A transfer from Maryland who sat out during the 2012 season, but has two years of eligibility remaining...Played in 14 games with the Terps, including starting all 12 games during his sophomore season.
Transitioned to center in the spring and started every game at the position as a senior...Selected to the All-SEC Second Team by the league's coaches and Third Team All-SEC by Phil Steele...Played in the 2015 Senior Bowl...Selected as the Fergie Ferguson Leadership Award winner as voted on by his teammates...Voted the offensive co-MVP by his teammates and selected for the Greg See Tenacity Award...On the Rimington Trophy Watch List...Graded at 97 percent on 757 total plays...He had over 35 knockdowns and was a two-time SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week, against Eastern Michigan and Georgia...Voted a captain for the season by his teammates...Earned the Gene Elleson Community Service Award for his efforts off the field...Also earned the Iron Gator Strength & Conditioning team award...Helped an offensive line that allowed just 16 sacks on the year, third-best in the SEC...Paved the way for 187.7 rushing yards per game, including five games over 200 yards and a season-high 418 against Georgia.
In his first season as a Gator, he started all 12 games, playing mostly left guard and left tackle...Named a team captain against Vanderbilt...Won the Scrap Iron Award following the Toledo, Tennessee and Arkansas games.
Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules...Named the Scout Team Player of the Week against BGSU, LSU and Florida State.
At Maryland...One of only five Terps to play in and start all 12 games...Started every game at left tackle...Made his first career start in Maryland's victory over Miami.
At Maryland...Saw action in two games (vs. FSU and vs. ECU) as a reserve left tackle.
An explosive lineman with excellent quickness...An honorable mention Class 5A All-Georgia honoree as a senior...Ranked No. 58 on the SuperPrep Georgia 83...Rated as the 58th-best player in the state of Georgia by Rivals.com...Ranked No. 51 nationally among offensive tackles by Scout.com...Ranked No. 52 nationally among offensive tackles by Scouts, Inc...Competed in track (50-9 in shot; 120-6 in discus)...Traveled to Australia in the summer of 2009 to compete in World Track meet...Chose to attend Maryland out of high school while also considering Alabama, Vanderbilt, Clemson, Florida State, N.C. State and Wake Forest...Coached by Keith Maloof.
05/05/2015 - A closer look at the Broncos' nine picks: Round 4/133 -- Max Garcia, C/G, 6-4, 309, Florida...Garcia started at center in 2014 for the Gators, but played left guard and left tackle the previous season. He will provide immediate depth on the interior. He doesn't fit Kubiak's usual template for zone-blocking centers, but his toughness and resilience -- which he displayed going against first-round pick Danny Shelton during Senior Bowl week -- caught the Broncos' attention. - The Sports Xchange