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MM 7.30: 3-star LB Andrew “Bam” Booker commits to Maryland football

This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news.

Maryland football has landed another commit in its 2021 class, as three-star linebacker Andrew “Bam” Booker announced his commitment to the Terps late Wednesday night.

Booker, of Winton Woods High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, is the younger brother of redshirt freshman defensive lineman Anthony “Tank” Booker and is the 18th commitment in Maryland’s 2021 class. He’s also the 10th defensive player in Maryland’s next incoming class, adding to a strong crop set to join the team in 2021.

At 6’3, 220 pounds, he’s ranked as the No. 40 outside linebacker in the country, as well as the 27th best player in the state of Ohio.

The Terps currently have the No. 18 class in the nation and rank No. 5 in the Big Ten. Six of the top-seven commitments have come on the defensive side of the ball, with Booker as the seventh-highest rated commit.

In other news

Wes continued our look at Maryland football’s 2020 quarterback room, previewing how Lance LeGendre figures to challenge for the starting job next season.

Former Maryland women’s basketball forward Alyssa Thomas has been dominant for the Connecticut Sun in 2020, with her head coach Curt Miller claiming, “She’s playing like one of the top-10 players in the world right now.”

Maryland football dropped some sweet wallpapers in honor of one of the greatest defensive players in program history, Shawne Merriman.

What past Maryland men’s basketball game would you like to see featured on Big Ten Network’s next Maryland Day?

Former Maryland women’s basketball guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough made her first start with the Phoenix Mercury on Wednesday.

Former Maryland men’s lacrosse midfielder Isaiah Davis-Allen is using his voice to promote diversity within the sport and condemn racism in all forms.