MARSHALL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Marshall feels comfortable with spot in Conference USA

The Marshall Thundering Herd joined Conference USA in 2005, and since then have racked up a total record of 72-65 with five bowl appearances. With them having their name come up in conference realignment, the team is making it pretty clear that they are happy with their position right now. Marshall President Jerome Gilbert spoke at the Paint the Capital City Green pep rally on Thursday...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiquan Lang Dismissed From Marshall Football

In an email sent to the Marshall football media at 2:22 p.m. on Friday, Thundering Herd senior safety Tiquan Lang is no longer a member of the team. Head Coach Doc Holliday was quoted as, “”Marshall senior safety Tiquan Lang has been dismissed due to a violation of team rules and policies.” The note added there […] The post Tiquan Lang Dismissed From Marshall Football appeared...
Via The Herd Insider
4 days ago

Marshall Announces 2016-17 Men’s Hoops Schedule 

HUNTINGTON — Marshall coach Dan D’Antoni announced the Thundering Herd’s 2016-17 men’s basketball schedule today. The out-of-conference schedule is highlighted by seven home games in the Cam Henderson Center and trips to The Ohio State University in the Big Ten Conference, the University of Cincinnati in the American Athletic Conference and to the University of […] The...
Via The Herd Insider
18 days ago

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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Marshall Football Roster (as of 8-9-16)

HUNTINGTON – They say you can’t tell the players without a program, and for fans of Marshall football a roster is a golden ticket to enjoy the first two weeks of open practices for the public. Here at Herd Insider, we are happy to pass along the official roster distributed by the Marshall Thundering Herd […] The post 2016 Marshall Football Roster (as of 8-9-16) appeared first...
Via The Herd Insider
22 days ago

Marshall Takes Field Monday AM To Start 2016 Fall Camp

HUNTINGTON — On the kind of practice morning the offensive linemen will wish later this week wasn’t wasted without full pads — that comes Friday — the Marshall Thundering Herd of Doc Holliday took to the James F. Edwards Field inside the Joan C. Edwards Stadium for day one, practice one of the 2016 season. […] The post Marshall Takes Field Monday AM To Start 2016 Fall Camp...
Via The Herd Insider
22 days ago

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

Kelly comes up big in OT, Marshall tops W. Kentucky, 96-93

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) James Kelly scored seven straight points to give Marshall the lead in overtime and Stevie Browning added two free throws to put away a 96-93 victory over Western Kentucky Saturday night. The win keeps Marshall tied with Middle Tennessee in second place in the Conference USA standings, two games behind Alabama-Birmingham. Kelly gave the Thundering Herd...
Via Associated Press
February 13, 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

Marshall, UConn have plenty to play for St. Petersburg Bowl

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Marshall has a shot at another 10-victory season and Connecticut can finish with a winning record for the first time in five years. So don't try to convince the Thundering Herd (9-3) and Huskies (6-6) the stakes aren't high in Saturday's St. Petersburg Bowl. Both teams have enjoyed a week of fun in the Florida sun, while also focussing on what they want...
Via Associated Press
December 25, 2015  |  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

Marshall extends Doc Holliday through 2021

The Marshall Thundering Herd have reached an agreement with head coach Doc Holliday which will extend his contract through  June 30, 2021. Holliday’s new contract will raise his salary to $755,000 per year. The university announced the contract extension in a statement. “Doc has made Marshall football relevant again for the first time in a long time, with the success he has...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 09, 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

In The Gang Of Five, It’s Marshall’s Bowl Bid To Lose, But Which Team Really Deserves The Opportunity?

The only Gang Of Five team that is taking care of business — doing everything that is within its control — is Marshall. Yet, the Thundering Herd’s schedule is as strong as a piece of cotton candy. Marshall’s 2014 slate is as imposing as the Detroit Tigers’ bullpen. This is a clear situation in that Marshall controls its fate more than anyone else at this point. However...
Via The Student Section
November 04, 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

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 Lakers. D'Antoni played...
Via RealGM
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Marshall Will Be Sporting American-Themed Helmets For The Military Bowl

This Friday, Marshall will take on the Maryland Terrapins in the Military Bowl in Annapolis. To show some appreciation for the bowl and for the military, the Thundering Herd will don new American-themed helmets for the game — here are a few photos from Marshall athletics director Mike Hamrick: Herd Fans, take a look at the helmet we will be wearing for the #MilitaryBowl on Friday...
Via College Spun
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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