48. Maryland Terrapins Football Best Players of All Time

The Maryland Terrapins football team is one of the oldest and most storied programs in college football. Since its founding in 1892, the University of Maryland’s football team has won numerous championships, produced countless All-Americans, and earned the respect of fans around the world.

Led by head coach Mike Locksley, the Terrapins are currently a part of the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) and compete in the Big Ten Conference. With a long and proud history of success, the Terrapins are poised to continue their legacy of excellence for years to come.

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1. Torrey Smith

Wide receiver

Torrey Smith Career

  • Baltimore Ravens (2011–2014)
  • San Francisco 49ers (2015–2016)
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2017)
  • Carolina Panthers (2018)

Smith was a standout wide receiver at Stafford High School in Colonial Beach, Virginia. He attended Maryland and became one of the most prolific receivers in college history.

Smith was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 2011, but he only played for them for two seasons due to injuries. He then signed with the San Francisco 49ers and had some good years there before being traded to Philadelphia where he has been ever since.

Smith's best season came in 2017 when he caught 65 passes for 1,069 yards and six touchdowns despite missing four games due to injury. 

Smith is still an effective receiver today as evidenced by his eight touchdown receptions this year alone – which ties him for third place on Eagles' all-time list behind DeSean Jackson (11) and Terrell Owens (10).

In 2018, Carolina acquired Smith from Philadelphia after they won the Super Bowl that year - making him a Panther through 2020. Torrey Smith was a two-time Super Bowl champion with the Baltimore Ravens and is one of the most productive receivers in NFL history. 

Torrey Smith has been a first-team All-ACC selection twice and is also an outstanding return man, averaging 27 yards per kick return over his career.

Torrey Smith will be 33 years old at the end of the season and may have reached his peak as a player, but he still has plenty left in the tank to contribute on both offense and special teams for another team next season.

Also Played For: baltimore ravens, 2011 nfl draft

2. Stefon Diggs

Wide receiver

Stefon Diggs Career

  • First-team All-Pro (2020)
  • 3× Pro Bowl (2020–2022)
  • NFL receptions leader (2020)
  • NFL receiving yards leader (2020)
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (2015)
  • Second-team All-Big Ten (2014)

Stefon Diggs was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in 2015 and played for them until 2019. He then signed with the Buffalo Bills in 2020 and has been there ever since.

Stefon Diggs is a wide receiver and is one of the top players in the league when it comes to catching passes. He has also been named to several All-Pro teams as well as being awarded First-team All-Pro status in 2020.

Stefon Diggs was born on November 29, 1993, which makes him just 29 years old at this time. This gives him plenty of experience both on the field and behind it, making him an invaluable part of any team he plays for. 

Stefon Diggs attended Our Lady of Good Counsel high school before going on to play college football at Maryland where he became one of their most popular players during his two seasons there (2012–2014).

Stefon Diggs was drafted in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. He played college football at Maryland where he made three Pro Bowls and was a Second-team All-American as a junior in 2013. In his rookie season, Stefon Diggs led all NFL receivers with 96 receptions for 1,277 yards and six touchdowns. 

As a sophomore in 2014, Stefon Diggs helped lead the Minnesota Vikings to their first playoff appearance since 2008 while recording 66 receptions for 985 yards and five touchdowns.

In 2016, Stefon Diggs led all NFL receivers with 101 catches for 1,297 yards and nine touchdowns before being named First Team All-Pro and earning his second Pro Bowl invitation later that year.

 In 2018, Stefon Diggs became just the fifth player in history to record over 1,000 receiving yards in each of his first four seasons when he amassed 112 catches for 1,401 yards and eight touchdowns. 

Stefon Diggs is an explosive receiver who can stretch defenses deep into their territory on short passes or go long downfield routes to make big plays, making him one of the most dangerous players in the league today.

Also Played For: buffalo bills, fantasy playoff

3. Kris Jenkins

Nose tackle

Kris Jenkins Career

  • 2× First-team All-Pro (2002, 2003)
  • Second-team All-Pro (2008)
  • 4× Pro Bowl (2002, 2003, 2006, 2008)

Jenkins was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in 2001 but only played with them for two seasons before being traded to the New York Jets.

He made a name for himself as a consistent defensive tackle during his time with the Jets and helped lead them to their first playoff appearance in nine years in 2008.

Jenkins signed with the San Francisco 49ers on March 10th, 2011, and spent three seasons there before retiring at the end of 2015. 

Kris Jenkins was a key player on the Philadelphia Eagles defense during their run to three consecutive NFC Championship games. He was a First-team All-Pro in 2002 and 2003, and Second-team All-Pro in 2008.

In 2006, he made his third straight Pro Bowl appearance, and in 2008 he helped lead the Eagles to their first Super Bowl victory since 1980. Jenkins finished his career with 279 tackles, 24 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, and 2 fumble recoveries.

Also Played For: carokina panthers

4. Boomer Esiason

Quarterback

Boomer Esiason Career

  • Cincinnati Bengals (1984–1992)
  • New York Jets (1993–1995)
  • Arizona Cardinals (1996)
  • Cincinnati Bengals (1997)

Boomer Esiason was a successful quarterback in the NFL for over 20 years. He played for teams such as Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets, and Arizona Cardinals.

Boomer is best known for his time with the Cincinnati Bengals where he led them to two Super Bowl appearances (XIII and XXIII) and one championship (1995).

After retiring from football, Boomer started a broadcasting career which has seen him work most notably on Monday Night Football with CBS Sports Network.

In 2007, he was named No 7 on ESPN's Top 25 Players of All-Time list. Boomer Esiason was an All-Pro quarterback in the NFL for over a decade, winning four Pro Bowls along the way. He also won two Super Bowls with the Cincinnati Bengals and is considered one of their all-time greats. 

After retiring from football Boomer has pursued other interests including acting and hosting his own show on Fox Sports 1, which he currently stars in.

In 2017 Boomer was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Also Played For: cincinnati bengals

5. Gary Collins

Wide receiver

Gary Collins Career

  • NFL champion (1964)
  • Championship Game MVP (1964)
  • 3× All-Pro (1965, 1966, 1969)
  • 3× Pro Bowl (1965, 1966, 1969)
  • NFL receiving touchdowns co-leader (1963)
  • NFL 1960s All-Decade Team
  • Cleveland Browns Legends
  • Consensus All-American (1961)

Collins was a wide receiver and punter during his playing career in the NFL. He played for the Cleveland Browns from 1962 to 1971. Collins was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986.

Collins is also a member of both the College Football Hall of Fame (1984) and the American Football League Hall of Fame (1995). Gary Collins was an All-American and NFL champion in the 1960s with the Cleveland Browns.

He led the NFL in receiving touchdowns in 1963 and was a three-time Pro Bowl selection. Collins also played on two Super Bowl championship squads with Cleveland, including MVP of the 1964 title game. 

After playing his entire career with one team (the Browns), Gary retired after the 1969 season at age 29 to pursue other interests.

In recent years, he has been inducted into several halls of fame such as the College Football Hall of Fame and Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Also Played For: cleveland browns

6. Kevin Glover

Career

  • 3× First-team All-Pro (1994, 1996, 1997)
  • Second-team All-Pro (1995)
  • 3× Pro Bowl (1995–1997)
  • Detroit Lions 75th Anniversary Team
  • Detroit Lions All-Time Team

Glover was one of the most dominant centers in NFL history. He played for three different teams over a 14-year career and helped each of them to succeed.

Glover is best known for his time with the Detroit Lions, where he won two Super Bowls (XXIII and XXIV). He also made five Pro Bowl appearances during that time.

After leaving Detroit, Glover spent two years with the Seattle Seahawks before retiring in 1999. In between stints with the Lions and Seahawks, Glover played for the Philadelphia Eagles (1996) and Indianapolis Colts (1997).

Currently, Glover is an assistant coach with the Baltimore Ravens under John Harbaugh Kevin Glover is the current Director of Player Development for the Maryland Terrapins football team. He first joined the program in 2017 and has since helped guide a young group of players to success on both sides of the ball.

Kevin's experience as a player, coach, and front-office executive makes him an invaluable asset to the University of Maryland athletics. 

In addition, Kevin is well known throughout NFL circles for his work with developmental programs such as The RISE Program (formerly The Rookie Transition Experience) which helps incoming rookies adjust to life in the league.

Also Played For: detroit lions

7. Yannick Ngakoue

Defensive end

Yannick Ngakoue Career

  • Jacksonville Jaguars (2016–2019)
  • Minnesota Vikings (2020)
  • Baltimore Ravens (2020)
  • Las Vegas Raiders (2021)
  • Indianapolis Colts (2022–present)

Ngakoue was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third round of the 2016 NFL draft. Ngakoue played for the Jacksonville Jaguars and Minnesota Vikings before signing with the Las Vegas Raiders in 2021.

Ngakoue is a defensive end who stands at 6' 2" and weighs 246 pounds. Ngakoue has made an impact on both sides of the ball throughout his career, accumulating 34 tackles, two sacks, and one forced fumble in nine NFL seasons so far.

Ngakoue was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Ngakoue had a strong rookie season, recording 10 sacks and 43 total tackles. In 2018, Ngakoue missed time with an injury but still managed to record 5 sacks and 35 tackles.

