Maryland Rumors & News

  • Former Maryland RB/WR Jacquille Veii transferring back to Terps from Towson, per report

    Testudo Times "Former Maryland running back and receiver Jacquille Veii will reportedly transfer back to the Terrapins from Towson, the program he joined upon transferring away from Maryland before last season. Jeff Ermann of Inside Maryland Sports broke the news late on Monday night. Veii spent two seasons..." January 28

  • Trey Edmunds plans to transfer to Maryland, concluding a what-if career at Virginia Tech

    The Roanoke Times "The first of the Edmunds brothers has moved on from Virginia Tech, and earlier than expected. News of running back Trey Edmunds' intentions to transfer to Maryland broke Wednesday, first reported on TechSideline.com. Trey's dad, Ferrell, who did not comment when reached early Wednesday evening,..." January 21

  • 4-star QB Dwayne Haskins Jr. flips to Ohio State, spurns Maryland

    The Score "Ohio State has landed coveted four-star quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. for its 2016 class. A former Maryland commit, he flipped to Ohio State on Monday. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound pocket passer said in a lengthy letter that he's always wanted to be a Buckeye." January 19

  • Surprise Ohio State visitor Keandre Jones reportedly flips from Maryland to the Buckeyes

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State had a surprise official visitor this weekend in four-star linebacker Keandre Jones of Olney (Md.) Good Counsel. And now, according to Scott Greene of Terrapin Nation in the Rivals recruiting network, Jones has flipped his verbal commitment from Maryland to Ohio State. Ohio State..." January 18

  • Maryland DL Quinton Jefferson tweets NFL draft intentions

    College Football Talk "An early call to the NFL will, once again, cost Maryland an experienced member of its defensive line moving forward. On Twitter Thursday night, Quinton Jefferson announced that he will be foregoing his remaining collegiate eligibility and making himself available for the April NFL draft...." December 21

  • Pitt adds transfer wide receiver Juwann Winfree

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Pitt added some receiver depth Sunday when former Maryland wideout Juwann Winfree announced that he will join the Panthers as a transfer. Winfree, a former four-star recruit, enrolled at Maryland in 2014 and caught 11 passes for 158 yards and two touchdowns as a freshman. He was suspended..." December 21

  • Arkansas St. OC takes same position with Maryland

    Fox Sports - College Football "Maryland head coach D.J. Durkin has hired Walt Bell to be the Terrapins' offensive coordinator, the school announced Sunday. FOX Sports reported Saturday the announcement was imminent. Durkin called Bell "one of the brightest offensive minds in college football" in the announcement. The..." December 21

  • Terrapins' Byrd Stadium renamed Maryland Stadium

    USA Today "The home of the Maryland Terrapins football team will have a new name: Maryland Stadium. The Maryland Board of Regents made the decision Friday. According to The (Baltimore) Sun, the 17-member board also agreed to impose a five-year moratorium on naming buildings after individuals. The vote..." December 11

  • Ex-Syracuse coach Scott Shafer is Maryland’s new defensive coordinator

    Washington Post "Former Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer has been hired as Maryland‘s defensive coordinator, a person with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday. Shafer, who was fired last month after going 14-23 in three seasons at Syracuse, is expected to be introduced by Maryland on Wednesday. He..." December 08

  • Michigan defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin to be Maryland head coach

    SI - College Football "Michigan defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin will be the new head coach at Maryland, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Durkin replaces Randy Edsall, who fired on Oct. 11 after the Terrapins fell to Ohio State, dropping their record to 2–4. Maryland offensive coordinator Mike..." December 02

  • Maryland’s Yannick Ngakoue headed for NFL draft

    Washington Post "Maryland junior defensive end Yannick Ngakoue announced Monday that he will skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft. Ngakoue finished second nationally with 13.5 sacks, which also set the school’s single-season record earlier this month. While the former Friendship Collegiate star faced..." December 01

  • Maryland RB Wes Brown's suspension reportedly for 1 year

    Sporting News - NCAAF "The hits keep coming for Maryland. In the midst of a 2-8 season that included the firing of coach Randy Edsall, the program has suspended running back Wes Brown and quarterback Gage Shaffer for violations of the school’s student-athlete code of conduct. Brown’s suspension was announced..." November 18

