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  • The Last Word with Nick Ferrara

    The Last Word with Nick Ferrara
    Former Maryland kicker Nick Ferrara had one of those striking freshman seasons that commands attention and raises expectations. The New Yorker scored 80 points in his first season, converting 18 of 25 field goal attempts -- including 7 of 10 from 40...
  • Maryland public salaries favor University of Maryland coaches, medical admins

    Maryland public salaries favor University of Maryland coaches, medical admins
    While the latest update of the Baltimore Sun public salary database continues a long-running trend of university head coaches out-earning their academic counterparts, those who oversee academic medical programs aren't exactly suffering. Coaches Randy...
  • Top-paid state employees in 2011

    Wages provided as they would appear on an IRS W-2 form. 1. Mark Turgeon $2,185,975.97 2. Randy Edsall $1,596,935.46 3. Ralph Friedgen $1,062,516.75 4. Stephen Bartlett $938,997.13 5. Brenda Frese $864,146.17 6. Edward Reece $775,524.59 7. Jay...
  • Torrey Smith growing in stature with each big catch

    Torrey Smith growing in stature with each big catch
    The knock on Ralph Friedgen's office door interrupted a major session of second guessing. As the University of Maryland's coach replayed the 21-14 loss to Oregon State in the 2007 Emerald Bowl in his mind, he contemplated the difference another fast...
  • Bond remains strong between Torrey Smith and Ralph Friedgen

    Bond remains strong between Torrey Smith and Ralph Friedgen
    After every game, Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith returns to his phone and finds a text message from his former University of Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen. Some texts, like the one Friedgen sent last Saturday following the Ravens’ 38-35 victory...
  • Friedgen, Terps have trio to cheer for in Super Bowl

    Friedgen, Terps have trio to cheer for in Super Bowl
    Each Sunday, Ralph Friedgen flips through the NFL games on television, looking for kids he coached at the University of Maryland. Watching them play now brings him back, maybe to a practice where he pulled one of them aside for one-on-one teaching or to...
  • Terps one win away from becoming bowl-eligible

    COLLEGE PARK — One more win would make Maryland bowl-eligible for the first time since 2010, but it would also accomplish a whole lot more. One more win and the team can breathe a collective sigh of relief because it knows it won't be succumbing...
  • Terps' Matt Robinson is healthy and working to learn outside linebacker position

    Terps' Matt Robinson is healthy and working to learn outside linebacker position
    Matt Robinson should be at the point in his Maryland career where everything is done on muscle memory. The former Atholton standout should also be at the point where his starting position is solidified. Had Robinson stayed healthy, and remained at...
  • Terps eye a return to bowl eligibility as they kick off practice for 2013 season

    Terps eye a return to bowl eligibility as they kick off practice for 2013 season
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland won just two football games in 2011, followed by four victories in 2012. As 2013 training camp begins, there is an internal clock ticking inside many Terps players and coaches saying it's time to collect at least two more...
  • Terps appreciate 'goofy personality' of D-line coach Greg Gattuso

    Terps appreciate 'goofy personality' of D-line coach Greg Gattuso
    Sometimes, Maryland defensive line coach Greg Gattuso will lapse back to when he was a howling bear of a head coach stalking the sidelines as if looking for prey. Gattuso coached Duquesne for 12 seasons, and — while he understands his role is more...
  • Third year will be crucial for Randy Edsall at Maryland

    Third year will be crucial for Randy Edsall at Maryland
    Inside Randy Edsall's large, contemporary home hangs a framed newspaper bearing a photo of the coach with his arms raised and his jubilant Connecticut players dancing around him on the sideline. The accompanying story chronicles one of Edsall's big,...