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Maryland recruiting roundup: Dwayne Haskins and Trevon Diggs a package deal?

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The Terps look to regain momentum on the recruiting trail as spring practices resume.

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Amidst all of the craziness that is March Madness, the Maryland football program looks to establish momentum heading into April, which is noted as the month when prized 2016 QB Dwayne Haskins plans on committing. The Terps are very much in the mix, and are labeled by some as the favorite to land the signal-caller who holds more than 40 scholarship offers. Haskins recently announced (on Twitter, so grain of salt) that he and fellow Maryland target Trevon Diggs will be a package deal in college. While many envision the duo racking up touchdowns together, Maryland likes Diggs more as a CB in college which could be intriguing to the Avalon prospect as he can step out of his brother’s shadow and create his own legacy in College Park.

The Terrapins lost out on Lake Lehman (PA) center Connor McGovern to Penn State. The 6’4 295-pound lineman committed to the Nittany Lions on March 20th after being considered a heavy Penn State lean for quite some time.

Other Notes:

  • 2016 Southlake Christian Academy (NC) RB Robert Washington is in the process of compiling a list of his top-6 schools, and announced last week that Michigan is the fifth school to make the list. Syracuse, UNC, TCU, Alabama and Michigan consist the five schools chosen thus far. Washington has been closely linked to Dwayne Haskins and Trevon Diggs, and has stated that he would like to go to a college with familiar faces. Washington will announce April 25th.

  • Four-star offensive lineman JP Urquidez has moved to Texas for his senior year and publicly listed Baylor and Texas as the two schools that currently stand out. Previously at Dematha Catholic, Urquidez plans on announcing before the end of his junior year. The full story can be found here.

  • Good Counsel DE Izon Pulley received an offer from Robert Morris per Adam Friedman of Rivals . The 6’3, 240-pound defensive has yet to receive an offer from Maryland.

  • McKeesport (PA) athlete Khaleke Hudson, who holds a Maryland offer, announced on his Twitter he will be visiting College Park on April 11th. The 3-star prospect currently holds 20 offers according to 247sports.

  • Landon (MD) standout linebacker Keith Simms recently visited Duke this past weekend. Simms also received a scholarship offer from TCU per his Twitter account. After receiving an offer from his "dream school" Stanford, Simms has considered been a heavy Cardinal lean.

  • Per the "Sleeper Athletes" Twitter page, Coconut Creek (FL) linebacker Alexy Jean-Baptiste visited Florida Atlantic on March 21st. Jean-Baptiste received a Maryland offer on January 21st.

  • 3-star Virginia athlete Robbie Robinson received an offer from Stanford per 247's Ryan Bartow on March 21st.

  • Gregroy Ross, who received a Maryland offer on March 12th, received an offer from North Carolina while on a visit to Chapel Hill this past weekend per his Twitter account.

  • Carmel HS (IN) linebacker Noah Burks received an offer from Bowling Green State University. Burks also visited Notre Dame for an unofficial visit this past weekend, but no offer has been extended yet.

  • 2016 Carmel Catholic (IL) Tight End Noah Turner received his 13th offer from Northern Illinois.