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2020 Schedule
6th in Big Ten - East
4dHeather Dinich

QB Tagovailoa cleared to play as 6 Terps opt out

Transfer QB Taulia Tagovailoa has been granted a waiver to play this season for Maryland which has six players opting out of the upcoming season, including QB Josh Jackson.

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5dHeather Dinich

Terps' Locksley creates minority coaches coalition

A nonprofit organization created by Maryland's Mike Locksley will generate a list of candidates vetted by a board of directors that includes former Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and Alabama coach Nick Saban.


The CFB Pod: The latest on UConn canceling its season, the new Big Ten schedule, players opting out and the Pac-12 player unity group

Kevin Negandhi spins the wheel of college football news, first with Heather Dinich as they discuss UConn canceling its season, the Big Ten revising its schedule to accommodate teams potentially quarantining, the role of the NCAA Board of Governors and if this is the the start of the Power Five schools breaking off from the NCAA (1:07). Then, Adam Rittenberg joins the podcast to talk about #BigTenUnited, how #BigTenUnited differs from the Pac-12’s player unity group, the potential for more NFL-caliber players to opt out of the season and the Pac-12 planning a loan program to rescue athletic departments if the season doesn’t happen (14:56). Later, Harry Lyles Jr. goes deep on the Pac-12 players’ demands for the conference and the “blueprint” they’ve created (28:00).

Takeaways from Big Ten schedule release (2:08)
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6dAdam Rittenberg

Big Ten to start Sept. 3; Michigan-OSU on Oct. 24

The Big Ten football schedule has two bye weeks built in for each team, with the regular season ending Nov. 21 and the conference title game on Dec. 5. There is ample flexibility to account for games that need to be rescheduled.

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31dHeather Dinich

Maryland halts workouts after nine positive tests

Maryland has suspended voluntary workouts for its football program after nine individuals -- not necessarily all football players -- tested positive for the coronavirus, the school announced Saturday.

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33dHeather Dinich and Mark Schlabach

Big Ten going to conference-only slate this fall

Big Ten athletic directors and presidents have decided on moving to a conference-only model for all fall sports, including football.


CFB Pod: Mike Locksley on empowering young men, second chances, "Late Night With Locks"

Maryland head coach Mike Locksley joins Kevin Negandhi to discuss empowering the young men on his team, getting a second chance at head coaching, health protocols on campus, being transparent with recruits and the latest with Taulia Tagovailoa's waiver (18:33). Plus, Adam Rittenberg and Kevin get into players speaking their minds publicly, Mike Gundy's relationships at Oklahoma State and if coaches will continue to take players seriously as the season gets closer (1:23).

Big Ten preview: Can anybody challenge Ohio State? (2:02)
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Maryland to begin football workouts June 15

Maryland will begin allowing its football players to conduct voluntary, individual workouts under the supervision of the sports medical staff on June 15.

If Big Ten football did a Zoom call (1:23)
Taulia Tagovailoa transfers to Maryland (0:54)

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa announced he is transferring to Maryland Friday. Coach Mike Locksley is adding competition to the position to go along with returning starter Josh Jackson and second year quarterback Lance Legendre.

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88dTom VanHaaren

Ex-Tide QB Taulia Tagovailoa joining Terrapins

Quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa, who appeared in five games for Alabama as a freshman in 2019, is transferring to Maryland. He'll have three years of eligibility remaining with the Terrapins.

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Former Maryland coach Lester dies from virus

Roy Lester, who sandwiched a disappointing three-year stint as Maryland's football coach between a highly successful career at the high school level, has died. He was 96.

Antoine Brooks' NFL draft profile (0:47)
Anthony McFarland Jr.'s NFL draft profile (0:59)

Team Stats

Passing Yards174.0114th
Rushing Yards169.455th
Points For27.5175th
Points Against34.717th