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Marshall falls to No. 3 Louisville, 59-28

HUNTINGTON — The Marshall University football team was facing a large mountain to climb coming into the game with the No. 3-ranked Cardinals of Louisville — and that challenge was more than doubled when the Thundering Herd had to face U of L on Saturday night without starting sophomore Chase Litton, who was reportedly suffering […] The post Marshall falls to No. 3 Louisville...
Via The Herd Insider
1 day ago

Jackson shines again, No. 3 Louisville beats Marshall 59-28

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Lamar Jackson threw five touchdown passes, ran for two more scores and No. 3 Louisville breezed past Marshall 59-28 on Saturday night. Jackson capped off a September to remember with another solid effort against an overmatched opponent. The sophomore completed 24 of 44 passes for a career-high 417 yards against a Marshall secondary whose most experienced...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chase Litton Reportedly Out For Sellout Against Louisville

This story includes information from Brett McMurphy, ESPN College football reporter; his story can be found at http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/17625282/marshall-thundering-herd-qb-chase-litton-louisville-cardinals Marshall starting quarterback Chase Litton will not play against Louisville on Saturday night, a source told ESPN’s College Football Reporter Brett McMurphy...
Via The Herd Insider
1 day ago

Marshall QB Chase Litton out vs Louisville with concussion

The Marshall Thundering Herd were already coming in to today’s game against the No. 3 Louisville Cardinals as overwhelming underdogs. They will now have to contend with starting quarterback Chase Litton being out. ESPN’s Brett McMurphy reported that Litton will miss today’s game as he is dealing with a concussion. The Herd will now likely go with true freshman Garet Morell...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago

Limiting mistakes key for Marshall against No. 3 Louisville

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Marshall already has seen the best and worst of quarterback Chase Litton this season. The Thundering Herd's chances against No. 3 Louisville on Saturday night will rest on the sophomore relying on what went right in the opener against an FCS school, not last week's turnover-plagued embarrassment against Akron. Litton is the latest ''other'' quarterback...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Herd Insider Magazine vol 19 #2 – Read It Here

Our latest issue of Herd Insider Magazine is hot off the presses, and being mailed to our loyal subscribers across the country today. The second of our pre-season issues features a Q&A with Marshall University president Dr. Jerome “Jerry” Gilbert about academics and athletics; a story on one of Huntington’s high school and college athletics […] The post Herd Insider Magazine...
Via The Herd Insider
4 days ago

Marshall’s Blair Gets First MLB Win At Mets

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Former Marshall University pitcher Aaron Blair came off the disabled list on Monday, Sept. 12, and then started for the Atlanta Braves in their first game against the Mets at Citi Field in New York City. Blair went six complete, quality innings, allowing two earned runs, four hits, a walk and […] The post Marshall’s Blair Gets First MLB Win At Mets appeared...
Via The Herd Insider
5 days ago

Marshall Athletics Set To Honor 2016 Hall of Fame Class

HUNTINGTON — The Marshall University Athletics Hall of Fame Committee announced the 2016 induction class for the Hall of Fame in May, and this Friday night on the Marshall campus, as well as at the Marshall-Akron game on Saturday, those new members of the HOF will be honored. “This class represents some of the finest […] The post Marshall Athletics Set To Honor 2016 Hall of...
Via The Herd Insider
13 days ago

Litton throws 6 TD's, Marshall blasts Morgan St 62-0

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Chase Litton completed 13 of his 16 passes for 309 yards with six first half touchdown passes and Marshall cruised past Morgan State 62-0 on Saturday night. Four of Litton's six TD strikes were from 30-plus yards out. Michael Clark caught a pair of touchdowns, while Deon-Tay McManus, Emanuel Byrd, Justin Hunt, and Ryan Yuracheck each caught one. Tony Pittman...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Chase Litton back to lead Marshall at quarterback

Marshall has never had four consecutive 10-win seasons in its history. While that might seem like a stretch in 2016, coach Doc Holliday is confident in the ability of quarterback Chase Litton to put the Thundering Herd in the hunt for a Conference USA championship. Holliday has gone 33-8 since 2013, including a conference title in 2014 and a 10-3 finish last season when Litton was...
Via Associated Press
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

LB Raheim Huskey dismissed from Marshall

Raheim Huskey has had a pretty rocky career with the Marshall Thundering Herd and now it has come to an end. It was announced on Tuesday that the once starting middle linebacker has been dismissed from the school for what was only described as a violation of team rules. Huskey has been up-and-down with Thundering Herd over the last two years as he was the projected starter at middle...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Vinny Curry donates $200,000 to Marshall for stadium renovation

