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Catching up with ... former Maryland football star Ken Schroy

Catching up with ... former Maryland football star Ken Schroy

Know this, Ken Schroy said: Maryland’s flashy new football uniforms are uniformly grotesque.

“My God, they’re the ugliest I’ve ever seen,” said Schroy, 65, a defensive back who starred for the Terps in the 1970s. “I’m glad they didn’t have them when I was there. Give me the old red and white; I was fine with that.”

Schroy still has his Maryland jersey and helmet, and the memories of having played three years during one of the Terps’ better runs. Twice, they went to bowl games, finishing 13th in the nation in his senior year (1974). Eleven players from that Atlantic Coast Conference title team were drafted by the pros, including Schroy, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound safety who spent...

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