No. 10 Florida State 41, Maryland 14
No. 10 Florida State 41, Maryland 14
Maryland 19, Wake Forest 14
Maryland set to open conference play
Connecticut 24, Maryland 21
Maryland vs. NC State
A fourth-year defensive back who was a key contributor in 2009-10 before gaining a starting role at safety in 2011 ... made two starts in 2010 (14 in his career) and has played in 28 career games.
As a Senior (2012): Started in 11 of 12 games at safetys ...recorded seven tackles including two solo stops against William & Mary (9/1) ... recorded five tackles inlcuding four solo stops and one pass break-up at Temple (9/8) ...amassed four tackles (two solo) vs. Connecticut (9/15) ... also recovered a fumble which was forced by Darin Drakeford on the Huskies' first offensive drive ... helped hold UConn to 223 yards of total offense ... recorded one solo tackle against West Virginia (9/22) ... totaled two tackles (one solo) and one pass breakup vs. Wake Forest (10/6) helping limit the Demon Deacons to 241 total yards (71 rushing, 170 passing), including only 45 in the second half ... recorded six total tackles against Virginia (10/13), including one solo tackle ... totaled three tackles, including one for loss, and a break up against NC State (10/20) ... recorded five tackles, including four solo, against Boston College (10/27) ... started and recorded one solo tackle against Georgia Tech (11/3) ... played a reserve role against Clemson (11/10) failing to record a tackle ... started and recorded eight tackles including four solo tackles and one pass break up against Florida State (11/17) ... recoreded six tackles including four solo tackles against North Carolina (11/24).
As a Junior (2011): Started all 12 games at safety ... led the team in solo tackles (64), total tackles (106) and tied for second on the team with four pass breakups ... ranked sixth in the ACC and t-49th nationally in tackles (8.8 pg) ... had six double-digit tackle games, second on the team behind Demetrius Hartsfield ... recorded four stops and a pass breakup against Miami (9/5) ... set career highs with 15 tackles and 10 solo stops against West Virginia (9/17) ... also had a tackle for loss against the Mountaineers ... had his second straight game with double-digit tackles by recording 12 against Temple (9/24) and also recovered a fumble ... made six tackles, including a half TFL, and had a pass breakup against Towson (10/1) ... made five tackles (all solos), including one tackle for loss, against Georgia Tech (10/8) ... finished third on the team with 10 tackles, eight of them unassisted, and had a career-high two pass breakups against Clemson (10/15) ... had five tackles against Florida State (10/22) ... tied for a team high with 11 tackles (six solo) and blocked a field-goal attempt against Boston College (10/29) ... matched a career high with 10 unassisted tackles and had 12 total, including a TFL against Virginia (11/5) ... recorded 12 tackles against Notre Dame (11/12) ... made six tackles and had one TFL against Wake Forest (11/19) while missing a portion of the game after suffering an injury ... recorded eight tackles against NC State (11/26).
As a Sophomore (2010): Played in 11 games, with two starts at safety ... tied for second on the team with three interceptions, all of which came in the final four games ... had 23 tackles ... made three stops in the season-opener against Navy (9/6) .... had a pair of tackles against West Virginia (9/18) and FIU (9/25) ... recorded a season-high six tackles, including three solo stops, against Duke (10/2) ... made the first interception of his career against Virginia on 11/13 and returned it 31 yards ... had four tackles and an interception against NC State (11/27), returning the pick 26 yards to the NC State 3-yard line to set up a touchdown that tied the game at 14-14 just before halftime ... made three tackles and had one interception in the Military Bowl vs. East Carolina (12/29).
As a Freshman (2009): Saw action in the final five games of the season ... played free safety and special teams ... had a sack for an 8-yard loss vs. Duke (10/24), his first career game .... also had tackles vs. NC State (11/7), Virginia Tech (11/14) and BC (11/28).
At Archbishop Curley High School: A 2008 small school all-state choice from his free safety spot ... also tabbed first-team All-Baltimore City and second-team All-Metro by the Baltimore Sun ... member of the 2008 All-MIAA (B Conference) team ... recorded 75 tackles, six interceptions, nine pass breakups and one fumble recovery in 2008, helping the Friars to an 8-3 record ... also caught 13 passes and posted three TDs as a tight end ... registered 99 tackles, including 32 solo stops, and six interceptions as a junior ... also caught 12 passes for 254 yards and three TDs. ... served as team captain and a member of the 2008 Maryland Academic All-State team ... also ran track and played basketball ... coached by Sean Murphy.
Personal: Born in Baltimore ... maintained a 4.0 GPA in high school ... majoring in kinesiology.