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.READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
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).READ MORE: Tillson Street's Halloween Displays Draws Thousands
The 37-year-old Durkin previously served as the defensive coordinator for the Florida Gators in 2013.MORE NEWS: Kalamazoo Tests For Lead Exposure Following High-Lead Level Reports In Other Michigan Cities
Maryland fired their former coach Randy Edsall on Oct. 11 after a loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes.