Jahrvis Davenport's verbal commitment to Maryland in June came during a stretch of wild recruiting success for the Terrapins — he was one of 11 commitments in a 30-day stretch.
Still, Davenport's commitment was especially notable. The three-star wide receiver from Thomas Richard Robinson High School was UMD's second pledge from Florida and its first from Tampa, an area of focus for the Terps on the recruiting trail. On Wednesday, he signed his National Letter of Intent with the Maryland.
The 5-foot-10, 180-pound wideout has a very good chance to contribute during his career with the Terrapins. Davenport's role with the Terps could arrive soon. Maryland is losing its top two receivers from last season and isn't typically shy about using young wideouts. Davenport and fellow three-star wide receiver DJ Moore will look to press for playing time from the beginning, and could catch some passes in 2015.
A perfect fit for the slot position, Davenport could prove an eventual replacement for Stefon Diggs. Here's his highlight tape: