A strong, third-year reserve player who adds depth at wide receiver.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2009): Did not see game action as a reserve wideout.
As a Freshman (2008): Redshirt season.
At Annapolis Area Christian School: A two-sport athlete, though not in football ... an All-American wrestler ... one of the top wrestlers in the state as a junior and senior ... finished sixth at the 2006 state meet and third in 2007 ... posted a seventh-place showing at the 2007 national prep tournament ... wrestling team captain as a junior and senior ... also played on the volleyball team ... team captain as a senior in 2006.
Personal: Born in Ft. Huachaca, Ariz. ... parents are Dean and Dawn Powell ... has two brothers (Greg, 25; James, 19) and two sisters (Christin, 24; Maria, 20) ... comes from an athletic family ... brother, Greg, was a receiver for the Terps (2003-06) ... father ran track at Maryland and mother played volleyball at Messiah College ... uncle, Alan Pastrana, played football for Maryland in the late `60s and in the NFL for the Denver Broncos ... cousin, Travis Pastrana, is a professional motocross competitor who has won championships and X Games gold medals in several events ... an Eagle Scout ... lists his third-place finish at the 2007 state wrestling tournament as his biggest sports thrill ... majoring in kinesiology ... has plans to be a physical therapist.