Randy Edsall's stint at Maryland has been, so far, pretty much a complete and utter disaster.
And after "leading" the Terps to a 2-10 record in 2011, it seems that Edsall is going to face a real challenge to improve on that mark in 2012.
On Wednesday, Maryland announced that starting quarterback C.J. Brown would miss the entire 2012 season after suffering a torn ACL on Tuesday night. Reports indicated that the injury happened during non-contact drills.
Without the promising Brown to helm the offense, Edsall--who drew heat last year for his treatment of former quarterback Danny O'Brien, who eventually transferred to Wisconsin--will now be forced to turn to a pair of true freshman at quarterback. Earlier this week, Edsall had indicated that Perry Hills, a freshman from Pittsburgh, was looking more likely than freshman Caleb Rose to win the No. 2 job behind Brown.
In a statement, Edsall said he felt "terrible" for Brown but added the quarterback would "continue to be an important part of this program."
"He's worked incredibly hard to be the starting quarterback of this team," Edsall said of Brown. "He's stepped up and been a tremendous leader. We'll do everything we can to make sure he gets the best treatment to help in his recovery."
The Terps open their season on Sept. 1 against William & Mary.
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