Tracking the Terps

Tracking the Terps News and notes on Maryland football, basketball and other sports
Helmet stickers, scholarship among Maryland football's plan to honor Jordan McNair

A little over a year ago, the Maryland football team’s indoor practice facility officially opened amid much fanfare and celebration. There were speeches by university president Wallace D. Loh and football coach DJ Durkin, among others.

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Former Maryland quarterback and coaching finalist Frank Reich mostly mum on Jordan McNair fallout

Toward the end of a disastrous Maryland football season three years ago, one of the Terps’ more distinguished alumni, Frank Reich, was having his own troubles.

Then the second-year offensive coordinator of the San Diego Chargers, Reich had quarterback Philip Rivers and not much else.

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Parents of Maryland players seem mostly supportive of DJ Durkin, saying team culture was tough but not 'toxic'

Parents of University of Maryland football players met for nearly 90 minutes Saturday morning with athletic director Damon Evans, and many stayed around to talk with university president Wallace D. Loh and members of the commission hired by the school to look into media reports of a “toxic” culture in the program’s two seasons under coach DJ Durkin.

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Maryland football player’s death raises broad questions for university

University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh has long been wary of the power of college athletics to shape how the state’s flagship university is perceived.

“As president, I sit over a number of dormant volcanoes,” he said last year at a meeting of the University Senate, the campus newspaper reported at the time. “One of them is an athletic scandal.

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USM Board of Regents to take over investigation into University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair's death

The University System of Maryland’s governing board is assuming control over an investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair.

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Parents of Maryland players will meet with Damon Evans, new commission looking at football culture

Parents of Maryland football players are scheduled to meet Saturday with new athletic director Damon Evans for the second time since the death of redshirt freshman offensive lineman Jordan McNair.

The meeting is scheduled for 8 a.m. at Gossett Team House, according to sources familiar with the meeting who asked to remain anonymous.

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