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List of Maryland Terrapins football people

This is a list of people associated with the Maryland Terrapins football program. This includes prominent former players and coaches.


Current NFL players

  • Lance Ball – Running Back, Denver Broncos; undrafted by Indianapolis Colts; 2005 second-team All-ACC, ACC third leading rusher
  • Kevin Barnes – Cornerback, Cleveland Browns; third-round 2009 NFL Draft pick by Washington Redskins
  • Bruce Campbell – Offensive tackle, Carolina Panthers; fourth-round 2010 NFL Draft pick by Oakland Raiders
  • Nolan Carroll – Cornerback, Miami Dolphins; fifth-round 2010 NFL Draft pick
  • Jon Condo – Long Snapper, Oakland Raiders; undrafted in 2005 by Dallas Cowboys
  • Phil Costa – Center, Dallas Cowboys; undrafted in 2010
  • Vernon Davis – Tight end, San Francisco 49ers; first-round, sixth overall 2006 NFL Draft pick; 2005 first-team All-American and All-ACC
  • Jeff Dugan – Tight end, Free Agent; seventh-round 2004 NFL Draft pick by Minnesota Vikings; 2003 second-team All-ACC, 2002 honorable mention All-ACC
  • Moise Fokou – Linebacker, Indianapolis Colts; seventh-round 2009 NFL Draft pick by Philadelphia Eagles
  • Melvin Fowler – Offensive Lineman, Free Agent; third-round 2002 NFL Draft pick by Cleveland Browns
  • Jared Gaither – Offensive tackle, San Diego Chargers; supplemental 2007 NFL Draft pick by Baltimore Ravens
  • Isaiah Gardner – Cornerback, Free Agent; undrafted in 2008 by Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Jason Goode – Tight end, Johnstown Generals; undrafted in 2008 by Washington Redskins
  • Dan Gronkowski – Tight end, Free Agent; seventh-round draft 2009 NFL Draft pick by Detroit Lions
  • Joey Haynos – Tight end, Tennessee Titans; undrafted in 2008 by Green Bay Packers; 2006 honorable mention All-ACC
  • E.J. Henderson – Linebacker, Free Agent; second-round 2003 Draft pick by Minnesota Vikings; 2001 and 2002 first-team All-American, ACC Defensive Player of the Year, and first-team All-ACC, 2001 ACC Player of the Year, 2002 Chuck Bednarik Award, Dick Butkus Award, and Peach Bowl Defensive MVP
  • Erin Henderson – Linebacker, Minnesota Vikings; undrafted in 2008; second-round 2003 NFL Draft pick; 2006 second-team All-ACC, Dick Butkus Award semi-finalist
  • Stephon Heyer – Offensive tackle, Free Agent; undrafted in 2007 by Washington Redskins
  • Darrius Heyward-Bey - Wide Receiver, Oakland Raiders; first-round, seventh overall 2009 NFL Draft pick
  • Eric Hicks – Defensive end, Free Agent; undrafted in 1998 by Kansas City Chiefs
  • Shaun Hill – Quarterback, Detroit Lions; undrafted in 2002 by Minnesota Vikings
  • David Holloway – Linebacker, Free Agent; undrafted in 2007 by Arizona Cardinals
