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Marshall football takes on UTSA in last home game of season

Marshall football takes on UTSA in last home game of season

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team looks to add another conference win at Joan C. Edwards Stadium Saturday at 2:30 p.m. against the University of Texas at San Antonio. Heading into the contest, Marshall is 6-3 overall and 4-2 in the Conference USA, while UTSA is 3-7 overall and 2-4 in C-USA. “Y...

Herd football report card

Herd football report card

Staff Report

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

OFFENSE: B- The first half performance wasn’t great by any means and Marshall only had a three-point lead at halftime. What the run game did in the second half, however, was perhaps its best performance of the season. Brenden Knox, who has spent the majority of the season as the fourth running ba...

Knox, Herd football run over Charlotte

Knox, Herd football run over Charlotte

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 11, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall football team scored 17 unanswered third quarter points Saturday to defeat the Charlotte 49ers 30-13 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. With the win, the Herd improved to 6-3 (4-2 Conference USA), and Charlotte moved to 4-6 (3-3 C-USA). “I’m excited about our football team and the ...

Herd football report card

Herd football report card

Staff Report

November 6, 2018


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STAFF REPORT OFFENSE: F This was by far the worst offensive performance of the season for the Herd and arguably a performance reminiscent of the pitiful 2016 season. Marshall failed to gain 250 yards on offense for the first time since the UTSA game in 2017 (a 9-7 loss), averaged a measly 1.4 yards...

Herd football takes on Southern Miss

Herd football takes on Southern Miss

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team (5-2, 3-1 Conference USA) fights for a C-USA championship berth and its third consecutive win Saturday at 3 p.m. against Southern Miss (3-4, 2-2 C-USA) in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. “We have a great challenge going to Southern Miss, they have a great tradition,”...

Grading the Herd’s week eight performance

Grading the Herd’s week eight performance

Staff Report

October 23, 2018


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STAFF REPORT OFFENSE: B The pass game still needs some work, but Alex Thomson looked much more comfortable in the pocket than he did a few weeks ago against Middle Tennessee. Thomson only threw for 102 yards, but he had a pair of TD passes to tight end Armani Levias and did not turn the ball over. The ...

Herd football claims crucial C-USA victory

Herd football claims crucial C-USA victory

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

October 20, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Five Florida Atlantic turnovers led to a 31-7 Marshall win Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. With the win, the Herd improved to 5-2 (3-1 Conference USA) while FAU moved to 3-4 (1-2 C-USA). “I said last week it was our most complete game up to date and I think this week topped that,” ...

Herd football takes on FAU at home

Herd football takes on FAU at home

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall University Football team (4-2, 2-1 Conference USA) returns to Joan C. Edwards Stadium Saturday for a 2:30 p.m. matchup against Florida Atlantic University (3-3, 1-1 C-USA). “(FAU) has tremendous talent on both sides of the ball,” Marshall head coach Doc Holliday said. “It’ll be a ...

Grading the Herd’s week seven performance

Grading the Herd’s week seven performance

Staff Report

October 16, 2018


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STAFF REPORT OFFENSE: A- Marshall hadn’t rushed for more than 300 yards in a game since the 2015 season before erupting for 319 yards and five scores on the ground Saturday. Running backs Anthony Anderson and Tyler King each had multi-touchdown games, and King earned Conference USA Co-Offensive Player of th...

Herd football travels to Virginia for C-USA showdown

Herd football travels to Virginia for C-USA showdown

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team (3-2, 1-1 Conference USA) looks to add a second conference win Saturday at 3:30 p.m. against Old Dominion University (1-5, 0-3 C-USA) in Norfolk, Virginia. “(ODU is) a dangerous team that we have to do a great job of going in there and being prepared to play,” ...

Grading the Herd’s week six performance

Grading the Herd’s week six performance

Staff Report

October 9, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

OFFENSE: C- Tyler King had a career night out of the backfield, totaling 165 yards on 27 carries for an average of 6.1 yards per rush. Anthony Anderson added a season-high 77 yards and a touchdown for Marshall, which totaled over 200 rushing yards for the first time this season. Alex Thomson had an ...

Herd football’s second half collapse leads to MTSU victory

Herd football’s second half collapse leads to MTSU victory

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

October 6, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

  Middle Tennessee’s football team scored 24 unanswered second half points Friday in Marshall’s 34-24 loss at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. With the win, MTSU improved to 3-2 (2-0 Conference USA) and collected its first-ever win at Marshall. The Herd’s record moved to 3-2 (1-1 C-USA)...