Network News

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

Adams as an option at running back

A lot of the focus will center on the quarterbacks this week, but Maryland has multiple options at running back, as well. Da’Rel Scott, Davin Meggett and D.J. Adams all averaged more than five yards per carry in Saturday’s 62-3 victory over Morgan State.

“I think we have guys who can flat-out play,” Adams said. “We are all different, but we complement each other. It is just a matter of time, like tonight, where we can all get into the game and take the opportunity to change the pace. We have guys who can stretch the field, push it in the middle, or even catch the ball in the flat. That makes for a great combination at running back.”

Adams was the most impressive. He had all 66 of Maryland’s yards on Maryland’s first fourth-quarter scoring drive. He carried the ball seven straight times to score the first of two touchdowns Saturday.

“It was a little tiring,” said Adams, who finished with a team-high 70 rushing yards. “But everything was opening up for me. The offensive line was creating big holes and I just hit them hard. Everything was working on that drive, and we came away with a touchdown.”

Coaches had said they could envision Adams playing this season in short-yardage or goal-line opportunities. Your thoughts on the back?

By Eric Prisbell  |  September 13, 2010; 3:01 PM ET
Categories:  Football  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: Maryland and West Virginia extend football series until at least 2017
Next: West Virginia Coach Stewart: 'Maryland is still Maryland'

No comments have been posted to this entry.

Post a Comment

We encourage users to analyze, comment on and even challenge washingtonpost.com's articles, blogs, reviews and multimedia features.

User reviews and comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the site. Additionally, entries that are unsigned or contain "signatures" by someone other than the actual author will be removed. Finally, we will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or privacy policies or any other policies governing this site. Please review the full rules governing commentaries and discussions.




characters remaining

 
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company