  • D'Qwell Jackson – Linebacker, Cleveland Browns; second-round 2006 NFL Draft pick; 2005 ACC Player of the Year
  • Leon Joe – Linebacker, Free Agent; fourth-round 2004 NFL Draft pick by Chicago Bears
  • LaMont Jordan – Running back, Free Agent; second-round 2001 NFL Draft pick by New York Jets; 1999 second-team All-American, 1999 All-ACC first-team, 1998 and 2000 second-team All-ACC, Doak Walker Award semifinalist, Maryland single season rushing record
  • William Kershaw – Linebacker, Free Agent; undrafted in 2006 by Kansas City Chiefs
  • Keon Lattimore – Running back, Free Agent; undrafted in 2008 by Dallas Cowboys
  • Davin Meggett – Running back, Free Agent; undrafted in 2012 by Houston Texans
  • Shawne Merriman – Linebacker, Free Agent; first-round 2005 NFL Draft pick by San Diego Chargers
  • Dre Moore – Defensive tackle, Free Agent; fourth-round 2008 NFL Draft pick by Tampa Bay Buccaneers; 2007 first-team All-ACC
  • Adrian Moten – Linebacker, Philadelphia Eagles; undrafted in 2011 by Indianapolis Colts
  • Dean Muhtadi - Defensive Lineman, Free Agent; undrafted in 2009 by Green Bay Packers
  • Matt Murphy – Tight end, Free Agent; seventh-round 2002 NFL Draft pick by Detroit Lions
  • Nick Novak – Kicker, San Diego Chargers; undrafted in 2005 by Chicago Bears; 2002 and 2003 first-team All-ACC, 2001 and 2004 second-team All-ACC, ACC all-time leading scorer (393 points) and tied for fifth all-time leading scorer in Div-I FBS football
  • Adam Podlesh – Punter, Chicago Bears; fourth-round 2007 NFL Draft pick by Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Lewis Sanders – Cornerback, Free Agent; fourth-round 2000 NFL Draft pick by Cleveland Browns; 1999 first-team All-ACC, third team All-American, and Jim Thorpe Award semi-finalist
  • Da'Rel Scott – Running back, New York Giants; seventh-round 2011 NFL Draft pick
  • Torrey Smith – Wide receiver, Baltimore Ravens; second-round 2011 NFL Draft pick
  • Randy Starks – Defensive tackle, Miami Dolphins; third-round 2004 NFL Draft pick by Tennessee Titans; 2003 first-team All-ACC, 2002 second-team All-ACC
  • Jaimie Thomas – Offensive guard, Free Agent; seventh-round 2009 NFL Draft pick by Indianapolis Colts
  • Edwin Williams – Center, Chicago Bears; undrafted in 2009 by Washington Redskins
  • Isaiah Williams – Wide receiver, Arizona Cardinals; undrafted in 2009 by Baltimore Ravens
  • LaQuan Williams – Wide receiver, Baltimore Ravens; undrafted in 2011
  • Madieu Williams – Safety, Washington Redskins; second-round 2004 NFL Draft pick by Cincinnati Bengals
  • Josh Wilson – Cornerback, Washington Redskins; second-round 2007 NFL Draft pick by Seattle Seahawks
  • Will Yeatman – Tight end, Miami Dolphins; undrafted in 2011 by New England Patriots

