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A 13-stop outing Saturday hints at greater production this fall. So, too, does Hartsfield’s comfort and ability to freelance in Maryland’s new 3-4 scheme.

“This is a more natural position, something like what I played in high school, like I played in my first couple years here,” said Hartsfield, whose Terps (1-0) visit Temple (1-0) on Saturday. “I have a lot more freedom. I can run around, I don’t have to worry about linemen as much — I still do, but that’s not my main priority.”

Priorities have changed over the years. That happens when a guy plays for four full-time defensive coordinators in a tumultuous five-year span with few dull moments providing a breather.

Hartsfield graduated high school a semester early in 2008 to come to Maryland. He did not play but traveled to road games throughout the ‘08 season, and became a mainstay in the lineup during his redshirt freshman season.

At times, it seems as if Hartsfield has played in College Park forever. He isn’t about to disagree.

“I know, right?” Hartsfield said. “I know. It’s unbelievable.”

It’s almost as mind-boggling as the Terps’ laid-back linebacker dancing in the streets of Daytona.