Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Vernon Davis of the San Francisco 49ers and Torrey Smith of the Ravens are both Maryland football alums.
Maryland Terrapin football fans have something extra to cheer about in Sunday's Super Bowl—two former University of Maryland football players will be facing each other on the field. Vernon Davis, who played for UMD under former head coach Ralph Friedgen from 2003-2006, was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the first round of the 2006 draft, where he continues to play as tight end. Torrey Smith, was also coached by Friedgen for a few years before he retired. Smith played for the Terps from 2007 to 2011, when he was selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the second round of the draft. According to The Baltimore Sun, the wide receiver been one of the Ravens' most exciting playmakers of the year. A third former Terp, LaQuan Williams, who …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The hangout will take place on Feb. 6.
University of Maryland football coach Randy Edsall will host a Google Hangout on national signing day, Feb. 6 at 4 p.m., according to a WBOC story. The chat will be moderated by UMD quarterback C.J. Brown. Fans can submit questions to Edsall in advance or during the chat. Questions can be sent via Twitter by using #MarylandFootball, Facebook (Maryland Football and Maryland Terrapins) and email (MarylandFootball@umd.edu). To be a part of the hangout, fans must log into their Google+ account and visiting the Randy Edsell Google+ page. The chat will be posted later on the Maryland football YouTube channel as well.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Mini-bites of news to start your morning.
1. Good Samaritan In case you missed it, a front window at Proteus Bicycles was shattered during Hurricane Irene, but not a single bike was stollen. Locals pitched in to guard the store, clean up the glass and board up the window before the store owner even arrived the next morning. 2. 9/11 There are a whole lot of television programs this week examining the 9/11 terrorist attack, 10 years after it occurred. Here's a list. 3. Uncle Sam's Beef? On this day in 1813, the United States earned its nickname Uncle Sam, thanks to a meat packer named Samuel Wilson. He supplied barrels of beef to the Army during the War of 1812, stamping the barrels with "U.S." for United States, but soldiers started calling the food "Uncle Sam's." 4. Maryland …