Aug 22, 2022

Three Takeaways From Michael Locksley After Maryland Football’s Second Scrimmage


Redshirt seniors Fa’Najae Gotay and Durell Nchami are both returning from injuries and round out an already plentiful linebacker room. Junior Ruben Hyppolite II, who finished third on the team in tackles (62), also returns. Hyppolite appeared in all 13 games in 2021.

Dec 29, 2021

All three phases thrived in Maryland football’s Pinstripe Bowl romp

The Diamondback

NEW YORK — Maryland football hasn’t always looked comfortable when a punt comes hurtling towards its return man. But, as Tarheeb Still cradled the ball before speeding downfield, things went a little differently.

Sep 16, 2021

Ruben Hyppolite II, suddenly a veteran on the Maryland defense, embraces his leadership role

Washington Post

When the Maryland football staff reviewed film of the season opener, the coaches noticed how Ruben Hyppolite II’s skill set shined. He’s a speedy and disruptive inside linebacker, but some of his most important moments came between plays.

Sep 15, 2021

Maryland football’s infusion of youth at linebacker sets the program up for the present and future

SB Nation: Testudo Times

Maryland football’s secondary and defensive line are big reasons as to why the program knocked off West Virginia and Howard in the first two games of the 2021 season. There’s no doubt about that after Maryland has surrendered just 24 points through 120 minutes of gameplay thus far entering its road matchup with Illinois on Friday.

Aug 16, 2021

Maryland football will blend veteran leadership with fresh faces at linebacker during the 2021 season

Testudo Times

So far in our summer profile series on the Maryland football team ahead of the season we’ve covered quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends, the offensive line and the defensive line.

Apr 22, 2021

Maryland football should benefit after its young players had to grow up fast last season

Washington Post

When Coach Michael Locksley talks with talented high school football players, working to convince them to become Maryland Terrapins, he sells them on the future. There are no recent titles to lure prospective players, but Locksley believes this program, recently a bottom feeder in the Big Ten, has an “unlimited ceiling.” So he shares that vision, and the teenagers on the listening end of the conversation are assured they have a chance to help fuel that rise.

Aug 10, 2020

Ruben Hyppolite II highlights Maryland football’s freshmen linebackers in 2020

SB Nation: Testudo Times

Hyppolite was a three-star recruit out of Florida in the 2020 class who committed to the Terps because he saw Locksley’s vision. With hard work and some key performances, he quickly rose up the boards of many top programs, but ultimately stuck with Maryland as a four-star recruit when signing day came around.

Jun 13, 2020

Former Auburn Safety Junior Rosegreen Analyzes "Different Gear" In Hyppolite

Fan Nation: All Terrapins

The 2020 class made their way back onto campus beginning last Monday as the team is now just days away from beginning voluntary workouts. As the program looks to turn the page in 2020, head coach Mike Locksley and the staff are leaning on their 27-man class to continue building foundation for the program.

Dec 18, 2019

Four-star linebacker Ruben Hyppolite II signs with Maryland Football

Fan Nation: All Terrapins

Four-star linebacker Ruben Hyppolite II was the highest-rated player of Maryland Terrapins' football 2020 recruiting class. Now, he has made it official and signed his letter of intent to join the Terrapins, announced on Twitter by Maryland Football.
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