The Word on the Herd Archive
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9/28/16 MCGILL: After watching Louisville game alone, Litton returns to the field
9/23/16 MCGILL: As C-USA tournament hosts, men's soccer team has motivation
9/21/16 MCGILL: Time capsule treasures survive 25-year journey
9/20/16 MCGILL: Keller rediscovers love for football at Marshall
9/17/16 MCGILL: Woodson, Opportunistic Defense Key Akron Win
9/16/16 MCGILL: QB Pursues Perfection, Numbers to Know
9/13/16 MCGILL: Weight Room Wonder Durant Happy with Herd Debut
9/11/16 MCGILL: Grobe goes green for Marshall Invitational
9/10/16 MCGILL: Litton leads, newcomers follow in Herd's opening rout
9/10/16 MCGILL: Numbers to know for Marshall-Morgan State
9/9/16 MCGILL: Neely's 'tremendous summer' leads to bigger role
9/8/16 MCGILL: From checkerboard to field, competitiveness drives Selby
MCGILL: Marshall vs. Pitt and Numbers to Know
The Word on the Herd -- Oct. 1, 2016
Marshall is playing the University of Pittsburgh for the first time in football, but Herd head coach Doc Holliday has seen the Panthers plenty throughout his career as a player and coach.
Marshall University's hard-working equipment staff is relatively anonymous, which is how they prefer it.
Marshall has 10 sweeps on the season, including nine in its last 10 matches.
Marshall's sophomore quarterback missed last week's game because of an injury, but now he has returned to the field and is preparing for a road game against the University of Pittsburgh.
The Marshall men's soccer team hosts Florida Atlantic on Sunday at noon as the Thundering Herd tries to position itself for a Conference USA tournament run on its home field.
Joan C. Edwards Stadium celebrated its 25th birthday on Sept. 7. The capsule, a 30-by-30-by-30-inch box sealed in bricks and concrete between the shrubbery that sits in front of the Shewey Building beyond the north end zone, was placed there in December 1991.
Blake Keller gave up his football career in 2013, a week before his UCF team was to face nationally ranked Louisville. Three years later, Keller finally gets a shot at the Cardinals and their Heisman candidate at QB.
In the wake of Saturday’s 65-38 loss to visiting Akron, the Marshall University football team started to eye the next challenge: Louisville.
The 6-foot-6 Chase Litton leads the FBS in quarterback rating (367.23) – and it isn’t close. That isn’t enough for Litton.
Saturday’s season opener was Davon Durant’s Marshall debut, and the first opportunity for coach Doc Holliday and others to see how quickly his offseason work would translate to the field after a lengthy layoff.