Maryland

Maryland LB Hartsfield Out For Year With Torn ACL

View Comments
Temple v Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland middle linebacker Demetrius Hartsfield is out for the season with a torn ACL.

It’s the latest in a series of serious injuries for the Terrapins, who have already lost four quarterbacks and starting wide receiver Marcus Leak for the year.

Hartsfield, a senior, leads Maryland with 78 tackles. The injury occurred last Saturday in the second quarter of a 33-13 loss to Georgia Tech.

Coach Randy Edsall says, “This is another tough loss for the program. … To have his senior year cut short is disheartening.”

Hartsfield has 3 1/2 sacks, an interception and two fumble recoveries.  His 338 career tackles  ranks 15th in school history.

Maryland (4-5, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) has three games left in the season. The Terrapins play at No. 10 Clemson on Saturday.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 5,217 other followers