This could be a monumental day for Maryland Athletics.
There are many divided on this topic but it certainly appears that we are closer to having real reason to hate Urban Meyer.
Gary Williams’ support of the move means a tremendous amount to me and most Terrapin fans. For years and years we have been treated like the stepchild of the ACC. Our presence is a necessity but our successes are distasteful for the Carolina controlled league.
But the bottom line is Maryland needs the financial help this move will bring. For whatever reasons, the buck has not stretched deeply enough into College Park. How may times can we call on our great supporters to bail us out. Kevin Plank, Steve Bishotti, Barry Gossett, etc have been called on constantly when things are tough. The entrance into the Big Ten will prevent any future loss of Terrapin teams. It was a very bleak day a few months back when hundreds of Maryland student athletes were informed their sports could no longer be funded. I hope that in my lifetime this will never have to happen again.
The first point naysayers bring up is Maryland Duke–This one way rivalry will most often be reduced to 1 game a year starting next year. Maryland West Virginia will continue. Maryland Johns Hopkins will continue . Maryland Penn State shall return. Matyland Northwestern (Women’s Lax) will begin.
Tick Tock Tick Tock—there will be so much more to say over the next months. Let’s just wait and see if it goes down.