Chris Turner to start for Maryland; Steffy out 'indefinitely'

September, 3, 2008
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Posted by ESPN.com's Heather Dinich

Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen said Chris Turner will start this weekend against Middle Tennessee State and Jordan Steffy is "out indefinitely" with an injured thumb.

"He had a ligament tore away from the bone is what they showed," Friedgen said. "They think it will be a minimum of three weeks."

Friedgen also said Josh Portis will play again.

Turner is No. 2 on the depth chart this season, but No. 1 in the eyes of Maryland fans.

As for how Turner has looked in practice this week?

"He's looked OK," Friedgen said.

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