Little changed when the Terps released their depth chart entering Saturday’s game at Temple. None of the injured players kept out of the opener against William & Mary appeared. Maryland will likely wait until later this week for further evaluation on those players.
As far as the latest two-deep, punter Nathan Renfro is alone as the Terps punter after a stellar performance Saturday. The redshirt freshman boomed four punts for a 53-yard average, including a game-long of 60 yards.
As expected given Coach Randy Edsall’s teleconference Sunday, running back Justus Pickett takes over as the starter for Albert Reid after his six-yard touchdown provided the go-ahead points in Maryland’s 7-6 win over the Tribe. Reid, a freshman, looked solid in spurts, but was less consistent overall and lost a fumble. Both saw time in place of projected starter Brandon Ross, who was held out with a hamstring injury.
True freshman Caleb Rowe slots in behind Perry Hills as the backup quarterback. Rowe and sophomore receiver convert Devin Burns were listed as co-backups heading into Saturday.
Levern Jacobs is now the backup kick returner, but this should have little effect in the game. Stefon Diggs lined back solo on all three kickoffs William & Mary had. Each went sailing out of the end zone. Expect future teams to kick away from the electric freshman as well.
Jeff Hernandez became the solo backup to Tyler Cierski at fullback. Kenneth Goins Jr. is no longer on the depth chart.