The Maryland football recruiting class features one of the biggest risers in the final Rivals250.'s rankings of the Top 250 senior prospects in the country included a 61-spot jump for Good Counsel running back Wes Brown. The future Terp, a four-star prospect and the No. 6 player in Maryland, is now ranked the No. 188 prospect in the country.


Brown is one of two four-star prospects -- according to -- committed to the Terps. Dexter (Mass.) linebacker Abner Logan is the other.

* Maryland remains in the mix for Korren Kirven, a four-star defensive tackle from Lynchburg, Va.

Ranked as the No. 16 defensive tackle nationally by Rivals, Kirven is choosing among a handful of schools - [Virginia] Tech, Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama and Maryland.

* Terps commitment Perry Hills comes from one of the top quarterback-producing high schools in the country, according to

Central Catholic (Pittsburgh)

Pro Football Hall of Famer Dan Marino is the school's most famous quarterback. Other top signal-callers produced by the school include former NFL starter Marc Bulger and current Pitt starter Tino Sunseri. Central Catholic's starter this fall, senior Perry Hills, has committed to Maryland.

* In the Washington Post's latest Recruiting Insider video, Josh Barr discusses running back Albert Reid's commitment to Maryland, Good Counsel wide receiver Stefon Diggs' recruitment and more. Click here to watch the video.

Basketball recruiting

* Maryland forward signee Jake Layman had another big game for his King Philip squad this week.

Also in the Hockomock League, Maryland-bound senior Jake Layman had 18 points, 15 boards and five blocks to power King Philip (8-1) past Foxboro, 68-38.

* UM women's commitment Tierney Pfirman led South Williamsport (Pa.) to a big win this week.

Tierney Pfirman scored a game-high 27 points in South Williamsport's 74-47 win over Mifflinburg.

* Terps guard pledge Lexie Brown was North Gwinnett's leading scorer in a 48-37 loss to Norcross (Ga.).

North Gwinnett's Lexie Brown led all scorers with 16 points. No other Bulldog scored more than four.