Terp Links 7/31/2018

Your look around the Terrapin Universe

SO. MANY. LINKS. By far the longest Terp Links yet.

Must Read: Vikings.com piece on Stefon Diggs and his late father.


Todd Simmons commits to Maryland football: Terps land local receiver- Testudo Times

Local receiver Todd Simmons commits to Maryland in a preferred walk-on role despite holding offers from BC and UConn a true DMV to UMD victory.

Trey Rucker commits to Maryland football: Terps land 3-star safety- Testudo Times

After everyone knowing he was coming to College Park for weeks, Flint Hill (VA) safety Trey Rucker finally gives his verbal to the Terps.

Jordan Houston commits to Maryland football: Terps land 3-star running back- Testudo Times 

Trey Rucker’s teammate Jordan Houston also committed to Maryland , this kid is one of the most versatile players in the country.

Colleen Sorem named Maryland’s deputy athletic director- Baltimore Sun

After Damon Evans moved up the totem poll to replace Kevin Anderson, Colleen Sorem moves up the totem poll to replace Damon Evans.

New proposal to repurpose University of Maryland golf course being considered- Baltimore Sun

As first reported by our own Mason Viener, the University is looking at options to build a stadium where the golf course now sits.

Maryland Athletics announces Hall of Fame Class of 2018- Testudo Times

The M Club announced it’s hall of fame class last Thursday.

Las Vegas Thursday: Cashius McNeilly sees three schools stand out- Terrapin Sports Report

Justin Jackson got us in the door with 4-star Canadian shooting guard Cashius McNeilly, we’ve made his top three, but we still have an uphill battle, 24/7’s crystal ball has 100% Virginia Tech on the guard.

Las Vegas: Quinones dominates, talks high-level recruitment- Terrapin Sports Report 

Another 4-star shooting guard, Lester Quinones has Maryland in his top eight. While this is exciting, his recruitment is so open that 24/7 doesn’t even have a prediction for him, so don’t get your hopes up.

Update: Former Maryland Football Players in NFL Camps, Part One- InsideMDSports

Jeff Erman has a paragraph or two on seven Terps in NFL training camps around the country.

Jackson Unlikely to Make Magic Roster After Recent Move- InsideMDSports

In an upsetting (and surprising to be honest) development, it looks like the Magic will opt not to sign Justin Jackson after trading for him in the 2nd round. There is still hope that he will sign the G-league affiliate, but this is a crushing blow for the former projected first rounder.

Strawberry, 33, Signs with EuroLeague Team- InsideMDSports

DJ Strawberry may as well be a European at this point. The former Terp signed with the Gran Canaria club in Spain on monday, I wrote an intensive summery of his career last year.

***Signing Extension Helps Diggs Deliver on Promise to Late Father-Vikings

Stefon Diggs signed what could a be Terrapin record 5 year/72 million dollar contract with 40 million in guarantees with the Minnesota Vikings. This is a great read on what the extension means for him.


With three visits last week, 5-star Bryan Bresee has two more planned- Terrapin Sports 

An update on the quest for Damascus 5-star defensive superstar Bryan Breese.

WR Simmons Couldn’t Turn Down Hometown Terps- Terrapin Times

Preferred Walk-On Todd Simmons sits down with Dave Lominco on why he chose to walk on to Maryland over scholarship offers to Boston College and UConn. A great read for anyone who loves Maryland.

TE Bapst Has Terps Up Top- Terrapin Times 

6-8 TE Brayden Bapst of St. Johns (DC) gives the low down after attending the July Terps recruiting event in this video interview.

Rucker Breaks Down Commitment- InsideMDSports

InsideMDSports talks to Trey Rucker about why he committed to the Terps.

Coach Speak: Donte Davis On Trey Rucker- Terrapin Times

Rucker’s High School DB coach Donte Davis talks to us about the Virginia native’s game. He’s got nothing but praise for the future computer science major.

Houston Sees Opportunity To Shine With Hometown Terps, Commits- Terrapin Times

Houston is another player that clearly loves UMD, he gives the lowdown on how Chris Beatty and DJ Durkin wooed him away from powers much as Michigan, Virginia Tech and Michigan State.

Coach Speak: Tom Verbanic On Jordan Houston- Terrapin Times

In another coach speak article, Head Coach and OC Tom Verbanic gives the low down on Jordan Houston. He praises his versatility and athleticism while being honest about some of his flaws.

CB Banks Talks Terps, Offseason and More- Terrapin Times

Edgewood, MD cornerback Deonte Banks was at the July recruiting event, Dave Lominico caught up with him for a video interview.

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