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DeMatha coach Elijah Brooks joins Michael Locksley's staff at Maryland as running backs coach

DeMatha coach Elijah Brooks joins Michael Locksley's staff at Maryland as running backs coach

DeMatha Catholic High football coach Elijah Brooks sent several of his players to Maryland in recent seasons, including running backs Anthony McFarland Jr. and Lorenzo Harrison III.

Now Brooks will be working with McFarland and Harrison as Terps running backs coach, as he became the first to confirm he will be joining new coach Michael Locksley’s staff in College Park.

Brooks, who has been DeMatha’s coach since 2011 since being promoted at age 27, announced on Instagram and later issued a statement saying he would be leaving the Hyattsville school to help Locksley rebuild the Terps.

“It was truly an honor to lead DeMatha for the past...

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