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Posted at 8:35 PM ET, 12/ 6/2010

Maryland CB McDougle to miss bowl game after scooter accident

By Eric Prisbell

Dexter McDougle, a redshirt freshman cornerback, will miss Maryland's game against East Carolina in the Military Bowl after suffering a broken clavicle in what a school official described as a "single scooter accident on campus" Saturday night.

Teammate Isaiah Ross was operating the scooter, but was not injured in the accident. A school official said he believed the scooter hit a bump in the road and that no other vehicle was involved in the accident.

McDougle was treated at a local hospital and released. He is scheduled to have surgery Tuesday, ending his season. McDougle played in 11 games this season, mostly as the No. 3 cornerback. He posted 22 tackles, including 14 solo stops, and three pass breakups.

This is the second motor scooter accident involving a Maryland player this season. Pete DeSouza, a redshirt freshman offensive lineman, suffered fractures in both legs in an on-campus scooter accident in late October. He is expected to make a full recovery.

By Eric Prisbell  | December 6, 2010; 8:35 PM ET
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Comments

Finally, I would actually like to see Gary experiment with a "big" lineup of PADGETT@3, PAULSSON@4, and JWILL@5. That lineup becomes even more intriguing when you add STOGLIN@1 and HOWARD/MOSELEY@2.

What do y'all think?

Posted by: ntlekt | December 6, 2010 8:11 PM

I think I agree with your potential big line up only I think HP at 3 and JP at 4. JP is a 4 and really only a 4, HP would be a bit undersized in that spot and has swing skills. But I do want to see HP and JP on the floor a lot more.

An alternative big line-up - JW@5, JP@4, DG@3.

We need more rebounds.

Regards -

-hgr

Posted by: HughGRection | December 6, 2010 9:20 PM | Report abuse

Not sure how the post above ended up on this string.

wtf is going on with Vespas in CP? Hope McDougle has a full and speedy recovery and that we are able to defend ECU. Losing a CB always hurts.

Regards -

-hgr

Posted by: HughGRection | December 6, 2010 9:44 PM | Report abuse

Is it April Fools Day? What the...?!?! Twice, in one season, to key players from the same team. Damn.

Posted by: Barno1 | December 6, 2010 10:24 PM | Report abuse

Time to stop handing out the scooters to Maryland athletes

Posted by: frigate32 | December 6, 2010 10:39 PM | Report abuse

Doesn't Maryland offer Scooter 101 ??? Perhaps it's time to take Basket weaving 101...Get well for next year guys....

Posted by: frostanna | December 7, 2010 6:48 AM | Report abuse

jesus christ

Posted by: garrett4 | December 7, 2010 9:00 AM | Report abuse

Hmmm.....I understand we will need our defense to show up against ECU. One man down. No more please.

Posted by: steven09 | December 7, 2010 9:25 AM | Report abuse

I hope Don Brown is planning to crush the ECU offense. Better take the keys to the scooters.

Posted by: RITerp | December 7, 2010 9:50 AM | Report abuse

When I lived on campus i walked from one end to the other and never missed a class...this is the second serious injury and why do these athletes needs scooters?

Posted by: nativedc | December 7, 2010 2:42 PM | Report abuse

Why it wasn't mandated that all players stay off of scooters with the penalty of loss of scholarship as a deterent is beyond me, just plain stupid.

Posted by: dargregmag | December 7, 2010 5:19 PM | Report abuse

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