and Hurricanes, said, "We're trying to spread the game around. It's terrific exposure for the league and for the teams involved."
Swofford said that the scandal at Miami has not detracted from the game.
"You hate to have it happen," Swofford said. "But Miami is being very upfront and very aggressive in the way it is handling this. Ninety percent of the players and none of the coaches were there when it happened — whatever it is."
from 1991 through 1995 and later served as a personal trainer for several players.
Hailemariam is letting Odogwu go through the recruiting process, and said that West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina have all called to inquire about the 6-9, 295-pound manchild who gave up basketball for football after moving from Nigeria three years ago.
But Hailemariam said he wouldn't mind see Odogwu wind up at his alma mater.
"I'm so excited and enamored with what Coach Edsall is trying to do," Hailemariam said. "The disclipline he wants from his players is going to take Maryland a long way."