"I know," said Maas.
Even after his subpar performance, Marino fulfilled his role as The Candidate; a full hour after the game, he was still in uniform, patiently answering reporters' questions. Rock star Stephen Stills stopped by to see Marino, whom he had met at a recent Crosby-Stills-Nash gig in Pittsburgh. "He's a nice kid," said Stills. "He wore my jersey on stage," said Marino.
Another impostor seemed to be wearing Marino's jersey against North Carolina, but thanks to Pitt's defense, it didn't matter.