The Word on the Herd
 
 
9/16/17
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.

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9/15/17
MCGILL: Artis Johnson Pursues Quarterbacks, Knowledge
The Word on the Herd -- Sept. 15, 2017

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.

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9/14/17
MCGILL: Former Walk-on Malik Gant Grasps Opposition, Opportunity
The Word on the Herd -- Sept. 14, 2017

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.

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9/13/17
MCGILL: Brady's Breakout Bodes Well For Others On Offense
The Word on the Herd -- Sept. 13, 2017

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.

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9/9/17
Brady Shines in Marshall's Setback at North Carolina State
Tyre Brady had 11 receptions for 248 yards and 1 touchdown

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.

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9/8/17
MCGILL: New Faces Lead Way at Receiver for @HerdFB
The Word on the Herd -- Sept. 8, 2017

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.

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9/7/17
MCGILL: @HerdFB DE Couch a Model of Perseverance
The Word on the Herd -- Sept. 7, 2017

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.

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9/1/17
MCGILL: Bee Gives @HerdFB Athletic Look Up Front
The Word on the Herd -- Sept. 1, 2017

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.

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8/30/17
MCGILL: Keller Plays With Heavy Heart As Mom Tackles Cancer
The Word on the Herd -- Aug. 30, 2017

Marshall senior defensive end Blake Keller has prepared for the 2017 season opener while his mother, Linda, battles breast cancer.

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8/29/17
MCGILL: With W.Va. Floods In Mind, Yurachek Extends Helping Hand to Texas
The Word on the Herd -- Aug. 29, 2017

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.

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