Long before he emerged as the unexpected salvation of the Ravens offense, Alex Collins stamped himself as a unique character. From Irish dancing to lacrosse to playing the keyboard, he's looked to every horizon to enrich himself as a person and an athlete.
Maryland, picked to win the Big Ten by conference media and coaches, was ranked No. 9 in the preseason poll. The Terps return four starters from last year's 34-3 squad that went undefeated in the Big Ten and advanced to its second straight Final Four.
In two seasons, Webster an Elkton native, piled up 88 tackles, 26 sacks, 31 tackles for losses, an interception and three forced fumbles. He also caught two touchdowns lining up at tight end and returned a blocked punt for a touchdown.
Shortly after Terrance West finished working out for the Ravens on Monday at their training complex, the Towson star junior running back got a text message from coach John Harbaugh saying he intends to stay in touch.
Tianna Hawkins had 20 points off 9-for-9 shooting from the field, and the No. 9 Maryland women's basketball team cruised to a 76-36 victory against Brown in the opening round of the Terrapin Classic on Friday.