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Former Pro Bowl receiver Keenan McCardell joining Terps' staff
Former Pro Bowl receiver Keenan McCardell joining Terps' staff

Randy Edsall was a 38-year-old defensive backs coach with the Jacksonville Jaguars when wide receiver Keenan McCardell arrived as a free agent for the 1996 season. McCardell, who came from the Cleveland Browns, became one of the most valuable acquisitions in the franchise’s history, amassing 499 catches and 30 touchdowns over the next six seasons before departing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Edsall had an insider’s view — and occasionally a stressful one — of McCardell’s development. As the secondary coach, “I had to go against him every day,” Edsall, now Maryland’s head coach, said Thursday after announcing that McCardell, 44, had had...

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