By: Evan Jankens

According to Sports Illustrated’s Pete Thamel, Michigan defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin is set to become Maryland’s next head coach.

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With Durkin as the DC for Michigan the team was ranked 4th in yards allowed (3376), yards per game (281), third in passing yards allowed (1905), passing yards per game (158.8), 22nd in rush defense (1471) and 19th in rushing yards per game (122.6).

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The 37-year-old Durkin previously served as the defensive coordinator for the Florida Gators in 2013.

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Maryland fired their former coach Randy Edsall on Oct. 11 after a loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes.