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10/29/14
BOGACZYK: Taylor's Lost Weight Could Be Gain for Herd
The Word on the Herd-Oct. 29, 2014

Not very much about the 2014-15 edition of Marshall men's basketball will resemble times from last season, but there are a few percentages that could bear significance even through a coaching and culture change.

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10/28/14
BOGACZYK: Herd Defense Owns Plenty of Stop Signs
The Word on the Herd-Oct. 28, 2014

Two-thirds of the way through the regular season, most of the chatter surrounding No. 23 and unbeaten Marshall centers on the ground game rooted in Devon Johnson's bullish rushing and whether the Herd can land the Group of Five berth in a College Football Playoff access bowl.

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10/27/14
BOGACZYK: Numbers Down, but Cato's Play Speaks Loudly
The Word on the Herd-Oct. 27, 2014

When your 242-pound running back tops his weight in rushing yardage in a football game - not to mention lands a school record - the tendency might be to overlook the other offensive performances.

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10/25/14
BOGACZYK: Johnson's Record Rushing Grounds the Owls
The Word on the Herd-Oct. 25, 2014

It was a Band-Aid sort of football game Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

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10/24/14
BOGACZYK: `Mad-Dog' Has Big Hoops Fans in Herd Tackles
The Word on the Herd-Oct. 24, 2014

Let's say you're a girls' basketball player, age 9 or 10, in the fourth or fifth grade, and all of a sudden four very large, age twentysomething young men - say, averaging 6 feet 5 and 270 pounds - walk into the gym for your game.

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10/22/14
BOGACZYK: Tindal's Pick-Six Has Very Special Meaning
The Word on the Herd-Oct. 22, 2014

Because it was his first career interception for Marshall - and he turned it into his first career touchdown - Corey Tindal's fourth-quarter pick of FIU quarterback Alex McGough last Saturday night in Miami was momentous.

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10/21/14
BOGACZYK: Big Catch, Big Green, That's Yurachek
The Word on the Herd-Oct. 21, 2014

Ryan Yurachek has wasted no time in making significant contributions in nationally ranked Marshall's 7-0 football season ... but there's been more than you think.

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10/19/14
BOGACZYK: FIU Starts, but Herd, Cato Finish on Record Night
The Word on the Herd-Oct. 19, 2014

It was a warm Saturday night for a reckoning, then a night for an NCAA football record.

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10/16/14
BOGACZYK: Nikolic Brings Euro-game to Herd Hoops
The Word on the Herd-Oct. 16, 2014

When Aleksa Nikolic left the Serbian banks of the Danube River in August to come to Marshall University, he said he wasn't really worried about a bit of a language barrier.

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10/15/14
BOGACZYK: Herd's Selby Fitting in Just Right at Guard
The Word on the Herd-Oct. 15, 2014

When Michael Selby prepared to join Marshall's football program prior to last season, the blond offensive lineman didn't set any personal goals in how fast and how much he'd get onto the field.

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