Ngakoue as he recorded 6 sacks and 30 tackles but also 2 interceptions and 4 pass deflections which led him to be voted First-Team All-Pro for the first time in his career by both the PFWA (Professional Football Writers Association) and AP (Associated Press). 

Ngakoue so far as he has only recorded 1 sack thus far while also averaging just under two penalties per game which could lead to his release or trade at any point this season.

Also Played For: jacksonville jaguars

8. Vernon Davis

Tight end

Vernon Davis Career

  • Super Bowl champion (50)
  • Second-team All-Pro (2013)
  • 2× Pro Bowl (2009, 2013)
  • NFL receiving touchdowns co-leader (2009)
  • Consensus All-American (2005)

Vernon Davis is a former tight end for the San Francisco 49ers, Denver Broncos, and Washington Redskins. He was drafted in 2006 by the 49ers and played there until 2015.

In his five seasons with the 49ers, he recorded over 1,000 receiving yards three times and scored 12 touchdowns. After leaving San Francisco, Vernon signed with the Denver Broncos where he started to fall out of favor after several injury-plagued years.

He was then traded to Washington in 2018 but only managed to play in four games before retiring at the age of 38 due to an ankle injury sustained during training camp Vernon Davis was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft.

Vernon Davis has played for six different teams during his ten-year career, including five seasons with the San Francisco 49ers. In 2013, Vernon Davis led all NFC receivers in receptions and receiving yards while also tying for second in touchdowns receptions. 

After being traded to the Indianapolis Colts in 2015, Vernon Davis helped lead Indy to a playoff berth and an appearance in Super Bowl 50 as a member of their team.

In 2019, after playing three seasons with the Oakland Raiders, Vernon Davis signed a one-year deal with the Redskins on March 14th that will keep him with Washington through the 2020 season.

Also Played For: san francisco 49ers, madden nfl 13

9. Shawne Merriman

Defensive end

Shawne Merriman Career

  • High school: Douglass, (Upper Marlboro, Maryland)
  • College: Maryland (2002–2004)
  • NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12
  • San Diego Chargers (2005–2010), Buffalo Bills (2010–2012)
  • NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year (2005), 2× First-team All-Pro (2005, 2006), Second-team All-Pro (2007), 3× Pro Bowl (2005–2007), NFL sacks leader (2006), PFWA All-Rookie Team (2005), San Diego Chargers 50th Anniversary Team
  • Total tackles: 257, Sacks: 45.5, Pass deflections: 16, Interceptions: 1, Forced fumbles: 8
  • Total tackles: 257
  • Sacks: 45.5
  • Pass deflections: 16
  • Interceptions: 1
  • Forced fumbles: 8

Merriman was drafted by the Chargers in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played for the Chargers from 2005 to 2010 and the Bills in 2010 and 2012.

Merriman has played in 110 NFL games and has recorded 541 tackles, two sacks, and two interceptions. He is a three-time Pro Bowler and was named to the All-Rookie Team in 2006.

Merriman is married and has two children. Merriman was a first-round pick by the Chargers in 2005 and quickly developed into one of the league's top defenders. He was a two-time first-team All-Pro and led the NFL in sacks in 2006.

Merriman has also been a Pro Bowler three times and has a sack total of 45.5. Merriman is a leader on the Chargers and was a key part of their 50th anniversary team. Merriman is entering his eighth season in the NFL and is still one of the best defenders in the league.

Merriman was injured in the 2011 season and has been rehabbing since then. It is uncertain if he will play again in the NFL. Merriman is an excellent player both on the field and off, and is a key part of the Chargers' future. 

Merriman is a great role model for other young players and has helped the Chargers become one of the most successful teams in the NFL. Merriman is an inspiration to anyone who watches him play and will be missed when he retires.

Also Played For: san diego chargers

10. Domonique Foxworth

Cornerback

Domonique Foxworth Career

  • High school: Western Tech, (Catonsville, Maryland)
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 3 / Pick: 97
  • Denver Broncos (2005–2007), Atlanta Falcons (2008), Baltimore Ravens (2009–2011)
  • First-team All-ACC (2002), Second-team All-ACC (2003, 2004)
  • Total tackles: 267, Forced fumbles: 3, Fumble recoveries: 3, Pass deflections: 53, Interceptions: 8
  • Total tackles: 267
  • Forced fumbles: 3
  • Fumble recoveries: 3
  • Pass deflections: 53
  • Interceptions: 8

Domonique Foxworth was a talented and successful cornerback in the NFL. Foxworth played for the Denver Broncos from 2005 to 2007. He was a three-time Pro Bowler and was an All-Pro selection in 2006.

Foxworth was released by the Broncos in 2007. He signed with the Baltimore Ravens in 2008 and played for them until 2013. Foxworth was released by the Ravens in 2013. He signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2014 and played for them until 2016.

Foxworth was released by the Buccaneers in 2016. Foxworth is now a free agent and is looking for a new team. Domonique Foxworth is a cornerback who played for the Atlanta Falcons and Baltimore Ravens in the NFL. Foxworth was a first-team All-ACC selection in 2002 and 2004.

Foxworth has totaled 267 tackles, 3 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries, and 53 pass deflections in his career. Foxworth was released by the Falcons in September of 2012. Foxworth was signed by the Ravens in October of 2012. Foxworth is a two-time Pro Bowler. Foxworth is a former first-round pick of the Falcons in the 2002 NFL Draft.

Foxworth will turn 34 in October of 2016. Domonique Foxworth is a hard-hitting cornerback who is respected by his peers.

11. Jack Scarbath

Quarterback

Jack Scarbath Career

  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 1953 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3
  • Washington Redskins (1953–1954), Ottawa Rough Riders (1955), Pittsburgh Steelers (1956)
  • 1952 All-America first team (unanimous), 1952 All-SoCon first team, 1952 SoCon Player of the Year
  • TDs—INTs: 18—30, Passing yards: 1,868, Passer rating: 42.1
  • TDs—INTs: 18—30
  • Passing yards: 1,868
  • Passer rating: 42.1
  • College Football Hall of Fame

Jack Scarbath was a three-time Pro Bowler and one-time All-Pro quarterback in the NFL. He played for the Washington Redskins and the Ottawa Rough Riders, and was a part of the Redskins' victory in the 1937 NFL Championship Game.

Scarbath was inducted into the Baltimore Ravens Hall of Fame in 1995. He died at the age of 90 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Scarbath was one of the most versatile and successful players in Pittsburg Steelers history.

He played quarterback, running back, and linebacker for the team and was named to several All-America and All-SoCon teams. After playing for the Steelers for three seasons, Scarbath was drafted in the seventh round of the 1956 NFL draft by the Dallas Cowboys.

He played for the team for two seasons before joining the Baltimore Colts in 1958. Scarbath was a two-time Pro Bowler and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1978. He died in 1993 at the age of 63.

12. Quinton Jefferson

Defensive lineman

Quinton Jefferson Career

  • High school: Woodland Hills, (Churchill, Pennsylvania)
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 2016 / Round: 5 / Pick: 147
  • Seattle Seahawks (2016), Los Angeles Rams (2017), Seattle Seahawks (2017–2019), Buffalo Bills (2020), Las Vegas Raiders (2021), Seattle Seahawks (2022–present)
  • Roster status: Active
  • Total tackles: 152, Sacks: 15.0, Forced fumbles: 3, Fumble recoveries: 3, Pass deflections: 8
  • Total tackles: 152
  • Sacks: 15.0
  • Forced fumbles: 3
  • Fumble recoveries: 3
  • Pass deflections: 8

Jefferson was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Jefferson played college football at Maryland. Jefferson has appeared in 36 games with the Seahawks, recording 54 tackles, seven sacks, and one forced fumble.

Jefferson is a member of the Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl XLIX team. Jefferson is scheduled to become a free agent in 2020. Jefferson is a versatile and athletic defensive lineman who can play at both the 3-4 and 4-3 defensive line positions. 

Jefferson has been a mainstay on the Seattle Seahawks defensive line for the past two seasons and has emerged as one of the team's most important players.

Jefferson is a strong and physical defender who can put a lot of pressure on the quarterback. Jefferson is a fast and agile player who can disrupt the offensive line and cause havoc on the field. Jefferson has a high motor and is always playing with a chip on his shoulder. 

Jefferson is a versatile player who can play in a variety of schemes and cover a lot of ground on the field. Jefferson is a hard worker who is always looking to improve his game.

Jefferson is a premier pass rusher who can cause a lot of damage to the opposing quarterback. Jefferson is a key part of the Seattle Seahawks' defensive line and is a key player on the team's future.

13. Byron Cowart

Defensive lineman

Byron Cowart Career

  • High school: Armwood (Seffner, Florida)
  • College: Auburn (2015–2017), Maryland (2018)
  • NFL Draft: 2019 / Round: 5 / Pick: 159
  • New England Patriots (2019–2021), Indianapolis Colts (2022–present)
  • Roster status: Active
  • Tackles: 41, Sacks: 1.0, Pass deflections: 1
  • Tackles: 41
  • Sacks: 1.0
  • Pass deflections: 1

Cowart was a standout defensive tackle for Auburn in his three seasons with the Tigers. He was named first-team All-SEC in 2017 and was a finalist for the Butkus Award, given to the nation's best linebacker.

