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Kevin Dorsey stretched in front of and facing his teammates on a mid-November afternoon, just as the senior wide receiver and Maryland's captains did all season.
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.
Previewing Saturday's D.C.-area college football.
C.J. Brown, Maryland's presumptive starting quarterback and one of its team captains, already had his chance to play in 2012 extinguished in the preseason.
Maryland couldn't make it through the past five seasons without a midseason injury prompting a quarterback change.
It is taking time for Maryland's offense to mature, longer than anyone in its football program would like. Fortunately for the Terrapins, the defense is already grown up.
Maryland found out plenty about quarterback Perry Hills in the first month of the season, including a consistent ability to pick himself up after a sack and move along.
Tavon Austin gave his home-state team one last memory of his considerable talent. The Baltimore native and senior wide receiver caught three touchdown passes Saturday to lead No. 8 West Virginia to a 31-21 victory over Maryland at Mountaineer Field.
Maryland wide receiver Kevin Dorsey wanted to put the Terrapins' first loss of the season to rest as soon as he could Sunday morning.
Kevin Dorsey arrived at Maryland's football team house early Sunday morning to scour the tape of another quiet day.
There was no timeout forthcoming from the Maryland sideline Saturday, not with more than a minute to play and the Terrapins on the precipice of a chance to try a game-tying field goal.
A sliver of Connecticut fans waited three hours Saturday to celebrate a victory over the Huskies’ former coach.
The most improbable part of Maryland's season to date isn't its 2-0 record.
Maryland coach Randy Edsall named freshman Perry Hills as the Terrapins' starting quarterback on Tuesday.
Devin Burns was a quarterback in high school. He played there for his first year at Maryland. And after a one-year stint at wide receiver, he's returned to his old position in an attempt to help out the short-handed Terrapins.
"The defense, they played a great game," quarterback Perry Hills said. "They saved us. Whenever something bad happened, they picked us back up."