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University of Maryland
4dAdam Rittenberg

Review to begin in death of Maryland OL McNair

The University of Maryland has hired longtime collegiate athletic trainer and sports medicine consultant Dr. Rod Walters to conduct a review into the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Longtime collegiate athletic trainer Dr. Rod Walters, a sports medicine consultant, will conduct the external review into the death of Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair, according to a university spokesman. The review will begin by the end of this week. Also, football players have been told that regularly scheduled practices are voluntary until further notice.

Maryland head coach fights back tears discussing McNair (1:25)
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10dHeather Dinich

Maryland conducting review of McNair's death

Maryland coach DJ Durkin held back tears as he discussed 19-year-old Jordan McNair, who died Wednesday. McNair was hospitalized after becoming ill after an organized team workout. The university is conducting an external review into McNair's death.

University of Maryland
11dHeather Dinich

Terps' McNair, hospitalized after OTA, dies at 19

Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair, who was hospitalized and received a liver transplant after an organized team workout earlier this month, died on Wednesday, executive athletic director Damon Evans said in a statement released by the school.

Prospect Profile: J.C. Jackson (0:27)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Dave Bucar is joining Maryland's staff as tight ends coach. Bucar, who worked under new Terps offensive coordinator Matt Canada at both LSU and Pitt, fills the vacancy left by Pete Lembo, who is joining Rice's staff, as SI first reported today.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Sources tell me Maryland is expected to hire Rutgers assistant Jafar Williams as running backs coach. NJ Advance Media first reported the move. Williams, a former Terrapins wide receiver, coaches receivers at Rutgers but has coached running backs at both Purdue and Kent State.

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152dAdam Rittenberg

Terps hire ex-LSU OC Canada, promote Beatty

Matt Canada, who recently was let go by LSU, has been named Maryland's new offensive coordinator, the school announced Tuesday. In addition, Terrapins associate head coach/wide receivers coach Chris Beatty has been promoted to co-offensive coordinator.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

SOURCES: Maryland has hired Matt Canada as offensive coordinator. Canada is on campus today and currently in the football building. He has agreed to a multiyear contract with the school. LSU and Canada parted ways earlier this month. As part of a separation agreement, LSU will pay Canada $1.7 million of the $3.3 million left on his contract.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

SOURCES: Matt Canada has emerged as the leading candidate to become Maryland's offensive coordinator, and a deal could be finalized soon. Canada and LSU parted ways earlier this month after he spent just one season with the Tigers (despite a three-year contract). Canada was OC at Pitt in 2016 and has held the role at NC State and Wisconsin, among other stops.

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158dAdam Rittenberg

Source: FSU to hire Maryland's Bell as new OC

Florida State is expected to hire Maryland offensive coordinator Walt Bell to take over the same role with the Seminoles, according to a source.

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181dESPN Recruiting

Midterm football recruiting class grades

The first early signing period is in the books. With almost seven weeks until national signing day, some grades are incomplete, but here's how teams have fared.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Illinois linebacker Tre Watson will join Maryland as a graduate transfer in 2018, he announced today on Twitter. Watson tied for third on the team in tackles (65) and led the Illini with 4.5 tackles for loss while appearing in nine games this past season.

Penn State makes easy work of Maryland (0:45)
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FPI sees happy 'homecoming' for Lions' Franklin

Penn State head coach James Franklin spent eight seasons as a Maryland assistant. With a win on Saturday, his Nittany Lions would clinch consecutive 10-win seasons for the first time since the 2008-09 campaigns.

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