Maryland just increased their 2017 class by three in a matter of hours

Is it time to 'Fear the Turtle'?

The Maryland Terrapins' 2017 class went from 12 to 15 in a matter of hours, bumping its national ranking all the way up to No. 19. 

Johnny Jordan: C, Gonzaga High School- DC

No. 1 center in East region

In the words of new offensive coordinator Walt Bell, "It starts in the middle." 

Jordan embarrassed defensive linemen all year, simply outmuscling them with his 6'2 296-pound frame. "Even when it looks like he could be beat, he has the strength and balance to win the play," Scout analyst Brian Dohn said.  

Jordan was the first of the day to tweet his commitment, becoming the 10th Terps' commit with ties to the DMV area.

"Something special is really happening here in College Park," Jordan said. 

Tayon Fleet-Davis: RB, Potomac High School- MD

No. 7 RB in East region

Weighing in at 190, Fleet-Davis is a bulldog in the backfield that fights for every inch on his possessions. Fleet-Davis had offers from five other Big Ten programs, but announced his commitment via Twitter shortly after Jordan. 

"I've always loved College Park, but after seeing my mom's face ... I got her thoughts on the school, and how much she liked it. It was a wrap," Fleet-Davis told Scout in front of Maryland's Gosset Football Team House. 

"Fleet-Davis is also a pass catching threat and once he is in the open field, he's a chore to tackle," Dohn says. 

Javon Leake: RB, Page High School- NC

No. 1 RB in North Carolina

Leake quickly surfaced on everyone's radar when he rushed for over 2,000 yards and 37 touchdowns in his junior campaign. 

Most had Leake pegged to stay local with either North Carolina or NC State, but Leake told Scout about his relationship with new offensive coordinator Walt Bell and his offense. 

"I love his offense, it's the same offense I run now in high school. He says he's going to use me a lot," Leake said. 


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