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Marshall’s Rakeem Cato sets NCAA record for consecutive games with TD pass

Marshall trailed early on the road against FIU on Saturday, but quarterback Rakeem Cato still led the Thundering Herd to a win to remain undefeated. He did so while making some history as well. Cato’s first of four touchdowns on Saturday set the NCAA record for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass. Saturday’s game was the 39th straight game Cato has thrown a touchdown...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marshall's Cato sets NCAA passing touchdown record

MIAMI (AP) Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato has set an NCAA record, throwing a touchdown pass in his 39th consecutive game. Cato's 1-yard throw to Ryan Yurachek with five seconds remaining in the first quarter of the 25th-ranked Thundering Herd's game at FIU on Saturday set the mark. He came into the game sharing the Football Bowl Subdivision record with Russell Wilson,...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Year’s bowl game within CSU’s grasp

It’s time to start keeping tabs on those Pirates from East Carolina. And that Thundering Herd from Marshall, too. Yes, I know. You didn’t even know there WAS an “East” Carolina. And the most anyone knows about Marshall is that they made a movie about them. But when the AP College Football Poll was released earlier this week, there were no “South” or “North” Carolina’s...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall Thundering Herd at FIU Golden Panthers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the undefeated Marshall Thundering Herd will travel to take on the FIU Golden Panthers in a match-up of two Conference USA schools. No. 25 Marshall has began the season 6-0 and will be looking for more when they take on FIU (3-4) in this one. Coverage of the game between Marshall and FIU will begin at 6:00 pm ET but you will need to check your local listings for a channel...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall-FIU Preview

Marshall's Rakeem Cato finds himself in the company of Super Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson. On Saturday night, he could be in a class of his own. Cato will try to surpass Wilson for sole possession of the NCAA record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass when the No. 25 Thundering Herd visit FIU. Cato threw for 337 yards and three scores in last week's 49...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Gang Of Five Isn’t Much Of A Gang — College Football Has To Do Something About It

In much the same way that college football should easily be able to amend the rule in which the clock can re-start in the final minutes of regulation even after a penalty committed by the offense (hello, Alabama-Arkansas game), the sport should also be able to tweak one aspect of its postseason for the 2015 season and beyond. October isn’t even half-over, and yet it’s nakedly...
Via The Student Section
7 days ago  |  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

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 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

Marshall Baseball Player finds a way to Steal Spotlight from Guy who took a Bottle Rocket to his Ass

Prepare yourself for one of the most biggest scene stealing drama queen stories in college sports history. The Thundering Herd of Marshall should banish this guy from campus. From UPI: A West Virginia college student is suing a fraternity for negligence, claiming he fell off a deck because a bottle rocket went off in another student’s rectum. Louis Helmburg III of Marshall...
Via Sorry Bro: Sports Through Houser
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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