The Terps hired Aazaar Abdul-Rahim in January as co-defensive coordinator, associate head coach for defense and cornerbacks coach — filling Baker’s role.
George Stamos’ late goal propelled the Terps to an overtime win in the Carrier Dome on Saturday.
Nick Alviti, Jackson Canfield and Colin Sharkey all joined Terps ahead of this season. The transition has been seamless for the trio on and off the field.
An inefficient attack hurt the Terps last year. It could be costly again.
The Terps avenged their loss to the Greyhounds last season to remain unbeaten.
Zappitello takes over a jersey number previously worn by Brett Makar, Jared Bernhardt and Logan Wisnauskas.
Wierman became the Terps' all-time leader in faceoff wins in Saturday's double-overtime victory over Richmond.
The Terps held off the Spiders and eventually prevailed with a goal from Owen Murphy to win their 31st consecutive season opener.
Following a disappointing 2023, the Terps are looking to avoid complacency.
The Terps won their third straight bowl game but once again came up short against the Big Ten's elite teams.