After some time off, the crew is back and has a lot to discuss! On this week's episode of IMS Radio:
- How did Maryland pull off the Taulia Tagovailoa transfer and what effect might he have?
- Who might be next for Mike Locksley?
- Will Maryland football be better off if there's no season?
- Alabama insider Tim Watts talks about Tagovailoa's ability and background.
- Catching up on Maryland football's latest commitments
- Mark Turgeon adds a transfer, but he needs more help.
- Are Maryland's basketball practice facility and football's new $15 million scoreboard still a go?
- And more ...
With the NFL Draft here, former Maryland linebacker Keandre Jones talks about his NFL hopes and Terps recruits Tai Felton nd Peny Boone review their recruitments and look ahead to their careers.
Suddenly, concern and disappointment have replaced some of the optimism surrounding a Maryland basketball team that's now led in its two Big Ten games by a total of less than two minutes.
Was Maryland's pre-conference schedule fool's good? What to make of the latest in a string of frustrating losses at Penn State, and what are Maryland's most pressing issues heading into an increasingly important trip to Seton Hall?
And Mike Locksley's on a commitment binge, but which of his recruits are potential difference makers? Plus talk about Maryland's roster next season, and where will the star power come from? The IMS crew breaks it all down.
Paul and Jeff dig into all the latest at Maryland. Is it time to stop asking if Mark Turgeon's transformation is real? How is Maryland football closing with the early signing period less than two weeks away? Is there a false narrative about the team Mike Locksley inherited?
Plus lots more.
The crew reviews Maryland basketball's hot start and debate who's been the MVP and the biggest surprise so far. Plus recruiting news and, can the football team salvage a win and will Mike Locksley get Lance LeGendre more playing time?
The crew examines the big expectations on the the No. 7 ranked Terps as the season dawns. Is this a make or break season for Mark Turgeon? What's the biggest x-factor? What constitutes a successful season?
Maryland broadcaster Chris Knoche also dishes on the team, Mark Turgeon’s confidence, rebounding concerns, freshman contributions and Chol Marial’s return. Later, Knoche calls BS on the Turgeon-shot-deficit theory, plus the guys discuss which version of Anthony Cowan will we see this season, a big basketball recruiting weekend for Saturday’s game against Rhode Island, a Michigan recap and football recruiting news.
Maryland’s bowl hopes are done, what now? Plus:
- Previewing Minnesota
- Basketball is ranked No. 7, is it worthy?
- The secret scrimmage against Pitt,
- How long will the honeymoon period will last for Mike Locksley?
- The outlook for football next season, and the dire need for offensive and defensive linemen.
- A new development in point guard recruiting.
- Listener questions.
Did the Rutgers win get Maryland back on track? Are the Terps better with Tyrrell Pigrome at the helm? Can the school afford its newly announced basketball facility? Plus the latest in football and basketball recruiting, the NCAA is losing power to the student-athletes and more.
Jeff, Paul and Ahmed discuss the thorough drubbing Maryland took from Penn State in front of the best home crowd in a long time. They get into (for the 1,000th time) the mess at quarterback and how there’s an entire generation of Terrapin fans that have never seen above average quarterback play(9:50), Maryland’s misadventures with offensive linemen (16:20), and the continued lack of production from defensive linemen and how next year will probably be even worse (20:25). Later, they preview Rutgers (27:00) and how it will absolutely be a close game, Paul’s theory that Under Armour is the worst thing to happen to Maryland athletics (32:50), and the latest on Mark Turgeon’s everlasting hunt for a 2020 point guard (40:45). Finally, Larry France returns to the show after two years to banter, criticize Paul’s hosting, discuss the permanent damage the Penn State loss might’ve done to the program and talk about how Olympic sports aren’t draping themselves in glory (43:20).
The crew looks back at Maryland’s 79-0 win over Howard, Josh Jackson’s first start, the offensive line’s struggles, the defense shining and a generally pleasant afternoon. But what did it mean against a bad Howard team?
Later, Jeff, Josh and Paul preview Saturday’s game against a ranked Syracuse squad at home and examine the scope of this opportunity for the Terps. Plus, Jeff covers football recruiting and Jerzhan Newton’s commitment. And to close things out, the news of Chol Marial getting rods in his shins and when he might play again, plus basketball recruiting updates.