COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- A new tradition was born on Saturday for the Maryland Terrapins. As the Terps took the field for the start of the 2019 season, they rubbed the bronze Testudo statue as always, but they did so within a new turtle shell tunnel.
Here come the Terps pic.twitter.com/Q3qIDlYIMP— JJ Regan (@JJReganNBCS) August 31, 2019
Maryland unveiled the Mark L. Butler Tunnel on Saturday in which the players now run through onto Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium. The tunnel is in the shape of a turtle shell and looks...pretty darn good.
Here's a look at the new turtle shell tunnel. pic.twitter.com/bqM3jJglHL— JJ Regan (@JJReganNBCS) August 31, 2019
The tunnel was named for a member of the Board of Trustees.
Now before home games, you can fear the turtle while the football team rubs a turtle inside a turtle shell.
That’s a lot of turtles.
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