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January 7, 2009

Meet Dave Stinebaugh

This is part of a series of 2009 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 4. All answers are provided by the featured player. Click here for previous entries in the series.

Name: Dave Stinebaugh
Birthdate: Feb. 20, 1991
Birthplace: Baltimore
Hometown: Baltimore
Nicknames: None
Height: 6’4
Weight: 212
Position: Tight end
High School: Perry Hall
Senior statistics: 45 receptions for 632 yards and nine touchdowns. 75 tackles, seven interceptions (one returned for TD), seven pass breakups and five fumble recoveries (two returned for TDs).
Rankings: -- Three stars, No. 64 athlete. -- Three stars, No. 56 tight end.
Bench max: 265
40-yard dash: 4.5
Runner-up: UConn or Wake Forest
Other schools considered: Rutgers, Syracuse
Favorite NFL player: Ed Reed
Favorite NFL team: Baltimore Ravens
Favorite music: Eminem, rock and rap
Favorite movie: The Dark Knight
Favorite TV show: Friends
Favorite food: Steak
Favorite high school class: Chemistry
Favorite thing about College Park: “The atmosphere.”
Other high school sports: Basketball, lacrosse
Hobbies: Working on cars, going to car shows
Intended major: Kinesiology
Something that not many people know about you: “I’m a big family-oriented guy, when it comes to my family and my teammates.”
Best football moment: “The biggest one is last year in the first round of the playoffs, I caught the game-winning touchdown pass with about 40 seconds left in the game against North Carroll.”
Role model: “My dad just because a lot of people tell you what to do and they don’t really follow the same stuff, but he leads by example and he’s an all-around great person. He’s done a lot for me and my family.”
Why Maryland? “Just because of the close family atmosphere and how with everyone there, it’s just like one big family.”

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About Matt Bracken

Matt Bracken was a lightly recruited football and tennis prospect out of East Lansing (Mich.) High School in 2001, but spurned all (nonexistent) scholarship offers to attend the University of Michigan. Matt graduated from UM in 2005, earned a master's degree in new media journalism from Northwestern University in 2006, and spent the first 11 months of his career as an online producer / videographer / blogger at the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson. He has worked at The Baltimore Sun since July 2007, where he currently serves as the deputy sports editor for digital.

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