Those inside Maryland's locker room know Demetrius Hartsfield takes vastly different approaches to the situations he encounters.
Demetrius Hartsfield knew what he was getting into, even while he was being recruited.
Maryland's defensive players don't want to hear about how much Miami will miss suspended quarterback Jacory Harris.
David Mackall didn't become a probable starter at Maryland overnight. And for that, the defensive end is a bit wiser.
The post-lockout scramble among undrafted rookies is well under way, with several former Maryland players finding NFL homes already.
Travis Baltz was one of hundreds of undrafted players from April's NFL draft who waited three months for the league to lift its lockout.
Maryland coach Randy Edsall begins his first spring practice with the Terrapins on Tuesday and knows a little more than five months stand between his initial set of drills and the Labor Day season opener against Miami.
It's been a slow, sad march toward Ralph Friedgen's final game as coach at Maryland.
Kenny Tate stopped Ricky Dobbs at the goal line with 34 seconds left, and Maryland stunned in-state rival Navy 17-14 on Monday to break a seven-game losing streak that began last October.