National Signing Day 2016: Maryland Liveblog


With National Signing Day finally upon us, we decided to run a Maryland liveblog to help to find all the Terrapins information in one place.

Maryland currently has a 19-man class before any shoes have dropped on National Signing Day. Some of the more highly-touted commits are offensive guard Terrance Davis (DeMatha Catholic), wide receiver Tino Ellis (DeMatha Catholic), and offensive guard Richard Merritt (Archbishop Carroll).

For a more-detailed look, check out our rundown of the Terps’ 2016 class from Tuesday.

There are a few storylines to follow on National Signing Day.

The most intriguing has to be St. John’s College (D.C.) defensive end Terrell Hall, who will announce his decision at 2:15 p.m. Hall’s final four consists of Alabama, Florida State, Maryland, and Ole Miss with Alabama and Maryland being the more likely of the four destinations.

According to 247Sports, Hall is rated as the No. 64 player in the nation, the No. 6 defensive end, and the top recruit in the state of Maryland. An addition of Hall certainly would give the Terps a top 35 class.

Hall isn’t the only Maryland target that is announcing on Wednesday.

Three-star quarterback Tyrrell Pigrome will be choosing his destination as well. The Clay-Chalkville (Ala.) signal caller will be deciding between Maryland, Tulane, and Virginia Tech.

According to 247Sports, Pigrome is tabbed as the No. 886 player in the country and the 31st best player in the state of Alabama. With Lindsey Scott committing to LSU this past weekend, Pigrome becomes even more of an important pledge for Maryland.

An interesting sidebar that could sway in Maryland’s favor is the fact that coach D.J. Durkin and his staff offered wideout Nico Collins this week. Collins plays at Clay-Chalkville with Pigrome.

Oak Ridge (Fla.) all-purpose back Tyrek Tisdale is also in play for the Terps. Tisdale, who was a one-time Florida commit, visited College Park this past weekend and appeared to have a great visit.

247Sports has Tisdale ranked as the No. 642 player in their composite rankings along with the No. 16 all-purpose back and the 92nd best player in the state of Florida. Maryland has 73 percent of the Crystal Ball predictions for Tisdale’s services.

Below is a timeline that will be updated a ton throughout the day with any news that involves Maryland. Enjoy the day Terp fans!

6:28 a.m. – Welcome to our Maryland Liveblog! We’re glad to be with you on this National Signing Day. Make sure you’re following our official Twitter account @terpstationmd and be sure to ‘Like’ us on Facebook!

7:18 a.m. – The first four Letters of Intent have been sent in. Among them are Damascus running back Jake Funk, Quince Orchard defensive tackle Adam McLean, Australian punter Wade Lees, and Atlantic (Fla.) cornerback Antwaine Richardson.

8:11 a.m. – DeMatha Catholic (Md.) offensive guard Terrance Davis has signed his Letter of Intent and is officially a Terp. Davis was the highest rated recruit pulled in by Durkin and his staff.

8:13 a.m. – DeMatha wide receiver Tino Ellis has faxed over his Letter of Intent. Ellis is one of the four commits that are expected to sign with Maryland on Wednesday.

8:17 a.m. – Quarterback Max Bortenschlager, linebacker Antoine Brooks, offensive tackle Brian Plummer, and offensive tackle Terek Zingale have signed their Letters of Intent as well. That’s makes 10 recruits that are officially Terps so far.

9:15 a.m. – Could Tyrrell Pigrome be about to become a Terp? Offensive coordinator Walt Bell’s tweet signals something to that effect.

9:19 a.m. – It’s now official. Clay-Chalkville (Ala.) quarterback Tyrrell Pigrome has committed to Maryland.

9:40 a.m. – Twins Elijah and Elisha Daniels have signed their Letters of Intent.

9:41 a.m. – Running back Lorenzo Harrison and wideout D.J. Turner of DeMatha are officially Terps as well. They’ll join Terrance Davis and Tino Ellis as four Stags in the 2016 class.

10:01 a.m. – Tight end Noah Barnes, safety Qwuantrezz Knight, and linebacker Brett Shepherd are signed and delivered. Only Dion Goldbourne, Richard Merritt, Travon Stott, and Laderrien Wilson have yet to sign.

10:14 a.m. – Archbishop Carroll (D.C.) offensive guard Richard Merritt has signed his Letter of Intent. Merritt was one of the first recruits to commit to Maryland after Durkin was hired.

11:00 a.m. – Oak Ridge (Fla.) safety Tyrek Tisdale has announced that will be going to Maryland. Tisdale was previously a Florida commit.

11:51 a.m. – Good Counsel (Md.) cornerback Travon Stott has signed his Letter of Intent and is officially a Terp. Stott is one of three corners in the 2016 class with Elisha Daniels and Antwaine Richardson.

12:04 p.m. – Osceola (Fla.) running back Laderrien Wilson has signed with the Terps. Wilson is one of three new running backs set to join Maryland in 2016 along with Jake Funk and Lorenzo Harrison.

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