Maryland may not know what quarterback they’ll be facing until Saturday evening when the two teams take the field.
Senior Justin Holman suffered a hamstring injury in the second quarter against Michigan last Saturday. Fellow senior Nick Patti filled in while Holman was out.
No matter which signal caller is in the game, the offensive scheme stays the same. The Knights run a very up-tempo offense similar to the Terps.
Both Holman and Patti are very athletic and possess a significant amount of speed. Both are able to run with the football if they have to.
Holman is by far the bigger of the two at 6’4/225 lbs. However, his long strides allow him to race down the field and make plays with his legs.
Holman is definitely the more accurate of the two. While he’s struggled early on this season, he’s proven that he’s capable of being extremely successful passing the football.
After all, he completed 56.9 percent of his passes and threw for 23 touchdowns during the 2014 season.
Central Florida will be able to have Maryland more of a test if Holman is able to play. If Patti gets the call, the Knights could be in for a long night.
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