Jacobs, Moore to start against South Florida

Posted at 10:31 PM, Sep 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-18 22:31:39-04

Terps football coach Randy Edsall earlier this week announced some pretty heavy changes to his offense that was blown out by Bowling Green 48-27. 

Edsall didn't stop at merely changing his starting quarterback. He also subbed out two of his wide receivers, setting up D.J. Moore for his first career start and Taivon Jacobs for his first start since last year's opener, when he sustained a season-ending knee injury.

Jacobs is the brother of Levern Jacobs, the only receiver to retain his starting job. Levern caught three passes for 32 yards and a touchdown against Bowling Green. 

Watch the video above to hear from Taivon Jacobs and what it's like playing with his brother. 

The Bulls and Terrapins met for the first time last season, and Maryland was fortunate to escape with a 24-17 victory. SFU led 17-14 in the fourth quarter before the Terps scored a touchdown on a blocked punt. South Florida forced six turnovers and Mack ran for 73 yards on 22 carries.

Game time is scheduled for Saturday at noon. 

The Associated Press contributed to this report.