  • Maryland RB Wes Brown suspended indefinitely

    Washington Post "Maryland running back Wes Brown has been suspended indefinitely for violating the student-athlete code of conduct, the school announced Monday evening. The suspension comes just two days after Brown made his first start of the season in a 24-7 loss to Michigan State. The former Good Counsel..." November 17

  • McClain: O’Brien not interested in Maryland job

    Pro Football Talk "Texans coach Bill O’Brien is interested in the Maryland job. Unless he isn’t. In response to a report from Jason La Canfora of CBS that O’Brien could be inclined to swap out the Texans for the Terrapins, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle says otherwise." November 15

  • Texans coach Bill O'Brien interested in University of Maryland opening

    CBS Sports "Texans embattled coach Bill O'Brien, perhaps headed to a showdown with general manager Rick Smith this offseason as ownership mulls a change in its power structure, is very intrigued by the opening at the University of Maryland, according to several sources close to the school, and his interest in..." November 15

  • REPORT: Maryland Fires Randy Edsall

    247 Sports "Maryland has fired football coach Randy Edsall midway through his fifth season as head coach, Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports reports. Edsall, 57, was let go a day after Maryland's third straight loss, 49-28, Saturday at Ohio State. With the Terps (2-4) suffering through one of their worst seasons..." October 11

  • Report: Maryland to fire coach Randy Edsall as soon as this week

    CBS Sports "Maryland's game against Ohio State on Saturday could be the last of the Randy Edsall Era in College Park. According to a report from InsideMDSports, Edsall is "unlikely to survive as Maryland's football coach" through the weekend, barring an unexpected change of heart by the administration...." October 08

  • Maryland moves game vs. Michigan to 12 p.m. due to potential hurricane

    SI "Kickoff for Saturday’s game between Maryland and Michigan in College Park, Md., has been moved from 8 p.m. to 12 p.m. due to the potential effects of Hurricane Joaquin, the schools announced Thursday. The current forecast from the National Hurricane Center projects the storm to begin impacting..." October 01

  • Caleb Rowe eases into his second week as Maryland’s starting QB

    Washington Post "There were several throws that Caleb Rowe would like to have back from last week’s win over South Florida, but by Wednesday the junior quarterback had already forced himself to forget about the past. Rowe allows himself one viewing of the previous week’s game film before closing the book. He moved..." September 24

  • Terps tight end will turn pro early — on Wall Street

    Washington Post "Maryland tight end P.J. Gallo has always reveled in competition, and he spent this summer scratching and clawing with other top prospects for a roster spot. By the time Gallo left in August to return for his junior season in College Park, he hoped he had made an impression. Gallo did more than..." August 31

  • Perry Hills Named Maryland Starting QB for Season-Opener

    247 Sports "Junior Perry Hills emerged as Maryland's primary option at quarterback last Saturday during the Terps Fan Appreciation Day scrimmage, and today it was officially revealed that he will be behind center heading into the season-opener against Richmond next Saturday. Randy Edsall released his..." August 28

  • Randy Edsall wants to name Maryland’s starting quarterback ‘as quickly as I can’

    Washington Post "One of the more memorable plays of Maryland’s preseason practice Friday began with a pass-rush barreling toward senior quarterback Daxx Garman. It was the first day that Garman wore full pads with his new teammates, and although his yellow jersey indicated that he was off limits for contact, the..." August 15

  • Maryland officially adds Melvin Keihn, Towson transfer Daniel Sutton to roster

    Washington Post "With just three days remaining before the start of fall camp, the Maryland football team has added Virginia Tech transfer Melvin Keihn and former Towson place kicker Daniel Sutton to its roster, the school announced Friday afternoon. Both should be quality pieces for Maryland’s future once they..." August 09

  • Former Gilman defensive end Melvin Keihn announces he's transferring to Maryland

    Baltimore Sun "While most of its recent success on the recruiting trail has centered on a potential bumper crop in the class of 2016, Maryland appears to have landed a potential impact transfer. Virginia Tech defensive end Melvin Keihn (Gilman) announced on Twitter he is joining the Terps. Keihn appeared in..." August 05

  • Terps move Shane Cockerille to fullback, add former North Carolina recruit Avery Edwards

