Michigan defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin has emerged as a strong candidate for the Maryland head coaching job, according to Yahoo! Sports.
Durkin, 37, has been interviewed recently by Maryland officials, who came away impressed, the website reported. A spokesman for Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson declined comment Wednesday.
The 2-9 Terps finish the 2015 season Saturday at Rutgers, and are looking to give interim head coach Mike Locksley his first victory since taking over when Randy Edsall was fired last month.
With 14 jobs currently open in the Football Bowl Subdivision – and the vacancy in College Park considered somewhere in the...