Rob Ambrose

Towson hopes quarterback Tom Flacco, Joe's younger brother, will help football team bounce back

Towson hopes quarterback Tom Flacco, Joe's younger brother, will help football team bounce back

As Towson football coach Rob Ambrose chatted with former Tigers coaches Carl Runk, Gordy Combs and Phil Albert on Wednesday morning, he unintentionally uttered a fitting description for the 2018 Tigers — “restless, not tired.”

In the program’s 50th season, Towson is looking for a resurgence from a frustrating 5-6 record and a seventh-place finish in the Colonial Athletic Association.

A team-first mentality Ambrose has seen develop among his current players is the reason he calls this the second-best Towson offseason in recent memory, one that could lead the Tigers into a brighter era.

“Everybody’s hungry for it again,” he said. “It’s...

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