A hard-working, five-year player who emerged as the starting anchor (defensive end) as a senior ... played in 17 career games, including starts in all 12 games as a senior.
As a Senior (2009): Started all 12 games at anchor, a strongside defensive end position ... ranked second on the team in sacks (4.5) ... posted the most sacks by a Terps defensive lineman since Dre Moore (6.0 in 2007) ... tied for 13th in the ACC in sacks (0.38 per game) ... ranked fifth on the team in tackles for loss (4.5) ... made four tackles in the season opener against California (9/5) and combined with Adrian Moten on a sack ... recorded a career-high six tackles and blocked a field goal against James Madison (9/12) ... had one sack for a loss of 10 yards against MTSU (9/19) ... recorded two stops, including one sack, against Virginia (10/17) ... had five tackles, including career bests in solo stops (5) and sacks (2) in the season finale vs. Boston College (11/28).
As a Junior (2008): Saw action in five games as a reserve defensive end ... played vs. Delaware, Middle Tennessee State, Eastern Michigan, Wake Forest and FSU.
As a Sophomore (2007): Did not see game action ... served as a reserve defensive tackle for most of season.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2006): Did not see any game action after suffering a knee injury in the summer.
As a Freshman (2005): Redshirt season ... member of the scout team defense.
At Good Counsel High School: A three-year letterwinner and two-year starter ... team captain who finished his senior year with 53 tackles, including 15 TFLs and six sacks, 10 QB hurries, two fumble recoveries, two PBUs and a blocked punt ... a second team Big School all-state selection and All-Met pick (Washington Post) ... first team All-WCAC ... named to George Michael's Golden 11 team ... an All-Atlantic region selection by PrepStar ... a Mid-Atlantic all-region pick by SuperPrep ... helped lead the Falcons to an 11-1 record with its first loss coming in the state title game to DeMatha ... finished No. 2 in the state after the 30-29 thriller ... lettered two years in hoops ... also recruited by Boston College, Virginia, Army and James Madison ... coached by Bob Milloy.
Personal: Born March 12, 1987, 16 minutes before twin brother and fellow Terp, Tommy ... full name is Dwight Galt IV ... parents are Jan and Dwight Galt III ... father is Maryland's long-time director of strength and conditioning ... nickname is pronounced "DEEJ" ... a family science major who graduated in Dec. 2009.
Galt's Career Statistics
Defense G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sacks FC FR PBU Int. 2008 5-0 0 0 0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0-0 2009 12-12 11 15 26 4.5-31 4.5-31 1 0 0 0-0 Career 17-12 11 15 26 4.5-31 4.5-31 1 0 0 0-0