Red Team 13, White Team 13
After filling in for injured teammates in 2012, Nigel King is fighting for a starting role
Maryland opens spring practice on Saturday, March 2
Maryland has won five of the last six meetings
Maryland will hold its annual
Maryland v Temple
As a Sophomore (2012): Started the first seven games at wide receiver before suffering a toe injury that caused him to miss the final five ... finished second on the team with 23 receptions and 393 yards ... averaged 17.1 yards per catch, also second on the team ... caught two touchdown passes and averaged 56.1 receiving yards per game ... made three receptions for 37 yards with a long of 20 yards against William & Mary (9/1) ... received the offensive game ball for his effort against the Tribe ... led the team with three receptions for 90 yards, including a 32-yard touchdown against Temple (9/8) ... also had a 39-yard catch on third-and-17 in the third quarter ... tied for the team lead in receptions (three) vs. Connecticut (9/15) ... amassed 35 receiving yards, including a long of 22 ... caught five passes for 69 yards, including one for a touchdown against West Virginia (9/22) ... started at wide receiver vs. Wake Forest (10/6) and had a key block on the 63-yard Stefon Diggs reception on the game-winning drive in the fourth quarter ... had a team-high five receptions for 68 yards against Virginia (10/13) ... started at wide receiver vs. NC State (10/20), recording a career-high 94 yards on four receptions, including a career-long 47-yard pass from Perry Hills ... broke his toe against NC State and missed the remainder of the season.
As a Freshman (2011): Played in seven games at wide receiver with starts in two ... made two catches for 14 yards against Temple (9/24) ... had two receptions for 10 yards against Clemson (10/15) ... started in place of an injured Kevin Dorsey against Florida State (10/22) and responded with eight catches for 61 yards and a touchdown ... against the Seminoles he became the first true freshman wide receiver to start for the Terps since Danny Oquendo in 2005 ... started against Boston College (10/29) but didn't have a catch ... did not play in the final four games.
At Parkwood High School: A strong and speedy receiver ... the 24th-ranked player in North Carolina according to Rivals.com ... ranked No. 44 nationally among WR by Scouts, Inc. ... ranked No. 34 on the SuperPrep North Carolina 40 ... posted the highest SPARQ rating at the Charlotte Nike combine ... recorded 305 rushing yards with two touchdowns as a senior ... also had 200 yards receiving with one touchdown, and 30 tackles in 2010 despite missing four games with injury ... picked to play in the 74th annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas All-Star game ... had 630 receiving yards and five touchdowns as a junior ... also played basketball and ran track in high school...also considered North Carolina State, Clemson, and East Carolina ... coached by Nelson Rowell.
Personal: Born in Charlotte, N.C. ... brother, Maurice, plays quarterback at Charleston University in West Virginia ... father played football at Catawba ... favorite all time Terps are Torrey Smith and Darius Heyward-Bey...enrolled in letters and sciences.