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Big Ten Media Days Q's: Maryland dealing with changes

With coaches and representatives from all 14 Big Ten teams set to descend on Chicago this week for the conference's annual football media days, we preview some of the topics most likely to come up for discussion. 1. What did Maryland learn in year one in the Big Ten, and how will the Terrapins adjust this time around? Head coach Randy Edsall's team surprised some observers by finishing...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Beat Writers love OSU for Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year honors

it’s no secret that Ohio State is a favorite to not only win the Big Ten, but repeat as national champion. Given a roster stocked full of future NFL talent and most of last season’s roster coming back, that shouldn’t be a shock. On Monday, not only did Ohio State become the unanimous pick to win the Big Ten by the 40 beat writers polled by cleveland.com but it swept the preseason...
Via Talking 10
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football 2015 opponent reconnaissance: Maryland

In this eight-part series (Utah, Maryland, Northwestern, Michigan State, Minnesota, Rutgers, Penn State, Ohio State), we’ll freshen up on the Wolverine’s eight most noteworthy opponents of the upcoming season. Note: These are not game previews, as the sole purpose here is to get familiar with who, and what, to expect from these teams in 2015.  The Terrapins are coming off a...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Preseason All-Big Ten Defensive Team: Writers Picks

Six of our contributors have chimed in with their thoughts on the top players at each position in the Big Ten for 2015. Each writer comes with his own admitted bias and preference toward a certain team, so this preseason team may look a little different than those you’ll read in other publications. Those who took part in the voting were Ryan Osbahr (Iowa homer), Joe Kasel (Nebraska...
Via Know It All Football
19 days ago  |  Discuss

15 Big Ten Players Makes Bronco Nagurski Preseason Watch List

DALLAS (FWAA) – The 2014 Bronko Nagurski Trophy winner Scooby Wright III tops the 88-man 2015 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List announced by the Football Writers Association of America on Friday. The award is given to the nation’s best defensive player. The Big Ten players who made the list are as follows: DB Vonn Bell, Ohio State LB Vince Biegel, Wisconsin DB Briean Boddy-Calhoun...
Via Know It All Football
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Von Bell, R.J. Shelton, William Likely, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Monday editionRing My Bell.Doug Lesmerises profiles Ohio State safety Vonn Bell, (cleveland.com)Shelton from the Storm.FOX Sports profiles Michigan State wide receiver R.J. Shelton.Back Where You Belong. Michigan will reportedly dump Adidas for Nike. The Wolverines have word Adidas since 2007. (Talking10)Crossing Jordan.Doug Lesmerises profiles Indiana running...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Maryland CB makes Hornung Award watch list

William Likely, a junior cornerback from Maryland, is one of seven players from the Big Ten included on the initial watch list for the Paul Hornung Award, which goes annually to the player who displays the most versatility, a la the Notre Dame back for whom the honor is named.  Likely earned All-Big Ten first-team honors last season when he tied for No. 1 in the conference in passes...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Seven Big Ten Players Named to 2015 Paul Hornung Award Watch List

Louisville, KY. – Monday, July 6, 2015 – The Louisville Sports Commission today named 44 multi-talented college football players to the 2015 Watch List for the Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse. Among the 44 players, seven of them were from the Big Ten Conference. They are:   V’Angelo Bentley, Illinois Janarion Grant, Rutgers William Likely, Maryland Jalin Marshall...
Via Know It All Football
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ten B1G Household Names In 2015

As Spring football comes to a close, we can start dreaming about kickoff Saturday this fall in the Big Ten. I’m looking forward to another exciting season, as Ohio State begins the quest to defend a title and 13 other B1G schools begin the mission of dethroning the Buckeyes. Despite the mass exodus of some name-brand players to the NFL and graduation, the Big Ten will still have...
Via Know It All Football
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford Kicker Tries to Trip Maryland's William Likely During 100-Yard Kick Return

