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Terps' Moten Makes Meteoric Rise to Starter

A number of circumstances played in to where Adrian Moten is today, the starter at MIKE linebacker for the Sept. 1 opener. A string of injuries at the position opened a spot for Moten, but it's been his performance this fall that's kept him there.

The linebacker core was expected to be the deepest unit on the team. But Alex Wujciak, who was expected to compete for the starting spot at MIKE, moved to LEO at the beginning of camp and tore his ACL a week in. Chase Bullock, the expected starter at the position, suffered an ankle injury two weeks ago and his back-up, Dave Philistin, pulled a hamstring last week. So it was up to Moten because... Recommended Stories

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