The Maryland football program has a very important item of business to address before moving from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten in 2014.
''One thing we're focused on,'' junior nose tackle Darius Kilgo said, ''is showing everybody in the ACC what a good team we are.''
The 2013 season will serve as the Terrapins' final chance to make some noise in the conference. Although Maryland hasn't won an ACC title since 2001 and hasn't had a winning record in the league over the past six years, that hasn't frayed the confidence of coach Randy Edsall or his players.
''I feel very comfortable going into the season with this group of guys,'' Edsall said. ''If we prepare and do the things we're supposed to do, we can be very successful.''
Maryland lost its final six games and finished 4-8 last year. Edsall will field a young squad in his third season at College Park, but at least the Terrapins...