Random Thoughts from the Terps Bye Week

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Random Thoughts from the Terps Bye Week
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Thrust into a situation even he couldn’t have imagined just weeks ago, freshman quarterback Perry Hills turned in his strongest effort to date against West Virginia and is slowly improving. Patience, like wins, might be hard to come by in his inaugural season, but he developed a nice offensive groove against the Mountaineers. Short passes like those bubble screens to Matt Furstenburg or short crossing routes to Stefon Diggs are his bread and butter right now while Hills still works through the nuances of offensive coordinator Mike Locksley’s system. Hills is a mobile quarterback, but his zone reads need work. He’s routinely overshot receivers on the deep ball, save that 22-yard over-the-shoulder fade route to Furstenburg against Temple. The Terps need him to be accurate in the short game, and let playmakers like Diggs and Marcus Leak do work after the catch. Of course, that’s all dependent on Hills actually staying upright in the pocket. He’s been sacked the second-most times of any quarterback nationally. …

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