Terps Offense : #18 Matt Furstenburg

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

Player: Matt Furstenburg

Hometown: Flemington, N.J.

Class: Senior

Height & Weight: 6-foot-4, 245 pounds

Projected Position on Depth Chart: Starting tight end

The rundown: Furstenburg has been a force on the Terrapins for two years and he shows no signs of slowing down for his senior campaign. He is an athletic tight end with good size, a solid blocker and a threat in the passing game. He has been a starter for two years, starting all 12 games last season and finishing with 31 receptions for 348 yards and two touchdowns. Against Clemson, Furstenburg had 104 receiving yards and two touchdowns, both career highs. He also had a career-high seven receptions for 70 yards against West Virginia. He finished fourth on the team in receptions and receiving yards and finished third in the ACC among tight ends in receptions with 2.9 per game and receiving yards with 29 per game. He is a consensus pre-season All-ACC selection and has been named to the Mackey Award Watch List for college football's top tight end for the upcoming season.

Expectations for 2012: Furstenburg is a lock for the starting spot in 2012. He had a great season in 2011, but he could see an increase this upcoming season and could potentially finish with over 400 yards. The Terps will need to implement Furstenburg in their red zone offense next season and he could see a larger role in the passing game. Furstenburg is an all-around tight end and will be


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