During the Foster Farms Bowl there was very little that the Maryland Terrapins did right. On the other hand, there was very little that the Stanford Cardinals did wrong. Yes, it was that kind of game so if you didn't stay up and watch it on a work night you didn't really miss much, but on one play they did reverse rolls.Early in the fourth quarter during a kick return it was Maryland...
Via FatManWriting
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland rallies to stun Michigan in the Big House

Maryland improved to 5-1 on the road (3-1 in the Big Ten), rallying to top Michigan 23-16 in the Big House. Quarterback C.J. Brown rushed for 87 yards and a touchdown and threw for another 165 yards, including a 36-yard pass to Amba Etta-Tawo that set up a one-yard touchdown by running back Wes Brown for the go ahead touchdown with 5:59 remaining. Player of the Game: The day belonged...
Via KCM Sports
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Craddock kicks Maryland past Penn State 20-19

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Brad Craddock kicked a 43-yard field goal with 51 seconds left to giving Maryland a 20-19 come-from-behind victory over Penn State on Saturday. The victory made the Terps bowl-eligible and extended Penn State's losing streak to four games. Trailing 16-7 late in the third quarter, the Terps (6-3, 3-2 Big Ten) moved ahead after quarterback C.J. Brown engineered...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ten Writers Awards For Week 8

Our writers have weighed in with their votes on who the offensive and defensive players of the week as well as coach of the week were for Week 8 of the Big Ten season. Let’s see what they came up with. OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK J.T. Barrett, Ohio State — As one of our writers put it, “If anyone other than this guys gets it we should have our heads examined.” For the...
Via Know It All Football
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Fun Facts: Iowa-Maryland

Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
October 17, 2014

Big Ten Writers Awards For Week 4

Our staff writers have weighed in with their choices for offensive and defensive player and coach of the week in the Big Ten for Week 4. Let’s see what they came up with. OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska — The Husker I-Back turned in a performance for the ages on Saturday night against the Miami Hurricanes. He was the focal point of the Husker offensive attack...
Via Know It All Football
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland CB Will Likely named B1G Defensive Player of the Week

Will Likely’s progression into a nationally respectable football player continued on Saturday, when he intercepted a pass and returned it 88 yards for a touchdown in Maryland’s 34-20 win over Syracuse. That play along with his nine tackles was noticed, leading to him being name the Big Ten Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday. #B1G Defensive POW is CB William Likely...
Via KCM Sports
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mistake-prone Syracuse loses 34-20 to Maryland

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) For Syracuse it was a game of mistakes and missed opportunities - and in the end a loss. C.J. Brown threw for 280 yards and two touchdowns, cornerback William Likely returned an interception 88 yards for another score, and Maryland beat Syracuse 34-20 on Saturday. The Orange (2-1) could only lament what happened and what might have been after outgaining the Terps...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Orange Unable to Finish Drives, Fall to 2-1

Photo courtesy syracuse.com. Coming into today, Syracuse had not started a season 3-0 since 1991. It will need to wait until next year to try and accomplish that feat. SU lost to Maryland 34-20 in the Dome in front of more than 40,000 faithful fans. Early on, the Orange was unable to get much going against the Terrapins, but that changed quickly as Syracuse rolled up 589 yards of...
Via Orange Fizz
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pereira's Week 3 calls: Odd punt play that confuses even rules experts

Talk about confusing. You’re going to need a tour guide for this one, folks.  Unfortunately, we don’t have one so you’ll have to settle for me. This bus ride is going to be a doozy, so you better fasten your seat belts.  There was a play in the West Virginia-Maryland game that may be one of the most confusing plays we’re likely to see all season — and we’re only in...
Via Fox Sports
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 ACC coach, rookie of year voting

Voting results for the Atlantic Coast Conference's coach and rookie of the year awards, as determined by a vote of 65 members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association. ROOKIE OF THE YEAR Jameis Winston, qb, Florida State (56) DeVon Edwards, s, Duke (4) Tyler Boyd, wr, Pittsburgh (2) William Likely, cb, Maryland (1) Stacy Coley, wr, Miami (1) Kendall Fuller, cb, Virginia...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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