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National Signing Day 2015 results: Which Maryland signees will play immediately?

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Breaking down Maryland's haul with some early depth chart projections.

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Maryland missed on both of their Signing Day targets, seeing Isaiah Prince commit to Ohio State and Austrian Robinson pledge to Ole Miss. It was a disappointing day after Tuesday saw good news with Quarvez Boulware's commitment, but Maryland still managed to address much of their needs in the class (especially along the lines).

The Terps brought in 18 new players on Signing Day, with nine on offense, eight on defense and one on special teams. Nine players are from either Maryland, D.C. and Virginia, and a tenth (Gage Shaffer) comes from just six miles outside of Maryland in Ridgeley, West Virginia.

The map is interactive -- move it around or zoom in and out as you please. Click on the icons for more info on each player. Icons with a star are blue-chip prospects.

Now that the excitement is over, it's time to start evaluating the players Maryland was able to bring in. Let's break down how soon the Class of 2015 could see the field in College Park. We'll have more on where the class ranks later, after recruits finish signing.

Potential day one starters

Quarvez Boulware

Measurables: 6'2.5, 283

Position: Offensive guard

High School: Friendship Academy (Washington, D.C.)

247Sports Composite ratings: Four stars (.9039), No. 18 offensive guard, No. 3 player in DC

Projected depth chart position: Second-string center. Boulware's listed as an offensive guard, but Maryland likes him as a center. That's good news -- three-year starter Sal Conaboy graduated, and there's a very open spot at the position. Redshirt freshman Brendan Moore is probably the favorite (although senior Stephen Grommer could make a run at it), but Boulware is an extremely talented player who could make an impact as a freshman on the interior. With Maryland's need at guard, Boulware could end up making the switch to one of those positions, as well.

Oseh Saine

Measurables: 6'4, 265

Position: Strong-side defensive end

High School: Worcester Academy (Worcester, Mass.)

247Sports Composite ratings: N/A

Projected depth chart position: Second-string nose tackle. Saine has reportedly put on a considerable amount of weight since he was measured at 265 as a member of the class of 2014, and Maryland desperately needs a big body to throw in the middle of their 3-4. Saine should push David Shaw for the starting job, but it's more likely the freshman ends up as a rotation player during his first year on campus.

Nick Rubinowicz

Measurables: 6'4, 215

Position: Punter

High School: American Heritage School (Delray Beach, Fla.)

247Sports Composite ratings: N/A

Projected depth chart position: Starting punter. Three-year starter Nate Renfro elected to graduate early, opening up the position for one of three freshmen. Rubinowicz is the only one of the three on scholarship (redshirt freshman Lee Shrader and true freshman Nick Pritchard are both walk-ons), so he's the pretty easy favorite here.

Other possible first-year contributors

Adam McLean

Measurables: 6'2, 290

Position: Defensive tackle

High School: Quince Orchard (Gaithersburg, Md.)

247Sports Composite ratings: Four stars (.9419), No. 14 defensive tackle, No. 2 player in Maryland

Projected depth chart position: Second-string weak-side defensive end. McLean is listed as a defensive tackle, but in Maryland's 3-4 defense he projects better at one of the two end positions. All three starting positions at the defensive line have opened up, and there's plenty of playing time available. Quinton Jefferson (a similar build at 6'3, 285) is almost guaranteed to start at the position, but McLean could beat out Kingsley Opara for the backup position.

D.J. Moore

Measurables: 6'0, 180

Position: Wide receiver

High School: Imhotep Institute (Philadelphia, Penn.)

247Sports Composite ratings: Three stars (.8872), No. 46 wide receiver, No. 10 player in Pennsylvania

Projected depth chart position: Second-string wide receiver. Moore received a big ratings bump towards the end of the class, and rightly so -- he's one of the very best players in the region, and has the ability to make an instant impact in College Park. Maryland appears to have a set top four receivers in Marcus Leak, Levern Jacobs, Taivon Jacobs and Juwann Winfree, but Moore should be able to squeeze into that 5-6 range if he has a strong enough camp.

E.J. Donahue

Measurables: 6'5, 335

Position: Offensive guard

High School: Linganore (Frederick, Md.)

247Sports Composite ratings: Three stars (.8867), No. 25 offensive guard, No. 8 player in Maryland

Projected depth chart position: Third-string guard. Donahue has the size to come in and play right away, but he's not quite polished enough to command a starting job as a true freshman. Maryland has a need at the interior line, however, and he could see some time backing up Andrew Zeller or whoever starts at left guard.

Ty Johnson

Measurables: 5'10, 178

Position: Running back

High School: Fort Hill (Cumberland, Md.)

247Sports Composite ratings: Three stars (.8569), No. 54 running back, No. 18 player in Maryland

Projected depth chart position: Third-string running back. Johnson has tremendous explosive ability, and Maryland's running back corps has been missing that over the past few years. Expect him to get carries as a true freshman -- how many he'll get will be determined by what he does with them.

Darnell Savage

Measurables: 5'10, 172

Position: Cornerback

High School: Caravel Academy (Bear, De.)

247Sports Composite ratings: Three stars (.8435), No. 91 cornerback, No. 2 player in Delaware

Projected depth chart position: Fifth cornerback. Maryland has a lot of question marks in the secondary, and while Savage is a good prospect he's unlikely to make a huge impact as a true freshman. Will Likely and Alvin Hill have the two starting spots pretty safely locked down, while Jarrett Ross and one of either Daniel Ezeagwu or Josh Woods will likely hold the next two positions.

