As the offseason kicks into another gear, Testudo Times readers will be voting on the All-Randy Edsall team. All players who started multiple games under Randy Edsall (2011-14) at Maryland are eligible for consideration.
We're moving on to tight end, with the offensive backfield now set. C.J. Brown and Kenneth Goins Jr. ran away with the quarterback and fullback votes, respectively, while Davin Meggett saw a late charge in the voting to take the running back spot over Brandon Ross.
Like the other positions we've talked about so far, tight end is a position that Maryland has struggled to utilize under Edsall, both with current offensive coordinator Mike Locksley and former coordinator Gary Crowton. Still, there have been some recognizable names at the position, and one will surely emerge as the winner.
Feel free to vote using whichever criteria you please. After we finish with each position, we'll post the results of the full team.
Stats: 554 receiving yards (11.8 per catch), four touchdowns
Maryland's last long-term tight end, Furstenburg had three straight seasons with at least 200 yards receiving in College Park -- one under Ralph Friedgen and two under Randy Edsall. He set career highs in receptions (31), receiving yards (348) and touchdowns (two) as a junior in 2011, but saw a pretty steep drop in production in 2012 following Maryland's quarterback injuries (16/206/2).
Stats: 204 receiving yards (12.9 per catch), three touchdowns
A former Baltimore prep star at Perry Hall, Stinebaugh struggled to stay healthy during his time in College Park. He was able to win the starting job after Furstenburg left, playing 12 games in 2013 and catching touchdown passes against West Virginia, Virginia and Marshall.
Stats: Three receiving yards (1.5 per catch)
A highly-regarded prospect out of Connecticut, Isaacs played a role on special teams as a true freshman in 2013. He won the starting tight end job prior to the 2014 season, catching two passes in four games before suffering a year-ending injury. Isaacs received a medical redshirt for his trouble, and is the favorite to start again in 2015.
Stats: 13 receiving yards (6.5 per catch), one touchdown
Gallo took over as Maryland's starter after Isaacs's injury, catching a touchdown pass in the win against Penn State. He recorded two tackles along with his two receptions in 13 games in 2014, and played in 13 games the year before.
Stats: 25 receiving yards (12.5 per catch)
A lightly regarded prospect from Wicomico, Maryland, Hayward was originally recruited as a linebacker before switching to tight end. Hayward started against Michigan State and Stanford as a redshirt freshman in 2014, but caught passes against Wisconsin and Michigan.