Will Yeatman

The Last Word with Trenton Hughes

The Last Word with Trenton Hughes

Maryland cornerback Trenton Hughes started all 13 games of a junior season highlighted by a big game (seven tackles, forced fumble) in a win over a ranked North Carolina State team in 2010.  But Hughes had to make some adjustments in 2011. The Terps had a new coach in Randy Edsall, and Hughes was no longer starting. But Hughes, who is from Virginia Beach, Va., won back his starting position for the last three games. He recently signed a free-agent deal with the Miami Dolphins and leaves Thursday for rookie minicamp, which opens Friday.

How did you learn you got signed by the Dolphins?

I was at my (father’s Virginia Beach) house. I had the laptop...