Name: Will Ulmer.
High school: St. John’s (D.C.) College High School
Height, weight: 6 feet 1, 190 pounds.
Rank: Three stars by 247sports and four stars by ESPN.com.
— Randy Edsall (@RandyEdsall) February 5, 2014
>> Ulmer spurned offers from Florida State, Miami, Nebraska, Rutgers, Virginia Tech and Wisconsin to remain close to home, committing to Maryland this April.
“I felt comfortable with it. Every time I go up, I just feel more and more that I’m supposed to be there,” Ulmer said after committing to Maryland. “I feel I can adapt real well, get on the field very early and help win the national title or just help build the whole program up.”
>> Mostly known as a run-first quarterback who needs to improve his passing to challenge for playing time at the next level, Ulmer averaged 112 rushing yards per game during his junior season with the Cadets.
“I feel like I’m a dynamic player, which means whenever I have the ball in my hands, I want to throw a touchdown or run a touchdown,” Ulmer told colleague Brandon Parker. “I just try to make people miss in open space and do my thing.”
>> Selected to the Under Armour all-American game, Ulmer primarily lined up at wide receiver during practices, though it looks like, as the only quarterback of Maryland’s class of 2014, he will be given a shot at his favorite position over the summer.
>> He has big dreams:
ALREADY READY FOR THE heisman PRESENTATION. pic.twitter.com/UxqD6mc1dD
— Will Ulmer (@AllamericanWU3) February 3, 2014