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Marshall football’s week two report card

Marshall head coach Doc Holliday heads for the locker room at halftime of the Herd's season opener against Miami (Ohio).

Staff Report

September 11, 2018

REPORT CARD Marshall 32, Eastern Kentucky 16 OFFENSE: C+ Isaiah Green had another solid effort, completing 23-of-39 passes for 278 yards and three touchdowns. Green did throw an interception, but it wasn’t his fault, as the ball bounced off Tyre Brady’s hands. Brady caught a touchdown and Obi O...

Herd football tops EKU in home opener

Redshirt freshman quarterback Isaiah Green warms up before Marshall's home opener. Green is the youngest Marshall starting quarterback since Rakeem Cato in 2014.

Derek GIlbert, Reporter

September 11, 2018

Marshall Thundering Herd football defeated the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 32-16 Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. The win moved Marshall to a record of 2-0, while EKU fell to a record of 1-1. “Every week, somebody gets beat that shouldn’t and that wasn’t us tonight,” Marshall head coach Doc Hol...

Herd opens home slate against Eastern Kentucky

Redshirt sophomore running back Tyler King shows emotion in the first quarter of Marshall’s 35-28 win over the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks. King accumulates 67 rushing yards, 32 receiving yards and 83 combined returning yards in the game.

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

September 4, 2018

Marshall football looks to improve to 2-0 this season, as the Herd returns to Joan C. Edwards Stadium Saturday for a 6:30 p.m. matchup with the Eastern Kentucky Colonels. “Nobody needs to think this team is a team that is going to come in here and can’t play, because they can,” Marshall head coa...

Column: Weather delays affect college football’s opening weekend

Joseph Ashley, Contributor

September 4, 2018

Time is nothing, but timing is everything. As the old phrase goes, a plethora of football fans this weekend would disagree with that sentiment. A swath of games around the nation were delayed and, in some cases, cancelled altogether. Marshall’s game in Oxford, Ohio fell into the delayed category. Va...

Herd tops RedHawks in reunion of former MAC foes

Redshirt junior offensive lineman Levi Brown and redshirt senior running back Keion Davis celebrate with high fives after the Herd takes a 14-0 lead over Miami in the first quarter. Davis and redshirt senior Anthony Anderson, combined to score three of Marshall’s five total touchdowns against the RedHawks.

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

September 4, 2018

Oxford, Ohio — In his first-career collegiate appearance, redshirt freshman quarterback Isaiah Green guided Marshall football to a 35-28 defeat of the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Saturday at Yager Stadium. Green, who was announced as a starter within hours of Marshall’s season opener, completed 24 of his 37 ...

Marshall football’s week one report card

Marshall head coach Doc Holliday heads for the locker room at halftime of the Herd's season opener against Miami (Ohio).

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

September 4, 2018

OFFENSE: B+ Redshirt freshman quarterback Isaiah Green had a strong start in his debut for the Herd, posting 272 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Redshirt senior wide receiver Tyre Brady continues to haul in passes, regardless of who is covering him. The wideout had nine grabs for 116 yards and two s...

Green impresses in college debut, leads Marshall to season-opening win

Redshirt freshman quarterback Isaiah Green (white jersey, left) prepares to take a snap under-center for the Herd next to redshirt sophomore running back Tyler King (white jersey, right). Green’s youth is aided by an experienced backfield and receiving corps.

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

September 4, 2018

When Marshall University redshirt freshman Isaiah Green took the field Saturday at Yager Stadium, it marked the first time since 2011 that head coach Doc Holliday started a freshman quarterback in the Herd’s season opener. The last freshman to do so was Rakeem Cato in 2011. Marshall’s former re...

Herd quarterback unannounced heading into season opener

Quarterback Isaiah Green (17, in red jersey) looks downfield for an open receiver during the Green-White game. Green completed 80 percent of his passes and had two touchdowns in the game.

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

August 31, 2018

Marshall football opens its 2018 season Saturday afternoon at Miami (Ohio), as the Herd competes for its first Conference USA Championship since 2014. Who takes the first snap under-center for the Thundering Herd, however, remains a mystery. “We’re trying to read everything we can about thei...

Holliday addresses media before first spring practice

Marshall football proceeds with one of its with spring practices last season in the background of an official Marshall practice ball.

Luke Creasy, Reporter

March 26, 2018

Marshall University football is readying for the upcoming season, as the spring practice season is scheduled to begin this week. Marshall is coming off an 8-win season, including a New Mexico Bowl victory, after finishing the previous year with three wins. The program returns many players from last yea...

Herd football alumni return for pro day, set sights on NFL

Quarterback Chase Litton (14) calls out a play during the Herd’s game against ODU October 14, 2017. Litton, who declared for the NFL Draft, took part in the NFL Scouting Combine last week and Marshall’s pro day Wednesday.

Luke Creasy, Reporter

March 8, 2018

The journey to the National Football League is anything but easy. It starts long before the NFL Combine or pro-day workouts. Former Marshall University football student-athletes Rodney Allen, Davon Durant, Hyleck Foster, Sandly Jean-Felix, Chase Litton, C.J. Reavis, Kaare Vedvik and Ryan Yuracheck, along...

Marshall organizes candlelight vigil for fallen athlete

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

March 2, 2018

Thundering Herd football and the Marshall community mourned the loss of defensive lineman Larry Aaron Thursday night with a candlelight vigil in the Memorial Student Center. “There were so many on the team that were close to Larry, and the relationships we formed with him will be everlasting,”...

Thundering Herd football hoping to end losing streak against WKU Saturday

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

November 10, 2017

Marshall football (6-3, 3-2) looks to bounce back this Saturday at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium where they will take on Western Kentucky University (5-4, 3-2). This week marks the anniversary of the young Thundering Herd tragedy. “They understand the importance of this game and what it means, not only...