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4-star Maryland QB commit Dwayne Haskins tweets on Maryland coaching staff hires

It's the Maryland Minute, after a busy day for Maryland athletics.

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Maryland football hires ex-Virginia coach Mike London as DJ Durkin's associate head coach, per report - Testudo Times
Another major addition to DJ Durkin's Terps staff.

Maryland hires ex-Syracuse coach Scott Shafer as defensive coordinator- Testudo Times
ICYMI: Here is Alex's breakdown of the new hiring.

And Dwayne Haskins responds:

The ACC won the coaching carousel by being open to new ideas -
It appears our friends at SB Nation were a little more skeptical than some of us when it comes to DJ Durkin being our next head football coach-"Rutgers and Maryland hired the defensive coordinators of Ohio State and Michigan, the 'we don't have any interesting ideas' move of last resort, like buying gift certificates as Christmas presents."-I guess hiring Randy Edsall was like buying cheap booze as Christmas presents...for your parents... which is exactly what I do.

Ex-Syracuse coach Scott Shafer is Maryland’s new defensive coordinator: Washington Post

A look Roman Stubb's take on Maryland's most recent football hire, Scott Shafer, who will take on the Defensive Coordinating duties for the Terps next fall.

Big Ten Blog- ESPN-Ranking the Big Ten Bowl Games.
Two teams with 5-7 records will be representing the Big Ten in bowls this year, Minnesota and Nebraska. On the other hand, Michigan State will represent the Big Ten in the College Football Playoffs and give the conference a chance to win consecutive football championships, for the first time in what I assume to be a long time.

2015-2016 college football bowl watchability rankings, according to the numbers -
In case you are a sucker for rankings, Bill Connelly here at SB Nation takes on ranking all the bowls using differing variables to reach his conclusion.

Oh, and:

Men's Basketball:

Maryland vs. Connecticut final score, with 3 things to know from the Terps' 76-66 win - Testudo Times
Maryland dominated early and hung on late to beat the Huskies at Madison Square Garden

Is Melo Trimble a fan of the Dallas Cowboys? It sure looks like it - The Diamondback : Sports
I guess this means it's about time for Mark Turgeon to bench the star guard, or at least, I know that is how some of you must feel..

Player Rankings: A.J. Hammons plays his way back onto list " Big Ten Network

Melo Trimble sits in the two spot behind Denzel Valentine, and despite the fact that I am quite the fan of Maryland Terrapins basketball, I find it very difficult to argue this.

College basketball power rankings: Michigan State takes control of No. 1 -
It appears our friends at SB Nation did not judge us so harshly for our loss against the North Carolina Tar Heels this past Tuesday, unlike many other, dare I say more prestigious rankings.

Women's Basketball:

No. 5 Maryland women rout Loyola 97-47 (Dec 8, 2015) | FOX Sports
Women's basketball picks up another lopsided victory. Up Next: Maryland plays Southern and UMES before a facing No. 1 Connecticut on Dec. 28.