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Maryland transfer expected to join Thundering Herd

When Marshall University's football team takes the field Wednesday, expect a new player to make an appearance. And, he's a player who made national headlines previously in NCAA Division I. Former University of Maryland linebacker Shawn Petty, a 6-foot-2, 240-pound product out of Greenbelt, Md., is expected to join the Thundering Herd after finalizing his transfer paperwork...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall Football: Thundering Herd Get New All-Kelly Green Uniforms (PHOTO)

Well, finally we get to show these things off. Our new Kelly Green uniforms for the 2014 season. Hope you enjoy! pic.twitter.com/m8FInxSqya — Marshall Equipment (@HerdEquipment) August 10, 2014...Story
Via Lost Lettermen
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall Unveils New Green Jerseys for 2014

Marshall could be set for a special year in 2014, as the Thundering Herd has a favorable path to an undefeated record in the regular season.And in...
Via Athlon Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Marshall Unveils Very Green New Uniforms

Expectations are incredibly high for the Marshall Thundering Herd in 2014. Led by a Heisman hopeful in quarterback Rakeem Cato, many think that the Conference USA power has the ability to run the table this season, and make choosing the first set of four teams for the College Football Playoff that much trickier.  Marshall will certainly look slick as they make their bid for an undefeated...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall Officially Launches Rakeem Cato’s Heisman Campaign With Catoin14.com

The Heisman Trophy is given to the nation’s best college football player according to his play on the field, but there is always a certain amount of politicking that goes on in the race. It is especially important for small schools that want to get their stars on the map. Marshall is starting early on quarterback Rakeem Cato’s Heisman campaign, and have launched a website all...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall RB Kevin Grooms dismissed after felony burglary charge

After his third arrest in a span of 16 months, Marshall has dismissed junior running back Kevin Grooms. Per a report from the Charleston Daily Mail citing jail records, Grooms was arrested Saturday and charged with burglary, domestic assault by threat, petit larceny and fleeing by foot. The burglary charge is a felony. Marshall issued a statement Saturday saying Grooms had been...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall expects nothing less than Conference Championship

Marshall coach Doc Holliday with Quarterback Rakeem Cato and Defensive Lineman James Rouse were on hand for Conference USA’s 2014 Media Days.  In his 5th year at the helm, coach Holliday had his team believing they should expect nothing less than an Conference USA Championship.  Let the chips fall where they may as the Thundering Herd are looking to shake up the College Football...
Via NCAA Football Zone
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc Holliday and Rich Rodriguez now have something else in common

Marshall University head coach Doc Holliday and Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez now have something else in common beyond coaching at WVU and their current schools are making it clear that they will pay if they choose to go back. Just like Rodriguez back in May, Holliday signed a contract extension with his current school today. And just like Rodriguez, Holliday’s buyout goes...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall coach Doc Holliday receives two-year contract extension

Marshall football coach Doc Holliday has received a two-year contract extension that includes a bump in incentives. MU athletic director Mike Hamrick announced the extension Monday afternoon. “Coach Holliday has made Marshall football relevant again,” Hamrick said in a press release. “With his leadership, the Thundering Herd is on its way to competing for championships on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall to hire Dan D'Antoni as its next men's basketball coach

Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick announced early Thursday that his school's search for a new men's basketball coach is complete, and a source confirmed to CBSSports.com that Dan D'Antoni will fill the position. D'Antoni is the brother of Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni. The development was first reported by WSAZ-TV's Keith Morehouse. D'Antoni, 66...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall RB Grooms suspended after domestic battery arrest

Marshall University says running back Kevin Grooms has been suspended indefinitely after his arrest on charges of misdemeanor domestic battery and obstructing an officer. A booking officer at the Western Regional Jail in Barboursville said the 21-year-old Grooms was being held there after his arrest early Saturday in Huntington. Police in Huntington could not be reached for additional...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall's Groom suspended after arrest in W.Va.

Marshall University says running back Kevin Grooms has been suspended indefinitely after his arrest on charges of misdemeanor domestic battery and obstructing an officer. A booking officer at the Western Regional Jail in Barboursville said the 21-year-old Grooms was being held there after his arrest early Saturday in Huntington. Police in Huntington could not be reached for additional...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall Thundering Herd Gives Fans a Pair of Real Laugh-Out-Loud Moments

Football is a game. It is supposed to be fun for us to watch and even more fun for the guys involved to play. Typically the enjoyment we get from watching the game comes from awesome tackles, bruising runs, big passes, bone-crunching sacks, and all sorts of other awesome plays. But sometimes the most fun and enjoyment can be had courtesy of the blooper reel. Gifulmination...
Via FatManWriting
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: A Ref Stopped Play During Marshall-MTSU Last Night To Reprimand The Band

Last night, an incredible football game took place between the Marshall Thundering Herd and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. MTSU actually edged out Marshall by throwing a touchdown pass on the final play of regulation to finish off a wild 51-49 win. But the best part of the game — okay maybe not the best, but another pretty amusing part — came early in the second quarter when...
Via College Spun
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Louisville Commit Ryan Taylor Signs With Marshall

Former Louisville commit Ryan Taylor has signed a letter of intent with the Marshall Thundering Herd. Taylor was committed to Louisville for nearly two years, however academic issues led to Louisville and Taylor mutually parting ways. He was originally a member of the 2011, but  reclassified to 2012 and attended prep school at Hargrave Military Academy this past season. Taylor averaged...
Via The Cardinal Connect
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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