Hills. Hills once again will encounter a defensive front on...
  • Offensive call at WVU pays off for Winters Mill grad Braun

    Offensive call at WVU pays off for Winters Mill grad Braun
    The instruction to Jeff Braun was simple: Go where your heart chooses. The speaker, former West Virginia football coach Bill Stewart, was letting the freshman from Winters Mill choose his path. Play defense or switch to the offensive line. Because...
  • Jockeys call for increased disability insurance

    Jockeys call for increased disability insurance
    Jerry Bailey can look back on a Hall of Fame jockey career that featured 5,892 victories but also the searing memory of 17 fractures, including a broken back, jaw and collarbone, and several busted ribs. Yet Bailey considers himself lucky. He never...
  • Tavon Austin visiting Detroit Lions

    Tavon Austin visiting Detroit Lions
    West Virginia wide receiver Tavon Austin is visiting the Detroit Lions today, concluding his busy travel schedule. The former Dunbar star has also visited with the Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, St. Louis Rams, New York Jets, Tampa Bay...
  • After starring at Arundel and Syracuse, Alec Lemon ready for NFL draft

    After starring at Arundel and Syracuse, Alec Lemon ready for NFL draft
    Rob Moore had just watched Missouri open up a 14-3 first quarter lead on the Syracuse football team, and the wide receivers coach knew the Orange was in desperate need of a spark. So he pulled Alec Lemon aside and implored the senior wideout to will the...
  • Tavon Austin works out for St. Louis Rams in Morgantown, W.Va.

    Tavon Austin works out for St. Louis Rams in Morgantown, W.Va.
    The St. Louis Rams have the 16th overall selection of the NFL draft. Whether West Virginia wide receiver Tavon Austin will remain available for their first-round pick is debatable with his draft stock regarded as being on the rise, but the Rams...
  • Unique set of skills highlight Tavon Austin at the right time

    Unique set of skills highlight Tavon Austin at the right time
    Imagine the football field as a chess board, its synthetic green grass replaced with two-toned squares. Picture wideouts as rooks rocketing up and down the edges of the board and backs as bishops slashing through a front line of pawns. Tight ends and...
  • 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...
  • Terps Trio: Maryland vs. West Virginia, Danny O'Brien and Kam Williams

    Terps Trio: Maryland vs. West Virginia, Danny O'Brien and Kam Williams
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland  sports. What is the mood of Maryland's football program heading to West Virginia on Saturday as a four-touchdown...
  • Tavon Austin, 22 others accept invitations to attend NFL draft in New York

    Tavon Austin, 22 others accept invitations to attend NFL draft in New York
    Former Dunbar star Tavon Austin is about to take his elusive multi-dimensional style to the NFL. The West Virginia wide receiver and projected first-round selection has accepted an invite to attend the draft in New York City at Radio City Music Hall...
  • Heavy underdog Terps know what's on line vs. West Virginia

    Heavy underdog Terps know what's on line vs. West Virginia
    As Maryland prepared for No. 8 West Virginia, it might have comforted Terps fans — but only a little — that there have been other occasions in recent seasons in which the team entered games as a multi-touchdown underdog and came away with...