Updated: February 1, 2013
2012: Had a great preseason, but ended up just missing the cut for the dress squad … Continued to hone his game on the scout team … Recorded a 275-pound bench press, a 265-pound front squat and a 215-pound push jerk in fall scout team testing.
2011: Was redshirted while working on the scout team offense … Had a 36-inch vertical jump during spring testing … Had two catches for 43 yards, including a 32-yard touchdown catch, during one of the team’s spring scrimmages … Caught a 22-yard TD pass and finished with two grabs for 44 yards in another scrimmage.
High School: Attended South Carroll High School in Sykesville, Md., before graduating from Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville, Va. ... Played wide receiver and returned kicks ... Named All-Carroll County and Small School All-State in Maryland as a junior at South Carroll ... Was an All-Cedar Run District and All-Northwest Region pick for Group AAA as a senior ... Also tabbed to the Washington Post All-Met team ... Had 38 receptions for 628 yards and seven TD as a junior ... Racked up 48 receptions for 634 yards and 11 TD as a senior while serving as a team captain ... Added 283 yards and a TD on the ground ... Lettered in track three times during high school career ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: David Thomas Mellstrom ... Born on 1/1/93 ... Son of Greg and Elizabeth Mellstrom … Enrolled in general engineering.