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Terps hire Locksley, may be searching for defensive coordinator

Terps hire Locksley, may be searching for defensive coordinator

Maryland announced the hiring Thursday of former New Mexico coach Mike Locksley as offensive coordinator, then switched its focus to the defense where the evaluation of coach Randy Edsall's staff may lead the team to hire a new defensive coordinator, according to multiple sources. Maryland began a review of the football program after a 2-10 season ending with eight losses in a row. Several sources said the program — after hiring Locksley to replace Gary Crowton — logically turned its attention to defense, and that coordinator Todd Bradford's job was not safe. Under Bradford, Maryland ranked last in the Atlantic Coast Conference in defense, surrendering an average of...

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