Terps possess the 11th-ranked defense nationally
Maryland, NC State square off Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
Maryland, Virginia to meet for 77th time in history
Maryland set to open conference play
Maryland plays host to Connecticut Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
As a Junior (2012): Appeared in nine of the final ten games of the season including two starts ... missed the first two games with mono ... started against Wake Forest and Clemson ... recorded nine tackles on the season ... also saw time at nickel back and on special teams.
At Contra Costa College (2010-11): A 2011 first team All-Bay Valley Conference choice after posting six interceptions. ... also nominated for all-region honors ... selected to the 2011 academic all-conference team ... started every game as a freshman, posting 36 tackles, four interceptions and eight pass breakups ... coached by Alonzo Carter.
At El Cerrito High School: A first team All-East Bay choice at wide receiver as a senior ... also first team all-league (ACCAL) pick in 2009 at defensive back and wideout ... coached by Kenny Kahn.
Personal: Born in Oakland, Calif. ... intends to major in business management, but enrolled in letters and sciances ... last name is pronounced GO-ins.