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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | October 8, 2014
Redshirt junior quarterback Moses Skillon made a brief appearance in Morgan State's 24-9 victory at Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference foe Florida A&M last Saturday, playing on one series in the third quarter and another in the fourth. But coach Lee Hull said Tuesday that redshirt senior Robert Council is still the starter for the Bears (3-3 overall and 2-1 in the league). “Robert's our quarterback,” Hull said during his weekly conference call organized by the MEAC. “We're going to ride with Robert for the whole season.
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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | October 8, 2014
Redshirt junior quarterback Moses Skillon made a brief appearance in Morgan State's 24-9 victory at Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference foe Florida A&M last Saturday, playing on one series in the third quarter and another in the fourth. But coach Lee Hull said Tuesday that redshirt senior Robert Council is still the starter for the Bears (3-3 overall and 2-1 in the league). “Robert's our quarterback,” Hull said during his weekly conference call organized by the MEAC. “We're going to ride with Robert for the whole season.
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By Ken Murray and Ken Murray,SUN STAFF | October 9, 2001
Rob Johnson and Doug Flutie were on the same page for once, although not in the same stadium, this week. The one-time contentious teammates with the Buffalo Bills were victims of cheap shots on Sunday. Flutie, who quarterbacks the San Diego Chargers this season, was clotheslined in Cleveland. Johnson, still with the Bills, took an elbow to the head in Buffalo. Staying with past form, Flutie played on while Johnson had to leave the game. Quarterback safety became an issue in Week 4 for the second straight Sunday.
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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | September 9, 2014
Junior quarterback Connor Frazier started in Towson's 54-0 loss to West Virginia on Saturday night, but he eventually gave way to redshirt senior Joe Brennan in the second half. Nonetheless, there is no quarterback controversy. Tigers coach Rob Ambrose said barring something surprising, Frazier will open Saturday's game at Delaware State. “It's definitely Connor's job - period,” Ambrose said Monday during his weekly conference call organized by the Colonial Athletic Association.
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By Ken Rosenthal | August 25, 1999
There is no quarterback controversy, not after two preseason games, not when Scott Mitchell is becoming increasingly efficient, not when Tony Banks is facing only second- and third-team defenses.There is no quarterback controversy, and Brian Billick said that there will never be one, not as long as he is Ravens coach, no matter how much fans and media protest."I have final say," Billick proclaimed after yesterday morning's practice at Western Maryland College. "There is no controversy unless I become schizophrenic."
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By JOHN EISENBERG | November 17, 1995
TC Barring an unthinkable upset of Florida State tomorrow, the Maryland Terrapins will finish the season with a 6-5 record that raises several questions. What went wrong? And is head coach Mark Duffner on the way to saving his job?Maybe it is a tad harsh to ask what went wrong instead of what went right after a season in which the Terps produced a winning record for only the second time since 1985. The Terps certainly raised their play a few levels after winning only nine of 33 games in Duffner's first three seasons at College Park.
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By BILL TANTON | September 22, 1994
The last thing a football team needs is a quarterback controversy.When no one is sure which quarterback is No. 1, it does a lot of things, all of them bad. Among them:It deprives the team of a true leader on offense, which a quarterback naturally is."The quarterback is your guy," Baltimore Colts coach Weeb Ewbank once explained to a young sportswriter who looked amazingly like me, only with dark hair instead of gray."The quarterback calls the plays in the huddle," Ewbank went nTC on. "He handles the ball on every play.
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By KEN ROSENTHAL | December 29, 1994
MIAMI -- What is this, a death wish? It isn't enough that Nebraska has lost seven straight bowl games. Coach Tom Osborne is so comfortable playing the martyr, he's going to ensure the Cornhuskers lose one more.A quarterback controversy in a national championship game. Who ever heard of such a thing? Even Mark Duffner figured it out -- you play one quarterback or the other. Maybe Osborne should give the Maryland coach a call.Think about it: What if Phil Simms had recovered in time to replace Jeff Hostetler for the 1991 Super Bowl?
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November 12, 2005
Billick's QB pick: Mr. Never-Will-Be Once upon a time in Ravens Land there were three quarterbacks: Mr. Has-Been, Mr. Never-Was and Mr. Never-Will-Be. They were arranged in a pecking order, but the worst was ranked first and the best was ranked last. Mr. Never-Will-Be began the season and demonstrated again that neither his feet nor his mind were nimble enough for the NFL. At this point, the excuse of youthful indiscretions was wearing a bit thin, and so the fans were not displeased when the dreaded turf toe forced him out of the lineup and Mr. Never-Was took over.
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By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | September 9, 2014
Junior quarterback Connor Frazier started in Towson's 54-0 loss to West Virginia on Saturday night, but he eventually gave way to redshirt senior Joe Brennan in the second half. Nonetheless, there is no quarterback controversy. Tigers coach Rob Ambrose said barring something surprising, Frazier will open Saturday's game at Delaware State. “It's definitely Connor's job - period,” Ambrose said Monday during his weekly conference call organized by the Colonial Athletic Association.
