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Sally Jenkins: Don’t let your son play for Maryland

Parents, don't send your kids to Maryland to play football. Just don't do it. It's not a university, it's a canker sore with a couple of dormitories strapped to its suppurating side. Don't let your son so much as look at an application. At best he will get all the wrong lessons in manhood, take courses in deceit, and spinelessness. At worst he may wind up twitching on the ground, or even in a hospital issuing a death hiss. It's not a safe place for athletes, or students. It's a place for belly snakes. To quote Bette Davis, "What a dump.