Did you know Maryland senior tight end Matt Furstenburg has been named to the preseason watch list for the John Mackey Award? Now you do. Given annually to the top collegiate tight end in the nation,Furstenburg is one of 33 players on the list. Furstenburg, a consensus preseason first team All-ACC selection,caught 31 passes for 348 yards and two touchdowns last season. He rankedthird among ACC tight ends in receptions and receiving yards per game year ago. He was also named to the Mackey Award midseason watch list last year, but didnt make the semifinalist list. The award, which has been presented since 2000, is named for NFL Hall of Famer John Mackey.
Terps TE on Mackey award watch list
July 11, 2012, 1:52 pm