"Patience" is the buzzword around the Gossett Football Team House these days.
That’s what is required of the
But you can't blame him for being a freshman, right?
When fourth-year quarterback
Same goes for the five-man front that
I've asked coaches why senior receiver Kevin Dorsey and tight end Matt Furstenburg have only three catches apiece through three games. Nobody wants to blame the quarterback because it's more complicated than that. But it's true that the more Hills can learn, the more variety you'll see in Maryland's offense.
Hills has completed 53.6 of his passes with three touchdowns and four interceptions.
"There's an effort to get the passing game going," Locksley said. "With a young quarterback, obviously coverages and things they do on defense dictate where the ball goes. We go in every game with a plan to try to get certain touches to certain people and then we've got to make adjustments. We'll only be able to do and go as far as our quarterback is able to take us. With each week we'll be able to build on the things that he's capable of getting executed."
* Maryland defensive coordinator Brian Stewart does have some experience coaching against West Virginia's brand of hurry-up offense. As the University of Houston's defensive coordinator, Stewart coached against the offense that Holgorsen -- formerly Houston's offensive coordinator -- had left behind.