The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

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The inside story of a toxic culture at Maryland football

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"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:........"
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Durkin joins Meyer in the Big 10 paid admin leave penalty box.
https://reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN1KW0MZ

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Toxic culture is 2-0. :lol:
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The parents of the kids they want the coach.fired of course.

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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....
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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.
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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!!!!

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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!!!!!
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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/
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So Loh takes the fall, and Canada is left in limbo after resurrecting the program back to respectability.
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:shock: Very surprising to me.
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Reinstated Tuesday...fired Wednesday...

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

Can anyone explain this reasoning???
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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??
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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.
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bluehenbillk wrote:
89Hen wrote: He will not be back.
Guess again...
http://footballscoop.com/news/report-ma ... -maryland/
Guess again. 8-) :finger:
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