Ole Miss Courting Former Terps QB Danny O’Brien
When the news broke that Danny O’Brien requested a transfer from Maryland, nobody was really shocked. What rising star in their right mind would want to continue playing for Randy Edsall after his horrific first season? O’Brien was the
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former ACC rookie of the year under Ralph Friedgen and was borderline irrelevant under Edsall who benched him mid-season. Now, O’Brien becomes the most coveted “free agent” in college football and some of his suitors may or may not surprise you.
At the top of the list is his former offensive coordinator, James Franklin’s improving Vanderbilt squad in the SEC. O’Brien also wasted no time adding a couple of Big Ten programs into the mix- Wisconsin and Penn State. After all, Wisconsin ran the Russel Wilson experiment pretty successfully, so why not go after O’Brien?
Those programs could make sense for O’Brien, but there’s another SEC suitor in the mix that came out of now