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9/2/15
BOGACZYK: ‘Swede’ Has Rare Company in Purdue Tackle
The Word on the Herd-Sept. 2, 2015

With that “five men, one mind” mindset, it doesn’t happen often that an offensive lineman has a chance to be personally involved in a major college football first.

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8/31/15
BOGACZYK: Birdsong Ready to Take Herd Reins for Debut
The Word on the Herd-Aug. 31, 2015

It’s been a decade since Marshall football has experienced something that will take place Sunday afternoon at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

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8/31/15
BOGACZYK: Another D'Antoni Marches onto Marshall Campus
The Word on the Herd-Aug. 31, 2015

The D’Antoni name needs no introduction in Thundering Herd history. Three of them – Andy in football; Dan and Mike in basketball – are in the Marshall Athletics Hall of Fame.

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8/28/15
BOGACZYK: For Applebys on Sept. 6, It's `Oh, Brother'
The Word on the Herd-Aug. 28, 2015

This is a story about two brothers, two universities, two sports, two teams … and one day.

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8/26/15
BOGACZYK: With Wood Bat, Bird Really Hits the Cape
The Word on the Herd-Aug. 26, 2015

Corey Bird went to Cape Cod this summer. As much as he enjoyed it, you’d think the Marshall center fielder was on a two-month vacation on Nantucket Sound.

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8/23/15
BOGACZYK: For Tyler and Fuller, Grandma Knows Best
The Word on the Herd-Aug. 23, 2015

Any basketball coach will tell you that getting a rebounding is a good thing. On occasion, a football coach will say the same.

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8/21/15
BOGACZYK: Van Horn Prepared for Last Herd Campaign
The Word on the Herd-Aug. 21, 2015

With the 2015 college football season two weekends away – it’s Marshall’s 119th season, if you’re counting – maybe it’s time for some “political football” punditry.

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8/19/15
BOGACZYK: Cronin Figuring Out Where Two Ends Meet
The Word on the Herd-Aug. 19, 2015

Pardon Sean Cronin these days if he is not quite sure which end is up. Cronin, in his third season as Marshall’s defensive ends coach, oversees quite a daily battle for who’s going to start at the two spots when the Thundering Herd begins the 2015 season on Sept. 6 against visiting Purdue.

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8/18/15
BOGACZYK: Prats Sees Competitive Season for Herd Golf
The Word on the Herd-Aug. 18, 2015

When the Marshall women’s golf team yells “Fore” to start the 2015-16 season in two weeks, Coach Tiffany Prats will be thinking “eight.”

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8/17/15
BOGACZYK: Letman Often Overlooked, Except Where It Counts
The Word on the Herd-Aug. 17, 2015

The resurgence of Marshall football in the last two seasons is well-chronicled. The Herd won 23 games, grabbed a Conference USA championship and two bowl wins, found its way back into the national rankings and last season had a Conference USA-record 10 all-league first team picks.

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