A hard-nosed defensive lineman who was a regular contributor as a junior and senior ... played tackle and end ... saw action in 19 games, including three starts, in his two seasons as a Terp ... transferred from Christopher Newport University after the 2005 season and sat out 2006 ... one of the strongest players on the team ... earned Iron Terp status before his junior and senior seasons.
As a Senior (2008): Played in all 13 games along the defensive line ... plays mostly at DT, but had three starts at DE ... ranked tied for third on the team in sacks (2.5) ... one of eight Terps to earn Academic All-ACC honors ... earned the team's George C.Cook Memorial Award for the senior with the highest GPA ... earned Iron Terp status in the spring, posting the sixth-highest strength index on the team ... credited for one-half TFL in the season-opening victory over Delaware (8/30) ... had a season-high three tackles vs. Middle Tennessee State (9/6) ... notched his first half-sack as a Terp during the third quarter vs. Cal (9/13) when he combined with LB Rick Costa to bring down QB Kevin Riley ... made his first career start as a Terp against Eastern Michigan (9/20), tallying his first career PBU to go along with two tackles ... matched his season-high with three stops, including first solo sack as a Terp, at Clemson (9/27) ... added a sack vs. Wake Forest (10/18) ... equaled his season best with three tackles vs. NC State (10/25).
As a Redshirt Junior (2007): Saw action in six games as a reserve defensive tackle ... earned the team's George Boutselis Memorial Award for the letterman with the highest GPA ... posted four tackles on the season ... notched one assisted tackle against Georgia Tech, Clemson and NC State ... also assisted on a TFL vs. the Wolfpack ... had a solo stop vs. Oregon State ... also saw action vs. Virginia and Florida State ... one of 17 players to earn Iron Terp status in the spring ... earned Iron Terp status in the spring, posting the third-highest strength index on the team ... recorded a school record 370-pound clean for DLs.
As a Junior (2006): Sat out due to NCAA transfer requirements ... earned defensive scout team player of the week leading up to the Virginia game.
As a Sophomore (2005 at Christopher Newport University): Played in eight of the team's 10 games along the defensive line ... earned academic all-conference honors ... tallied 19 tackles, including two tackles for loss and one sack, on the season ... had a career-high four solo stops vs. Salisbury ... posted a career-best five tackles, all assisted, vs. Shenandoah.
As a Freshman (2004 at Christopher Newport University): Played in one game and tallied a pair of assisted tackles.
At T.C. Williams High School: A all-district defensive lineman in 2003 ... named team MVP as a senior ... also served as the punter ... most thrilling moment was returning an interception 70 yards for a touchdown against rival Hayfield ... coached by Greg Sullivan.
Personal: Born July 17, 1986 in Alexandria, Va. ... parents are T.J. Muhtadi and Maria Roach ... mother works as a guidance counselor ... has five brothers and sisters ... a finance major ... has worked for Morgan Stanley in the summer ... a member of Maryland's Dean's List in the fall of 2006 and the spring of 2007 ... graduated from Maryland in May, 2008 ... was on the Student Executive Board of the business school ... enrolled in MBA program.
Muhtadi's Career Statistics
Defense G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sacks FC FR PBU Int. 2004* 1-0 0 2 2 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0-0 2005* 8-8 7 12 19 2.0-11 1.0-8 0 0 0 0-0 2006 Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules 2007 6-0 1 3 4 0.5-2 0.0-0 0 0 0 0-0 2008 12-3 12 9 21 3.0-13 2.5-12 0 0 1 0-0 Career 27-11 20 26 46 5.5-26 3.5-20 0 0 1 0-0