PISCATAWAY, NJ — Maryland previously dipped into the Philadelphia talent pool to find a playmaking wide receiver in projected starter D.J. Moore, and now the Terps have ventured back to the City of Brotherly Love to recruit one of Moore’s friends and fellow Philly wideout Darryle Simmons of St. Joseph’s (Pa.) for their 2018 class.
The 6-foot-2, 197-pound Simmons, who holds offers from Maryland, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Rutgers and West Virginia, visited College Park this spring and came away impressed after being shown around campus by Moore.
“I went to campus about a month ago,” Simmons told TSR at the Rivals Camp Series in Piscataway, N.J., April 30. “My friend D.J. Moore was there and we got to just see the locker room and weight room and meet some of the coaches. [Moore] is a little bit of a mentor for me. I grew up watching him. I was a freshman when he was a senior and he taught me some things.”
Simmons said the highlight of his trip to College Park was getting to speak with the Terps coaches and see the school’s plans for the new Cole Field House that they are currently renovating. [Continue reading]