Saturday, September 1, 2018

University of Albany Football's Holmes Stars In Season Opener Vs Pitt - UAlbany Sports 2018


UAlbany Sports Information 09-01-2018

Short story: Freshman receiver Dev Holmes caught for 148 yards in his debut and Vince Testaverde threw for 263 in his first collegiate start in the University at Albany football team’s 33-7 season-opening loss to Pittsburgh on Saturday.

 Key stats - Freshman receiver Dev Holmes caught nine passes for 148 yards and a touchdown. He tied for the seventh-highest single-game receiving total in program history. - The Great Danes put up 323 yards of total offense against an Atlantic Coast Conference opponent. - Levi Metheny, making his first career start at middle linebacker, led the defense with 13 tackles.

 Quote Head Coach Greg Gattuso: “I thought we settled in, played a lot better as the game progressed, started making more plays and got a few turnovers. Offensively, we moved the ball, had people open. I thought Vincent played a good football game. … All in all, the first thing for me is effort, heart, and I thought we played hard.”


 Freshman wide receiver Dev Holmes caught a touchdown and Vince Testaverde threw his first career TD pass, but the Univesity at Albany football team lost its season opener, 33-7, to Pittsburgh on Saturday at Heinz Field. Facing an Atlantic Coast Conference foe and playing in the home of the Pittsburgh Steelers, UAlbany posted 323 yards of total offense. Holmes, from Troy, N.Y., caught nine passes for 148 yards in his debut, and Testaverde completed 18 of 29 attempts for 263 yards in making his first start for the Great Danes.

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