    Baltimore Sun "Former Gilman star and ESPN four-star recruit Shane Cockerille will be moving from quarterback to fullback on the Maryland football team, the program announced Monday. Additionally, the Terps have added former North Carolina tight end Avery Edwards, who was charged with felony larceny for..." July 14

  • Suspended Maryland wide receiver eyeing Pitt

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Juwann Winfree, one of the most prized wide receiver prospects in the Class of 2014, will look to Pitt first in an attempt to re-start his career after he was suspended twice at Maryland. Winfree, a sophomore who plans to transfer after one season at Maryland, said he will visit the Pitt campus..." July 09

  • Maryland football coach Randy Edsall signs contract extension through 2019

    Baltimore Sun "The progress Maryland made on the field the past two seasons and the promise of a strong recruiting class in 2016 has led the university to give football coach Randy Edsall a contract extension. Edsall, who has two years remaining on a six-year contract that pays him $2.1 million annually, has..." June 30

  • Suspended Terps WR Juwann Winfree withdraws from school

    Washington Post "Maryland wide receiver Juwann Winfree has withdrawn from the university and will not return to the football program, the school announced on Wednesday. The move comes just nine days after Maryland Coach Randy Edsall suspended Winfree indefinitely for violating the school’s student athlete code..." June 18

  • UM approves beer sales at sporting events

    Baltimore Sun "University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh has approved a trial plan for the school to sell beer at its football stadium and other athletic venues beginning this fall — a proposal that has divided the campus community and is opposed by some prominent public health advocates. The..." June 15

  • Terps football adds former Connecticut LB Jefferson Ashiru

    Washington Post "Former Connecticut linebacker Jefferson Ashiru has transferred to Maryland and will be immediately eligible to play next fall, the school announced Friday evening. A former three-star recruit out of Powder Springs, Ga., Ashiru has previous ties to Maryland Coach Randy Edsall, who recruited the..." June 15

  • Maryland receiver Juwann Winfree suspended indefinitely

    Baltimore Sun "Maryland wide receiver Juwann Winfree has been suspended indefinitely for violating the school’s student-athlete conduct code, the university announced Monday. Winfree is the second wide receiver to leave the team in the past two weeks, following the departure of Marcus Leak for what was..." June 09

  • Virginia Football Lands Transfer Running Back

    Streaking The Lawn "The Virginia Football team has secured its third incoming transfer of the off-season with the commitment from Maryland running back Albert Reid. Continuing with the recent trend of incoming (not to mention outgoing) transferring players, UVa football will be bringing in a third transfer this..." June 02

  • WR Marcus Leak, DB D’Andre Payne leave Maryland football program

    Washington Post "Maryland wide receiver Marcus Leak has withdrawn from school “to tend to personal matters” and is no longer part of the Terrapins football program, an athletic department spokesman said Friday. Leak, a former three-star recruit who struggled on and off the field for much of his time in College..." June 01

  • Terps’ top punter transferring to Vols

    College Football Talk "Earlier today we noted that a former Tennessee football player who had transferred to Maryland had decided to transfer out of that Big Ten football program. Now, the Tennessee-Maryland pipeline continues, albeit in reverse. Citing a UT program source, Wes Rucker of GoVols247.com was the first..." June 01

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    Maryland Terrapins @umterps

    BREAKING: QB Daxx Garman will join the Maryland Football team for the 2015 season after graduating from Oklahoma State. #FearTheTurtle

  • Former Oklahoma State QB Daxx Garman transferring to Maryland

    The Oklahoman "Former Oklahoma State quarterback Daxx Garman is reportedly joining the Maryland football program following his graduation from Oklahoma State. Maryland tweeted the news from its official Twitter account Thursday." May 28

  • Highly touted QB Dwayne Haskins Jr. commits to hometown Terrapins

    ESPN "Dwayne Haskins Jr. is going to play for his hometown team. The nation's No. 2 pocket passer and No. 25 in the ESPN 300 committed to Maryland Friday in what is considered the most impactful recruiting victory for the Terrapins in some time. Haskins, of Potomac, Maryland, selected the Terps..." May 17

