Offensive Lineman
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 290
Year: Senior
Hometown: Capitol Heights, Md.
High School: Forestville Military Academy
Experience: 2 Letters


As a Senior (2013): Started all 13 games at left guard as a part of a line that helped Maryland pass for over 3,000 yards for the first time since 1994 ... allowed the Terps to record over 500 yards of total offense in each of its first three contests ... opened holes for C.J. Brown against FIU (8/31) that helped the quarterback run for 105 yards on 11 carries ... paved the way for Brandon Ross’s career-high 149 rushing yards against Old Dominion (9/7) ... helped Brown go for 122 rushing yards against Connecticut (9/14) ... paved the way for Brandon Ross’ 88 rushing yards against Virginia (10/12) ... helped Brown tie his season high with 122 yards at Virginia Tech (11/16) and allowed the Terps to rush for a season-high 184 yards ... helped Brown rush for a season-high 138 yards and three touchdowns at NC State (11/30) ... opened holes for Brandon Ross' 116-yard rushing day against Marshall (12/27) in the Military Bowl.

As a Junior (2012): Saw action in 10 games, including nine starts … started the first four games at right guard … part of the Terp line that held William & Mary (9/1) without a sack … part of the line that helped Maryland rush for 144 yards against Temple (9/8) … helped open lanes for Wes Brown to rush for 74 yards on 14 carries (5.3 avg.) and one touchdown vs. Connecticut (9/15) … saw action on special teams vs. Wake Forest (10/6) … member of the line that helped the Terps rush for a season-high 206 yards against NC State (10/20) … started on the line that helped Maryland record 337 total yards of offense against Boston College (10/27) … started at right guard against Georgia Tech (11/3) and helped lead Maryland to 144 yards rushing … started on the line that helped Maryland run for 139 yards at Clemson (11/10) … started against Florida State (11/17).

 As a Sophomore (2011): Saw action in five games along the offensive line … helped the offense rank third in the ACC in rushing (169.3 yards per game) and fourth in fewest sacks allowed (1.4 pg) … helped the team run for 198 yards against Towson (10/1), including 102 by Davin Meggett, while holding the Tigers without a sack … helped the Terps rack up 246 rushing yards against Georgia Tech (10/8), including 124 by QB C.J. Brown and 86 by Meggett … part of an effort that saw Maryland rush for a season-high 291 yards against Clemson (10/15) … also played as a reserve guard vs. Wake Forest (11/19) and made his first-career start at left guard vs. NC State (11/26).

 As a Redshirt Freshman (2010): Played in two games … opened the season as a defensive lineman, but moved to offensive line after the BC game (10/23) … saw action on special teams vs. WVU (9/18) … also played as a reserve offensive lineman vs. Florida State (11/20).

 As a Freshman (2009): Redshirt season as a defensive lineman … earned the defensive scout team player of the week a team-high three times, leading up to the Rutgers (Sept. 26), Wake Forest (Oct. 10) and Virginia (Oct. 17) games … joined the team in January and took part in spring practice.

 At Forestville Military Academy: A heralded defensive lineman … ranked No. 6 nationally among strongside defensive ends by as a senior … also ranked third nationally among DEs against the run and fifth on the list of strongest ends by Rivals … No. 93 on’s top 100 players in the 2009 class … also a member (No. 2) of the 2008 Maryland Postseason Top 20 … a 2008 all-state selection … named most valuable lineman at the 2008 Crab Bowl, a local postseason all-star game … also considered Ohio State, Georgia, Michigan State, Tennessee and Boston College … coached by Charles Harley.

Personal: Born in Washington, D.C. … mother is Stacie Arnett … has two younger siblings (Ashante, 17; Malik, 15) … likes to play chess in his spare time … an American studies major … name is pronounced d-on-tay R-net.

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