Shawn Petty is listed at 230 pounds, but he looked bigger than that as he took practice snaps in the end zone last week, dwarfing the other skill-position players standing around him.
Petty — the converted freshman linebacker who will start at quarterback for the Terps against Georgia Tech on Saturday — seemed almost as wide as the center hiking him the ball during warmups before the Boston College game.
He outweighs each of the four previous Maryland quarterbacks — all sidelined by season-ending injuries — by at least 25 pounds.
"I was surprised he was listed at 230. I had him at 240 pounds," said Tom Green, Petty's coach at Greenbelt's Eleanor Roosevelt...