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BTN’s version of ‘College GameDay’ will visit Maryland on Oct. 14

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

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The Big Ten Network will be bringing its Saturday morning studio show, “BTN Tailgate,” to College Park on Oct. 14, the network announced Monday.

This show is BTN’s version of ESPN’s “College GameDay,” which “BTN Tailgate will start at 10 a.m. ET. Kickoff time hasn’t been announced yet.

The studio will be set up on the football practice fields, where students and fans usually tailgate in the mornings (they’ll probably still do that, just with signs and dreams of getting on TV). It’s tough to predict the atmosphere that morning, but if Maryland keeps its strong start going, College Park should be a lively place.

In other news

Justin Jackson’s name has been discussed as an NBA prospect before, but how much of one? The Ringer has him sixth in its early 2018 mock draft.

The podcast is back, folks. We brought in now-SB Nation writer Alex Kirshner to talk about the Terps from a slightly more national perspective.

Maryland field hockey lost its first game in two weeks, falling 2-1 to Princeton.

Men’s soccer defender Johannes Bergmann, profiled on this website last week, is your Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week.

Maryland men’s golf finished third out of 12 teams at the season-opening Janney VCU Shootout. The women’s team, meanwhile, finished fourth at the 15-team Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship in Knoxville.

Here’s a gem from the UCF game notes this week: