Heyward-Bey's deadline

Tracking The Terps

December 19, 2008|By JEFF BARKER

Maryland junior receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey has a deadline looming: Jan. 15. That's the early entry deadline for underclassmen to declare for the NFL draft.

Heyward-Bey might not have had huge numbers this season - he finished only honorable mention All-Atlantic Coast Conference - but he's the real deal. He's speedy, he's tall enough (6 feet 2), and he has shown a Santana Moss-like ability to go up and pull deep balls away from defenders. And he has an outsized, NFL-style personality.

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