Long, a D.C. native and Dunbar High graduate, was the National Junior College Athletic Association’s top-ranked receiver in catches (100), yards (1,625) and touchdowns (25). A first-team All-American, the 6-foot-1, 195-pound sophomore led Iowa Western Community College to the NJCAA national championship.
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Long spent his freshman year at New Mexico, catching 47 passes for a team-high 809 receiving yards and four touchdowns. He played for current Terps offensive coordinator Mike Locksley, who then served as the Lobos’ head coach.
Altamirano, a 6-foot-3, 290-pound linemen, spent two seasons at San Diego Mesa College, earning first-team All-Southern California Football Association honors this fall.
“I am very happy to have Silvano come in and be part of our offensive line at the University of Maryland,” Edsall said. “He has the explosiveness, speed, pulling ability and toughness that we want from our offensive linemen.”
Long and Altamirano will both enroll at Maryland next month and participate in spring practice. Both players will have two years of eligibility remaining.