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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
22 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 Bloguin Best
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall, Cato upend Maryland in Military Bowl

Marshall accomplished everything it set out to do in the Military Bowl. With an uplifting 31-20 victory over Maryland on Friday, the Thundering Herd provided their seniors with a lasting memory and laid the groundwork for success in 2014. Marshall (10-4) doubled its win total of a year ago and reached double digits in victories for the first time since 2002. ''It's...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Maryland falls to Marshall 31-20 in Military Bowl

Maryland enjoyed all the perks that come with playing a bowl game. There were free gifts, guided tours and bonding with teammates to achieve a common goal. And then it came time to actually play the Military Bowl. The Terrapins couldn't contain Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato and the formidable Thundering Herd offense Friday in a 31-20 loss that put a damper on an otherwise...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Four Downs: Gutsy Marshall trumps Terps in Military Bowl

Here are four things we learned from Marshall's 31-20 victory over Maryland in the Military Bowl: 1. Give the Marshall coaches props for a gutsy pass call in the waning minutes Here's the scene: With 3:47 left in the game and Marshall sitting on a four-point lead, conventional wisdom dictated the Thundering Herd drain the clock on 1st-and-goal from the 8-yard line. Forget...
Via Fox Sports South
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Four Downs: Gutsy Marshall trumps Terps in Military Bowl

Here are four things we learned from Marshall's 31-20 victory over Maryland in the Military Bowl: 1. Give the Marshall coaches props for a gutsy pass call in the waning minutes Here's the scene: With 3:47 left in the game and Marshall sitting on a four-point lead, conventional wisdom dictated the Thundering Herd drain the clock on 1st-and-goal from the 8-yard line. Forget...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Cato throws for 3 TDs as Marshall downs Maryland in Military Bowl

Maryland had just marched 99 yards to take a fourth-quarter lead, and it was up to Marshall to either respond or succumb. "These kids never flinched," coach Doc Holliday said. "The one thing I like about this group is that it didn't matter." With standout quarterback Rakeem Cato leading the way, the Thundering Herd scored two touchdowns in the final 12 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall beats Maryland 31-20 in Military Bowl

Rakeem Cato threw for 337 yards and three touchdowns, and Marshall used two fourth-quarter scores to rally past Maryland 31-20 Friday in the Military Bowl. The Thundering Herd (10-4) trailed 20-17 before Cato brought them back. After directing a 63-yard march to put Marshall up 24-20 with 12:05 left, Cato clinched it with an 8-yard touchdown throw to Gator Hoskins with 3:42 to play...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall glides past East Carolina 59-28

Rakeem Cato threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more on Friday as Marshall took an early undisputed lead and defeated East Carolina 59-28 in the East Division Championship of the Conference USA. Marshall (9-3, 7-1) was up 24-0 after Cato threw a 3-yard TD pass to Gator Hoskins with 9:33 left to play in the second quarter. The Pirates scored before halftime on back-to-back turnovers...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall beats FAU 24-23 on game-winning FG

Justin Haig kicked a 41-yard field goal as time expired to give Marshall a 24-23 comeback win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday. Marshall (4-2, 2-0 Conference USA) trailed by as many as 9 in the fourth quarter but cut FAU's lead to 23-21 with 6:47 to play on a 41-yard touchdown pass from Rakeem Cato to Gator Hoskins on 4th and 5. After forcing FAU (2-5, 1-4) to punt, Marshall...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

FAU falls at home to Marshall on last-second field goal

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Justin Haig kicked a 41-yard field goal as time expired to give Marshall a 24-23 comeback win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday. Marshall (4-2, 2-0 Conference USA) trailed by as many as 9 in the fourth quarter but cut FAU's lead to 23-21 with 6:47 to play on a 41-yard touchdown pass from Rakeem Cato to Gator Hoskins on 4th and 5. After forcing FAU ...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Ohio holds off rally to defeat Marshall 34-31

Tyler Tettleton threw for 264 yards and Beau Blankenship had two rushing touchdowns to hold off a rally and squeeze Ohio past Marshall 34-31 Saturday night. Blankenship scored from two yards out the put the Bobcats (2-1) up 31-17 early in the fourth. The Thundering Herd (2-1) came right back as Rakeem Cato threw a 38-yard touchdown to Gator Hoskins, then forced Ohio to punt on...
Via AP on Fox
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Preseason All-Conference USA Team: Marshall with five players on first team

Marshall QB Rakeem Cato (pictured) The 2013 Preseason All-Conference USA Team by College Football Universe is listed below. The Marshall Thundering Herd lead the way with five players on the first team, four on offense and one on special teams. Schools with the next most on the first team are East Carolina with four and Tulsa with three. Plenty of other worthy players made the honorable...
Via College Football Universe
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 66 Marshall Thundering Herd season preview: Cato to lead Herd to bowl berth & C-USA contender

No. 66 Marshall Thundering Herd (5-7) Coach Doc Holliday (fourth season, 17-20 at Marshall, 17-20 overall)Returning Starters: 17, 8 offense, 7 defense, 2 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 61 If Marshall is going to contend for a C-USA title, the Thundering Herd must get better defensively. The Herd surrendered 43 points per game last year – a number skewed a bit from allowing 51...
Via College Football Universe
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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