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Maryland Minute - 9.25.14 - Will Likely named Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week

Will Likely gets more recognition, Brenda gets another recruit, and Week 5 predictions

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Likely Named Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week
Will Likely continues to be noticed, was selected as Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week.

Maryland will have the third-longest Big Ten road trips this season - The Washington Post
The Terps will travel about 1,782 miles in their inaugural B1G football season -- third in the Big Ten.

Check out’s 2014 All-Big Ten nonconference defensive team " Big Ten Network
Andre Monroe and Will Likely were both named to the BTN's All-Big Ten nonconference defensive team. Only 12 players made the team.

Week 5: See our predictions for all nine Big Ten football games « Big Ten Network
Three out of four BTN writers pick the Terps to beat the Hoosiers -- but barely.

Ranking the Games: Maryland at Indiana highlights Week 5 slate " Big Ten Network
BTN ranks Maryland-Indiana as the best Big Ten Week 5 game.

How Do The Computers Have Maryland Football Finishing
An interesting simulated look at the rest of the season.

After losing Andrew Isaacs, Maryland looks to fill void at tight end - The Washington Post
While Isaacs is lost for the season with a dislocated knee, Maryland plans to create roles for both P.J. Gallo and Derrick Hayward.

Maryland QB C.J. Brown Q&A: We are ‘excited’ to start conference play « Big Ten Network
Tom Dienhart caught up with C.J. Brown for a Q&A.

College football week 4 highlights |
Hey, check out who made the first highlight in this article. [Dave]

Around the B1G

Projecting the Big Ten's conference race using advanced stats -
Lots of discussion about Maryland and how significant beating Indiana could be for their bowl chances. [Dave]

B1G Talent: Top Collection of Skill Players - Off Tackle Empire
B1G Talent: Top Collection of Skill Players, What Maryland squad checks in on the list? [Dave]

5 ways of responding to Michigan's Coca-Cola debacle -
The Wolverines distanced themselves from Monday night's "2 free tickets vs. Minnesota" promotion, but that doesn't mean we can't keep making jokes about it. [Dave]

The B1G Strikes back
Andy Staples recaps last weekend's college football action, including the B1G's great weekend. [Dave]

Other links

Aberdeen guard Stephanie Jones commits to join sister Brionna at Maryland -
Brionna Jone's sister Stephanie has committed to Brenda and the Terps. Stephanie is a four-star on ESPN and ranked as the No. 18 player in her 2016 class.

Power ranking every college football conference heading into Week 5 -
Florida State, Oklahoma, Michigan State, Oregon, Alabama, and BYU remain tops in each group, with lots of shuffling throughout. [Dave]