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The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:58 am
by BDKJMU
"Several current University of Maryland football players and people close to the Terrapins program describe a toxic coaching culture under head coach DJ Durkin before offensive lineman Jordan McNair's death in June after a football workout.

McNair, who was 19, died two weeks after being hospitalized following a May 29 team workout. He collapsed after running 110-yard sprints, showing signs of extreme exhaustion and difficulty standing upright. No official cause of death has been released, but ESPN reported Friday that he died of heatstroke suffered during the workout and had a body temperature of 106 degrees after being taken to a hospital.

Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair showed signs of extreme exhaustion, had difficulty standing upright while running sprints and had a temperature of 106 degrees before he died of heatstroke, multiple sources told ESPN.

Over the past several weeks, two current Maryland players, multiple people close to the football program, and former players and football staffers spoke to ESPN about the culture under Durkin, particularly strength and conditioning coach Rick Court, who was one of Durkin's first hires at Maryland in 2015. Among what they shared about the program:........"
http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... -dj-durkin

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:41 pm
by BDKJMU
Durkin joins Meyer in the Big 10 paid admin leave penalty box.
https://reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN1KW0MZ

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:00 pm
by 93henfan
Toxic culture is 2-0. :lol:

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:41 am
by dal4018
The parents of the kids they want the coach.fired of course.

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:58 am
by bluehenbillk
dal4018 wrote:The parents of the kids they want the coach.fired of course.


To be more specific it's a group of six kids that want the coach fired. There are a group of double that that really wants him back....

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:55 am
by 89Hen
bluehenbillk wrote:
dal4018 wrote:The parents of the kids they want the coach.fired of course.


To be more specific it's a group of six kids that want the coach fired. There are a group of double that that really wants him back....

He will not be back.

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:01 am
by dal4018
89Hen wrote:
bluehenbillk wrote:
To be more specific it's a group of six kids that want the coach fired. There are a group of double that that really wants him back....

He will not be back.

Why would they want him back after causing the death of a teammate!!!!

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:13 am
by 89Hen
dal4018 wrote:
89Hen wrote:He will not be back.

Why would they want him back after causing the death of a teammate!!!!

That's your opinion!!!!!

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:56 am
by bluehenbillk
89Hen wrote:
bluehenbillk wrote:
To be more specific it's a group of six kids that want the coach fired. There are a group of double that that really wants him back....

He will not be back.


Guess again...
http://footballscoop.com/news/report-ma ... -maryland/

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:47 am
by Rob Iola
So Loh takes the fall, and Canada is left in limbo after resurrecting the program back to respectability.

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:53 am
by 89Hen
:shock: Very surprising to me.

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:41 pm
by Col Hogan
Reinstated Tuesday...fired Wednesday...

http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... wake-probe

Can anyone explain this reasoning???

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:02 am
by bluehenbillk
Col Hogan wrote:
Can anyone explain this reasoning???


I don't think anyone can except to say they don't know what the hell they're doing there. You take what 3 1/2 months to investigate & act only to do a 180 in just over 24 hours??

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:39 am
by 89Hen
Col Hogan wrote:Reinstated Tuesday...fired Wednesday...

http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... wake-probe

Can anyone explain this reasoning???

Because they didn't listen to me in the first place.

Re: The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:40 am
by 89Hen
bluehenbillk wrote:
89Hen wrote:He will not be back.


Guess again...
http://footballscoop.com/news/report-ma ... -maryland/

Guess again. 8-) :finger: