Meeting the Terps Offense:#8 Devonte Campbell

College Park, MD. - TSR gets you acclimated with the 2012 Terps, first looking at the offense.

Player: Devonte Campbell

Hometown: Forestville, Md.

Class: Senior

Height & Weight: 6-foot-2, 255 pounds

Projected Position on Depth Chart: Backup tight end

The rundown: Campbell is a solid backup with the size and athleticism needed to play the position. Last season in former offensive coordinator Gary Crowton's spread offense, Campbell caught two touchdowns for 45 yards, catching his first career touchdown in the 38-7 loss to the Temple Owls. Campbell has great hands and can stretch the field, reminding some of former Terrapin and current San Francisco 49er Vernon Davis, yet Campbell's production through his first three seasons have not been up to the Terps' expectations for him when they recruited him. For a tight end that is regarded as a vertical threat, Campbell's longest reception was just the 18-yard touchdown against Temple.

Expectations for 2012: With Crowton and his spread offense gone and replaced with offensive coordinator Mike Locksley's pro-style offense, Campbell should be used more this upcoming season. Unless starting tight end and pre-season All-ACC selection Matt Furstenburg is hit with an injury, Campbell will remain the second-string tight end. The pro-style offense will feature more two tight end sets, allowing Campbell to see more action and will give him an opportunity to live up to his reputation as a threat in the passing game. He should help quarterback C.J. Brown in the passing game and should see an increase in production in his final season.

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