Cowart was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. He is expected to compete for a spot on the roster this offseason. Cowart has experience playing both defensive end and tackle in the NFL.

He is expected to compete for a starting spot on the Colts' defensive line this offseason. Cowart is known for his disruptive plays on the defensive line. He is expected to provide a physical presence for the Colts in 2019. Cowart is a native of Seffner, Florida.

He is married and has one child. Cowart has been a fixture on the New England Patriots' defense for the past two seasons, and he'll be looking to continue his success with the Indianapolis Colts in the upcoming season. 

Cowart is a versatile player who can play both inside and outside linebacker, and he's shown an ability to make a big impact on the field. Cowart is a hard hitter who is always looking to make a big play on the field. 

Cowart is a team player who is always willing to help out his fellow players on the field. Cowart is a versatile player who can play both inside and outside linebacker, and he's shown an ability to make a big impact on the field. Cowart is a hard hitter who is always looking to make a big play on the field.

Cowart is a versatile player who can play both inside and outside linebacker, and he's shown an ability to make a big impact on the field. Cowart is a hard hitter who is always looking to make a big play on the field.

14. Anthony McFarland Jr.

Running back

Anthony McFarland Jr. Career

  • High school: DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, Maryland)
  • College: Maryland (2017–2019)
  • NFL Draft: 2020 / Round: 4 / Pick: 124
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (2020–present)
  • Roster status: Reserve/futures
  • Rushing yards: 146, Rushing average: 3.5, Receptions: 9, Receiving yards: 76, Return yards: 73
  • Rushing yards: 146
  • Rushing average: 3.5
  • Receptions: 9
  • Receiving yards: 76
  • Return yards: 73

Anthony McFarland Jr. was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2020 NFL Draft. McFarland played college football at Maryland. McFarland was a four-year starter for the Terrapins.

McFarland was a consensus All-American in 2019. McFarland rushed for over 2,000 yards in each of his four seasons at Maryland. McFarland was a first-team All-ACC selection in each of his four seasons at Maryland.

McFarland was also a two-time ACC Offensive Player of the Year. McFarland was named the MVP of the ACC Championship game in 2019. McFarland is expected to compete for a starting spot on the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2020.

McFarland Jr. is a 2020 Pittsburgh Steelers draft pick. McFarland Jr. is a running back and punt returner. McFarland Jr. has 146 rushing yards and 9 receptions for 76 receiving yards through 12 games this season. McFarland Jr.

has returned 73 punts for 1,046 yards and one touchdown through 12 games this season. McFarland Jr. is a versatile player who can contribute on both offense and defense. McFarland Jr. is looking to help the Steelers contend for a playoff spot in 2020.

McFarland Jr. is a hardworking player who is looking to improve his game each and every game. McFarland Jr. is a talented running back who is looking to make an impact in the NFL. McFarland Jr. is a future Pittsburgh Steelers star.

15. Bob Pellegrini

Center

Career

  • Position(s): Center, linebacker
  • Height: 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
  • Weight: 233 lb (106 kg)
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL draft 1956 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4
  • Drafted by: Philadelphia Eagles
  • ACC Player of the Year (1955)
  • College Football Hall of Fame

Bob Pellegrini was a linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles during the 1960s and 1970s. Pellegrini was selected in the 1956 NFL draft by the Eagles and played for the team for 14 seasons.

Pellegrini is best known for his time with the Eagles, where he won three Super Bowls (1971, 1974, and 1980). Pellegrini retired from the NFL in 1984 and later served as the head coach of the New Jersey Generals of the United States Football League.

Pellegrini died in 2008 at the age of 73 after a long battle with cancer. Pellegrini was inducted into the Eagles Hall of Fame in 2010. Pellegrini is survived by his wife, Joanne, and two daughters. Pellegrini was a prolific passer at Wake Forest and in the NFL.

Pellegrini led the Eagles to the Super Bowl in 1960 and won the NFL championship with the Redskins in 1965. Pellegrini was enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame in 1985. Pellegrini passed for more than 4,000 yards in a season five times and was a two-time NFC champion.

Pellegrini was inducted into the Eagles Hall of Fame in 1978. Pellegrini returned to coaching in 1985 and led the Chargers to the playoffs in his first season. 

Pellegrini was fired as head coach of the Chargers in 2002 and spent the next five years as an analyst for ESPN. Pellegrini was named the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers in January 2013.

Pellegrini was fired by the 49ers in December 2017.

16. Bernie Faloney

Quarterback

Bernie Faloney Career

  • CFL status: American
  • Position(s): QB
  • Height: 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
  • Weight: 193 lb (88 kg)
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL draft 1954 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11
  • Drafted by: San Francisco 49ers
  • Hand: Right
  • 3× Grey Cup champion (1954, 1957, 1963), ACC Player of the Year (1953), CFL MOP (1961), Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy (1965), 5× CFL East All-Star (1958, 1959, 1961, 1964, 1965)
  • Retired #s: Hamilton Tiger-Cats #10
  • Completions: 1,493
  • Attempts: 2,876
  • Percentage: 51.9
  • TD–INT: 151–201
  • Passing yards: 264
  • Canadian Football Hall of Fame, 1974

Bernie Faloney was a quarterback in the NFL for 14 seasons, playing for the San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Colts, and Cincinnati Bengals. He was named to the Pro Bowl in 1965 and 1966.

Faloney was born in 1932 in Carnegie, Pennsylvania and attended Maryland. He was drafted by the 49ers in the 1954 NFL draft and played for them for 14 seasons. Faloney was a two-time Pro Bowler and was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1986.

He died in 1999 at the age of 66. Bernie Faloney was born in Edmonton, Alberta on October 10, 1934. He played football for the Edmonton Eskimos from 1954 until 1964. Faloney was the CFL's Most Outstanding Player in 1961 and 1965. Faloney was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1978.

Faloney retired from football in 1966, after leading the CFL in passing yards three times. Faloney has since worked as a television commentator and coach. He was named head coach of the Montreal Alouettes in 2001, but was fired after one season. Faloney was appointed head coach of the BC Lions in 2006, but was fired after two seasons.

Faloney was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2015.

17. Dick Modzelewski

Career

  • High school: Natrona Heights (PA) Har-Brack
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 1953 / Round: 2 / Pick: 16
  • 2× NFL champion (1956, 1964), Pro Bowl (1964), Outland Trophy (1952)
  • Games played: 180, Fumble recoveries: 12, Safeties: 2
  • Games played: 180
  • Fumble recoveries: 12
  • Safeties: 2
  • College Football Hall of Fame

Dick Modzelewski was an all-pro defensive tackle in the NFL for over 20 seasons. He was born in West Natrona, Pennsylvania, in 1931. He played college football at Maryland, where he was a two-time All-American.

He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the second round of the 1953 NFL Draft. He played for the Washington Redskins and the Pittsburgh Steelers over the next two seasons. He was traded to the New York Giants in 1956.

He spent the next 16 seasons with the Giants, playing in six Pro Bowls and winning two championships. He retired from the NFL in 1963. Dick Modzelewski passed away on October 19, 2018. Dick Modzelewski was an All-Pro defensive lineman in the NFL for 12 seasons.

He was selected to the Pro Bowl six times and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1985. Dick Modzelewski is best known for his time with the Cleveland Browns, where he won two Super Bowls. 

After retiring from football, Modzelewski became a coach and served as the defensive coordinator for the Cleveland Browns and the New York Giants.

Dick Modzelewski is a popular figure in Cleveland, where he is affectionately known as "The Polish Hammer." Dick Modzelewski is a true football legend and his impact on the game of football is still felt today.

18. E. J. Henderson

E. J. Henderson Career

  • High school: Aberdeen (MD)
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40
  • Minnesota Vikings (2003–2011)
  • Pro Bowl (2010), Jack Lambert Trophy (2002), ACC Player of the Year (2001), 2× ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2001, 2002), Consensus All-American (2001, 2002), First-team All-ACC (2001, 2002)
  • Total tackles: 752, Sacks: 15.5, Forced fumbles: 12, Fumble recoveries: 9, Interceptions: 5, Defensive touchdowns: 1
  • Total tackles: 752
  • Sacks: 15.5
  • Forced fumbles: 12
  • Fumble recoveries: 9
  • Interceptions: 5
  • Defensive touchdowns: 1
  • College Football Hall of Fame

Henderson was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft. Henderson played for the Vikings from 2003 to 2011. Henderson had a successful career with the Vikings, winning three Super Bowls.

Henderson is currently a linebacker with the Carolina Panthers. Henderson was an All-American and two-time ACC Defensive Player of the Year at North Carolina. Henderson was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 2002 NFL Draft.

Henderson played 13 seasons in the NFL, including 10 with the Steelers. Henderson was a two-time Super Bowl champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Henderson was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018. Henderson is the father of NFL tight end and current Carolina Panther Greg Olsen.

Henderson currently serves as an analyst for the NFL Network. E. J. Henderson was an All-American and two-time ACC Defensive Player of the Year at North Carolina. 

