"I think a lot of it depends upon who you're playing," he continued. "Do I bring it out or not? I like our kickoff return. We'll bring it out every shot we get."
Teams also must deal with new onside kick rules that allow receiving teams to fair catch onside kicks after the ball has hit the ground once. That negates kickers going for one big bounce while their teammates try to run under it.
"It's going to change the kickers a little bit," he said. "Teams are still trying to determine how to onside kick it. I think it'll be determined by what your kicker does best."
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THE HERD had crowd noise pumped into Joan C. Edwards Stadium during Tuesday's practice. It was a necessity, Holliday said, especially since they'll open the season at the raucous Mylan Puskar Stadium in what will be the end of the current "Friends of Coal Bowl" series with West Virginia University.
"You have to prepare for it," he said. "You just don't go out there the first time and all of a sudden some guys who've never had to operate (in it) are out there. As long as you prepare for it, it's not an issue. We'll prepare for it."
Contact sportswriter Derek Redd at derek.r...@dailymail.com or 304-348-1712. His blog is at blogs.dailymail.com/marshall.