MARSHALL RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
2 days ago  |  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

Meet Sebastian Johansson, The Incredibly Strong Swedish-Born Lineman Who Could Be The Steal of The 2016 Draft

For centuries, some of the strongest men on the planet have hailed from a region known as Scandinavia. Once the domain of the Vikings, the northern European countries of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Finland have a history of producing gigantic athletes with superhuman strength. Since 1996, 10 different men have won the title of World's Strongest Man. Astoundingly, half...
Via Stack
April 11, 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

The Boca Raton Bowl Begins With A Bang: NIU-Marshall Is Not A Typical Pre-Christmas Party

In the newly-expanded bowl lineup of 38 games, some of the four first-time bowls are what you’d expect in terms of the quality of matchup, especially since they’re all played before Christmas. It’s generally accepted that pre-Christmas bowls represent the undercard section of bowl season, with the matchups getting better after the final NFL Sunday of December. In the first...
Via The Student Section
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall And Colorado State Lose, Recalling Familiar Feelings For College Football’s Lower Classes

Late in a college football season, division and conference championships are won and lost. Prestigious bowl bids — life-changing achievements for the players and coaches at various programs — hang in the balance. The pressure of late-season college football is excruciating, and it’s precisely why 13-0 is one of the hardest feats in sports, no matter how soft the schedule. There...
Via The Student Section
November 28, 2014  |  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

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 Associated Press
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 Associated Press
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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