Hartsfield leads defense with 12 tackles, sack
Maryland's special teams coordinator/outside linebackers coach and running backs coach sat down with local media Wednesday at Gossett
Maryland will entertain the Owls at 12:30 p.m. from Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium
As a Sophomore (2012): Part of the travel roster for every road game ... served as a reserve kicker and punter ... served as the No. 1 holder for all 12 games.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2011): Saw action in one game ... replaced an injured Nick Ferrara in the season finale vs. NC State (11/26) ... averaged 34.0 yards on three punts, two of which were fair caught ... also kicked off four times with one touchback ... served as the No. 1 holder for all 12 games.
As a Freshman (2010): Redshirted ... served as a reserve place-kicker and punter.
At Mallard Creek High School: A 2008 and 2009 all-conference selection ... 2009 Charlotte Observer all-state selection ... 2009 special teams MVP for team ... ranked by prokicker.com as the #1 high school punter in NC for 2009 ... coached by Mike Palmieri
Personal: Born in Greenville, S.C. ... parents are John and Beth Tart ... full name in John Michael Tart ... chose Maryland because of the campus and team chemistry ... hopes to become a sports broadcaster ... majoring in communications.