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Marshall, Cato upend Maryland in Military Bowl

Marshall accomplished everything it set out to do in the Military Bowl. With an uplifting 31-20 victory over Maryland on Friday, the Thundering Herd provided their seniors with a lasting memory and laid the groundwork for success in 2014. Marshall (10-4) doubled its win total of a year ago and reached double digits in victories for the first time since 2002. ''It's...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

QB Rakeem Cato Leads Marshall to Victory in Military Bowl

The 2013 Military Bowl started off with a sky diver flying into the stadium, but the aerial assault did not stop there. Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato lit up the Maryland defense for 337 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Thundering Herd to a 31-20 win over the Terrapins.@cjzero/TwitterCato  got the scoring started off with a one-yard pass to Tommy Shuler to put Marshall on...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Cato throws for 3 TDs as Marshall downs Maryland in Military Bowl

Maryland had just marched 99 yards to take a fourth-quarter lead, and it was up to Marshall to either respond or succumb. "These kids never flinched," coach Doc Holliday said. "The one thing I like about this group is that it didn't matter." With standout quarterback Rakeem Cato leading the way, the Thundering Herd scored two touchdowns in the final 12 minutes...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall beats Maryland 31-20 in Military Bowl

Rakeem Cato threw for 337 yards and three touchdowns, and Marshall used two fourth-quarter scores to rally past Maryland 31-20 Friday in the Military Bowl. The Thundering Herd (10-4) trailed 20-17 before Cato brought them back. After directing a 63-yard march to put Marshall up 24-20 with 12:05 left, Cato clinched it with an 8-yard touchdown throw to Gator Hoskins with 3:42 to play...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Military Bowl breakdown: Marshall vs. Maryland

Marshall vs. Maryland Friday, Dec. 27, 2:30 p.m., ESPN KEY MATCHUP After starting the season 4-0 and breaking into the AP top-25, Maryland has found little to no success against formidable offenses. Florida State hung 63 on the Terps in a shutout victory. Clemson posted 40. In fact, the Terps have not held a team under 20 points since the FSU beatdown. Marshall has no trouble scoring...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Conference USA Championship Game: Staff predictions

Rakeem Cato and Marshall look to pick up a difficult win at Rice. Photo: USA Today Sports While we have been spending time breaking down the conference championship games for the big boy conferences, we have some thoughts to share on what should be an entertaining Conference USA Championship Game between Rice and Marshall. Rice gets the home field advantage in this year's...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall and Southern Miss struggle to recover fumble in hilarious GIF

Marshall Thundering Herd quarterback Rakeem Cato was scrambling to get away from pressure when he coughed the ball up.  Southern Mississippi looked like they would recover the ball, but they couldn’t fall on it.  Marshall and USM then spent the next few seconds scrambling around the field trying to recover a fumble that looked like a hot potato.  Might want to work on being...
Via Diehardsport
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall rolls to 52-14 victory over Miami (Ohio)

Rakeem Cato threw five touchdown passes for Marshall in a 52-14 victory over Miami (Ohio) in the season opener for both teams Saturday night. Cato had a game-changing third quarter with three touchdown passes to break a tie and ignite 37 unanswered points for the Thundering Herd. Cato led the nation in passing yards and completions per game last season. Marshall's 304 total...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Rakeem Cato: The Next Lengendary Marshall Quarterback

First there was Chad Pennington, then there was Byron Leftwich, and now there’s Rakeem Cato. Photo Credit: Mark Webb/The Herald-Dispatch Marshall fans have been waiting for the third coming and he has finally come. This season with the help of their slinger, a great receiving core, and former Marshall slinger and Assistant Head Coach Tony Peterson Marshall’s offense ranked...
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Cato picks up Marshall in Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl

Rakeem Cato threw for 224 yards and two touchdowns to help Marshall beat Florida International 20-10 in the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl on Tuesday night.
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss
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