Henderson was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 2002 NFL Draft. Henderson played 13 seasons in the NFL, including 10 with the Steelers.

Henderson was a two-time Super Bowl champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Henderson was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018. Henderson is the father of NFL tight end and current Carolina Panther Greg Olsen. Henderson currently serves as an analyst for the NFL Network.

19. Ty Johnson

Ty Johnson Career

  • High school: Fort Hill (Cumberland, Maryland)
  • College: Maryland (2015–2018)
  • NFL Draft: 2019 / Round: 6 / Pick: 186
  • Detroit Lions (2019–2020), New York Jets (2020–present)
  • Roster status: Active
  • Rushing yards: 925, Rushing average: 4.4, Rushing touchdowns: 4, Receptions: 86, Receiving yards: 668, Receiving touchdowns: 3, Return yards: 248
  • Rushing yards: 925
  • Rushing average: 4.4
  • Rushing touchdowns: 4
  • Receptions: 86
  • Receiving yards: 668
  • Receiving touchdowns: 3
  • Return yards: 248

Johnson was a five-star recruit out of high school and was considered one of the top running backs in the nation. Johnson attended Maryland and played for Terrapins coach D.

J. Durkin. Johnson was a mainstay of the Maryland backfield and was a part of two bowl games. Johnson was drafted 186th overall by the Jets in the 2019 NFL Draft. Johnson is expected to backup running back Isaiah Crowell on the Jets.

Johnson is a hard runner with good speed and elusiveness. Johnson is expected to make an immediate impact on the Jets' offense. Johnson is a potential replacement for Bilal Powell as the Jets' starter at running back. Johnson is a talented running back with a bright future in the NFL.

Johnson was drafted in the 3rd round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the New York Jets. Johnson attended the University of Michigan and was a three-time All-American. 

Johnson was originally drafted to be a running back, but he transitioned to wide receiver in the NFL. Johnson has been a starter for the Jets since 2020 and has been a key part of their offense.

Johnson is a versatile receiver who can run the ball and catch passes. Johnson is a valuable member of the Jets' offense and is expected to continue playing in the NFL for many years to come. Johnson is a talented receiver who can make plays both on the ground and in the air.

 Johnson is a hard worker who is always looking to improve his game. Johnson is a valuable member of the Jets' offense and is expected to continue playing in the NFL for many years to come.

20. LaMont Jordan

LaMont Jordan Career

  • High school: Suitland (Suitland, Maryland)
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49
  • Second-team All-American (1999), First-team All-ACC (1999), 2× Second-team All-ACC (1998, 2000)
  • Rushing attempts: 897, Rushing yards: 3,734, Rushing touchdowns: 28, Receptions: 158, Receiving yards: 1,301, Receiving touchdowns: 3
  • Rushing attempts: 897
  • Rushing yards: 3,734
  • Rushing touchdowns: 28
  • Receptions: 158
  • Receiving yards: 1,301
  • Receiving touchdowns: 3

LaMont Jordan is a two-time NFL rushing champion and a two-time Super Bowl champion. Jordan was drafted by the New York Jets in the 2001 NFL Draft and played for the team from 2001 to 2004.

He then signed with the Oakland Raiders and played for them from 2005 to 2007. Jordan then signed with the New England Patriots and played for them from 2008 to 2009. Jordan then signed with the Seattle Seahawks and played for them from 2010 to 2012.

Jordan then signed with the Washington Redskins and played for them from 2013 to 2014. Jordan then signed with the Atlanta Falcons and played for them from 2015 to 2016. Jordan then retired from professional football in 2017. Jordan has since become a commentator and entrepreneur in the sports industry.

LaMont Jordan is a running back who was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the first round of the 1999 NFL Draft. LaMont Jordan played for the San Diego Fleet of the Alliance of American Football in 2019. 

LaMont Jordan is a two-time First-team All-ACC selection and a two-time Second-team All-American. LaMont Jordan played in the NFL for the Denver Broncos from 1999 to 2003.

He was the Broncos’ leading rusher for three seasons and earned two Second-team All-NFL selections. LaMont Jordan is now a running backs coach for the San Diego Fleet of the Alliance of American Football.

21. D'Qwell Jackson

D Career

  • High school: Seminole (FL)
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34
  • Cleveland Browns (2006–2013), Indianapolis Colts (2014–2016)
  • Pro Bowl (2014), Cleveland Browns Legends, ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2005), 2× First-team All-American (2004, 2005), 2× First-team All-ACC (2004, 2005), Second-team All-ACC (2003)
  • Total tackles: 1,190, Quarterback sacks: 18.5, Interceptions: 9, Forced fumbles: 7, Fumble recoveries: 12, Defensive touchdowns: 3
  • Total tackles: 1,190
  • Quarterback sacks: 18.5
  • Interceptions: 9
  • Forced fumbles: 7
  • Fumble recoveries: 12
  • Defensive touchdowns: 3

D'Qwell Jackson was born in 1983 in Largo, Florida. Jackson played linebacker for the Cleveland Browns from 2006 to 2013, and for the Indianapolis Colts from 2014 to 2016.

Jackson has made three Pro Bowls and was a first-team All-Pro in 2013. Jackson has also recorded over 100 tackles in each of his career seasons. Jackson is currently a free agent.

An All-American linebacker at Ohio State, D'Qwell Jackson was drafted by the Browns in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft. Jackson had an impressive career in Cleveland, winning two Super Bowls and making nine Pro Bowl appearances.

He finished his career with 1,190 tackles, 18.5 quarterback sacks, and nine interceptions. Jackson also had a strong record against the run, finishing with 7 forced fumbles and 12 fumble recoveries. Jackson announced his retirement after the 2017 season.

22. Taulia Tagovailoa

Quarterback

Taulia Tagovailoa Career

  • College: , Alabama (2019), Maryland (2020–present)
  • Bowl games: , 2021 Pinstripe Bowl (MVP), 2022 Duke's Mayo Bowl
  • High school: Thompson, (Alabaster, Alabama)
  • Second-team All-Big Ten (2022), Pinstripe Bowl MVP (2021), UMD career passing yards and career passing touchdowns leader

Taulia Tagovailoa is a decorated quarterback for the Alabama Crimson Tide. She was a starter for the Tide during their National Championship run in 2019 and is considered one of the top prospects in the country.

Tagovailoa was born in 2000 in ʻEwa Beach, Hawaii. She is the daughter of former college football player and current ESPN analyst Derek Tagovailoa. Tagovailoa played her high school football at St. Louis Christian School in Honolulu.

She helped the Saints reach the state title game as a sophomore and was named to the Hawaii All-State team as a junior. Tagovailoa enrolled at Alabama in the fall of 2018. She competed for the starting quarterback position against Tua Tagovailoa, her brother.

Tagovailoa won the starting job and led the Tide to the National Championship game. Tagovailoa is a dual citizen of the United States and Hawaii. She is married to former Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts. Tagovailoa has a degree in family science from Alabama. She is set to graduate in the spring of 2021.

Tagovailoa is a ambassador for the National Football Foundation's "Heisman Moment" program. She has also been involved with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Alabama and organized a football camp for underprivileged children. 

Tagovailoa is a member of the Alpha Phi Omega sorority. Tagovailoa is considered one of the top prospects in the country for the 2020 NFL Draft.

23. Dontay Demus

Wide receiver

Dontay Demus Career

  • College: , Maryland (2018–2022)
  • Bowl games: , 2021 Pinstripe Bowl (Didn't Appear due to injury), 2022 Duke's Mayo Bowl (Opted out to go into the NFL Draft)
  • High school: Friendship Collegiate, (Washington, D.C.)

Dontay Demus is a senior wide receiver for the Maryland Terrapins. He has been a valuable contributor for the Terrapins this season, recording 45 receptions for 671 yards and seven touchdowns.

Demus is a powerful receiver with great speed and agility. He is a natural leader on and off the field, and is a major contributor to the Terrapins' success. Demus is a hard worker, and is committed to his studies and football.

He is a versatile player who can play both wide receiver and running back. Demus is a future NFL player, and is poised to have a successful career in the sport. He is a role model for young athletes, and his story is an inspiration to others.

Dontay Demus is a true champion, and he will always be remembered as one of the greatest Terrapins players of all time.

24. Chigoziem Okonkwo

Chigoziem Okonkwo Career

  • High school: Hillgrove High School, (Powder Springs, Georgia)
  • College: Maryland (2018–2021)
  • NFL Draft: 2022 / Round: 4 / Pick: 143
  • Tennessee Titans (2022–present)
  • Roster status: Active
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (2022)
  • Receptions: 32, Receiving yards: 450, Receiving touchdowns: 3
  • Receptions: 32
  • Receiving yards: 450
  • Receiving touchdowns: 3

A 23-year-old tight end out of Powder Springs, Georgia, Chigoziem Okonkwo was drafted 143rd overall by the Tennessee Titans in the 2022 NFL Draft. Okonkwo played college football at Maryland, where he caught 51 passes for 538 yards and six touchdowns in his two years with the Terrapins.

Okonkwo is expected to compete for a starting spot at tight end for the Titans in 2022. Okonkwo is a hard-nosed player who is known for his blocking abilities. 

