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Maryland knows it must stop Wisconsin's run game

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Maryland's defense has one imposing objective Saturday at Wisconsin: neutralize running back Melvin Gordon and the nation's leading rushing attack. The Terrapins (5-2, 2-1 Big Ten) can become bowl eligible for a second straight season with a win over the Badgers (4-2, 1-1). To do so, Maryland must find a way to keep Gordon from running rampant in Wisconsin...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten football roundup: Week 8

(We know you can go anywhere to find your typical game recap, so we’re changing things up a bit here at talking10. Each week we will give you a look at the best, the worst and of course the most viral moments of the Big Ten. So let’s take a look at the biggest talking points coming out of each weekend.) Biggest Winner: Minnesota Gophers You’ll see part of the reason why they...
Via Talking 10
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Edsall stretches to catch ball on the sidelines

Maryland head coach Randy Edsall only attempted one pass in his four years as a quarterback while at Syracuse University. On Saturday he showed that he may have been a pretty darn good wide receiver or defensive back, as he stretched to catch a pass from Iowa’s quarterback Jake Ruddock on the sidelines. Edsall really climbed the ladder to make the grab. It makes it kind of hard...
Via KCM Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Abner Logan is cleared to play for Maryland football team after appealing probation

Redshirt sophomore linebacker Abner Logan has been cleared to play for the Maryland football team after successfully appealing his disciplinary probation last week, Coach Randy Edsall said Tuesday. Logan’s punishment, announced in May, was originally scheduled to last until April with his first chance to petition to remove the probation being Oct. 10. Logan was on suspension by...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Referee gets trucked by Maryland RB

Maryland’s home Big Ten opener is not going so well.  The Terrapins trail Ohio State at halftime, 31-10, with quarterback C.J. Brown throwing an interception right before halftime that led to a Buckeye touchdown. Urban Meyer’s squad has out-gained Randy Edsall’s, 289 yards to 104.  At least the Terps aren’t this referee, though.  That was Maryland running back Jacquille...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Maryland attracts sellout for No. 20 Ohio State

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Maryland coach Randy Edsall is trying hard to sell his players on the notion that they'll be playing just another game on Saturday. The ticket sales suggest otherwise. A sellout crowd will be on hand for the Terrapins' inaugural Big Ten home game, against No. 20 Ohio State. If there was any doubt by Maryland bolted from the Atlantic Coast Conference...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-UConn coach provides lead gift for statue honoring slain player

STORRS, Conn. -- Maryland coach Randy Edsall has provided the lead gift for a statue being built to honor former Connecticut cornerback Jasper Howard. Howard was stabbed to death following a dance at UConn in October 2009, while Edsall was the school's football coach. The statue at Rentschler Field in East Hartford is to be dedicated on Nov. 1, at halftime of the Huskies'...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Edsall provides lead gift for UConn statue

STORRS, Conn. (AP) Maryland coach Randy Edsall has provided the lead gift for a statue being built to honor former Connecticut cornerback Jasper Howard. Howard was stabbed to death following a dance at UConn in October 2009, while Edsall was the school's football coach. The statue at Rentschler Field in East Hartford is to be dedicated on Nov. 1, at halftime of the Huskies&...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Issacs suffers dislocated knee, out for the season

It was all good for Maryland as they rolled over former conference mate Syracuse 34-20 except for one ugly moment. Sophomore tight end Andrew Issacs got his leg rolled by teammate quarterback C.J. Brown as Brown was being tackled on a third quarter-run. Randy Edsall confirmed what was already feared following the game. Randy Edsall said Andrew Isaacs suffered a dislocated knee, a...
Via KCM Sports
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Edsall: Maryland defense fundamentally unsound

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) The game plan was fine. The execution was not. That's how Maryland coach Randy Edsall explained the horrid performance of his defense against West Virginia last Saturday in a 40-37 defeat. The Terrapins surrendered 33 first downs and 694 total yards, their worst defensive performance since Florida State piled up 858 yards against them in 1992. ''...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Edsall Complains About WVU Play Total

It was a comfortable day in College Park on Saturday afternoon. Some light rain showers entered the area off and on, but nothing to effect the outcome of the game. It was typical WVU vs Maryland. Physical and hard hitting, the way the game should be played. When the game was over, Maryland head coach Randy Edsall had a problem, and it wasn’t with his defense, but the West Virginia...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland being creative to fill positional needs

Two seasons ago, Maryland lost all 4 of their quarterbacks over a period of under 2 months (3 of them to ACL injuries) and had to use some creativity to fill that vital position.  In came Freshman linebacker Shawn Petty, who as a Senior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School threw for over 1,200 yards and 15 touchdowns. Reported by the Baltimore Sun, Maryland coach Randy Edsall announced...
Via NCAA Football Zone
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland lineman Dunn: from walk-on to blind side

