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Maryland completes its staff with O-line coach Dave Borbely

Maryland announced the hiring of Dave Borbely as offensive line coach, which puts the finishing touches on coach DJ Durkin's first staff.

"I'm thrilled to round out my initial coaching staff at Maryland with the addition of Dave Borbely," Durkin said in a release. "Dave has a wealth of experience coaching the offensive line and he is an outstanding teacher of the game. I know he's excited about working with and developing our student-athletes."

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Borbely spent 2015 working at Virginia under Maryland associate head coach and defensive line coach Mike London. It was Borbely's second stint in Charlottesville, Va., where he previously worked from 2006 to 2009, and he overlapped with London again in 2006 and 2007, when London was the Cavaliers' defensive line coach.

Borbely is the second member of London's staff at Virginia to come to College Park. Chris Beatty was named wide receivers coach last week.

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Borbely's coaching career began as a graduate assistant at Evansville in 1981, and he's well-traveled. He's never stayed more than four seasons at any of his 13 stops. He's been an offensive line coach since a three-year stint at Rice that began in 1986, and he's served in that same capacity at programs such as Stanford with Tyrone Willingham (1995 to 1997), Notre Dame with Bob Davie (1998 to 2001), Colorado with Gary Barnett (2002 to 2005) and Louisville with Charlie Strong (2010 to 2013).

In 2014, Borbely helped Colorado State-Pueblo win the Division II national championship as running game coordinator and offensive line coach.

Borbely coached All-Americans and future NFL players Branden Albert, Eugene Monroe and Austin Pasztor at Virginia.

Borbely was a lineman at DePauw in the late 1970s.

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Borbely takes over an offensive line that loses three starters but returns a wealth of great talent. Former five-star recruit Damian Prince and former four-star recruit Derwin Gray completed their redshirt freshmen seasons and each saw significant playing time at tackle against top competition, though they also dealt with injuries.

Former four-star recruit Quarvez Boulware, a guard, redshirted this fall, and the Terps currently hold verbal commitments from four-star recruits Richard Merritt of Archbishop Carroll and Terrance Davis of DeMatha.

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