Maryland Terrapins to Hire Mike Leach? The Mad Pirate’s Impact on ACC Football

Posted by Doug Brodess on December-19-2010 Add Comments

While there is much that is not official yet, a variety of reports suggest that Mike Leach will be announced as the new head football coach at the University of Maryland.

First, university officials told the Baltimore Sun that Maryland is forcing football coach Ralph Friedgen out.

Friedgen, in his tenth season as Terrapins coach, has been asked to retire. If he chooses not to retire, Maryland can reportedly buy out the final season of his contract, which pays him almost $2 million a year.

Next, Chip Brown of is reporting that Mike Leach is going to be the next head coach at Maryland.

New Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson has been evasive about a number of detail...

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