COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJZ) — Spring football practice is underway in College Park. The Maryland Terrapins are in the second week of a five-week warmup.
Quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa is ready for the fall after making his Maryland debut last year.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 1K New Cases & 17 Deaths Reported Sunday
A transfer from Alabama, Tagovailoa won the starting quarterback job in his first year as a Terp. He will keep that starting role for the coming season.READ MORE: 5-Year-Old Grazed By Bullet In Southwest Baltimore, Police Say
“I feel honored,” Tagovailoa said. “It’s a blessing and privilege to wear Maryland on your chest. It’s a lot of pressure, a lot of weight that comes with it. The biggest thing and every quarterback is going to be judged off of it, is how many games did they win.”MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Maryland: 1.5K New Cases & 17 Deaths Reported Saturday
Maryland will have 15 practice sessions spread out over five weeks. The spring ends with the Red-White scrimmage at the stadium on April 24.