National Signing Day: UMD

12:46 p.m.

Langston Hughes (GA) three-star wide receiver Sean Nelson signed with Maryland at 12:28 p.m., the school announced on Twitter.

Hughes is the No. 92 wide receiver in the country, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.

The 6-foot-2, 180-pound wide receiver chose Maryland over Louisville and West Virginia.

By Joe Malfa


12:21 p.m.

McDonogh (MD) four-star offensive tackle Jordan McNair signed with Maryland at 12:07 p.m., the school announced on Twitter.

McNair is the No. 29 offensive tackle in the country, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.

The 6-foot-5, 290-pound offensive tackle chose Maryland over Alabama, Michigan and Ohio State.

By Joe Malfa


11:35 a.m.

Simon Gratz (Pa.) three-star cornerback Kenny Bennett signed with Maryland at 11:33 a.m., the school announced on Twitter.

Bennett is the No. 100 cornerback in the country, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.

The 6-foot-2, 196-pound cornerback chose Maryland over Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech.

By Joe Malfa


11:28 a.m.

Eleanor Roosevelt (Md.) three-star defensive end Lawtez Rogers signed with Maryland at 11:16 a.m., the school announced on Twitter.

Rogers is the No. 69 strong-side defensive end in the country, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.

The 6-foot-4, 235-pound defensive end chose Maryland over Wake Forest.

By Joe Malfa


11:22 a.m.

Potomac (Md.) three-star running back Tayon Fleet-Davis signed with Maryland at 11:04 a.m., the school announced on Twitter.

Fleet-Davis is the No. 44 running back in the country, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.

The 6-foot, 211-pound running back chose Maryland over Indiana and West Virginia.

By Joe Malfa


10:42 a.m.

Page (N.C.) three-star running back Javon Leake signed with Maryland at 10:30 a.m., the school announced on Twitter.

Leake is the No. 9 all-purpose running back in the country, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.

The 6-foot-1, 195-pound running back chose Maryland over Nebraska and Virginia Tech.

By Joe Malfa


10:30 a.m.

Bishop Sullivan Catholic (Va.) four-star defensive tackle Breyon Gaddy signed with Maryland at 10:05 a.m., the school announced on Twitter. He was later joined by his brother Brandon Gaddy, three-star defensive tackle, who signed with Maryland at 10:16 a.m.

Breyon is the No. 21 defensive tackle in the country and Brandon is the No. 52 defensive tackle, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.

The Gaddy twins chose Maryland over Florida. They initially announced their commitments to Maryland back in December, but took two more visits to Oregon and Florida before officially deciding on Maryland.

By Joe Malfa


10:02 a.m.

Timber Creek (Fla.) three-star wide receiver MJ Jarrell signed with Maryland at 9:14 a.m., the school announced on Twitter.

Jarrell is the No. 169 wide receiver in the country, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.

The 6-foot-2, 183-pound wide receiver chose Maryland over South Carolina and Indiana.

By Joe Malfa


10:00 a.m.

Alpharetta (Ga.) three-star wide receiver Carlos Carriere signed with Maryland at 9:42 a.m. Wednesday, the school announced on Twitter.

Carriere is the No. 108 wide receiver in the nation, according to the 247Sports Composite Rankings.

His height and willingness to block downfield should make him a good fit in Walt Bell’s offense.

By Jared Goldstein


9:50 a.m.

St. Frances Academy (Md.) three-star defensive lineman B’Ahmad Miller signed with Maryland at 9:02 a.m., the school announced on Twitter.

Miller is the No. 82 strong-side defensive end in the country, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.

The 6-foot-3, 262-pound lineman chose Maryland over Pittsburgh and West Virginia.

By Joe Malfa


9:47 a.m.

Roswell (Ga.) three-star receiver Jayden Comma signed with Maryland at 9:28 a.m. Wednesday, the school announced on Twitter.

Comma is the No. 96 wide receiver in the class of 2017, according to the 247Sports Composite Rankings.

He chose Maryland over Minnesota and Colorado State.

By Jared Goldstein


9:26 a.m.

DeMatha Catholic (Md.) four-star all-purpose back Anthony McFarland signed with Maryland, the school announced on Twitter.

McFarland is the No. 3 all-purpose back in the country, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.

The 5-foot-9, 203-pound back chose Maryland over Miami and Alabama.

By Jared Goldstein


9:19 a.m.

