Southern Miss 28, Marshall 27
Florida Atlantic 30, Marshall 25
Marshall 38, Middle Tennessee 10
Southern Miss 24, Marshall 14
The Word on the Herd -- Oct. 15, 2016
Photos from Marshall football against third-ranked Louisville on Sept. 24, 2016 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
R-JUNIOR SEASON (2016): Played in 12 games, including three starts … Named a game captain three times by Coach Doc Holliday … Versatile lineman who could play both defensive end spots … Made 33 tackles, tied for 12th on the team … One of seven players on the team to record at least 4.0 tackles for a loss … Half sack recorded vs. Charlotte … Two QB hurries in the season opener vs. Morgan State … One QB hurry against Middle Tennessee.
R-SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015): Played all 13 games as backup, as “third” defensive end … Posted 39 tackles (12 solo), including 5.5 for loss and half-sack, with one forced fumble and six QB hurries … Played 443 snaps in defensive line rotation … Made season-high six tackles in triple-OT loss at Middle Tennessee … Had five tackles against Ohio and FIU.
TRANSFER YEAR: Sat out at Marshall in compliance with NCAA transfer rules after leaving UCF, where he signed in February 2013 and played the 2013 season … Played on Scout Team.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013 at UCF): Left UCF program after five games … Made one start (Memphis, Oct. 5) … Posted eight tackles, including four for loss and team-leading three sacks in first four games …
HERD FILE: Born March 7, 1995 in Bradenton, Florida … At Manatee High School, was Class 7A All-State second team pick in senior season (2012) with 67 tackles (24 for loss), 12 QB hurries, 10.5 sacks, three fumbles recovered, three forced fumbles, three blocked punts and one defensive touchdown … As 2011 junior, had 83 tackles, 15 sacks, five forced fumbles, one blocked punt and two touchdowns … Posted a sack, three tackles and two quarterback hurries in Manatee's 2011 Class 7A state title game win over First Coast … Team reached state semifinals in sophomore and senior seasons … Ranked as No. 50 defensive end prospect in nation by ESPN; a three-star prospect by Rivals … No. 25 on Orlando Sentinel’s Super 60 Florida prospects … Originally chose UCF over Georgia, Iowa State, Minnesota, North Carolina State, Pitt, Rutgers, Tennessee, USF, West Virginia and Western Kentucky.