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Watch Rhode Island Vs. Marshall Online (Live Stream)

Before Marshall begins Conference-USA competition, it will look to improve its 2014 record to 2-0 Saturday night against Rhode Island. The Thundering Herd dominated MAC opponent Miami (OH) 42-27 in Week 1, led by senior quarterback Rakeem Cato. He threw for 261 yards and three touchdowns, and he should have similar success against a Rams team that went 3-9 last season and isn’t...
Via NESN.com
15 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
27 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
August 10, 2014  |  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
July 29, 2014  |  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
July 28, 2014  |  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
July 23, 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

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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