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Terrapins Insider: November 28, 2010 - December 4, 2010

All signs point to Maryland-East Carolina in the Military Bowl

All signs point to Maryland playing East Carolina (6-6) in the Military Bowl at RFK Stadium on Dec 29, according to bowl executives and five officials and sources throughout the ACC. At this point, should Maryland (8-4, 5-3 ACC) wind...

By Eric Prisbell  | December 3, 2010; 2:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (128)
Categories:  Football, Ralph Friedgen  
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Report: Clemson to Car Care Bowl, ACC bowl picture takes shape

The ACC bowl picture is slowly, finally starting to come into focus with some expected developments, although there remains the possibility of some unexpected wrinkles: As expected, the Chick-fil-A Bowl said they would take the loser of the ACC championship....

By Eric Prisbell  | December 3, 2010; 8:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (58)
Categories:  Football  
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Notre Dame, West Virginia, South Florida and Maryland's bowl hopes

Dig through your closet for the musty Skip Holtz mask. Start bellowing “On the Banks of the Old Raritan” today – don’t wait. Let’s start with the simple, then proceed to mind-numbing bowl permutations: If you want Maryland to play...

By Eric Prisbell  | December 2, 2010; 8:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (66)
Categories:  Football  
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Friedgen and vindication

For weeks Ralph Friedgen concealed the emotions. For weeks he kept the focus on players in the midst of a remarkable turnaround season. And even yesterday, when Friedgen was celebrated for winning ACC coach of the year honors, he deflected...

By Eric Prisbell  | December 1, 2010; 8:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (102)
 
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Terps Face First True Road Test

Maryland’s only two games on the road this season have been at a neutral site (New York’s Madison Square Garden, for November’s Coaches vs. Cancer benefit). On Wednesday, the 2010-11 Terps (5-2) learn what it’s like to play in...

By Liz Clarke  | December 1, 2010; 8:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Gary Williams, Men's basketball  | Tags:  Ernest Graham, Maryland basketball, Penn State, Talor Battle  
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Williams Delighted for Friedgen’s Honor, on Heels of N.C. State Upset

Gary Williams, the ACC’s reigning coach of the year in men’s basketball, needed no coaxing to express his delight over news that Ralph Friedgen had been named the conference coach of the year in football on Tuesday. “He came...

By Liz Clarke  | December 1, 2010; 8:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  Football, Gary Williams, Men's basketball, Ralph Friedgen  | Tags:  Debbie Yow, Gary Williams, Maryland basketball, Maryland football, Ralph Friedgen  
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Maryland's Smith, Tate and the NFL draft

Underclassmen enter the NFL for different reasons. Underclassmen stay in school for different reasons. It’s a personal decision. Wideout Torrey Smith and safety Kenny Tate will have decisions to make in the next six weeks. Both are trying to gauge...

By Eric Prisbell  | December 1, 2010; 7:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Football, Ralph Friedgen  
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Ralph Friedgen, Danny O'Brien earn ACC accolades

Maryland Coach Ralph Friedgen was named the ACC coach of the year after orchestrating his team’s six-win improvement from last season, the second-biggest turnaround in the country. Another reason for the turnaround: Redshirt freshman quarterback Danny O'Brien, who was named...

By Eric Prisbell  | November 30, 2010; 1:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (101)
Categories:  Football, Ralph Friedgen  
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Friedgen, Yow and Orlando's Champs Sports Bowl

On one side you have Ralph Friedgen advocating for his overachieving Terrapins and their compelling redemptive narrative. On the other side you have Debbie Yow advocating for her Wolfpack and its legions of loyal, will-travel-for-bowl followers. Perhaps a fitting conclusion...

By Eric Prisbell  | November 30, 2010; 8:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (43)
Categories:  Football, Ralph Friedgen  
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Six Maryland players earn all-ACC honors

Maryland just announced that six players earned all-league honors. This is from the release: GREENSBORO, N.C. – Following a regular season which saw the Terrapins improve their win total by six games, six Maryland football players earned spots on the...

By Eric Prisbell  | November 29, 2010; 6:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  Danny O'Brien, Football, Ralph Friedgen  
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O'Brien, Smith, Perez earn ACC player of the week honors

Wide receiver Torrey Smith, quarterback Danny O'Brien and safety Antwine Perez all earned ACC honors this week for their performances in the victory over N.C. State. This from the ACC release: OFFENSIVE BACK – Torrey Smith, Maryland, WR, Jr., 6-1,...

By Eric Prisbell  | November 29, 2010; 1:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
Categories:  Danny O'Brien, Football, Ralph Friedgen  
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Maryland's Ralph Friedgen and the ACC coach of the year race

A number of ACC coaches have done fine jobs this season. Among them, North Carolina’s Butch Davis, who steadied the Tar Heel ship after alleged nefarious player activities came to light, and Virginia Tech’s Frank Beamer, who led the Hokies...

By Eric Prisbell  | November 29, 2010; 8:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (43)
Categories:  Football, Ralph Friedgen  
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Maryland and the clouded ACC bowl picture

Three big developments --- Maryland’s win, Clemson’s loss and Miami’s firing – altered the ACC bowl landscape, creating more uncertainty as we head into the final week before bowl announcements are made Sunday. Maryland fans have some hope of playing...

By Eric Prisbell  | November 29, 2010; 7:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
Categories:  Football, Ralph Friedgen  
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