2012 record: 4-8 overall, 2-6 ACC
Spring Practice opens: March 2
Spring game date: April 12
2012 in review: The Terps started the season 4-2 and looked like the ACCs biggest positive surprise when their quarterbacks all went down with injuries, eventually forcing coach Randy Edsall to use freshman linebacker Shawn Petty under center. Maryland lost its last six games to destroy the good will it built up with those early season wins. The mood in the program isnt what it should be.
Biggest hole to fill: There is no way Maryland can replace defensive tackle Joe Vellano. He may have been the best at his position in the ACC, and was one of the top DTs in the nation. Hes a true football player to the core. His father played and raised his son to be a stud linemen and he is. Second-team All-ACC as a sophomore, first-team as a junior and an honorable mention All-American, and this past season was all-everything again. He was in on 61 tackles as a senior, 14 for a loss of yardage, had six s...