Former players

  • Eric Barton – Linebacker, New York Jets; 1998 first-team All-ACC, 1997 and 1998 leading ACC solo tackler
  • Dick Bielski – Running back, Baltimore Colts; 1955 first-round NFL Draft pick, NFL Championship
  • Conrad Bolston – Defensive tackle, undrafted by Minnesota Vikings in 2007
  • Tom Brown – Safety, Green Bay Packers; NFL Championship, two Super Bowl championships
  • Lloyd Burruss – Kansas City Chiefs; Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame
  • Joe Campbell – Defensive end, Oakland Raiders; 1977 first-round NFL Draft pick, Super Bowl championship
  • Gary Collins – Wide receiver, Cleveland Browns; 1962 first-round NFL Draft pick, NFL 1960s All-Decade team, Browns record for 70 touchdown receptions
  • Ed Cooke – Defensive end, Baltimore Colts; NFL Championship
  • Bob Dean – Kicker and lineman, Edmonton Eskimos (CFL); three Grey Cup championships
  • Darren Drozdov - Defensive Tackle, Denver Broncos; also wrestled professionally in the WWF
  • Boomer Esiason – Quarterback, Cincinnati Bengals; 1988 NFL MVP
  • Bernie Faloney – Quarterback, Canadian Football League; 1954 first-round NFL Draft pick, 1961 Canadian Football Hall of Fame, CFL Most Outstanding Player, five Grey Cup championships, Heisman Trophy third runner-up
  • Darryl Hill – First African-American football player at Navy, Gonzaga College High School, Maryland, and in the ACC
  • Domonique Foxworth – Cornerback; third-round 2005 NFL Draft pick by Denver Broncos; 2002 first-team All-ACC, 2003 and 2004 second-team All-ACC
  • Kris Jenkins – Defensive lineman; second-round 2001 NFL Draft pick by Carolina Panthers; 2002, 2003, and 2006 Pro Bowl, 2002 and 2003 All-Pro, 2000 second-team All-ACC
  • Stan Jones – Offensive guard/defensive tackle, Chicago Bear; Pro Football Hall of Fame and College Football Hall of Fame
  • Pete Koch - Defensive Lineman, First round draft selection, Cincinnati Bengals, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Raiders
  • Ray Krouse – Defensive lineman, Detroit Lions and Baltimore Colts; three NFL Championships
  • Jermaine Lewis – Wide receiver, Baltimore Ravens; Super Bowl champion, ACC record for 193 receptions
  • Mark Manges – Quarterback, Phoenix Cardinals; a Heisman contender until he broke his wrist, appeared on the cover of 1976 Sports Illustrated while quarterback for the Terps
  • Scott Milanovich – Quarterback, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; CFL coach; school record for career passing yards (6,125)
  • Ed Modzelewski – Running back, Cleveland Browns; NFL championship
  • Dick Modzelewski – Defensive tackle and head coach, Cleveland Browns; 1952 first-round NFL Draft pick, two NFL Championships
  • Renaldo Nehemiah – Wide receiver, San Francisco 49ers; broke several world records in track and field
  • Dick Nolan – Safety and head coach, NFL; NFL Championship
  • Neil O'Donnell – Former NFL quarterback
  • Eric Ogbogu – Former NFL linebacker, lead actor in Under Armour commercials, 1998 Hula Bowl MVP
  • Neal Olkewicz – Lineback, Washington Redskins; "70 Greatest Redskins", two Super Bowl championships
  • Bob Pellegrini – Linebacker, Philadelphia Eagles; 1956 first-round NFL Draft pick, NFL Championship, College Football Hall of Fame
  • Bruce Perry – Tailback, NFL and CFL; 2001 ACC Offensive Player of the Year and Doak Walker Award finalist
  • Kevin Plank – Founder of Under Armour
  • Frank Reich – Former NFL quarterback; NFL record for greatest comeback win (32 points), formerly held record for greatest NCAA comeback win (31 points)
  • Jack Scarbath – Quarterback, Washington Redskins; 1953 first-round NFL Draft pick, Heisman Trophy runner-up, College Football Hall of Fame
  • Roger Shoals – Offensive tackle, Cleveland Browns; NFL Championship
  • George B. Simler – Letter in 1946 and 1947, attained rank of general in the U.S. Air Force
  • Geroy SimonSlotback, British Columbia Lions; 2006 CFL Most Outstanding Player, CFL record for 1,856 single-season receiving yards
  • Steve Suter – Wide receiver and special teams; ACC all-time record for 1,271 punt return yards
  • Mike Tice – Tight ends coach, Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Ed Vereb – Running back, Washington Redskins; 1956 first-round NFL Draft pick
  • Al Wallace – Defensive end; undrafted in 2007 by Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Larry Webster – Defensive tackle, Baltimore Ravens; Super Bowl championship
  • Randy White – Defensive tackle, Dallas Cowboys; 1975 first-round NFL Draft pick, NFL 1980s All-Decade Team, Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • Frank Wycheck – Tight end, Tennessee Titans; participant in the "Music City Miracle"

Former coaches

Former players as collegiate head coaches

Maryland alumni who have served as head coaches at the collegiate level:

See also


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