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By Jeff Barker and The Baltimore Sun | October 7, 2012
Maryland coach Randy Edsall says he wasn't talking about quarterback when he hinted at personnel changes after Saturday's win over Wake Forest. "There is no quarterback controversy," the coach told reporters Sunday. Edsall said after the game: "I don't want to mention anything right now until I have a chance to really evaluate the film, but I think there will be some things from a personnel standpoint that will be a little bit different as we go into next week on offense. " Edsall, who has talked about trying to find playing time for backup quarterback Devin Burns, clarified Sunday that his postgame comments were related to the tailback playing rotation - not to Burns.
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By Jeff Barker, The Baltimore Sun | September 12, 2010
— Quarterback Danny O'Brien woke up Sunday with three touchdown passes to his credit and a right ankle that was not as sore as he feared it might be. Maryland coaches are hoping that O'Brien will be healthy enough to allow the Terrapins (2-0) the option of playing the redshirt freshman again — along with fellow quarterback Jamarr Robinson — when they travel to West Virginia Saturday to face the 21st-ranked Mountaineers. It will be Maryland's first game this season against a team ranked in the Associated Press Top 25. "I think it's a big step.
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November 12, 2005
Billick's QB pick: Mr. Never-Will-Be Once upon a time in Ravens Land there were three quarterbacks: Mr. Has-Been, Mr. Never-Was and Mr. Never-Will-Be. They were arranged in a pecking order, but the worst was ranked first and the best was ranked last. Mr. Never-Will-Be began the season and demonstrated again that neither his feet nor his mind were nimble enough for the NFL. At this point, the excuse of youthful indiscretions was wearing a bit thin, and so the fans were not displeased when the dreaded turf toe forced him out of the lineup and Mr. Never-Was took over.
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By MIKE PRESTON | October 29, 2002
CONGRATULATIONS, Brian Billick. After 3 1/2 years and seven quarterbacks, the Ravens' coach has finally found the proper way to handle a possible controversy at the position during the season. Whether he did it intentionally or not, that's debatable (he'll say he did because he is a genius). But Billick would have made Bill Clinton proud. In one breath, he said Chris Redman could be his starting quarterback in a couple of weeks. In another, he said it could be Jeff Blake. Brilliant. The old double-talking trick.
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By Jamison Hensley and Jamison Hensley,SUN STAFF | August 29, 2002
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The Ravens are in search of more continuity, less controversy and, most important, lasting confidence. In their final tuneup of the preseason, the Ravens (2-1) are taking a train ride north to the Meadowlands, where they look to get their young team on track tonight against the New York Giants (2-2). The defense wants to begin building chemistry with the preseason debuts of three healing starters - outside linebacker Peter Boulware, defensive end Michael McCrary and cornerback Gary Baxter.
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By Mike Preston | October 22, 2001
CLEVELAND - There is no quarterback controversy, because the Ravens have too many other offensive problems. Elvis Grbac is beginning to remind me of Vinny Testaverde. The Ravens have two running backs who belong in NFL refugee camps. They have an offensive line that plays patty-cake with defensive linemen and a scheme that hasn't worked in three years. And then there is an identity crisis. Are they a passing team or a running team? Are they a finesse squad or a team that wants to be physical?
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By Mike Preston and Mike Preston,SUN STAFF | December 2, 1997
Ravens quarterback Vinny Testaverde was diagnosed to have a slight ligament strain and a bruised bone in his left knee yesterday, but he is expected to start Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks at Memorial Stadium.Testaverde hurt the knee in the second period of Sunday's 29-27 loss to Jacksonville when running back Bam Morris blocked safety Travis Davis into the quarterback. Eric Zeier, the third-year quarterback out of Georgia, replaced Testaverde for the rest of the game.According to team trainer Bill Tessendorf, an MRI yesterday morning revealed Testaverde had a contusion on the bone near his shin and a mild stretch of the posterior cruciate ligament.
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By Jamison Hensley and Jamison Hensley,SUN STAFF | August 29, 2002
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The Ravens are in search of more continuity, less controversy and, most important, lasting confidence. In their final tuneup of the preseason, the Ravens (2-1) are taking a train ride north to the Meadowlands, where they look to get their young team on track tonight against the New York Giants (2-2). The defense wants to begin building chemistry with the preseason debuts of three healing starters - outside linebacker Peter Boulware, defensive end Michael McCrary and cornerback Gary Baxter.
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By Ken Murray and Ken Murray,SUN STAFF | October 9, 2001
Rob Johnson and Doug Flutie were on the same page for once, although not in the same stadium, this week. The one-time contentious teammates with the Buffalo Bills were victims of cheap shots on Sunday. Flutie, who quarterbacks the San Diego Chargers this season, was clotheslined in Cleveland. Johnson, still with the Bills, took an elbow to the head in Buffalo. Staying with past form, Flutie played on while Johnson had to leave the game. Quarterback safety became an issue in Week 4 for the second straight Sunday.
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By Ken Rosenthal | August 25, 1999
There is no quarterback controversy, not after two preseason games, not when Scott Mitchell is becoming increasingly efficient, not when Tony Banks is facing only second- and third-team defenses.There is no quarterback controversy, and Brian Billick said that there will never be one, not as long as he is Ravens coach, no matter how much fans and media protest."I have final say," Billick proclaimed after yesterday morning's practice at Western Maryland College. "There is no controversy unless I become schizophrenic."
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