High School sports

Meet the Recruit: Terps wide receiver commitment Malcolm Culmer

This is part of a series of 2012 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 1. All answers are provided by the featured player.

Name: Malcolm Culmer
Birthdate: Sept. 21, 1993
Birthplace: Atlanta
Hometown: Jersey City, N.J.
Height: 6-1
Weight: 175
Position: Wide receiver
Nickname: None
High School: Willingboro (N.J.) High
Senior statistics: 537 yards rushing on 68 carries, 38 receptions for 684 yards, 12 total touchdowns, and three interceptions.


Rankings: -- Two-star prospect. -- Two-star prospect, No. 236 wide receiver. -- Three-star prospect, No. 18 player in New Jersey, No. 58 athlete, 78 rating. -- Three-star prospect, No. 29 player in New Jersey, No. 126 wide receiver, 83 rating.
Bench max: 265
Squat: 290
40-yard dash: 4.4
Runner-up: Iowa
Other schools considered: Houston, Michigan, Rutgers
Favorite NFL player: Dez Bryant
Favorite NFL team: New York Giants
Favorite all-time Terp: Torrey Smith
Favorite music: Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy
Favorite book: Twilight
Favorite movie: Mission Impossible
Favorite TV show: South Park
Favorite food: Pizza
Favorite high school class: Math
Favorite thing about College Park: "Everything is together. I won't have to go far to have fun and see things, [and go to] Washington."
Other high school sports: Basketball, Track
Hobbies: "Playing sports, doing my chores at home, usually just hanging out."
Intended major: Undecided
Something that not many people know about you: "I have a real good sense of humor. I'm calm, but I'm really, really, really competitive."
Best football moment: "My freshman year, when I played against my rival team Holy Cross. I scored in 10 seconds. We drove down the field 50 yards to win the game."
Role model: "I don't really have a role model."
Why Maryland? "Maryland was the best choice because it felt like I got to know the players on my visits. I went to Maryland and felt like it was home and it was the right place for me to go. Also, I'm the type of person where I feel like everything happens for a reason. I felt like I committed for a reason. [Maryland is] the college I was supposed to go to."