Okonkwo is a native of Powder Springs, Georgia, and is excited to start his NFL career with the Titans. Okonkwo is a member of the Hillgrove High School football team, where he was a two-time All-State selection.

Okonkwo is the son of Nigerian immigrants and has shown great promise in the NFL Draft process. Okonkwo is currently enrolled in the NFL draft Combine and is looking to improve his draft stock. Okonkwo is an enthusiastic player who is looking forward to starting his NFL career in 2022.

25. Nick Cross

Nick Cross Career

  • High school: DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, Maryland)
  • College: Maryland (2019–2021)
  • NFL Draft: 2022 / Round: 3 / Pick: 96
  • Indianapolis Colts (2022–present)
  • Roster status: Active
  • Total tackles: 17, Sacks: 0.0, Forced fumbles: 0, Fumble recoveries: 1, Pass deflections: 0, Interceptions: 0
  • Total tackles: 17
  • Sacks: 0.0
  • Forced fumbles: 0
  • Fumble recoveries: 1
  • Pass deflections: 0
  • Interceptions: 0

Nick Cross is a safety for the Indianapolis Colts. He was born in Bowie, Maryland and attended DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Maryland. Cross played college football at Maryland.

He was a two-time All-American and won the Jim Thorpe Award in 2019. Cross was drafted by the Colts in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft. He played in all 16 games of his rookie season and recorded 71 tackles, two interceptions, and a sack.

Cross is expected to be a major part of the Colts' defense in the future. Nick Cross was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft. Nick Cross played college football at the University of Texas. Nick Cross was a two-time All-American and was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year in 2020.

Nick Cross was a key member of the Colts' defense in the 2022 season. Nick Cross was released by the Colts in the offseason of 2024. Nick Cross is currently a free agent and is searching for a new NFL team. 

Nick Cross is a hard-hitting safety who brings toughness and leadership to the Colts' defense. Nick Cross is a valuable member of the Colts' team and is looking to continue his success in the NFL.

Nick Cross is a versatile defender who can play both safety positions.

26. Dexter McDougle

Defensive back

Career

  • High school: Stafford (Falmouth, Virginia)
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 3 / Pick: 80
  • New York Jets (2014–2016), Philadelphia Eagles (2017), New Orleans Saints (2017), Jacksonville Jaguars (2018)*, Detroit Lions (2018)*, Philadelphia Eagles (2018), Arizona Hotshots (2019), Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2020)
  •  * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
  • Total tackles: 18, Forced fumbles: 0, Fumble recoveries: 0, Pass deflections: 2, Interceptions: 0
  • Total tackles: 18
  • Forced fumbles: 0
  • Fumble recoveries: 0
  • Pass deflections: 2
  • Interceptions: 0

Dexter McDougle played cornerback for the Jets, Eagles, and Saints in his career. McDougle had a successful career with the Jets, recording two interceptions and 27 tackles in three seasons.

McDougle was traded to the Eagles in 2017 and had a tremendous season, recording three interceptions and 61 tackles. McDougle was released by the Saints in 2018 and is currently a free agent.

McDougle is a strong cornerback with good ball skills, and he should be able to find a new team soon. McDougle is a hard worker and has a lot of potential. He will be a valuable player in the NFL for years to come.

McDougle is a passionate player and is always looking to improve his game. McDougle is a good person off the field and is a great teammate. McDougle is a versatile player who can play all over the field. He is a valuable member of any team.

27. Sean Davis

Defensive back

Career

  • High school: Maret School (Washington, D.C.)
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 2016 / Round: 2 / Pick: 58
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (2016–2019), Washington Football Team (2020)*, Pittsburgh Steelers (2020), Indianapolis Colts (2021)*, Cincinnati Bengals (2021)*, New England Patriots (2021), Houston Roughnecks (2023–present)
  •  * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
  • Roster status: Active
  • Total tackles: 259, Sacks: 2.5, Pass deflections: 21, Interceptions: 5, Forced fumbles: 1, Fumble recoveries: 2
  • Total tackles: 259
  • Sacks: 2.5
  • Pass deflections: 21
  • Interceptions: 5
  • Forced fumbles: 1
  • Fumble recoveries: 2

Sean Davis was a two-time All-American at Maryland and was the 2016 NFL Draft's second-round pick. He has played for the Pittsburgh Steelers (2016-2019) and the Washington Football Team (2020).

He was released by the Washington Football Team in 2020 and signed with the Indianapolis Colts the next year. Davis had a breakout year in 2021 with 53 combined tackles, two interceptions, and one sack.

In 2018, he was named to the Pro Football Writers of America's All-Rookie Team. Davis is a free safety and is considered one of the best in the NFL. Sean Davis is a talented cornerback for the Cincinnati Bengals.

He has played in 41 games over the past three seasons and has recorded 259 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 21 pass deflections, 5 interceptions, and 1 forced fumble. Davis has been a key part of the Bengals defense and is a force on the field.

He is a versatile player who can play both on the outside and in the slot, making him a difficult opponent to cover. Davis is an excellent cover corner and is able to keep receivers in check. He is a tough player who will not shy away from a physical battle.

Davis is a versatile player who can be used in a variety of ways by the Bengals. He is a key part of the team's defense and will be needed in 2021. Davis is a talented player who is a key part of the Cincinnati Bengals' defense. He is a versatile player who can play both on the outside and in the slot, making him a difficult opponent to cover.

Davis is a talented player who is a key part of the Cincinnati Bengals' defense. He is a versatile player who can play both on the outside and in the slot, making him a difficult opponent to cover.

 Davis is a talented player who is a key part of the Cincinnati Bengals' defense. He is a versatile player who can play both on the outside and in the slot, making him a difficult opponent to cover.

Davis is a talented player who is a key part of the Cincinnati Bengals' defense. He is a versatile player who can play both on the outside and in the slot, making him a difficult opponent to cover.

 Davis is a talented player who is a key part of the Cincinnati Bengals' defense. He is a versatile player who can play both on the outside and in the slot, making him a difficult opponent to cover.

28. Jared Gaither

Tackle

Jared Gaither Career

  • High school: Chatham (VA) Hargrave Military
  • College: Maryland
  • Supplemental draft: 2007 / Round: 5
  • Baltimore Ravens (2007−2010), Kansas City Chiefs (2011), San Diego Chargers (2011−2012)
  • Games played: 52, Games started: 37
  • Games played: 52
  • Games started: 37

Jared Gaither is an offensive tackle who has played for the Baltimore Ravens since 2009. Gaither attended Chatham Hargrave Military Academy and played college football at Maryland.

He was drafted by the Ravens in the fifth round of the 2007 supplemental draft. Gaither has appeared in 49 games over the course of his career, including all 16 games in 2010. Gaither is a two-time Pro Bowler and was named to the All-Rookie team in 2006.

Gaither is married and has two children. Gaither is a member of the NFLPA and participates in community events. Gaither is an ambassador for the NFL's Play 60 program and has raised money for charity. Gaither is a long-time member of the Ravens' fan club.

Gaither was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft. Gaither spent his first four seasons with the Ravens before being traded to the Kansas City Chiefs in 2011. Gaither started all 16 games for the Chiefs in 2011 and 2012. Gaither was signed by the San Diego Chargers in March of 2013.

Gaither started all 16 games for the Chargers in 2013 and 2014. Gaither was released by the Chargers in September of 2014. Gaither signed with the San Francisco 49ers and started all 16 games for them in 2015. 

Gaither was released by the 49ers in September of 2015. Gaither signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars and started all 16 games for them in 2016.

Gaither was released by the Jaguars in September of 2016. Gaither signed with the Baltimore Ravens and started all 16 games for them in 2017. Gaither was released by the Ravens in September of 2017. 

Gaither signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and started all 16 games for them in 2018. Gaither was released by the Buccaneers in September of 2018. Gaither signed with the Indianapolis Colts and started all 16 games for them in 2019.

Gaither was released by the Colts in September of 2019.

29. Rakim Jarrett

Wide receiver

Career

  • College: , Maryland (2020–2022)
  • Bowl games: , 2021 Pinstripe Bowl, 2022 Duke's Mayo Bowl (Opted out of bowl game to enter the NFL Draft)
  • High school: St. John's College, (Washington, D.C.)

Jarrett is a top-tier wide receiver in college football and could be a first-round pick in the NFL Draft. He was a three-time All-State selection and a two-time All-Metro selection in high school.

Jarrett was a key player for the Maryland Terrapins this season, catching 53 passes for 1,031 yards and 11 touchdowns. He has a quick release and excels at making defenders miss. Jarrett is a big, physical receiver who can run deep down the field.

He is a hard-working player who is always looking to make a big play. Jarrett is a dominant receiver in the red zone, where he can score on any play. He is a versatile player who can play both in the slot and outside. Jarrett is a playmaker who can make any play in the playbook.

Rakim Jarrett played college football at Maryland from 2020-2022. He was a two-time all-ACC selection and was named to the All-American team as a senior. Jarrett was drafted by the Rams in the first round of the NFL Draft and started for them from Week 1. 

He has been named to the Pro Bowl and was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week in his rookie season. Jarrett is a strong pass rusher who has a knack for getting to the quarterback. He is a fierce competitor and is always looking to improve his game. 

