COLLEGE PARK, MD - OCTOBER 15: Quarterback C.J. Brown #16 of the Maryland Terrapins throws a pass against the Clemson Tigers during the second half at Byrd Stadium on October 15, 2011 in College Park, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

C.J. Brown Injury: Maryland Quarterback To Miss Season With Torn ACL

The Maryland football program received some terrible news on Wednesday when it was announced that starting quarterback C.J. Brown was lost for the season with a torn ACL.

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William & Mary Vs. Maryland: Perry Hills Named Starting QB In Terps' Season Opener

Randy Edsall will roll with a freshman quarterback in Maryland's season opener Sept 1 against William & Mary.

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C.J. Brown Injury: Perry Hills Takes Over As Terps Starting Quarterback

The ideal situation for the Maryland Terrapins football team probably didn't feature a freshman quarterback behind center for its season opener, but that's just what's going to happen. After receiving news that starting quarterback C.J. Brown will miss the season with a torn ACL, head coach Randy Edsall announced Wednesday freshman Perry Hills will more than likely be the Terps' No. 1 guy.

Hills, a 6-foot-3, 205 pound, three-star prospect out of Pittsburgh, Pa., recently earned Maryland's No. 2 spot, as he has outperformed fellow freshman Caleb Rowel so far in training camp.

"We were able to get a great evaluation in, and right now Perry is the number two guy," Edsall said earlier in the week to Maryland reporters. "He’s a little ahead of Caleb right now. You probably saw today, there were some different combinations out there with the first, second and third teams based on the first eight practices. . . .

For those want to see tape on the Terps' new signal-caller, here's some tape for his high school season.

Stay with SB Nation DC for more as this story develops. For more on Maryland football and how this injury affects the Terps, visit Testudo Times.

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