I know A.J. Francis as the former Maryland defensive lineman who’s good at Twitter. But forever more I’ll remember him as the guy who blew out the candles on his birthday cake, announced that he just got picked up by the Miami Dolphins and got down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend while his friends went nuts. (via Deadspin)
After starting all four years on the defensive line for Maryland, AJ Francis had the best birthday party ever, announcing his deal with the Dolphins and proposing to his girlfriend.
A.J. Francis, the big defensive end from Maryland, hopes for a career in the NFL and then dreams of being governor.
Draft Zone Spotlight: Anthony Francis, DL, University of Maryland
A.J. Francis is probably one of the most athletic big men in the 2013 NFL Draft. This 6’5, 305 interior defensive lineman is a force. He gets a very good push every snap and has very good inside moves. He is not just a powerhouse on the field, he is an All Academic award recipient as well. He was the ACC Freshman...
Many talented athletes are working hard on the practice field for the East-West Shrine Game in hopes to stand out and impress the scouts and coaches watching. Maryland defensive lineman A.J. Francis says he's been improving every day but it's his work ethic that makes him a valuable asset to any team.
Shocker — the Terps' offense, headed by a reserve linebacker, was not as effective against a Georgia Tech defense.
Still, Shawn Petty showed some signs of life, as he connected with freshman standout Stefon Diggs twice, including as the clock ticked down in the fourth quarter.
The loss dropped Maryland to 4-5 (3-3, ACC), but not yet out of contention for a bowl game berth...
Check out Maryland’s injury report for Satuday’s game against Boston College.Probable OL De'Onte Arnett (ankle)RB Wes Brown (shoulder)OL Sal Conaboy (ankle)DB Sean Davis (hip)WR Stefon Diggs (thigh)LB Darin Drakeford (thigh)DL A.J. Francis (back)OL Justin Gilbert (knee)LB Demetrius Hartsfield (ankle)DL Darius Kilgo (ankle)WR Nigel King (foot)OL Nick Klemm (knee)TE Ryan Schlothauer...
Freshman Caleb Rowe played well on his only series as Maryland's fourth quarterback of the season. With the first three sidelined, he'll get a chance to play a whole game on Saturday against Boston College.
Maryland defensive end A.J. Francis said the team has full confidence in Rowe. He moved his team 60 yards in five plays in the final minute last Saturday, but Brad Craddock...
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October 26, 2012
Maryland player profile of the day.
Pete Volk profiles Maryland defensive tackle A.J. Francis. (Testudo Times)
Big and Rich.
Ohio high school rising senior defensive end Joel Rich commits to Boston College's 2013 recruiting class. (BC Interruption)
Thank you, Sir. Can I have another?
Ohio HSRS wide receiver Dan Monteros commits to Boston College's 2013 recruiting...