Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity
On Twitter: TerpsInsider and PostSports  |  Facebook  |  E-mail alerts: Redskins and Sports  |  RSS

Terrapins Insider: September 5, 2010 - September 11, 2010

The evolving quarterback situation at Maryland

Just finished the final version of my game story. Here is what you need to know after a 63-2 blowout of Morgan State: Jamarr Robinson threw two touchdown passes and an interception. Coach Ralph Friedgen said he missed some receivers....

By Eric Prisbell  | September 11, 2010; 11:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Football  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

With 45-point halftime lead, a look ahead to West Virginia

Okay, time to look ahead to West Virginia, right? Maryland’s up XXX at halftime here at Byrd Stadium. Starting QB Jamarr Robinson threw two touchdown passes (Torrey Smith, Adrian Cannon). Backup Danny O’Brien threw three (Matt Furstenberg, Smith, Da’Rel Scott)....

By Eric Prisbell  | September 11, 2010; 7:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Football  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Vellano emerging as defensive standout

Don Brown, Maryland’s defensive coordinator, recalls a preseason alumni function during which he showed tape of some of his best players. There were clips of middle linebacker Alex Wujciak’s greatest hits of 2009 and shots of strong-side linebacker Adrian Moten...

By Eric Prisbell  | September 11, 2010; 4:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Football  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Predictions for Maryland-Morgan State game

With the Navy victory under their belts, the Terrapins can envision being at least 4-1 entering the bye week in early October. And frankly, Maryland needs to be 4-1 at that point. They should win Saturday by a comfortable margin....

By Eric Prisbell  | September 10, 2010; 7:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  Football  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Poll: Which play was more memorable in Maryland-Navy?

Everyone remembers The Leap. Adrian Moten leapt over the line of scrimmage and knocked the ball loose from Navy quarterback Ricky Dobbs’s hands. Maryland recovered the fumble and denied the Midshipmen a red-zone touchdown (a recurring theme during Monday's 17-14...

By Eric Prisbell  | September 9, 2010; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Football  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Danny O'Brien on his fumble: 'My heart sank immediately'

Maryland quarterback Danny O’Brien said he found out last week that he would play at least some against Navy. Offensive coordinator James Franklin told him in a meeting. During the game, Franklin told him to start warming up when Navy...

By Eric Prisbell  | September 9, 2010; 1:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Football  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Why James Franklin calls the game from the field

At the end of Maryland offensive coordinator James Franklin's 12-minute interview with reporters, veteran and dogged reporter Mark Clem pressed Franklin about his decision to call the game from the field rather than the coaches' box. Franklin said he started...

By Eric Prisbell  | September 9, 2010; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Football  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Friedgen on quarterback rotation: 'C.J. could play, too'

So I raced back from a "Washington Post Live" appearance in Bethesda to College Park in time to join a large group of reporters in Coach Ralph Friedgen’s office for his daily media session. And I chose to ask about...

By Eric Prisbell  | September 9, 2010; 10:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Football  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Friedgen sends defense to the showers

With the season opener on Labor Day, Maryland is in the midst of a very short game week. It is an issue, even if the upcoming opponent is division I-AA Morgan State. Here is what it means: Coach Ralph Friedgen...

By Eric Prisbell  | September 9, 2010; 8:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Football  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

So Maryland Coach Friedgen could play three quarterbacks Saturday

Here is what to look for in Saturday's showdown with Morgan State at Byrd Stadium: Quarterback Jamarr Robinson will play for the Terps. Backup Danny O'Brien is expected to play some, as well. Third-stringer C.J. Brown could play, too. Here...

By Eric Prisbell  | September 8, 2010; 1:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
Categories:  Football  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Why Gary Williams will like Kevin Anderson

First off, new AD Kevin Anderson, who could start as early as Oct. 1, may get the Navy-Maryland football rivalry going, but we'll see ... As for Gary Williams, I think Gary and Kevin Anderson share the same views on...

By Eric Prisbell  | September 7, 2010; 5:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  Football, Men's basketball  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

How do you look at Maryland's victory over Navy?

Everyone is going to write a lot about Navy’s struggles in the red zone, Maryland’s defense at the end of the game, etc. But was Maryland’s 17-14 victory over Navy more about luck or perseverance? You decide. Yes, Navy botched...

By Eric Prisbell  | September 6, 2010; 9:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
Categories:  Football  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Maryland holds off Navy in 17-14 football win

Well, it wasn't the prettiest game, but the Terrapins were able to hold off Navy for a 17-14 win. What do you think of the opener? Vote in the poll, leave your thoughts in the comments. Lavar Arrington offers his...

By Matt Bonesteel  | September 6, 2010; 7:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
Categories:  Football  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Luck on Maryland's side so far

Navy missed out on a chance for at least 13 more points in a first half dominated by both teams’ running games. There was Joe Buckley’s 32-yard field goal that caromed off the left upright in the first quarter. There...

By Eric Prisbell  | September 6, 2010; 5:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Football  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Ferrara out; new AD Anderson watching on sideline

Maryland kicker Nick Ferrara is out for today's game with a groin injury, as expected. RB Gary Douglas is also out with an ankle injury. New Athletic Director Kevin Anderson is down on the sideline -- around the 20-yard line...

By Eric Prisbell  | September 6, 2010; 3:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Football  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

What Kevin Anderson's hiring means for Gary Williams and Ralph Friedgen

Here are some of my initial thoughts on the hiring of Kevin Anderson to replace Debbie Yow as Maryland’s AD: Gary Williams, Maryland’s men’s basketball coach, called me yesterday and he must have used the word “cohesive” four times during...

By Eric Prisbell  | September 5, 2010; 9:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  Football, Men's basketball  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company