College Park Mayor Patrick Wojahn joined 11 other mayors in signing a letter to the Big Ten.
The Terps continue to ramp up their workouts ahead of the Oct. 24 season opener.
The home opener will be Oct. 31 against Minnesota.
The Terps are awaiting guidance from the Big Ten about resuming their season.
The Big Ten halted play Tuesday, but it left open the possibility of conducting a spring season.
Bam's older brother, Anthony, is a redshirt freshman defensive lineman for the Terps.
Voluntary football workouts have been suspended.
“We remain optimistic about the return of fall sports," athletic director Damon Evans said.
Lester served as Maryland's head coach from 1969 to 1971.