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MM 2.6: Mike Locksley promotes Brawley Evans to outside linebackers coach

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Maryland football head coach Mike Locksley announced updates to his coaching staff for the 2020 season on Tuesday, naming Brawley Evans as the new outside linebackers coach.

“We’re extremely excited to promote Brawley to an on-field coaching role,” Locksley said in a press release. “He’s been a key part of the Terps staff the past four years and has earned this opportunity. Brawley has exceptional relationships with our current players and is extremely well respected in the DMV area. I’m really pleased with our coaching staff heading into the 2020 season.”

Evans will be replacing Brian Williams as outside linebackers coach, who has been moved to defensive line coach after leading the linebackers in 2019.

Evans first joined Maryland as a graduate assistant in 2012. After the 2012-2013 season concluded, the Baltimore native spent two seasons at Morgan State as the defensive backs coach and recruiting coordinator. Returning to Maryland in 2016, he has served as an analyst for Maryland for the past four seasons.

Before his first stint with the Terps, Evans worked as a defensive backs coach at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, helping the team win three straight WCAC championships from 2009-11.

Prior to his coaching career, Evans was a running back at West Liberty State, earning all-conference honors in both of his seasons with the team.

In other news

No. 9 Maryland men’s basketball was able to avoid upset and beat Rutgers 56-51 Tuesday. Cody gave his three takeaways from the Terps’ victory.

Mike Locksley bolstered his secondary on Tuesday with the signing of former 4-star safety Osita Smith.

Locksley also locked down two more JUCO commits in 3-star defensive tackle Almosse Titi and 3-star offensive tackle Amelio Moran.

Check out Sarah’s latest photo gallery from the Terps’ close win against Rutgers.

Following a resounding victory against Michigan State, Henry gives his three takeaways from the No. 13 Maryland women’s basketball win.

Maryland’s Terplanta trio was broken up Wednesday as former Terp Alex Len was traded to the Sacramento Kings, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Jalen Smith had a career-high six blocks on Tuesday night. Check out some highlights of his defensive dominance.

Take a look at some of the best moments from Tuesday's game, thanks to Sarah.

After the win against Rutgers, the players took some time to wish Mark Turgeon a happy birthday.

No. 13 Maryland women’s basketball traveled to Bloomington for its upcoming game against No. 18 Indiana.

Wednesday was National Girls & Women in Sports Day.

With the first game of the season just three days away, No. 1 Maryland women’s lacrosse senior Brindi Griffin looks ready to defend her home state.

Maryland wrestling released a brand new episode of Clemsen’s Corner.