Walt Bell got his first offensive coordinator job at Arkansas State at age 29. He'll be 32 when Maryland kicks off against Howard at Maryland Stadium on Sept. 3 in his first game as the Terps offensive coordinator. And soon enough, some who have coached him think he'll be leading his own program.
Maryland coach DJ Durkin finalized his coaching staff last week with the hiring of offensive line coach Dave Borbely. In the process of hiring nine assistants, Durkin combined elements of experience and youth, along with recruiting prowess and coaching talent. It¿s an impressive staff on paper.
The Mids dominated the fourth quarter, scoring two quick touchdowns — including the second of the day by quarterback Keenan Reynolds — and completing their defensive mastery of the Blue Raiders to pull away for a 24-6 victory Monday at Amon G. Carter Stadium.
With four consecutive wins, Navy (8-4) now wants to do something it hasn't done since 2009 — win a bowl game. The Midshipmen will get that opportunity when they meet Middle Tennessee State (8-4) on Monday in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas.
Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds will get another chance to impress Ric Stockstill when Navy (8-4) plays Middle Tennessee State (8-4) in Monday's Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas.