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Back home in Indiana, Maryland football coach Matt Canada focused more on present than past

Back home in Indiana, Maryland football coach Matt Canada focused more on present than past

Maryland interim coach and offensive coordinator Matt Canada does not seem to be the nostalgic type, much more wrapped up in the present than the past. Nor does he seem consumed with his uncertain future.

It has served him well throughout his coaching career, in particular this season as he has helped the Terps navigate through more tragedy than triumph, more turmoil in a matter of three months than many teams go through in a decade.

What some might think is a homecoming at Indiana —filled with memories about the roots of how the 46-year-old Canada decided to spend his adult life — is just another game, he said Tuesday.

Still, it is a very big game Saturday for Maryland,...

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