The Terps gave up a Big Ten-leading 3.2 sacks per game last year.
Penn announced he would play at LSU.
Bradley is Maryland's 11th recruit — all of whom hail from Maryland, Washington D.C. or Virginia.
“He has the characteristics of the great ones,” coach Mike Locksley said.
The Terps have now lost six straight games.
While Locksley and the Terps are out of bowl contention, they're confident in the future of the program.
“We’ve still got a lot more to prove in the two games left.”
In the Terps' past five losses, their opponents have scored on at least their first two attempts.
The Buckeyes took a 42-0 lead into halftime.