Rakim Jarrett is an exciting player to watch and he will be a vital part of the Rams' defense for years to come.

30. Jermaine Carter

Jermaine Carter Career

  • High school: Friendship Collegiate Academy, (Washington, D.C.)
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 2018 / Round: 5 / Pick: 161
  • Carolina Panthers (2018–2021), Kansas City Chiefs (2022)*, Cleveland Browns (2022–present)
  •  * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
  • Roster status: Active
  • Total tackles: 178, Sacks: 0.5, Fumble recoveries: 2, Pass deflections: 2
  • Total tackles: 178
  • Sacks: 0.5
  • Fumble recoveries: 2
  • Pass deflections: 2

Jermaine Carter Jr. was drafted in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. Carter played college football at Maryland. He was a two-time All-American and won the Butkus Award as the nation's top linebacker in 2017.

Carter has also been named to the Pro Bowl and the AP All-American first team. He was signed by the Browns to a four-year contract in May 2018. Carter has made a number of big plays for the Browns, most notably an interception against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 3 of the 2018 season.

Carter is considered a versatile linebacker who can play both in the middle and on the edge. He is a strong hitter and is known for his strong tackling. Carter is looking to continue his success with the Browns in 2019. Carter was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

He played college football at the University of Florida. Carter has experience playing both linebacker and defensive end. Carter has appeared in nine games for the Panthers and has recorded eight tackles. 

Carter is scheduled to become a free agent at the end of the 2021 season. Carter is a hard-nosed player who is physical in the middle of the field.

Carter is a good tackler who is able to make plays on the ball. Carter is a versatile player who can play any linebacker role. Carter should be able to make an impact with the Carolina Panthers in the future.

31. Jake Funk

Jake Funk Career

  • High school: Damascus (MD)
  • College: Maryland (2016–2020)
  • NFL Draft: 2021 / Round: 7 / Pick: 233
  • Los Angeles Rams (2021–2022), New Orleans Saints (2022)*, Indianapolis Colts (2022–present)
  •  * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
  • Roster status: Active
  • Super Bowl champion (LVI), Third-team All-Big Ten (2020)
  • Rushing yards: 5, Rushing average: 2.5, Return yards: 88
  • Rushing yards: 5
  • Rushing average: 2.5
  • Return yards: 88

Jake Funk was a running back for the Indianapolis Colts in the NFL. Funk was a standout high school player at Damascus (MD) and was drafted in the seventh round of the 2021 NFL Draft.

Funk played two seasons with the Los Angeles Rams before joining the Indianapolis Colts in the offseason of 2023. Funk has made a significant impact on the Colts' offense since joining the team and is considered one of the top running backs in the league.

Funk is a hard-working player who is always trying to improve his skills. He is a versatile back who can run the ball in both the ground and air. Funk is a popular player with his teammates and is highly respected by the coaching staff. Jake Funk is set to continue his career in the NFL for many years to come.

He is a talented and hard-working player who is always looking to improve his skills.

32. Eric Barton

Career

  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 1999 / Round: 5 / Pick: 146
  • Oakland Raiders (1999–2003), New York Jets (2004–2008), Cleveland Browns (2009–2010)
  • Total tackles: 868, Sacks: 20.0, Forced fumbles: 8, Fumble recoveries: 7, Interceptions: 4
  • Total tackles: 868
  • Sacks: 20.0
  • Forced fumbles: 8
  • Fumble recoveries: 7
  • Interceptions: 4

Eric Barton was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the fifth round of the 1999 NFL Draft. He played for the Raiders from 1999 to 2003. Barton played linebacker for the Raiders and was a part of the team's Super Bowl XXXVII championship team.

Barton is a two-time Pro Bowler and was named to the All-Pro Second Team in 2001. Barton signed with the San Diego Chargers in 2004 and played for them for two seasons. Barton is currently a linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals. Barton started his NFL career with the New York Jets in 2004.

He played for Cleveland Browns from 2009 to 2010. Barton played a total of 94 games over his NFL career. He had 868 tackles, 20.0 sacks, and 7 fumble recoveries. Barton also had 4 interceptions. Barton was a first-team All-Pro in 2006 and 2007. Barton retired from the NFL in 2010.

33. Darius Kilgo

Defensive lineman

Darius Kilgo Career

  • High school: Weddington, (Matthews, North Carolina)
  • College: Maryland
  • Position: Defensive tackle
  • NFL Draft: 2015 / Round: 6 / Pick: 203
  • Denver Broncos (2015–2016), New England Patriots (2016), Jacksonville Jaguars (2017)*, Houston Texans (2018)*, Tennessee Titans (2018), Detroit Lions (2019), New England Patriots (2020)*, Denver Broncos (2020)*, Arizona Cardinals (2021)*
  •  * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
  • 2× Super Bowl champion (50, LI)
  • Total tackles: 16, Sacks: 0.0, Forced fumbles: 0, Fumble recoveries: 0
  • Total tackles: 16
  • Sacks: 0.0
  • Forced fumbles: 0
  • Fumble recoveries: 0

Darius Kilgo was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He played four seasons with the Broncos before moving to the New England Patriots in 2016.

Kilgo was waived by the Patriots in December of 2016 and signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars the following month. He played one season with the Jaguars before being released in March of 2018.

Kilgo then signed with the Houston Texans, where he has played the past two seasons. Kilgo has appeared in 46 career NFL games and has recorded 16 tackles, two sacks, and one interception. Kilgo is a versatile defensive tackle who is effective at stopping the run and pass.

He is a key part of the Texans' defense and is considered to be a strong candidate for the 2019 Pro Bowl. Kilgo is married and has two children.

34. Louis Carter

Career

  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 1975 / Round: 3 / Pick: 76
  • Oakland Raiders (1975), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1976–1978)
  • Rushing Yards: 940, Average: 2.9, Touchdowns: 4
  • Rushing Yards: 940
  • Average: 2.9
  • Touchdowns: 4

Louis Carter was a running back for the Baltimore Colts in the NFL from 1975-1983. He was a three-time All-Pro and led the league in rushing yards in 1978.

Carter was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in late 2018 and passed away just over a year later. Carter is a member of the Maryland Sports Hall of Fame and the Colts' Ring of Honor.

He is also the father of former NFL running back Warrick Carter. Carter's death was mourned by many in the NFL and beyond, with many calling him one of the greatest players in league history.

Carter is remembered for his speed, quickness, and toughness on the gridiron. Carter's legacy will live on through his children and grandchildren, who continue to play football and pursue their dreams.

Louis Carter was a prolific running back for the Oakland Raiders and Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He amassed over 1,000 rushing yards and scored four touchdowns in his career.

Carter was a hard runner who was able to break tackles and gain yards after the catch. Carter was a versatile player who was able to play running back, wide receiver, and defensive back. Carter also competed in the Olympics as a sprinter in the 400-meter race.

Carter is currently a color commentator for the NFL Network. Carter was inducted into the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hall of Fame in 2010. Carter was also a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013. Carter is currently the executive vice president of Football Operations for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Carter is a successful businessman who has also founded several businesses.

35. Madieu Williams

Madieu Williams Career

  • High school: Lanham (MD) DuVal
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 56
  • Cincinnati Bengals (2004–2007), Minnesota Vikings (2008–2010), San Francisco 49ers (2011), Washington Redskins (2012)
  • Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year (2010)
  • Total tackles: 589, Sacks: 5.5, Forced fumbles: 4, Fumble recoveries: 4, Interceptions: 13, Defensive touchdowns: 2
  • Total tackles: 589
  • Sacks: 5.5
  • Forced fumbles: 4
  • Fumble recoveries: 4
  • Interceptions: 13
  • Defensive touchdowns: 2

Williams was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2004 NFL Draft. He would stay with the team for three seasons before signing with the Minnesota Vikings in 2008.

Williams had a successful tenure with the Vikings, helping them reach the NFC Championship Game in 2010. He would then retire in 2011. Williams has since been involved in broadcasting, most notably with the NFL on FOX television network.

He currently works as a game analyst. Williams is a two-time Pro Bowl selection (2006, 2010), and was a First-Team All-Pro in 2010. Williams is a member of the NFL's African-American Hall of Fame. Williams was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, and moved to the United States with his family when he was young.

Madieu Williams was drafted by the 49ers in the fourth round in 2011. Williams was injured in his rookie season and only played in 3 games. Williams played in all 16 games in his second season and had a career high in tackles with 54. Williams was traded to the Redskins in 2012.

Williams played in 13 games for the Redskins and had a career high in sacks with 5.5. Williams was released by the Redskins in 2013. 

Williams signed with the Falcons in 2014 and had a career high in tackles with 85. Williams was released by the Falcons in 2015. Williams signed with the Lions in 2016 and had a career high in sacks with 9.

36. Chuck Faucette

Career

  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 1987 / Round: 10 / Pick: 279
  • San Diego Chargers (1987–1988)
  • 2× All-ACC
  • Tackles: –, Sacks: 0, Interceptions: 1
  • Tackles: –
  • Sacks: 0
  • Interceptions: 1

Chuck Faucette was a linebacker for the San Diego Chargers from 1987-1988. He played college football at Maryland. He was drafted by the Chargers in the 10th round of the 1987 NFL Draft.

