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MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd aware of expectations as season begins
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MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd aware of expectations as season begins

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Marshall football team soon gets its chance to show everyone what the fuss is all about.

Nearly every magazine and website predicts for the Thundering Herd an undefeated season and a Conference USA championship.

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd aware of expectations as season begins
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd aware of expectations as season begins

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Marshall football team soon gets its chance to show everyone what the fuss is all about.

Nearly every magazine and website predicts for the Thundering Herd an undefeated season and a Conference USA championship....

Chuck McGill: This is Marshall’s chance to be C-USA’s ‘bellcow’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — College football’s extreme makeover seems complete. The 65 power conference schools will get a shot at a new postseason format and new championship trophy.

The rest of the sport’s major programs are just...

Derek Redd: Johnson runs, trucks, blocks his way to top of depth chart
Derek Redd: Johnson runs, trucks, blocks his way to top of depth chart

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — It was no real surprise to anyone who watched him practice this August where Devon Johnson’s name appeared on the Marshall football team’s depth chart at running back. But the question remained: How often does...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Inaugural start worth the wait for Miami QB Hendrix
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Inaugural start worth the wait for Miami QB Hendrix

Andrew Hendrix felt like he did pretty well as a Notre Dame quarterback and student. He never became a Fighting Irish starter, but played some. And he was leaving South Bend, Ind., with a bachelor’s degree in science pre-professional studies....

Chuck McGill: Herd, WVU try to achieve the improbable
Chuck McGill: Herd, WVU try to achieve the improbable

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Mountain State’s only two major college football programs will simultaneously begin improbable quests this Saturday.

Marshall travels to Miami University in Oxford, Ohio for Game 1 of 14 in a season that...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Not much can surprise experienced Cato
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Not much can surprise experienced Cato

Herd quarterback enters Miami game with nearly three years starting experience

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Freshmen earn several spots on Herd’s first depth chart

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall football coach Doc Holliday has said more than once this season that he could see eight or nine freshmen seeing significant playing time this season. According to the depth chart released in the notes for the...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd prepares for the unknown from first-year Miami coach
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd prepares for the unknown from first-year Miami coach

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The uniforms Marshall will see when the Thundering Herd lines up against Miami (Ohio) on Saturday will look the same. So will many of the numbers on the jerseys and the faces underneath the helmets.

The Redhawks...

C-USA NOTEBOOK: Rice turns to Jackson as its new quarterback
C-USA NOTEBOOK: Rice turns to Jackson as its new quarterback

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The defending Conference USA champion Rice Owls will be missing one of the most important cogs to that title run, former quarterback Taylor McHargue

McHargue finished his Rice career ranked fourth in passing yards (6,...

MARSHALL BASKETBALL: D’Antonis, Duhon come together for coaching clinic

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — In describing how he and his brother Mike interact when coaching on the same floor, Marshall men’s basketball coach Dan D’Antoni thinks back a few decades to when they played on the same floor.

Right...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: What will Herd’s offense look like in 2014?
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: What will Herd’s offense look like in 2014?

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — There are a couple of countenances the Marshall football team’s offense could take on this season.

It could look like 2012 version, when quarterback Rakeem Cato emerged to help the Thundering Herd lead the...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Hunter gets comfortable again in return to linebacker
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Hunter gets comfortable again in return to linebacker

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Things should run a little more smoothly for D.J. Hunter now that he’s on his second tour of duty as a Marshall strong-side linebacker.

That’s not to say things didn’t go well the first time around....

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