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.
The question bounced around Young Dining Hall in the Gossett Team House at Maryland on Tuesday afternoon and meant something different to each of the three former head coaches and the young, rising offensive coordinator speaking publicly as members of the Terps coaching staff for the first time. Why Maryland? Why coach DJ Durkin? Why now? For associate head coach and defensive line coach Mike London, assistant head coach and special teams coordinator Pete Lembo, defensive coordinator Scott
Towson's improbable baseball season will continue in the North Carolina regional of the NCAA tournament. The Tigers (29-28) will face Florida Atlantic (39-20), winner of the Sun Belt Conference championship, on Friday at 1 p.m. in Chapel Hill.
The curiosity about Bobby Rainey in Baltimore built steadily throughout August. First Ravens coach John Harbaugh singled him out for praise early in training camp. Then he scored a highlight-reel touchdown on a screen play in his first preseason game. Soon, diehard Ravens fans were asking reporters, "Who is Bobby Rainey?" But down in Bowling Green, Ky., the home of Western Kentucky University, the Ravens' diminutive rookie running back was the big man on campus.