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#75 Dane Randolph
Position: Offensive Lineman
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 300
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbia, Md.
High School: Wilde Lake HS
Experience: 3 Letters
A durable offensive lineman who started most of his final two seasons at right tackle ... played in 41 career games, including 24 starts, all at right tackle ... a reserve and part-time starter during the 2006 season ... a former defensive lineman who moved to the offense in 2005 ... added more than 40 pounds while at Maryland ... moves very well ... a hard worker in the weight room ... earned Iron Terp status each of the last four springs ... posted the fourth-highest strength index on the team during the spring of 2008.

As a Senior (2008): Played in all 13 games, starting seven at right tackle (the first six and the bowl game) ... member of a line that enabled Da'Rel Scott (1,133) to become the seventh Terp back, and first since 2002 (Chris Downs), to gain over 1,000 rushing yards ... the line also aided Chris Turner to throw for 2,516 yards, the seventh-highest single-season total in school history ... one of eight Terps to earn Academic All-ACC honors ... part of the unit that surrendered just one sack and helped Scott rush for a career-high 197 yards vs. Delaware (8/30) ... part of the unit that scored 35 points vs. then-No. 23 Cal (9/13) ... part of the unit that accounted for 51 points and 486 total yards against Eastern Michigan (9/20) ... a member of a unit which did not allow a sack in the win over Clemson (9/27) ... part of the unit that surrendered just seven sacks during the seven-game span from Sept. 20 to Nov. 15, five of which resulted in Maryland victories ... part of the unit that helped Terp ball carriers rack up 203 rushing yards (including 163 by Scott) vs. NC State (10/25) ... part of the unit that helped Scott and fellow RB Davin Meggett combine for 215 rushing yards and allowed just one sack vs. North Carolina (11/15) ... helped spearhead a solid offensive attack in the win over Nevada in the Humanitarian Bowl (12/30) ... offense posted 456 total yards, including 258 rushing yards, vs. a Wolf Pack defense which entered the game ranked third nationally against the run (74.5 ypg).

As a Junior (2007): Started all 13 games at right tackle ... opened holes for running backs Lance Ball and Keon Lattimore, who combined to rush for nearly 1,600 yards and 25 TDs ... also helped first-year starting QB Chris Turner post the third-best passing efficiency rating in the ACC ... one of only two offensive linemen (also Edwin Williams) and three offensive players (also Darrius Heyward-Bey) to start each contest ... shared time with Jack Griffin until Griffin moved to the starting right guard position due to injuries ... (vs. Villanova) ... started at right tackle and saw action in 55 plays, third most among o-linemen ... (vs. FIU) ... started for second consecutive game ... (vs. WVU) ... started at right tackle and saw action on 41 plays ... (vs. WF) ... started at right tackle and moved to left tackle in the second half, subbing for an injured Scott Burley saw action in 67 plays ... (vs. Rutgers) ... started at right tackle and saw time on 59 plays as the Terps rolled up 458 total yards ... (vs. GT) ... in on 35 plays ... (vs. UVA) ... saw action on 51 plays ... (vs. Clemson) ... started at right tackle and in on 63 plays, second most on the offensive line ... (vs. UNC) ... started at right tackle and saw action in 74 plays ... (vs. BC) ... started at right tackle and was in on all but one play (65 total) as the Terps rolled up a season-high 472 total yards ... (vs. FSU) ... started at right tackle and saw time on a team-high 72 plays ... graded out as the team's best lineman ... (vs. NCSU) ... started at right tackle and was in on 68 plays, second most among o-linemen ... graded out as the team's best lineman, allowing the Terps to rush for a season-high 249 yards ... (vs. OSU, Emerald Bowl) ... played all 54 offensive snaps at right tackle ... recorded the fourth-highest strength index on the team during spring 2007 testing.

As a Sophomore (2006): Played in 11 of 13 games at offensive tackle ... started four games at right tackle ... opened holes for running backs Lance Ball and Keon Lattimore, who eached rushed for over 700 yards on the season ... part of an offensive line which allowed just 19 sacks, the second-lowest total in the ACC ... (vs. W&M) ... started at right tackle, posting two big blocks ... was in on a team-high 59 plays ... (vs. WVU) ... started at right tackle ... (vs. FIU) ... saw action at right tackle and notched one big block ... (vs. UVA) ... saw action on six plays ... (vs. FSU) ... saw action on five plays, recording one big block ... (vs. Miami) ... saw action on two plays ... (vs. BC) ... started and saw action on 67 plays, with three big blocks ... (vs. WF) ... played and notched two big blocks in 28 plays ... (vs. PU, Champs Sports Bowl) ... started at right tackle and saw action on 46 plays ... helped the Terps roll up 206 rushing yards, second-highest total of the season ... a solid spring helped catapult him into more playing time in the fall ... earned Iron Terp status in the spring ... had the seventh-highest strength index on the team in spring testing.

As a Redshirt Freshman (2005): Saw action in four games as a reserve offensive lineman ... played against Clemson, West Virginia, Temple and NC State ... had two big blocks and allowed two sacks in 56 plays ... was not called for any penalties ... highest grade of the season came in limited action against Clemson, but best effort was in his play at Temple ... earned Iron Terp status in the spring ... had the 10th-highest strength index on the team in spring testing.

As a Freshman (2004): Redshirt season.

At Wilde Lake High School: A two-year starter who primarily played defensive end ... also started at offensive guard as a senior .... finished his career with 157 tackles and 14 sacks in his two seasons ... recorded 85 tackles, 10 TFLs, eight sacks and batted down five passes as a senior ... a SuperPrep All-American and Mid-Atlantic region pick ... a PrepStar All-American ... a second team All-Met selection by the Baltimore Sun as a senior ... all-county as a junior and senior ... attended Sandalwood High School in Jacksonville, Fla., as a sophomore ... also competed three years in track three years and two in basketball ... an early commit who also considered Penn State and Virginia ... coached by Doug DuVall.

Personal: Born Sept. 4, 1986 ... parents are Angela Randolph and Kevin Coley ... mother is an officer in the Navy stationed at Fort Meade ... has lived in Maryland, Florida, West Virginia, Canada and Portugal due to military background ... carried over a 3.2 GPA in high school ... a criminolgy and criminal justice major who graduated in May, 2008 ... enrolled in graduate school pursuing a certificate in public health informatics.

bio updated 02-18-09


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