Maryland coach Randy Edsall did not inherit a bad team.
In fact, he took over a program coming off a nine-win season that included a bowl win and culminated with former coach Ralph Friedgen being named the Coach of the Year.
Sounds like a pretty good situation to walk into.
Instead of building on that success, though, Maryland is now 2-5, hasn’t won a conference game since the season opener against Miami, and has to win four of the final five games to reach the postseason. It hasn’t exactly been the debut Edsall was probably hoping for in his first season. There is uncertainty at the quarterback position, while injuries and inexperience have plagued the defense. There is also an underlying hint of discontent among some of the players
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