Maryland’s offensive line was a mixed bag last year. On one hand, the group paved the way for over 2,500 rushing yards, ranking top-15 in the nation in run-blocking efficiency. The other hand is a doozy, though. The team finished 124th out of 128 FBS teams in adjusted sack rate.

Enter new offensive line coach Tyler Bowen, who led one of the top offenses in the FCS as Fordham’s offensive coordinator last season. Former coach Dave Borbely moves to an off-the-field role, and Bowen will inherit a wealth of depth at the position.

Maryland’s Offensive Linemen

Player Year 2016
Derwin Gray JR Played in every game, started 3 at LT
Damian Prince JR Started every game at RT
Brendan Moore JR Started every game at C
Sean Christie JR Played in every game, mostly special teams
Terrance Davis SO Played every game, 9 starts at RG
Ellis McKennie SO Played in every game as reserve OL
Will McClain SO Played in one game
Richard Merritt R-FR Redshirt
Brian Plummer R-FR Redshirt
Marcus Minor FR High School(4-star recruit)
Jordan McNair FR High School (4-star recruit)
Johnny Jordan FR High School (3-star recruit)
Tyran Hunt FR High School (3-star recruit)

The line lost a some members to graduation and transfer, but has the bodies in reserve to cover up any holes.

Source: Yahoo

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