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MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Old Dominion QB putting up historic numbers
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Old Dominion QB putting up historic numbers

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The leading active passer in the Football Bowl Subdivision took the first scholarship offer that came his way his senior year at Collins Hill High School in Georgia.

Old Dominion senior quarterback Taylor Heinicke has...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd guards against letdown versus Akron
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd guards against letdown versus Akron

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Less than an hour after the Marshall football team’s 44-14 dismantling of Ohio, a rival that had beaten the Thundering Herd the three previous seasons, the victory party had begun to die down.

“We feel...

Chuck McGill: Bowden, Holliday and Herd linked by fishing, the veer and a job opening
Chuck McGill: Bowden, Holliday and Herd linked by fishing, the veer and a job opening

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Terry Bowden and Doc Holliday played football together at West Virginia University, have recruited against each other in southern Florida and coached with the same people.

They know each other well. Perhaps a little...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Cato named Manning QB of the week

Marshall senior quarterback Rakeem Cato was chosen as the Manning Award Quarterback of the Week, the award committee announced Thursday. Cato won the honor over seven other Manning Award Stars of the Week in the Allstate Sugar Bowl’s Facebook...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: MU announces FIU, UAB game networks

The Marshall football team’s games at Florida International University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham will be broadcast on the American Sports Network, Marshall announced Thursday. ASN broadcasts on Sinclair Broadcast Group...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Bowden leading Akron turnaround

Terry Bowden is in the middle of his second act as a college football coach, trying to give a struggling Akron program a first act in winning consistently.

The Zips are in their 28th season as a Football Bowl Subdivision program. They’ve...

Derek Redd: Amato, Holliday go way back

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Akron defensive coordinator Chuck Amato knew long before Marshall’s Doc Holliday ever became a head coach that he would make a good one.

Amato had been a pretty successful head coach himself, winning 49 games...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd offense sometimes taking things slow
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd offense sometimes taking things slow

HUNTINGTON — College football is moving faster than perhaps it ever has. CBSSports.com columnist Jon Solomon calculated that 22 teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision are averaging at least 80 plays a game through the first three weeks of the...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd sees shades of own offense in Zips

HUNTINGTON — As Marshall’s defense watches film of Akron’s offense in preparation for the Thundering Herd’s Saturday visit to InfoCision Stadium, they’ll see some familiar looks. They’re some of the same ones...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd defense keeps opposing QBs on the run
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd defense keeps opposing QBs on the run

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Marshall football team has faced a trio of running quarterbacks this season — whether those quarterbacks wanted to be considered runners or not.

The Thundering Herd’s defense has kept opposing...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Cato honored for showing against Ohio
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Cato honored for showing against Ohio

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato was named College Sports Madness’s Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week and a Manning Award “Star of the Week” on Monday.

Cato completed 17 of 29 pass...

Randy Moss ESPN documentary set for Nov. 11

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — ESPN’s “30 for 30” documentary on former DuPont High School, Marshall University and NFL star Randy Moss, titled “Rand University” is scheduled to debut on ESPN on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m....

Chuck McGill: Combined effort of offense, defense make Herd tough to stop
Chuck McGill: Combined effort of offense, defense make Herd tough to stop

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Saturday was Doc Holliday’s 30 for 30. A 30-point rout for career win No. 30.

Marshall’s 44-14 win over Ohio was a big one, and not just because the 57-year-old Thundering Herd coach beat the rival...

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