Maryland places DJ Durkin on administrative leave

Maryland Coach DJ Durkin gathers with his staff during early signing period for recruits last December

Maryland offensive coordinator Matt Canada will act as interim head coach, Evans said.

The school also announced it will run a thorough examination of its coaching practices in the wake of an ESPN report regarding the death of Maryland lineman Jordan McNair in June. It's not like ESPN's report was poorly-sourced - it cites "two current Maryland players, multiple people close to the football program, and former players and football staffers".

Durkin on leave so we can properly review the culture of the program. Sources also told ESPN.com that Court, assistant athletic director of sports performance was also placed on leave.

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The move comes a day after an ESPN story that quoted unidentified players, former players and former Durkin staff members accusing Durkin and strength and conditioning coach Rick Court of verbally abusing and humiliating players.

McNair was majoring in kinesiology and was a redshirt freshman a year ago.

A general view of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and Maryland Terrapins game at Byrd Stadium on November 3, 2012 in College Park, Maryland. Walters's report is expected to be released September 15. McNair's parents are being represented by Baltimore attorney Bill Murphy, whose firm is also investigating. "This is effective immediately", athletic director Damon Evans said in a statement.

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UMD officials added in the statement that the school was committed to "examining and addressing any such reports when they are brought to our attention".

June 19, 2018: Maryland announces the hire of Rod Walters, a sports medicine consultant who oversaw athletic training at Appalachian State and SC, to conduct a review into the death of McNair. The report from ESPN shared the scary details surrounding McNair's death, which called into question the Maryland training staff.

"The safety and well-being of our student-athletes is our highest priority", Evans continued.

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