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Durkin Speaks at Philip Merrill College of Journalism

Maryland Athletics
5-11-2018
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Maryland Head Football Coach DJ Durkin spoke to the Philip Merrill College of Journalism students on Wednesday afternoon at Knight Hall.

It marked the third consecutive year that Durkin attended the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism to be part of the Senior Farewell. 

Durkin was joined by George Solomon, the Director of the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism, and seniors Liam Beatus, Jake Brodsky, Alex Flum, Kyle Melnick, Megan Smedley and Samantha Waldenberg for a panel discussion.

Durkin, Solomon and the students, both on the panel and in the audience, spent an hour discussing hot topics in both football and the sports media industry. 

Discussions ranged from the outlook for the 2018 Terps football team, player safety, the evolving landscape of how fans watch and read about sports, and much more. 

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