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Jordan McNair's father: Maryland coach DJ Durkin 'shouldn't be able to work with anybody else's kid'

Jordan McNair's father: Maryland coach DJ Durkin 'shouldn't be able to work with anybody else's kid'

The father of Jordan McNair, the 19-year-old Maryland football player who died of heatstroke weeks after collapsing at practice in May, called for the firing of Terps head football coach DJ Durkin Thursday.

In an interview with Michael Strahan on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Martin McNair said the coach, who is on administrative leave along with three other staff members pending a review of the team’s culture, should not return to the sidelines.

“He shouldn’t be able to work with anybody else’s kid,” he said. “Of course he should be fired.”

The 19-year-old former McDonogh standout died in June, 15 days after he had trouble finishing a conditioning test that consisted of...