Welcome back for the latest episode of Young Terps, where we dive into Maryland’s next matchup against Charlotte for a 7:30 PM kickoff on NBC.
Maryland welcomes first-year coach Biff Poggi to College Park as the Terps look to move to 2-0 and head coach Mike Locksley spoke about their relationship while speaking about his team’s next opponent.
“I’ve known Biff probably since about 1997, ‘98 when I came here as a young assistant and he was coach over at Gilman. We recruited his school for some time,” head coach Mike Locksley said on Tuesday. “When I came back here in 2012 when my son ended up going to Gilman and played three years there for coach Poggi and did a tremendous job of creating value for my son. He was able to sign with Texas coming out of high school, great education there at Gilman and Biff is one of those guys that’s similar to myself. He’s not just about developing them as football players, but developing them as people and I know he develops really strong relationships. And through that, he and I have become, great friends as well as obviously now competitors. And looking forward to it.”
With former Terps and countless St. Frances players now along the Charlotte roster looking to spark a year one turnaround, what can Maryland fans expect on Saturday night? Maryland will look to face a dual-threat quarterback with several running backs to turn to, so where is Maryland’s opportunity to take advantage? How can Maryland make the week one to two jump this weekend?
We look at the offensive side of the ball, where the Terps will look to iron out its starting rotation as they await good news this weekend. What should fans look out for? We dive into the matchup.