Good Counsel (Md.) three-star outside linebacker Ayinde Eley signed with Maryland at 8:47 a.m., the school announced on Twitter.

Eley is the No. 24 outside linebacker in the country, according to the 247Sports Composite Rankings.

The 6-foot-5, 205-pound outside linebacker chose Maryland over Kentucky and West Virginia, among others. He picked Maryland on the same Periscope broadcast as Kasim Hill, pulling off a surprise double commitment.

 

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By Jared Goldstein


9:15 a.m.

DeMatha Catholic (Md.) four-star offensive lineman Marcus Minor signed with Maryland at 7:53 a.m., the school announced on Twitter.

Minor is No. 16 guard in the country, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings. His signing helps the Terps retain their No. 17 recruiting class in the nation, according to the 247Sports Team Rankings.

The 6-foot-5, 290 pound offensive lineman chose Maryland over Penn State and others.

By Jarred Belman


8:56 a.m.

St. John’s (DC) defensive tackle Cam Spence signed with Maryland at 8:36 a.m. Wednesday, the school announced on Twitter.

Spence is the No. 20 defensive tackle in the class of 2017, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.

Spence was the first four-star commit for the Terps in the cycle, setting the stage for the highest-rated class in school history.

The 6-foot-3, 315-pound defensive tackle chose Maryland over Penn State and Florida.

By Jared Goldstein


8:43 a.m.

Lake Braddock (Va.) three-star tight end Andrew Park signed with Maryland at 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, the school announced on Twitter.

Park is the No. 49 tight end in the class of 2017, according to the 247Sports Composite Rankings.

The 6-foot-5, 240-pound tight end chose Maryland over Temple and Pittsburgh, among others.

By Jared Goldstein


8:33 a.m.

East Paulding (Ga.) three-star athlete Jalen Browder signed with Maryland Wednesday at 8:24 a.m. in his school’s auditorium. He later confirmed on Twitter.

Browder is the No. 56 athlete in the country, according to the 247Sports Composite Rankings. He played offense and defense in high school, but Browder projects primarily as a receiver at Maryland. His signature helps the Terps hold onto its spot as the No. 17 recruiting class in the country, according to the 247Sports Team Rankings.

The 6-foot-3, 185-pound athlete chose Maryland over Louisville, Missouri and Ole Miss, among others.

By Jared Goldstein


8:31 a.m.

Gonzaga (DC) three-star center Johnny Jordan signed with Maryland at 7:16 a.m. Wednesday, the school announced on Twitter.

Jordan is the No. 10 center in the class of 2017, according to the 247Sports Composite Rankings. His signature helps Maryland solidify its hold on the No. 17 spot in 247Sports’ Team Rankings.

The 6-foot-2, 290-pound center chose Maryland over Boston College, Virginia and Virginia Tech.

By Jared Goldstein


8:29 a.m.

St. John’s (DC) four-star quarterback Kasim Hill signed with Maryland this morning, sending his letter of intent at 7:01 a.m. Wednesday, the team announced on Twitter.

Hill is the No. 10 pro-style passer in 247Sports’ Composite Rankings. His commitment helps the Terps solidify their class at No. 17 in the country, according to the 247Sports Team Rankings.

The 6-foot-3, 215-pound quarterback chose Maryland last April and changed the landscape of the recruiting class for the Terps. The future looks bright in College Park, and Hill should be leading the way.

By Jared Goldstein


7:50 a.m.

Bishop Sullivan Catholic (Va.) three-star wide receiver Tahj Capehart flipped his commitment from Virginia Tech to Maryland on Wednesday, he announced on his Twitter account.

The world will have to wait more than seven months to see on-field results, but Maryland has unquestionably been winning this offseason.

Ten days ago, the outlook on how Maryland would finish its recruiting class of 2017 was bleak. Now, it’s anything but.

Since then, Maryland has landed a commitment from Anthony McFarland — the No. 2 player in Maryland — and seems to be gaining momentum in the recruitment of Tariq Castro-Fields, who announces this afternoon.

That’s a win.

On June 11, Capehart released his top ten schools. The list included Alabama, Maryland, Penn State and Virginia Tech, among others. On Aug. 6, he committed to Virginia Tech.

Maryland coaches never gave up. They were able to get Capehart on campus at the last minute on Jan. 27, the last weekend before National Signing Day.

By Jared Goldstein

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