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Maryland Minute 8.5.14 - Terps open football camp with several starting positions up for grabs

Lots of notes from the start of camp yesterday, some basketball recruiting & staff news, and some other notes from around the collegiate sports world.

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Maryland football preseason camp

Notes from Maryland football's first day of camp - Testudo Times
We've updated the story three times now, including impressions on the running back/tight end battles and full quotes from Edsall.

Several starting jobs unsettled as Terps football begins preseason practice -
Matt Zenitz's full dispatch from day one at camp.

Maryland football preseason camp - The Washington Post
Maryland’s summer camp - lots of position battles up for grabs, but C.J Brown is your starting QB.

Maryland opens football practice with plenty of experience back from 7-6 season - The Washington Post
Additional notes from Roman Stubbs of the Post.

Q&A with Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs -
Can ya Digg it?

Check out Maryland's football practice unis - Testudo Times

Super, super nice, Under Armour.

Watch Maryland football's TV spot (with excessive dubstep) - Testudo Times
For those that missed it.

University of Maryland Terrapins Official Athletic Site | Online Ticket Office | Event/Item List for "FOOTBALL SINGLE GAMES"
Single game tickets went on sale yesterday for Maryland but you need to check them out on Social Media to get the special promo code to buy them. Check out @umterps on twitter or

College Football uniform tournament

Don't forget to vote for Maryland! We can't lose to Ohio! Keep that lead going!

Football recruiting news

Offensive Tackle Patrick Allen Commits To The 'Dawgs. - Dawg Sports
Allen was never really a big-time target for the Terps, but he's a stud local lineman with tremendous size.

BYU Football Recruiting: Akile Davis commits to the Cougars - Vanquish The Foe
Davis had a Maryland offer but wasn't a serious target.

Basketball news

Terps make 2015 hoops target Justin Robinson's final six - Testudo Times
ICYMI, the top point guard in the area includes Maryland in his latest list.

Terps add Auslander, Aronhalt as graduate assistants - Testudo Times
Another ICYMI...some good ol' fashioned sleuthing by Jeff Ermann over at IMS reveals that John Auslander and Logan Aronhalt now have bios on Maryland's official roster page.

2014 college basketball Tip-Off Marathon schedule released -
Maryland is not included, but basketball is just two months away. Whoa.

Around the B1G

Huskers & Adidas Go Full Red For Alternate Uniform For '14 Illinois Game - Corn Nation
Nebraska is busting out some new alternate unis this year.

Big Ten Coaches Talk Anonymously About Conference Foes for 2014 |
Among the highlights: "Stefon Diggs is as good as any skill player in the country. He is as good as advertised." … "Randy Edsall, despite what some say, is a good coach." There is also one from a coach who talks about playing Maryland. I feel like it would be easy to determine what coach said that...

Other links worth a visit

Watch Clemson players get scared by a mannequin -
Normally we're laughing at Clemson for Clemsoning. But in this case, they're playing a funny prank on their players that is pretty funny.

Welcome To The Greatest College Football Site Ever - Underdog Dynasty
O.K., so that may be a tiny bit hyperbolic, but Underdog Dynasty is live! It will be covering the Sun Belt, Conference USA, AAC, Army and Navy. They need writers and readers, so head on over and check it out.

Ted Agu family files wrongful death lawsuit against UC Regents - California Golden Blogs

The family of former Cal player Ted Agu filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the UC Regents.