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) When he started his football career at Maryland as a freshman walk-on, Michael Dunn had low expectations - for good reason. ''I wasn't physically fit. I was out of shape, I was pretty fat,'' he recalled. ''Coming out of high school, I was just thinking, `It's going to be nice to be on a team. Maybe I can play by my senior year...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland makes it look easy and overwhelms Jamses Madison

Maryland made it look easy and overwhelmed an under matched James Madison squad 52-7 to open their 2014 season in College Park as a member of the Big 10.  Although quarterback C.J. Brown was only 11 of 24 for 111 yards, he was able to score 3 times on the ground. Coach Randy Edsall was very happy with his team’s effort and added, “We did a lot of good things today…we started...
Via NCAA Football Zone
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Randy Edsall Trashes Michigan Fans, Continues to Fail at Life

Detroit Free Press - Add Randy Edsall to the list of people who say Michigan Stadium isn’t very loud despite being able to house more than 110,000 people. The Maryland head coach, whose team has just joined the Big Ten, recalls when he coached Connecticut for a visit to the Big House in 2010. U-M won that game 30-10. Edsall’s Terrapins will visit Michigan on Nov. 22, the week...
Via Double Coverage Football
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland Terrapins football: Predicting the 2014 schedule

Welcome to the new era of the Big Ten, and lucky for those of you who decided to enjoy your summers we’ve spent hours pouring over available film and speaking to writers, players and even head coach Randy Edsall. It’s allowed us to get as familiar with a team who isn’t all that familiar to most of the conference as possible.  B1G West Predictions: Illinois | Iowa | Minnesota ...
Via Talking 10
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Randy Edsall: Michigan crowd is big but not loud

Maryland joins the Big Ten this season and will play at many big-time venues in their first year in the conference. The Terps visit Wisconsin, Penn State and later in the year, Michigan. Maryland head coach Randy Edsall has been asked about transitioning into the new league, and one question he’s continuously faced has to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland’s Randy Edsall On Michigan Stadium: ‘It’s Big, But It’s Not Loud’

You can likely cross Michigan off the list of teams that will welcome newcomer Maryland with open arms to the Big Ten this season.  In an interview with Washington, D.C’s 106.7 The Fan Wednesday afternoon, Terrapins’ coach Randy Edsall made some not-so-flattering comments about the Wolverines’ football stadium, dubbed by most as “The Big House.”  Sure, it’s large, Edsall...
Via College Spun
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland is Giving the Big Boy Linemen a Chance to Catch Punts

Maryland is hopping over to the Big Ten this season and appears to be preparing by experimenting with new special teams methods, including allowing their linemen to catch punts in the Battle of the Big Men. Unfortunately for the viewing audience, head coach Randy Edsall did not allow them to subsequently dash down the field against a coverage team. Follow Andrew Doughty on Twitter...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Edsall Spreading the Love

COLLEGE PARK, Md.-- Maryland head coach Randy Edsall talks about the quick turn around from practice Wednesday to Thursday morning, the development of the offensive line, Michael Dunn, Andrew Isaacs and more.
Via maryland.scout.com
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Edsall Pleased With Moves, Offense…and Music

COLLEGE PARK, Md.-- Maryland head coach Randy Edsall was pleased with the position moves and the offense during Tuesday's practice. Plus, he talks about who is returning to practice, the music and more.
Via maryland.scout.com
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ten Breakdown: Maryland Terrapins Full Preview

Randy Edsall came to the Maryland Terrapins in 2011 with some big shoes to fill. He was replacing arguably the most beloved coach in Maryland football history, Ralph Friedgen. If that wasn't daunting enough, according to Ivan Maisel of ESPN.com, 24 of Edsall's players transfered in the first year. That team went on to a 2-10 record. There was cautious optimism heading into...
Via Football Nation
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland, Rutgers Learn Big Ten Membership Just a Cruel Prank: “You didn’t really think we liked you, did you?”

Representatives of the Maryland and Rutgers athletic departments were seen crying and running from the opening of Big Ten media days this morning when they discovered that their supposed membership into the conference was all a cruel prank by Big Ten members to make them think they were desired and popular. “You idiots! No one likes you! You’re pathetic,” Big Ten commissioner...
Via Sports Pickle
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Coach Dabo Swinney Takes Mini-Shot At Randy Edsall, Big Ten, Ohio State All In One Quote

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney has not been shy to boast about the unprecedented success his Tigers have had over the past few seasons. So it should come as no surprise that when asked about Maryland coach Randy Edsall’s recent comments regarding the Big Ten’s status as a “football conference”, Swinney made sure to remind everyone what happened when his team ran into B1G...
Via College Spun
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland coach Edsall: “I’m not in a basketball conference anymore”.

Maryland coach Randy Edsall during an event held by pressbox,  “As a football coach, I feel better.  I’m going to a football conference. I’m not in a basketball conference anymore.”  Was this a jab at the ACC?  If you were to ask Maryland who their rival was while they were in the ACC, they would probably say Duke.  I am no so sure Duke would say the same.  The Blue...
Via NCAA Football Zone
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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