The Word on the Herd Archive
9/15/17 MCGILL: Artis Johnson Pursues Quarterbacks, Knowledge
9/14/17 MCGILL: Former Walk-on Malik Gant Grasps Opposition, Opportunity
9/13/17 MCGILL: Brady's Breakout Bodes Well For Others On Offense
9/9/17 Brady Shines in Marshall's Setback at North Carolina State
9/8/17 MCGILL: New Faces Lead Way at Receiver for @HerdFB
9/7/17 MCGILL: @HerdFB DE Couch a Model of Perseverance
9/1/17 MCGILL: Bee Gives @HerdFB Athletic Look Up Front
8/30/17 MCGILL: Keller Plays With Heavy Heart As Mom Tackles Cancer
8/29/17 MCGILL: With W.Va. Floods In Mind, Yurachek Extends Helping Hand to Texas
8/28/17 MCGILL: Miami Rivalry Rooted In Bitter Defeats, 1976 Upset
8/25/17 MCGILL: Newcomers, New Style Highlight Beginning of Grassie Era
8/24/17 MCGILL: Veterans, Newcomers Mesh as Season Begins
7/31/17 MCGILL: Rodriguez Brings Speed, Versatility to @HerdFB
7/20/17 MCGILL: Hamrick's Words Recalled on Anniversary of Hiring
MCGILL: Late Rush, Pass Rush Lead @HerdFB In Kent State Shutout
The Word on the Herd -- Sept. 16, 2017
The flashes of promise Marshall showed in its 21-0 win against Kent State here Saturday night came from new sources or defied precedent.
Marshall junior linebacker Artis Johnson is a first-year player who will be a team captain against Kent State this Saturday. He also has a thirst for knowledge, which he shows with his Word of the Day practice.
Marshall football player Malik Gant turned a walk-on into a football scholarship, and after his first opportunity to start became the team's leading tackler.
Marshall junior wide receiver Tyre Brady turned heads with a record-breaking performance against North Carolina State, and now opposing defenses could alter game plans to slow him down.
A Marshall receiver shattered a Carter-Finley Stadium record, but it was North Carolina State which came away with the win, 37-20, in front of 57,430 fans here Saturday night.
Receivers Marcel Williams and Willie Johnson had 12 of Marshall's 20 receptions in the season opener, and Williams will be a captain for the Thundering Herd this Saturday at North Carolina State.
Marshall defensive end Marquis Couch did so much to earn the Herd coaching staff's respect that he became a team captain before ever starting a game.
Marshall junior Ryan Bee makes the move from defensive end to defensive tackle full-time in 2017, and he brings a skill set that should pose problems for opposing centers and guards.
Marshall senior defensive end Blake Keller has prepared for the 2017 season opener while his mother, Linda, battles breast cancer.
Marshall senior tight end Ryan Yurachek, whose family resides in Friendswood, Texas, near Houston, started a fundraising campaign Monday to help victims of the floods caused by Hurricane Harvey's record-setting rainfall.