Maryland alum Scott Van Pelt eviscerated the Terps student section this week for bailing early during the UVA game and not supporting their team. You're a Maryland grad and a Big Ten fan (where the Terps will move next season). Why doesn't anyone Fear the Turtle anymore?
I don't think most of what SVP had to say was that unreasonable, but given recent history it's hard to argue in his favor. No one likes to go watch a team that stinks, and after back-to-back dreadful seasons in 2011 and 2012 the Terps weren't flying high on many radars. They had a respectable 4-0 start to 2013 and even made an appearance in the Top 25, but after getting dismissed by Florida State like an old flip phone, it felt like more of the same for Terps fans. I have to give Randy Edsall credit for his attempts to build the Maryland brand. He had the "Maryland Pride" uniforms that were made famous in 2012's opener against Miami,...