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Maryland Minute - 11.15.10 - Is That a Buzz About Football I Hear?

I can't remember the last time there was this much buzz surrounding a Maryland football game. This is the biggest game MD has played in football in a while. And I think it's a telling sign for Ralph Friedgen - if they can't sell out Byrd for this game, against FSU, Saturday night, black out, on ABC, then short of an ACC title, it's going to be hard getting sell outs at Byrd anytime again while Ralph is there. In case you're on the fence about going, check this out:


A big win for Friedgen, in more than one way -
Not sure if we linked to this in the past, but I thought it was worth doing because of the detail Stevens goes into about Ralph's dislike of Virginia. Ralph, I'm pretty sure this is one issue where the fan base is 100% behind you.

Florida State QB Christian Ponder says he’ll be ready to play this week
Phooey. Kinda. E.J. Manuel was pretty good last week. -BB

Adams comes up big on short gains for football - The Diamondback - Sports
Nice piece on D.J. Adams. His emergence could spell trouble for Da'Rel...

On The Mark: Week 10 - ESPN
1. Torrey Smith, Maryland Smith caught seven passes for 157 yards with one touchdown, helping the surprising Terps move to 7-3 with a 42-23 win at Virginia. Nice. Props to sleteach for catching this and posting a fanshot about it.

Maryland-N.C. State gets six-day optioned -
Shocking. Basically, beat FSU and this game is on ESPN at 8:00, maybe we a College Game Day appearance as well. That would be sweet.

Maryland Athletics - Men's Soccer Gets 2nd overall seed in NCAA Tourney
They'll play the winner of Bucknell and Pennsylvania on Sunday at 5:00 at Ludwig Field. If you're free, go check it out.

The Toy Department: Gary Williams: give Maine some respect  -
Gary doesn't think we gave Maine enough respect. I would have given them more respect if they came out before the game and each player said "I'm from Maine and no one can beat me!"

Explaining why Duke students wore viking helmets on Sunday - The Dagger - NCAAB  - Yahoo! Sports
This is the only time you'll ever see me give props to the Crazies. Nice gesture. Now I'll go back to disliking you.