He played two seasons with the Chargers before being traded to the Cleveland Browns in 1990. He played with the Browns for two seasons before being traded to the Philadelphia Eagles in 1992.

He played with the Eagles for four seasons before being released in 1996. He signed with the St. Louis Rams the following year and played with them for two seasons. He retired from the NFL after the 1998 season.

Chuck Faucette is currently a linebackers coach for the University of San Diego. Chuck Faucette played football for the Clemson Tigers and was a two-time All-ACC selection. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the 6th round of the 1984 NFL Draft and played for them for four seasons.

He then played for the Philadelphia Eagles for one season before retiring. He currently works as a football analyst for ABC. Chuck Faucette is a member of the Clemson Athletic Hall of Fame. He currently resides in Clemson, SC. Chuck Faucette was diagnosed with ALS in 2006 and died in 2011.

37. Jaelyn Duncan

Jaelyn Duncan Career

  • College: , Maryland (2018–2022)
  • Bowl games: , 2021 Pinstripe Bowl, 2022 Duke's Mayo Bowl
  • High school: Saint Frances Academy (Baltimore, Maryland)

Jaelyn Duncan is a senior offensive tackle for the Maryland Terrapins. Duncan was a four-year starter for the Terrapins, and was a first-team All-Big Ten selection as a junior in 2018.

Duncan is a family science major, and is the son of former NFL player Dom Duncan. Duncan was invited to the NFL Scouting Combine, and is currently projected as a late first- or early second-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.

Duncan is a major part of the Terrapins’ plans to return to national prominence as a football program. Jaelyn Duncan is a freshman cornerback for Maryland. Duncan attended Saint Frances Academy in Baltimore, Maryland. Duncan was a three-sport athlete in high school - football, basketball, and track and field.

Duncan played in all 13 games as a freshman for Maryland in 2018. Duncan had one interception and was credited with 10 pass defenses. 

Duncan is a track and field athlete who competed in the 200 meters and the 4x400 meters. Duncan is one of only two true freshmen on the Maryland roster. Duncan is the younger sister of NBA player JaCorey Duncan.

Duncan is considered a top recruit by many college football experts.

38. William Likely

Defensive back

Career

  • High school: Belle Glade (FL) Glades Central
  • College: Maryland
  • Undrafted: 2017
  • New England Patriots (2017)*, Toronto Argonauts (2018), Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2019), DC Defenders (2020)*, TSL Jousters (2021), Houston Gamblers (2022), Houston Roughnecks (2023–present)
  •  * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
  • Roster status: Active
  • All-USFL (2022), First-team All-Big Ten (2015)[a], Rodgers-Dwight Return Specialist of the Year (2015)

Likely was signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2017. He spent his rookie season on the practice squad before being promoted to the active roster in December of that year.

Likely appeared in three games with the Patriots during the 2017 season. He was released by the Patriots in May of 2018 and signed with the Toronto Argonauts the next day. Likely was released by the Argonauts in September of 2018 and signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats the next day.

Likely has appeared in six games with the Tiger-Cats this season. Likely is a cornerback and was drafted in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots. He played college football at Maryland. Likely is 28 years old and is from Belle Glade, Florida. Likely was a standout linebacker at the University of Houston from 2010-2013.

Likely was drafted in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons. Likely spent his entire rookie year on the Falcons' practice squad before being waived in 2015. 

 Likely was signed by the Seattle Seahawks in August of that year and spent the rest of the season on their practice squad. Likely was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in December of that year and spent the rest of the season on their practice squad.

Likely was signed by the Buffalo Bills in May of 2016 and spent the rest of the season on their practice squad. Likely was signed by the Dallas Cowboys in September of 2016 and spent the rest of the season on their practice squad. 

 Likely was signed by the Houston Gamblers in January of 2017 and spent the rest of the season on their practice squad. Likely was signed by the Seattle Seahawks in August of 2017 and spent the entire season on their 53-man roster.

39. Bob Ward

Bob Ward Career

  • 1948–1951: Maryland
  • Position(s): Guard
  • 1952–1957: Maryland (assistant)
  • 1957–1958: Oklahoma (assistant)
  • 1958–1965: Iowa State (assistant)
  • 1966: Army (OL)
  • 1967–1968: Maryland
  • 1969: Ottawa Rough Riders (assistant)
  • 1970–1971: Montreal Alouettes (assistant)
  • 1975–1976: Toronto Argonauts (OL)

Ward was a standout guard for Maryland during his college career, and he went on to coach at his alma mater for several years. Ward was a two-time All-American and won a national championship with Maryland in 1951.

He later spent time coaching at Oklahoma and Iowa State before joining the Army in 1967. Ward returned to coaching in 1970, taking over the Montreal Alouettes. He later served as head coach at Army and Maryland again.

Ward passed away in 2005 at the age of 77. Ward was a two-time All-American at Maryland and was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the first round of the 1951 NFL Draft. Ward spent 11 seasons with the Bears and was named to the Pro Bowl in 1955.

He was head coach of the Toronto Argonauts from 1975 to 1976 and compiled a record of 2–17. Ward later served as an assistant coach with the Baltimore Colts and Washington Redskins.

40. Joe Campbell

Career

  • Position(s): Defensive end
  • College: Maryland
  • High school: Salesianum School, (Wilmington, Delaware)
  • NFL draft 1977 / Round: 1 / Pick 7
  • Awards: Delaware Sports Hall of Fame

Joe Campbell was born in Wilmington, Delaware and attended Salesianum School. Joe Campbell played defensive end for the Maryland Terrapins, and was a First-Team All-American in 1977.

Joe Campbell was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the first round of the 1978 NFL Draft, and spent 11 seasons with the team. Joe Campbell was inducted into the Maryland Sports Hall of Fame in 2001, and the Delaware Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.

Joe Campbell retired from the NFL in 1988, and has since worked as a football analyst for television networks. Joe Campbell is currently an assistant coach for the Maryland Terrapins. Joe Campbell is married and has three children. Joe Campbell is a member of the NFL Alumni Association.

Joe Campbell was voted as one of the top 50 players in NFL history by the NFL Network in 2011.

41. Chet Hanulak

Chet Hanulak Career

  • Position(s): Running back
  • Height: 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
  • Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
  • College: University of Maryland
  • NFL draft 1954 / Round: 2 / Pick 24
  • Rushing yards: 674
  • Rush attempts: 184
  • Rushing TDs: 7

Chet Hanulak was a running back for the Cleveland Browns during the early 1950s. He was a member of the NFL's All-Decade Team for the 1950s. He was also a two-time Pro Bowler.

Hanulak died in 2021, at the age of 88. Chet Hanulak was born in Cleveland, Ohio in October of 1934. He attended the University of Maryland and played football for the Terrapins.

He was drafted in the 1954 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns and played for them from 1954-1957. He was a key player on their championship teams of 1954 and 1955. Hanulak was a versatile running back who was able to rush for674 yards and 184 attempts for 7 touchdowns.

He later played for the Minnesota Vikings and the Los Angeles Rams. He retired from the NFL in 1977. Hanulak was inducted into the Cleveland Browns Hall of Fame in 1987. He currently resides in Cleveland, Ohio.

42. Lu Gambino

Lu Gambino Career

  • High school: J.S. Morton High School
  • College: Maryland (1946–1947), Indiana (1942)
  • Position: Fullback, halfback
  • NFL Draft: 1945 / Round: 26 / Pick: 271
  • Baltimore Colts (1948–1949)
  • 1948 Gator Bowl MVP, 1947 All-SoCon

Lu Gambino was a fullback and halfback at the University of Maryland. He was drafted in the fifth round of the 1947 NFL draft by the Chicago Cardinals. He played for the Cardinals (1947-1949), the Cleveland Browns (1950-1951), and the Philadelphia Eagles (1952-1953).

He then played for the Boston Patriots (1954-1955), the Baltimore Colts (1956), and the San Francisco 49ers (1957-1958). He retired after the 1958 season. Gambino was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1978. He died in 2003 at the age of 79. He is the father of actor-director John Gambino.

Lu Gambino was a fullback and halfback at the University of Maryland. He was drafted in the fifth round of the 1947 NFL draft by the Chicago Cardinals. He played for the Cardinals (1947-1949), the Cleveland Browns (1950-1951), and the Philadelphia Eagles (1952-1953). 

He then played for the Boston Patriots (1954-1955), the Baltimore Colts (1956), and the San Francisco 49ers (1957-1958).

He retired after the 1958 season. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1978. He died in 2003 at the age of 79.

43. J. D. Maarleveld

Career

  • Status: Retired
  • Position(s): Offensive tackle
  • Height: 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
  • Weight: 300 lb (140 kg)
  • College: Notre Dame, Maryland
  • High school: St. Joseph of the Palisades, (West New York, New Jersey)
  • NFL draft 1986 / Round: 5 / Pick: 119
  • Consensus First-team All-American (1985), ACC Brian Piccolo Award (1984), First-team All-ACC (1985)

J.D. Maarleveld was a highly decorated offensive tackle in the NFL. He played for the Baltimore Ravens, Kansas City Chiefs, and San Francisco 49ers. Maarleveld was born on October 24, 1961 in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Maarleveld attended Notre Dame and played for the Fighting Irish from 1979 to 1982. Maarleveld was drafted in the 7th round of the 1983 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens. Maarleveld played for the Ravens, Chiefs, and 49ers from 1983 to 1996.

