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Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Edsall releases QB O'Brien, 2 others

By Heather Dinich

Maryland coach Randy Edsall has changed his mind and is granting former quarterback Danny O'Brien and two other former players a full release from the program without transfer restrictions. Former offensive lineman Max Garcia and linebacker Mario Rowson were also released.

“While at first I thought it was important to limit the institutions to which they could transfer, I have since reconsidered my decision,” Edsall said in a prepared statement. “At the end of the day, I want what’s best for these guys and I wish them well in their futures."

“I am pleased to be able to move on and pursue a graduate degree and continue my athletic career at the school of my choosing.” O’Brien said in the release. “I would like to thank Coach Edsall for his support throughout this process.”

I'll have more on this in a bit.