The Marshall Thundering Herd are looking to make some renovations to Joan C. Edwards Stadium, but that certainly takes a lot of money. They will be getting some help from former defensive end Vinny Curry, who recently donated $200,000 to the school. Curry is one of the best players in the Thundering Herd’s history and he is still pretty connected with the school. He even wears...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Doc Holliday makes changes to Marshall coaching staff

A gaping hole was left in the Marshall coaching staff when the team lost assistant coach Mike Furrey last month. The wide receivers coach left the team after accepting an offer for the head coaching position at Limestone College in South Carolina. With the upcoming season no longer far away, Doc Holliday is making his final adjustments to his 2016 coaching staff. Marshall has confirmed...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Elmore hits 5 3-pointers, Marshall beats North Texas 97-78

DENTON, Texas (AP) Jon Elmore hit five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points, and Stevie Browning scored a career-high 19 to help Marshall beat North Texas 97-78 Thursday night. James Kelly had 15 points, while C.J. Burks scored 10 for Marshall, which has scored at least 90 points in each of its last four games. The Thundering Herd (8-9, 4-0 Conference USA) won on the road for...
Via Associated Press
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

West Virginia Basketball: Mountaineers run by Marshall

When the final horn sounded, the scoreboard showed West Virginia winning 86-68, but the final score didn’t indicate how close of game this actually was. Marshall played WVU even throughout most of the first half, but West Virginia stole the momentum going into halftime when they went on a 7-0 and eventually went into the break with a three point lead. Marshall was able to hang...
Via isportsweb.com
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ex-Marshall player proposes to girlfriend at tailgate

For many college football fans, tailgating is just as important at the game. For one pair of Marshall football fans, the event is even more special. Former Marshall player Joe Browning hosted a special tailgate before Saturday’s win over Norfolk State, during which he proposed to his girlfriend Abbi Hall. Marshall was there to get it all on video. SHE SAID YES!!!! @HerdFB...
Via College Spun
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Which transfer QBs performed the best in week one?

Week one of the college football season is in the book! Make sure you read all of our articles about week one and check out yesterday’s roundtable about the biggest surprises of week one. Today, we continue to look back at week one as TSS associate editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey and special rotating guests in our weekly roundtable discussing...
Via The Student Section
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Marshall Football Is Fired Up After Its Win Over Purdue

Marshall is coming off of a fantastic 13-1 2014 season, while Purdue struggled to a 3-9 record. Today’s game at Marshall was not expected to be a highlight of the opening weekend of college football, but it was the only Sunday game, and fans were treated to a pretty exciting affair. In the end, the game was bookended by two pick-sixes for Marshall’s Tiquan Lang on the first play...
Via College Spun
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Purdue QB throws pick-six on first pass of season

Some guys have all the luck. Purdue quarterback Austin Appleby is not one of those guys. On the junior’s first pass attempt of the 2015 season, Marshall defensive back Tiquan Lang jumped a slant route and opened the game with a 30-yard interception return for a touchdown. Last season, Appleby completed 52.9 percent of his passes, tossing 10 touchdowns compared to 11 picks...
Via Sportsnaut
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

QB Cole Carvin Leaving Marshall

Marshall rising sophomore quarterback Cole Garvin has announced he will leave the program to pursue other opportunities. Grant Traylor of the Herald-Dispatch reported the story. Marshall QB Cole Garvin confirmed through text message that he is leaving @HerdFB to pursue other opportunities. — Grant Traylor (@GrantTraylor) May 7, 2015 In his sole season for the Thundering Herd...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Marshall Will Wear Special Helmets This Week To Honor U.S. Army, Casualties In 1970 Plane Crash

Marshall football is going to have special helmets when it takes on Rice this weekend, according to a tweet sent out by athletic director Mike Hamrick. The undefeated Thundering Herd will wear lids that honor the 75 people who passed away in the 1970 plane crash that was carrying members of the school’s football team, coaches and boosters. The helmets will also pay homage to members...
Via College Spun
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

C-USA hired PR firm to help Marshall’s playoff chances

In less than a week, college football’s playoff selection committee will release its first rankings. Mississippi State and Ole Miss will be near the top, barring slip ups this weekend. So will Florida State, who doesn’t play again until after the initial rankings are released. Among the schools not likely to be particularly high is Marshall. That, however, hasn’t stopped Conference...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Gate Crashers: Marshall Thundering Herd

The Marshall Thundering Herd may be the longest of shots that have been highlighted in this collection of potential teams that could grab the at large big in the major bowl games, more so than Louisiana-Lafayette. Marshall faces a difficult challenge that is their schedule. It’s not difficult in terms of whom they play, it’s difficult in terms of they have no chance for a win...
Via The Student Section
August 26, 2014  |  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
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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