  • Another Maryland RB set to transfer elsewhere

    CSN Baltimore "Maryland running back Jacquille Veii has been granted his release and will transfer from the program, CSNbaltimore.com confirmed Tuesday evening via an athletic department spokesman. Veii becomes the second Maryland running back to transfer in the past four days. Albert Reid was also granted..." April 22

  • Pair of Terps transferring from Maryland

    College Football Talk "Late this past week, a pair of Maryland football players decided they would finish their respective playing careers elsewhere. The school confirmed Friday that safety Zach Dancel and running back Albert Reid (pictured) have decided to transfer out of Randy Edsall‘s football program. No reason..." April 20

  • QB Caleb Rowe, RB Wes Brown to sit for Terps this spring

    College Football Talk "Two important pieces of Maryland’s offensive puzzle will be sidelined as the Terrapins begin preparations for the 2015 season in earnest. Friday, head coach Randy Edsall confirmed that both quarterback Caleb Rowe (pictured, right) and running back Wes Brown (pictured, left) will be..." March 01

  • Maryland applies for medical redshirt for Caleb Rowe

    Washington Post "Maryland has applied for a medical redshirt for junior quarterback Caleb Rowe, who missed the final seven games of his junior season after suffering a torn ACL. Maryland Coach Randy Edsall spoke on the possibility of Rowe gaining an extra year of eligibility Thursday evening on The Sports..." February 09

  • Ohio State lands four-star OT Isaiah Prince over Alabama, Maryland

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "It's hard to imagine Urban Meyer could be having a better day. After earning a signature from four-star wide receiver K.J. Hill of North Little Rock, Ark., earlier in the morning of National Signing Day, Meyer closed on the second elite prospect of the day when four-star offensive tackle..." February 04

  • Maryland reportedly hires former Jaguars assistant Terry Richardson

    College Football Talk "Most often during National Signing Day week the flurry of assistant coaches hopping jobs doesn’t come until after Wednesday. This one was a little different, though, as Randy Edsall reportedly dipped into his past by plucking former assistant Terry Richardson off the NFL’s unemployment line to..." February 03

  • Former four-star cornerback D'Andre Payne transferring from Tennessee to Maryland

    Baltimore Sun "A day that began with the news that one of Maryland’s top recruiting targets had committed orally elsewhere ended with the Terps adding a former four-star cornerback to their secondary. Washington native and Tennessee freshman D’Andre Payne, who graduated from H.D. Woodson (D.C.), tweeted..." January 26

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    Matt Zenitz @mzenitz

    Just talked to Stefon Diggs, who told me that he has decided to forgo his final year at Maryland and enter the NFL draft

  • Edsall takes first NFL Draft step on behalf of Diggs

    CSN Baltimore "Maryland head coach Randy Edsall has taken the first step in the NFL Draft process on behalf of junior wide receiver Stefon Diggs, submitting information to the NFL to “test the waters” and get feedback on the standout’s draft status. Edsall announced the news on Wednesday during a press..." December 20

  • Maryland’s Stefon Diggs to return Friday; Nate Renfro to leave program after bowl game

    Washington Post "After missing the past two games of the regular season because of a lacerated kidney, Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs is expected to return to practice Friday. Maryland Coach Randy Edsall said he consulted with the team’s trainers Sunday about Diggs’ status, which has been in limbo ever..." December 01

  • Terps star Stefon Diggs will not play against Michigan, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "Maryland will be without its most electrifying offensive weapon for at least another week. Terps junior wide receiver Stefon Diggs, who suffered a lacerated kidney against Penn State on Nov. 1, has not practiced this week and will not play when Maryland travels to face Michigan on Saturday,..." November 20

  • Promising Terps freshman WR Juwann Winfree suspended two games

    Baltimore Sun "Maryland freshman wide receiver Juwann Winfree has been suspended two games by the athletic department for violating the school's student-athlete code of conduct, the university announced Monday night. Winfree, one of the prized pieces of Maryland’s past recruiting class, had worked his way..." November 18

  • Maryland’s Stefon Diggs has lacerated kidney; status for final two games uncertain

    Washington Post "Maryland’s Stefon Diggs suffered a lacerated kidney against Penn State, and his status for the Terrapins’ final two games remains uncertain, sources close to the situation confirmed Monday. Diggs suffered the injury after taking a shot to the kidney during the fourth quarter of Maryland’s 20-19..." November 11

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