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Maryland football commitments for the class of 2013

  • Terps CB Will Likely adjusting to College Park after leaving the Muck

    Terps CB Will Likely adjusting to College Park after leaving the Muck

    Will Likely bypassed second-semester high school senioritis in favor of a head start on his 2013 college classmates by enrolling at Maryland last month. The transition from Belle Glade, Fla., to College Park has been smooth so far for the four-star cornerback, save for one obvious exception.  “I’ve...

  • Notes from Randy Edsall's Signing Day news conference

    Notes from Randy Edsall's Signing Day news conference

    Maryland unveiled a 22-man recruiting class today in College Park. Here are some notes from Randy Edsall’s news conference. ** It was a “pretty uneventful” Signing Day, Edsall joked before discussing the Maryland decisions made Wednesday by Friendship Collegiate Academy linebacker Yannick Ngakoue,...

  • Superlatives for Maryland's 2013 football class

    Superlatives for Maryland's 2013 football class

    One man's opinion on the potential of Maryland's 2013 football commitments. Post your takes below. Most wanted: Given to the most heavily recruited Maryland commitments. OFFENSE Derwin Gray – Friendship Collegiate Academy, offensive lineman, 6-5, 305 pounds Florida, Florida State, Ohio State and...

  • Analysts weigh in on Maryland's 2012 football recruiting class

    Analysts weigh in on Maryland's 2012 football recruiting class

    Start with a 2-10 season, add an exodus of players, and then subtract two coordinators. What you would typically get from those undeniably negative ingredients is a football recruiting class ranked among the lowest of any BCS-level program in the country. Maryland’s 2012 football class, at one...

  • Meet Maryland defensive line commitment Malik Jones

    Meet Maryland defensive line commitment Malik Jones

    Malik Jones discovered early in his high school career that playing football for Dunbar put “a target on your back.” The Poets, winners of three consecutive Class 1A state championships, have long been the preeminent Baltimore City football power. Transitioning from one of the state’s top high...

  • Meet Maryland defensive line recruit Kingsley Opara

    Meet Maryland defensive line recruit Kingsley Opara

    Almost immediately after he pledged to Maryland last July, Kingsley Opara was listed by several recruiting services as a "soft commitment." It was a label Opara -- for several months, at least -- found to be accurate. "I knew I was going to have a big-time senior season," Opara said. "Other schools...

  • Meet Maryland linebacker commitment Jermaine Carter

    Meet Maryland linebacker commitment Jermaine Carter

    Jermaine Carter liked the idea of playing with other Friendship Collegiate (D.C.) grads at Maryland, and staying close to home was a bonus, too. But his decision to commit to the Terps boiled down primarily to one reason. “The defense that they run, I’m kind of familiar with it,” Carter said. “My...

  • Meet Maryland linebacker commitment Cavon Walker

    Meet Maryland linebacker commitment Cavon Walker

    Cavon Walker transferred from Dunbar in D.C. to Friendship Collegiate Academy before his 11th-grade year, promptly fractured his foot and missed his entire junior season. The move to FCA was due in part to Walker’s desire to compete for a championship. Needless to say, the injury was devastating...

  • Meet Maryland tight end commitment Andrew Isaacs

    Meet Maryland tight end commitment Andrew Isaacs

    Switching his commitment to Maryland from Boston College was “the most difficult decision” Andrew Isaacs said he’s made in his life. He had a good relationship with the Eagles’ coaching staff, thought the team was filled with “great guys,” and liked the fact that Chestnut Hill is less than two...

  • Meet Maryland safety commitment Milan Collins

    Meet Maryland safety commitment Milan Collins

    It’s common practice for football recruits to say their college choice is based primarily on academics. Whether or not that popular refrain is true is often up for debate. But when Bishop McNamara safety and honor roll student Milan Collins says academics were a major factor in his choice, you...

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