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Terps' Shane Cockerille on transition to fullback: 'I just wanted to contribute'

Terps' Shane Cockerille on transition to fullback: 'I just wanted to contribute'

Shane Cockerille may never attempt a pass during a regular-season game in a Maryland football uniform. After the highly touted recruit from Gilman redshirted in 2013, his first year in College Park, he served as a backup in 2014. Three Terps quarterbacks appeared in games last year, but Cockerille never got a chance. On Monday, Maryland announced the sophomore would be moving from quarterback to fullback. About a month ago, he went into coach Randy Edsall’s office to request a position change, but he didn’t go in planning to be a fullback. He was hoping to switch over to defense and play linebacker, which he did in middle school. Cockerille said Edsall told him playing...

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