On Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period, Maryland football signed 20 players in the Class of 2022.
In that group, the Terps added five offensive linemen, four wide receivers, one quarterback, one tight end, four linebackers, three defensive backs and one defensive lineman.
Nine of the incoming Terps will enroll early, per release. That group includes four-star linebacker Jaishawn Barham, three-star linebacker Andrew “Bam” Booker, three-star safety Gavin Gibson, three-star offensive tackle Keon Kindred, three-star offensive tackle Maximus McCree, three-star offensive tackle Ja’Kavion Nonar, three-star offensive lineman Andre Roye Jr., three-star quarterback Jayden Sauray and three-star linebacker Caleb Wheatland.
Those enrolling early will be able to participate in spring practices.
Per 24/7 Sports, as of Wednesday evening, the Terps had the No. 28 recruiting class in the nation and the No. 8 class in the Big Ten.
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Ben Dickson highlighted Maryland women’s soccer’s new head coach, Meghan Ryan Nemzer.
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Maryland women’s basketball highlighted sophomore forward Angel Reese who is having a dominant second season with the Terps and junior guard Ashley Owusu who leads the nation in successful free throws.
Leading the league with 8️⃣ double-doubles in 12 games this year @Reese10Angel is averaging 18.6 points, 10.2 boards and 53% from the floor #FTT x #TheMI22ION pic.twitter.com/gBnPrMsJeC— Maryland Women’s Basketball (@TerpsWBB) December 16, 2021
Leading the country in FTs made (64) @Ashleyyowusu15 x #TheMI22ION pic.twitter.com/FNcyeywWkC— Maryland Women’s Basketball (@TerpsWBB) December 15, 2021
Maryland wrestling shared a new edition of Clemsen’s Corner.
Check out recruiting news, roster updates, chatter about our victory over Navy, and more in this week’s edition of Clemsen’s Corner! #TurtlePower pic.twitter.com/SNTJPMVedk— Maryland Wrestling (@TerpsWrestling) December 16, 2021
Maryland wrestling also shared some information about Coltin Deery who signed with both wrestling and Maryland football on Wednesday.
Adding a PA State Champ to the squad— Maryland Wrestling (@TerpsWrestling) December 15, 2021
Proud to have Coltin Deery, a dual-signee with @TerpsFootball, in College Park! An IronMan, Powerade, State, and National Preps Champion, Deery's ready to make an impact #TurtlePower pic.twitter.com/5qPKvEPxBw
Maryland women’s soccer shared a video of new head coach Meghan Ryan Nemzer’s introductory press conference.
"My vision of this program simply is to win" @MegNemzer was formally introduced to #TerpNation yesterday ⚽️— Maryland W. Soccer (@TerpsWSoccer) December 15, 2021
Watch the full press conference ➡️ https://t.co/ftcYGrIcM6 pic.twitter.com/qnuNaHpgIf