2022 Season Preview – Inside Linebackers

2022 Season Preview – Inside Linebackers

In an odd-front defensive scheme like Maryland runs, the inside linebackers play the most important positions on the field. Responsible for both stopping the run and covering the middle of the field against short passes, their versatility and leadership are crucial to...
2022 Season Preview – Outside Linebackers

2022 Season Preview – Outside Linebackers

Despite Brian Williams being Maryland’s third defensive coordinator in five years, the team has run an odd-front scheme in every season since head coach Michael Locksley arrived in College Park. The outside linebacker positions are some of the most difficult to play...
2022 Season Preview – Defensive Linemen

2022 Season Preview – Defensive Linemen

During the offseason, Maryland was believed to have hired longtime SEC defensive coordinator Kevin Steele to lead its defense. That move likely would’ve moved the team from an odd to even-front base unit. But after Steele spurned the Terrapins for a higher-paying...
2022 Season Preview – Offensive Tackles

2022 Season Preview – Offensive Tackles

One of the biggest reasons for Maryland’s success in the passing game last season was the time afforded to quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa by his offensive linemen. The line was led by veteran tackles Jaelyn Duncan on the left side and Spencer Anderson on the right,...
2022 Season Preview – Tight Ends

2022 Season Preview – Tight Ends

In addition to the team’s extremely talented group of wide receivers last season, the tight ends also contributed in a major way to the passing game’s success. Chigoziem Okonkwo finished third on the team in receiving yards and was tied for the most touchdown...
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