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MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Johnson ready to rock at running back
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MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Johnson ready to rock at running back

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Devon Johnson has been a football vagabond during his Marshall football tenure.

He’s dabbled at fullback, moved to linebacker and showed promise at tight end. Now he’s at the position that made him a...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Williams adjusts to new role at DT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Before this past spring, Ricardo Williams’ tenure at defensive tackle was limited to a few snaps at Homestead High School in Florida. The vast majority of his high school career, and his time at the University of...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Offensive line’s intangibles a catalyst to its improvement

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — There’s a story Marshall football coach Doc Holliday often likes to tell. It starts out rough, but has a happy ending.

There was a point early in his tenure with the Thundering Herd that he despised going into...

COLLEGE ATHLETICS: Judge rules against NCAA in O’Bannon case

College football and basketball players could be in line for paydays worth thousands of dollars once they leave school after a landmark ruling Friday that may change the way the NCAA does business.

A federal judge ruled that the NCAA...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Backup quarterback race continues
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Backup quarterback race continues

HUNTINGTON — When Marshall football preseason practice began this week with split sessions, freshman quarterback Cole Garvin jogged out in the morning with the rest of the younger players. Redshirt sophomore Gunnar Holcombe practiced in the...

MARSHALL BASKETBALL: D’Antoni not fazed by tough non-conference schedule
MARSHALL BASKETBALL: D’Antoni not fazed by tough non-conference schedule

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall’s first-year men’s basketball coach Dan D’Antoni won’t have an easy path as he starts his inaugural season on the Thundering Herd’s bench. From Nov. 21 to Dec. 14, his team will...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd to play N.C. State in ’17, ’18
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd to play N.C. State in ’17, ’18

HUNTINGTON, W.Va — Marshall’s football team has an upcoming home-and-home series with a former home of Thundering Herd coach Doc Holliday.

The university announced Thursday a two-game series against Atlantic Coast Conference member ...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Williams keeps bowl momentum alive
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Williams keeps bowl momentum alive

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The way the ball has exploded off Marshall punter Tyler Williams’ foot in the first few days of practice, the junior has looked in midseason form.

Ask Williams, though, and he considers what he’s done so...

Derek Redd: Marshall football back in the spotlight

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall has never had it easy in its fight for real estate among the college football fan base in West Virginia. It’s always played the underdog to their Old Gold and Blue neighbors to the north.

Of course,...

MARSHALL BASKETBALL: Herd’s Conference USA schedule revealed

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Five home-and-home series will be included in the Marshall men’s basketball team’s 2014-15 Conference USA schedule, released Wednesday.

The 18-game conference schedule features home-and-homes not just...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Birdsong gets season to retool his game

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Michael Birdsong was looking for a new college football home, one where the menu included heaping helpings of throwing the football. Watching what Marshall’s football team has done with Rakeem Cato under center, he...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd hunting for complement to Rouse
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd hunting for complement to Rouse

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Defensive tackles James Rouse and Brandon Sparrow provided the Marshall football team a powerful 1-2 punch up the middle last season. Rouse led the team with 14 tackles for a loss in 14 games, while Sparrow added another...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd understands expectations as camp begins

HUNTINGTON — The beginning of the Marshall football team’s preseason camp began in its normal fashion, players in helmets and jerseys working through formations and plays.

The expectations of the Thundering Herd for 2014, however, ...

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