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History of the Maniacs

Marshall University has a section that is reserved for the most passionate, dedicated, and loyal students in the Marshall community. This group of enthusiasts who roam the campus and flood our stadiums are known as "The Maniacs."

The Maniacs were started by a group of students back in 1998 that wanted to establish themselves as the most recognizable and spirited fans in Huntington. Since then, the Maniacs have come a long way and are now the most prominent and well known student/fan organization on campus.

At Marshall, we know that in sports, home field advantage is a huge factor in deciding the winner. Whether its building confidence in a young player in their first collegiate season or swaying the momentum as The Herd make a comeback, fans are a HUGE part of the game. That's why our athletic teams depend on the Maniacs to be at every home athletic event, and be the backbone to our crowd because of their intensity and knack for bringing the noise!

If you are devoted to Marshall and want to show you are the most energetic fan we have, join the Marshall Maniacs and show us on game day!