Maryland football recruiting: Latest updates on Terps’ 2018

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Maryland football is still recruiting at a new level under DJ Durkin, who’s in his second season with the program. Durkin and his staff assembled a top-20 class last season, and is on its way to doing something similar for 2018.

Find the latest Maryland football recruiting news, plus a list of commits and top targets, right here.

Where Maryland’s recruiting class ranks

Maryland’s 2018 recruiting class ranks 19th nationally and fourth in the Big Ten. In-state DT Austin Fontaine is the Terps’ top-rated commit. He’s a 4-star recruit on the 247Sports composite, which has him as the No. 9 player at his position, No. 5 player in Maryland and No. 101 recruit overall.

Latest news for Maryland recruiting

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Austin Fontaine is Maryland’s top commit. (Jeremy Birmingham/Land of 10)

Maryland’s 2018 offers, by the numbers

  • Reported offers: 274
  • 5-star offers: 7
  • 4-star offers: 82
  • In-state offers: 29
  • Florida: 62
  • Georgia: 55
  • North Carolina: 19
  • Pennsylvania: 20
  • New Jersey: 15

Maryland football commits for 2018

Maryland’s top 3 uncommitted targets

4-star DE Eyabi Anoma, St. Frances Academy, Baltimore

Anoma is garnering a lot of national attention. ESPN ranks him as the fourth-best recruit in the country, which is much higher than his No. 54 ranking on the 247Sports composite. Anoma attends St. Frances High School in Baltimore with signee Jaelyn Duncan. Will that win out, or will Alabama be too much to resist? We’ll have to wait and see.

4-star OT Rasheed Walker, North Point High School, Waldorf, Md.

Maryland signed one 4-star tackle last year. If it gets Rasheed Walker and keeps Duncan, it’d have two this time around. While this line allowed too many sacks last season, it’s full of blue-chip recruits. That bodes well for the future, but anything new offensive line coach Tyler Bowen can do to help continue the pipeline will be crucial for the Terps. However, Walker appears to be leaning toward Ohio State or Penn State.

Maryland’s 2018 commits: A positional breakdown

  • QB: 1
  • WR: 3
  • TE: 2
  • OL: 3
  • DE: 1
  • DT: 2
  • LB: 4
  • CB: 2

Maryland’s 2018 commits: A geographical breakdown

  • Maryland: 9
  • D.C.: 3
  • Virginia: 3
  • Georgia: 3
  • Pennsylvania: 2
  • New Jersey: 1

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