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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Joe Vellano
With too many injuries and too few receivers, the New England Patriots' season is over two wins shy of a Super Bowl championship.
If Joe Vellano has somewhat anonymously authored another stellar season for Maryland, it surely isn't for lack of effort.
A full understanding of Maryland defensive end Joe Vellano does not stem from his quickness and savvy, though it is a defining trait for his success.
As he's worked his way back from a knee injury last year, Maryland linebacker Kenny Tate is already reminding teammates of the guy who was one of the ACC's top defensive players in 2010.
Maryland's spring game came and went Saturday before about 2,000 at Byrd Stadium, with a pair of touchdowns (a Brandon Ross run and a pass from Ricky Schultz to Nigel King) and one field goal accounting for all of the conventional scoring.
Almost two months ago, Maryland coach Randy Edsall faced the first true low tide of his tenure when Temple demolished the Terrapins 38-7 at Byrd Stadium.
Amid one of the Maryland defense's strongest 30 minutes of the season, defensive tackle Andre Monroe cobbled together the Terrapins' best pass-rushing performance in nearly seven years.
Maryland defensive tackle A.J. Francis is one of the ACC's most charismatic, engaging and memorable football players.
"He's always like 'Don't get complacent,' " defensive tackle Joe Vellano said.
"Everyone's all on the same page," defensive lineman Joe Vellano said.