clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Maryland football: Etta-Tawo among receivers stepping up to replace Stefon Diggs and Deon Long

New, 42 comments

All the news this summer has centered around the starting quarterback situation in College Park, but it could be the production of Maryland's wideouts that ultimately determines the success of whoever earns the starting QB job.

Amba Etta-Tawo
Amba Etta-Tawo
Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

Maryland Football:

Ten Observations From Terps' Open Scrimmage
New arrivals at wide receiver are starting to lessen the anxiety associated with replacing a bevy of talent at the wide out position.

No Diggs, No Long ... No Problem at Wide Receiver?
After losing arguably their top two wide receivers to the NFL, many think the Terps are doomed at the position. However, one does not have to look too far backward to find a time when the team was forced to play without the services of both due to injury.

Terps’ wide receiver Amba Etta-Tawo poised for breakout season.
One of the few remaining wide receivers from a year ago, Etta-Tawo looks much more polished this summer and is poised to take over a starting role in this years offense.

Stefon Diggs comes up clutch, saves teammate from injury | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Although many of us would have preferred for Stefon Diggs to remain in College Park for one last glorious senior campaign, we can all take a bit of solace knowing that he is gracefully saving Cordarrelle Patterson from being hit in his sensitive bits.

Terps QB Report: Observations with decision looming | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Edsall said Monday during his radio appearance that his message to Hills, who is said to have the lead in the race for the starting job, is to continue to do what he was doing if he wants to remain in that position.

Explaining factors that led up to Edsall's QB race update | CSN Mid-Atlantic
One indication that dark horse Perry Hill's is in the lead to take the starting position at quarter back is that he took reps with the first team during Saturday's open scrimmage.

Under Armour Seeks to Do for Maryland What Nike Did for Oregon - The New York Times
I once wrote a personal blog piece on why this could never really happen, but that is neither here nor there. Maryland is looking to emulate what the University of Oregon did with Phil Knight and Nike, by riding Under Armour to athletic notoriety and prominence.

Some Maryland football fans didn’t get memo on increased season ticket costs.
The price of Maryland season tickets is on the rise in an effort to keep up with the increasing price of scholarships. Regardless, some fans are not to thrilled about this.

College Football:

College football stadium oddities
Unfortunately the fact that Byrd Stadium has a crescent moon shaped parking garage adjacent to the north end zone and holds the record for most vacant luxury boxes, it did not make the cut for this article, but it is still an interesting read none-the-less.

Maryland Basketball:

No. 1 Junior Point Guard Trevon Duval Visiting Maryland
Maryland's planning for the future, and I think we all like what we're seeing.

Top 2017 point guard takes unofficial visit to Maryland Tuesday, source confirms - Baltimore Sun
Shortly after hosting the top prospect in the 2016 class, Maryland followed suit with an unofficial visit from the top recruit in the 2017 class.

Wrestling:

Wrestling to Host Annual Golf Outing Friday - Maryland Terrapins Athletics - University of Maryland Terps Official Athletic Site
Because wrestling and golf are essentially one and the same. "Head coach Kerry McCoy and the Maryland wrestling team will host the 10th annual Maryland Wrestling Golf Outing on Friday, August 28 at the University of Maryland Golf Course."