Ellis McKennie

Measurables: 6'4, 310

Position: Offensive guard

High School: McDonogh School (Owings Mills, Md.)

247Sports Composite ratings: Three stars (.8358), No. 78 offensive guard, No. 29 player in Maryland

Projected depth chart position: Third-string guard. McKennie is probably not completely ready for the college game yet, but he's got the size to compete at this level and Maryland has a need on the inside. Redshirting is the most likely option, but he could end up seeing the field if the Terps need extra bodies on the line.

Gus Little

Measurables: 6'3, 230

Position: Inside linebacker

High School: Massaponax (Fredericksburg, Va.)

247Sports Composite ratings: Three stars (.8322), No. 50 inside linebacker, No. 40 player in Virginia

Projected depth chart position: Third-string inside linebacker. Both starting spots are open, but Jermaine Carter, Jr. and Abner Logan seem the overwhelming favorites for the positions. Brock Dean and Tyler Burke seem the most likely options as their backups, with Little behind them, but he could make a push for the backup MO position behind Logan.

Jahrvis Davenport

Measurables: 5'10, 180

Position: Wide receiver

High School: Robinson (Tampa, Fla.)

247Sports Composite ratings: Three stars (.8311), No. 157 wide receiver, No. 188 player in Florida

Projected depth chart position: Third-string slot receiver. Levern Jacobs will likely take over for Stefon Diggs as Maryland's slot man, with converted running back Jacquille Veii already showing his ability to play the position as a back-up. While Moore could end up at the slot as well, Davenport is a perfect fit for the position and has the shiftiness to play a role early.

Mason Zimmerman

Measurables: 6'5, 275

Position: Center

High School: Anthony Wayne (Whitehouse, Ohio)

247Sports Composite ratings: Three stars (.8304), No. 18 center, No. 62 player in Ohio

Projected depth chart position: Third-string center. Moore and Boulware will likely compete for the starting job (unless Boulware is moved to guard), but Zimmerman is a promising prospect who ranks as one of the best pure centers in the nation. He played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl last month, and while he may end up redshirting he's ready to play at least some kind of role if needed.

Isaiah Davis

Measurables: 6'1, 210

Position: Athlete

High School: St. Stephen's & St. Agnes (Alexandria, Va.)

247Sports Composite ratings: Three stars (.8215), No. 122 athlete, No. 47 player in Virginia

Projected depth chart position: Special teams contributor. Davis could play SAM or an inside linebacker position at Maryland, due to his combination of linebacker size and experience covering receivers. Wherever he ends up, he has the athleticism to make an early impact on special teams.

Likely redshirts/long-term projects

Keiron Howard

Measurables: 6'4, 295

Position: Defensive tackle

High School: Potomac (Oxon Hill, Md.)

247Sports Composite ratings: Three stars (.8472), No. 60 defensive tackle, No. 23 player in Maryland

Projected depth chart position: Third-string defensive tackle. Howard is a prospect with great size that needs significant work on his fundamentals. He could eventually become an ideal nose tackle in Maryland's 3-4 (like Darius Kilgo was), but it's unlikely we see him play this year.

Gage Shaffer

Measurables: 6'7, 205

Position: Quarterback

High School: Frankfort (Ridgeley, W.V.)

247Sports Composite ratings: Three stars (.8441), No. 40 pro-style quarterback, No. 2 player in West Virginia

Projected depth chart position: Fourth-string quarterback. Another example of a great physical skillset that needs work, Shaffer has NFL height and a cannon for an arm. His delivery mechanics are raw, however, and it'll likely take a few years before he can seriously compete for snaps at quarterback.

Will McClain

Measurables: 6'5, 290

Position: Offensive tackle

High School: Middletown (Middletown, Md.)

247Sports Composite ratings: Three stars (.8292), No. 144 offensive tackle, No. 33 player in Maryland

Projected depth chart position: Fourth-string offensive tackle. McClain probably isn't completely ready for the step up in play yet. He's one of the most technically gifted linemen in Maryland's class, but needs to put on a little bit more size before being able to play in the Big Ten.

Brett Zanotto

Measurables: 6'0, 215

Position: Inside linebacker

High School: Franklin Regional (Murrysville, Penn.)

247Sports Composite ratings: Three stars (.8284), No. 53 inside linebacker, No. 34 player in Pennsylvania

Projected depth chart position: Fourth-string SAM. Zanotto has been widely projected to play inside linebacker at Maryland, but his skillset and size might make him a better fit for Maryland's more pass coverage-reliant outside linebacker position. Starter Matt Robinson and backup Alex Twine both graduate, leaving Cavon Walker, Jalen Brooks and Nnamdi Egbuaba -- none of which have significant experience at the position -- as the most likely players to fill that void. Zanotto will probably redshirt, but he could see some playing time this year (depending on how those other options work out).

Mbi Tanyi

Measurables: 6'2.5, 247

Position: Strong-side defensive end

High School: Bush (Richmond, Texas)

247Sports Composite ratings: Three stars (.8270), No. 71 strong-side defensive end, No. 167 player in Texas

Projected depth chart position: Fourth-string WILL. Tanyi played as a two-way linemen in high school, but his size and blitzing ability makes him an interesting prospect for Maryland's pass-rushing outside linebacker role. Yannick Ngakoue and Jesse Aniebonam (a converted defensive end himself) are firmly entrenched as the top two players at the position, and Tanyi could eventually make his way up the depth chart here.