Daniel Gallen covers University of Maryland football for the Carroll County Times and The Baltimore Sun Media Group. He previously interned with The Baltimore Sun Sports desk in 2013. He graduated from the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism in 2014 and spent four years working at The Diamondback, the school's independent student-run newspaper, where he served as sports editor in 2013-14. He has previously worked for The Washington Post and interned with the Orange County Register. He grew up in Bel Air.
Coach DJ Durkin won't tip his hand of who Maryland's starting quarterback will be when Howard visits for the season opener on Sept. 3, and he's not ready to declare the quarterback job — which he's maintained is a five-man competition — decided or even close to decided.