Former Maryland OT Mike Madaras Heading To Albany


Sep 14, 2013; East Hartford, CT, USA; Maryland Terrapins quarterback C.J. Brown (right) celebrates his touchdown against the Connecticut Huskies with offensive linesman Mike Madaras (77) during the first half at Rentschler Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

After leaving the Maryland football team in October, former Terrapin offensive lineman Mike Madaras will be playing football once again. Madaras will be playing at the University of Albany for former Maryland defensive line coach Greg Gattuso.

As everyone can recall, Madaras left the Terps because he claimed that his heart wasn’t in the game of football anymore. The former Good Counsel star has suspended for two weeks for a violation of the student-athlete code of conduct. Madaras was expected to be a strong asset on the offensive line for Maryland, but it didn’t work out that way.

As for his future, he’ll join his brother Sam Madaras at Albany who just committed there on Sunday morning. Sam Madaras is a 2014 offensive guard out of Good Counsel and was the 31st ranked player in the state of Maryland, according to 247Sports.

As long as Mike Madaras stays committed to football, he could be quite successful with the Great Danes. There won’t be near as much pressure was there was in College Park. His progress will be something interesting to keep an eye on.