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Topic - Doctor Ross
Shawn Petty, the latest in Maryland's unexpectedly long line of quarterbacks, is not overly emotional. He also wasn't expected to play quarterback again after being recruited as a linebacker out of Greenbelt's Eleanor Roosevelt High School.
Nothing went too slow during Keith Bowers' first year at Maryland.
Maryland's new defensive coordinator is bringing a new scheme with him.
Maryland coach Randy Edsall inherited a 9-4 team coming off its first top-25 finish in seven years. His first season will end just two days after Thanksgiving — potentially with a 10-loss season.
The first half looked different. The final result didn't.
Not much attention was paid to Maryland as it entered its Labor Day showdown against Miami for anything more than an unmistakable fashion sense that earned the Terrapins far more social media hype than preseason plaudits.
Dexter McDougle didn't think it was a big deal. Not at first, anyway.
"He didn't show it, but I know he's excited," said defensive end Isaiah Ross who, like Petty, is a Roosevelt grad. "Coming out of high school, he came here to play linebacker, but he always told me he thinks he could play quarterback in college and nobody was going to give him a shot. Finally, this is his shot."