Durkin, who served under Muschamp from 2011-2014 at Florida, is now the head coach of the Terrapins.
Athletic director Damon Evans announced the move in a letter to staff, students and alumni, saying the move was made to "properly review the culture of the program". Durkin had served as defensive coordinator at the University of MI and was brought to Maryland after previous coach Randy Edsall was sacked by the university.
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Jordan McNair, 19, died in June, reportedly from heatstroke after suffering from "extreme exhaustion" after a workout in May, reports said.
He passed away days later, on June 13.
ESPN reported allegations of a "toxic culture" in Maryland's football program that included excessive verbal abuse, a coach purposely throwing small weights in the direction of players and the "punitive" use of food for players who were overweight or underweight. Heatstroke was eventually determined to be the cause of his death.
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The coach of the Universtiy of Maryland's football team was placed on leave Saturday while the school reviews allegations of "unacceptable behavior" following the June death of a player who was hospitalized after a team workout. McNair's parents hired a Baltimore law firm to also investigate. The report from ESPN shared the scary details surrounding McNair's death, which called into question the Maryland training staff. He reiterated his support for the full investigation of the program. The ESPN report also cast doubt on the legitimacy if that investigation, reporting that interviews with players didn't begin until this month and were held in near-proximity to coaches' offices.
August 11, 2018: Maryland announces Durkin has been placed on administrative leave pending an external review.
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