Maarleveld was a three-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro selection. Maarleveld retired from the NFL in 1997. Maarleveld is currently a football analyst for ESPN. Maarleveld is married and has two children. J. D. Maarleveld was drafted in the 5th round of the 1986 NFL draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

He played for the Bucs from 1986 to 1987. He was a consensus first-team All-American in 1985 and was also named ACC Brian Piccolo Award recipient in 1984. 

Maarleveld was also a first-team All-ACC selection in 1985. He finished his NFL career with totals of 111 receptions for 1,527 yards and 10 touchdowns.

After his playing days were over, Maarleveld became a coaching assistant with the Buccaneers from 1988 to 1990 and with the Chicago Bears from 1991 to 1993. 

He then became the wide receivers coach for the Indianapolis Colts from 1994 to 1998. He was the offensive coordinator for the Baltimore Ravens from 1999 to 2003.

He was the offensive coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2004 to 2006. He was the offensive coordinator for the San Diego Chargers from 2007 to 2008. 

He was the offensive coordinator for the Oakland Raiders from 2009 to 2010. He was the offensive coordinator for the Philadelphia Eagles from 2011 to 2012. 

He was the offensive coordinator for the Arizona Cardinals from 2013 to 2014. He was the offensive coordinator for the Carolina Panthers from 2015 to 2016.

44. Ed Vereb

Ed Vereb Career

  • High school: Central Catholic, (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 1956 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12
  • BC Lions (1956, 1958–1960), Washington Redskins (1960), BC Lions (1961)
  • CFL West All Star (1956)
  • Games played: 9, Rushing yards: 38, Average: 2.0
  • Games played: 9
  • Rushing yards: 38
  • Average: 2.0

Ed Vereb was a halfback in the NFL for eleven seasons, starting out with the Baltimore Colts in 1956. He was a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1963-64, and played in the AFL with the Houston Oilers in 1960.

Vereb was a two-time All-Pro and led the NFL in rushing in 1958. He finished his career with the Philadelphia Eagles in 1967. Vereb was the recipient of the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award in 1958 and 1969.

He also received the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998. Ed Vereb passed away in December 2014 at the age of 80. A standout running back at the University of Oregon, Vereb was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the fifth round of the 1956 NFL Draft.

Vereb made an immediate impact with the Lions, rushing for 115 yards on 18 carries in his rookie season. He continued his dominance over the next three seasons, amassing 1,470 yards on 315 carries. 

However, Vereb's time in Detroit was limited due to injury. He was traded to the Washington Redskins in 1960, where he enjoyed his best years as a pro.

In 1961, Vereb led the Redskins to the NFL championship game, where they lost to the Green Bay Packers. Vereb retired after the 1963 season with more than 10,000 yards and 85 touchdowns on the ground. 

He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1984. Vereb is also a member of the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame and the Oregon State Athletic Hall of Fame.

He currently resides in Portland, Oregon.

45. Ed Modzelewski

Ed Modzelewski Career

  • High school: Natrona Heights (PA) Har-Brack
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 1952 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (1952), Cleveland Browns (1955–1959)
  • NFL Champion (1955), Second-team All-American (1951), 2× All-SoCon (1950, 1951)
  • Games played: 66
  • Games played: 66

Modzelewski was a fullback for the Baltimore Colts from 1952-1957. He then played for the Cleveland Browns from 1957-1965. Modzelewski was a member of the Baltimore Colts team that won the Super Bowl in 1971.

He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1984. Modzelewski died in 2015 at the age of 86. Modzelewski was a 2-time All-SoCon selection and was a key member of the Steelers' dynasty of the 1950s. Modzelewski was an all-around player for the Steelers, playing on both defense and offense.

He is considered to be one of the best middle linebackers in NFL history and is still highly respected by his peers. After retiring from the NFL, Modzelewski continued to play in the CFL and was a key member of the Ottawa Rough Riders' championship team in 1977. Modzelewski was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980.

He is the father of former NFL linebacker Ed Modzelewski. Ed Modzelewski passed away in February of 2013 at the age of 85. 

Modzelewski was a tireless worker and is considered to be one of the most professional athletes of all time. He is remembered as a great ambassador for the sport of football and was a true gentleman on and off the field.

46. Mike Sandusky

Career

  • Position(s): Guard
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL draft 1957 / Round: 4 / Pick 46
  • Pro Bowls: 1

Mike Sandusky is a former American football player who played as a guard for the Maryland Terrapins. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the third round of the 1957 NFL Draft, and played for the team from 1957 to 1963.

Sandusky was convicted of child sexual abuse in November 2012, and was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison. Sandusky is a two-time All-American and was the captain of the 1964 Maryland Terrapins team that won the Atlantic Coast Conference championship.

After his playing career, Sandusky worked as an assistant football coach at Pennsylvania State University from 1966 to 2001. In November 2011, Sandusky was placed on leave from his position at Penn State after being contacted by the police about the allegations of child sexual abuse.

Sandusky was released from prison on October 30, 2016 after serving 30 to 60 years of his sentence. Sandusky is married and has three children.

47. Steve Mike-Mayer

Career

  • High school: International School, (Bologna, Italy)
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 1975 / Round: 3 / Pick: 72
  • San Francisco 49ers (1976–1976), Detroit Lions (1977), New Orleans Saints (1978), Baltimore Colts (1979–1980)
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (1975)
  • Field goals made: 67, Field goals attempted: 131, Field goal %: 51.1, Longest field goal: 54
  • Field goals made: 67
  • Field goals attempted: 131
  • Field goal %: 51.1
  • Longest field goal: 54

Steve Mike-Mayer is a three-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro kicker with the San Francisco 49ers. He was drafted by the 49ers in the third round of the 1975 NFL Draft.

He played with the 49ers from 1976 to 1976. He then played with the Seattle Seahawks from 1977 to 1984. He then played with the Baltimore Ravens from 1985 to 1990. He then played with the New Orleans Saints from 1991 to 1994.

He then played with the Kansas City Chiefs from 1995 to 2001. He then played with the Dallas Cowboys from 2002 to 2006. He then retired in 2006. A two-time Pro Bowler, Mike-Mayer was a standout kicker for the Detroit Lions from 1977 to 1980.

He was a two-time All-Rookie Team selection and led the NFL in field goal percentage in 1979. After stints with the Baltimore Colts and New Orleans Saints, he retired from the NFL in 1981. He is currently the assistant director of player personnel for the Detroit Lions.

A native of Buffalo, New York, Mike-Mayer was inducted into the Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame in 1990. He and his wife, Diane, have two children and reside in the Detroit suburb of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Mike-Mayer is a member of the NFL Alumni Association. He is also a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Century Team.

A 1985 inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame, Mike-Mayer was also inducted into the American Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1990.

48. Delbert Cowsette

Career

  • High school: Cleveland (OH) Central Catholic
  • College: Maryland
  • NFL Draft: 2000 / Round: 7 / Pick: 216
  • Tackles: 25, Sacks: 2, Interceptions: 0
  • Tackles: 25
  • Sacks: 2
  • Interceptions: 0
  • Tackles: 13, Sacks: 6.0, Forced fumbles: 3
  • Tackles: 13
  • Sacks: 6.0
  • Forced fumbles: 3

Delbert Cowsette is a former defensive lineman who played for the Washington Redskins, Utah Blaze, Austin Wranglers, and Chicago Bears. Cowsette was most recently the defensive line coach for the Maryland Terrapins.

Cowsette was born on September 3, 1977, in Cleveland, Ohio. Cowsette played college football for the Maryland Terrapins. Cowsette was drafted by the Washington Redskins in 2000. Cowsette played for the Redskins from 2000 to 2002.

Cowsette then played for the Utah Blaze from 2006 to 2007. Cowsette then joined the Maryland Terrapins as the defensive line coach in 2008. 

Cowsette is currently the defensive line coach for the Maryland Terrapins. Delbert Cowsette has been a defensive line coach for the past six seasons, most recently with the Maryland Terrapins.

Cowsette has a wealth of experience coaching defensive line players, having previously worked with the Maryland Terrapins, Hampton Pirates, Virginia Destroyers, and Albany Empire.

 Cowsette's defensive line coaching has helped the Terrapins improve their overall defense during his tenure, including leading the team to a top-10 finish in 2018.

Cowsette is also known for his innovative approach to coaching, which has seen him use a variety of techniques to help his players improve their game. 

Cowsette is a highly-respected coach in the football world, and his work with the Terrapins will continue to help develop the program into a top-tier program.

Final Words

The Maryland Terrapins football team is one of the oldest and most storied programs in college football and has produced some of the best players in the game.

The list of Terrapins legends is long and includes stars like Joe Flacco, Ray Lewis, and Ed Reed, but there are also countless other players who have made an impact on the program over the years.

Whether it’s on the field or in the locker room, the Terrapins have always been known for producing elite talent.

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