Jordan McNair

October 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Washington Post Says Durkin to Return as Terrapins’ Coach

The Washington Post is reporting that D.J. Durkin will return to his duties coaching the University of Maryland football team. Athletic director Damon Evans also will be returning and Maryland President Wallace Loh is planning to retire in June. Durkin and Evans were at the center of a controversy the followed the death of 19-year-old […]

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September 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Trainers Called Ambulance 1 Hour After McNair Showed Heatstroke Symptoms

Jordan McNair, the 19-year-old University of Maryland football player who died from heatstroke this summer, exhibited symptoms for more than an hour before athletic trainers called 911 for help, according to news reports. The University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents released the 74-page report Friday, from Walters Inc., after almost three months of investigation, according to […]

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August 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Regents Take Over McNair Investigation

University of Maryland’s investigation into the death of football player Jordan McNair has been taken over by the university’s Board of Regents, according to a statement from the regents issued Friday afternoon. The board also is taking over a commission investigating the culture of the Terps’ football program, which has been led by coach D.J. […]

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August 15, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Maryland Athletics: A Point of Inflection

A point of inflection, in math better yet in calculus, is the point where the curve of a data line turns either concave or convex along the tangent line.  In business, it’s a time of significant change in a situation, a turning point. For Maryland athletics, specifically the football program this past weekend’s exposure by […]

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August 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

UMD President Says University Accepts Legal, Moral Responsibility in the Death of Jordan McNair

University of Maryland’s President, Wallace Loh, said the school is accepting legal and moral responsibility for the actions that led to the death of 19-year-old Jordan McNair. McNair, who was a lineman for the Maryland Terrapins, died as a result of a heatstroke following a workout on May 29. The coaching environment at College Park […]

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