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MM 8.13: Seniors Dontay Demus Jr. and Chigoziem Okonkwo named to Senior Bowl Watch List

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

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Maryland football senior wide receiver Dontay Demus Jr. and tight end Chigoziem Okonkwo were named to the 2022 Reese’s Senior Bowl Watch List.

The Reese’s Senior Bowl is a college football all-star game that takes place after the season. It is an opportunity for players to showcase their talents in front of NFL scouts against some of the best competition in the country.

Demus Jr. is expected to be the Terps' top offensive weapon on the outside and was named to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List, given to the top receiver in the country. Demus Jr. led the team in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns last season.

Okonkwo missed all of last season due to medical reasons but has been prolific in his time on the field for Maryland thus far. In 24 games, Okonkwo has scored six touchdowns for the Terps.

The Powder Springs, Georgia native ranked second on the team in receptions and third in receiving yards during his sophomore year. Maryland is hoping Okonkwo can play a huge role in the Terps offense this season.

In Other News

Former Maryland men’s basketball players have been showcasing their skills at the NBA Summer League, including Aaron Wiggins.

Maryland men’s basketball introduced fans to transfer guard Fatts Russell.

Maryland women's soccer is counting down the days until its season opener.

The men’s soccer team is also gearing up for the season.

Maryland women’s lacrosse is getting back two key pieces for next season.