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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
4 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
13 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall dismisses Chris Thomas

Marshall University guard Chris Thomas was dismissed from the Thundering Herd men’s basketball program, a Tuesday news release from the school said. No reason was given for the dismissal.
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 46 Marshall Thundering Herd season preview

The Marshall Thundering Herd broke through as a top team in Conference-USA in 2013 as head coach John “Doc” Holliday led the team to its first 10-win season since 2002.   The Marshall offense only returns five starters from last year’s team; however, their offensive star in senior quarterback Rakeem Cato is one of those returning. Cato lived up to last season’s high expectations...
Via College Football Universe
May 26, 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

Beat a Marshall Football Player in a Race and Win $3000

Papa Johns and the Marshall University football team are giving a student the opportunity to win $3000 to go toward tuition and books. All you have to do is beat a football player in the 40-yard dash.   Our friends at @PapaJohns stepping up to help @HerdFB. Time to compete MU students. #protecttheM#THEHERDpic.twitter.com/0BBMq01MJD — Aaron Goebbel (@AaronGoebbel) April 10, 2014...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike D'Antoni Receives Inquiry From Marshall

Mike D'Antoni has received interest from Marshall on their head coaching vacancy. Sources said that the Thundering Herd have pursued D'Antoni before and made this latest inquiry because they "always sound him out" any time the position becomes available. Sources say D'Antoni is highly unlikely to end up at Marshall even if he's not retained by the Los Angeles...
Via RealGM
March 27, 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

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

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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