Jairus Hamilton, a 6-foot-8 junior, averaged 9.5 points and 4.3 rebounds as a starter last season at Boston College.

Taulia Tagovailoa struggled in his first career start at Northwestern, completing 14 of 25 passes for 94 yards with three interceptions.

Tagovailoa, a sophomore who transferred from Alabama this offseason, won the job ahead of redshirt freshman Lance LeGendre.


Even with an upcoming season that will feature dozens of newcomers, a different quarterback and possible chaos prompted by playing amid a pandemic, there is continuity for Maryland football.

The Terps' defense finished near the bottom of the Big Ten last season, but the players stepping in have added experience and know they have 'a lot to prove.'

The strength of this Maryland offense lies in its receivers, who, if given consistent performances from the Terps’ quarterback, could have a standout year.

Football coach Michael Locksley, men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon and women’s basketball coach Brenda Frese are among the coaches who have taken the pay cut.

Paul Lewis, a point guard from Bishop O’Connell, is the first member of the Terrapins’ 2022 recruiting class.

Classes at Maryland began this week but most are being held virtually. Multiple people attributed the spike in cases to sports outside football.

Maryland offered Graham early this spring before numerous other major programs followed suit. The 6-foot-8 forward chose the Terrapins over Auburn, Memphis and Wisconsin.

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Maryland's head football coach wants to lift up other Black coaches. It could be his biggest contribution to the game.

Jackson’s decision to opt out leaves Maryland with two scholarship quarterbacks available.

Tagovailoa, a four-star recruit out of high school, played one season at Alabama and appeared in five games. In a backup role, he completed 9 of 12 passes for 100 yards and a touchdown.

“I have dedicated the better part of my 25-year coaching career to leveling the playing field for minority coaches everywhere,” Locksley said in a statement.

The season begins the weekend of Sept. 5, with the conference championship game on Dec. 5.

Revaz, a 20-year-old who is part of the Swiss national team player pool, will have four years of eligibility at Maryland and should add much-needed depth to the frontcourt.

A new athletic department initiative called VoTERP is a nonpartisan campaign aimed toward educating Maryland athletes and staff about the voting process.

The athletic department tested 185 people earlier this week. Maryland said those who tested positive have been notified and are self-isolating.

Men's lacrosse coach John Tillman and baseball assistant Matt Swope spearheaded the effort, but the web of volunteers stretched across other sports and departments.

Smith, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard from St. Petersburg, Fla., played in 61 games for the Terps but never had a large role.

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