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Chase  Litton
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Chase Litton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Wharton

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 232

Position:
QB


11/18/2017

MCGILL: @HerdFB Comeback Spoiled By UTSA Game-Winning Field Goal

The Word on the Herd

11/18/2017

Marshall Postgame Notes

UTSA 9, Marshall 7

11/11/2017

Marshall Football Postgame Quotes

Marshall 30, WKU 23

11/03/2017

MCGILL: @HerdFB Falls Short at Florida Atlantic

The Word on the Herd

11/03/2017

Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Florida Atlantic 30, Marshall 25

11/18/2017

Marshall vs. UTSA (USATSI)

Photos from Marshall football vs. UTSA - Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017

11/11/2017

WKU at Marshall

Marshall 30, WKU 23

11/03/2017

Marshall vs. FAU (USATSI)

USATSI Photos from Marshall football vs. FAU - Friday, Nov. 3, 2017

09/30/2017

USATSI Gallery - Marshall @ Cincinnati

USATSI Gallery - Marshall @ Cincinnati

09/02/2017

Marshall vs. Miami (Ohio)

Marshall football against Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 2, 2017 at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

Enters his junior season with a streak of 21 consecutive games with a touchdown pass … His 461 career completions rank No. 9 in program history, trailing Brian Anderson (2007-10) and Bernard Morris (2004-07) with 483 … His 5,217 career passing yards ranks just outside of the top 10 in MU history; Brian Anderson is No. 10 with 5,403 career passing yards … Ranks No. 7 in program history in career passing touchdowns (47), trailing John Gregory (1986-89) at 51 … Boasts a career completion percentage of 61.1 percent, which ranks No. 6 in program history behind Byron Leftwich, Chad Pennington, Rakeem Cato, Michael Payton and Stan Hill … Added 24 pounds to his frame since the end of the 2016 season … Invited to work as a counselor at the prestigious Manning Passing Academy, a four-day clinic for quarterbacks, running backs, receivers and tight ends, held annually at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana … One of six Marshall players named to Athlon’s preseason All-Conference USA team.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016): Made 10 starts at quarterback … Completed 231 of 371 passes for a career-best 2,612 yards and a career-high 24 touchdowns against 9 interceptions … Threw at least one touchdown pass in each of his 10 starts … Became the fourth quarterback in Marshall history to pass for six touchdowns in a single game (Rakeem Cato, Chad Pennington and Byron Leftwich were the others), a feat accomplished in the season opener against Morgan State … Completed 32 of 57 passes for 413 yards and four touchdowns against Akron, the 31st 400-yard passing game in program history … Passed for 330 yards in a home win against Florida Atlantic … Threw for 246 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions in a rout of Middle Tennessee … Had his sixth career 300-yard game with a 301-yard performance at FIU … Completed 62.3 percent of his passes … Herd is now 6-0 in his career as a starter when he throws at least two touchdown passes without an interception … One of only nine sophomore quarterbacks at the Division I FBS level who threw for 24 or more touchdown passes … Ranked fifth in Conference USA in passing yards per game, trailing two seniors, a junior and a sophomore … Enters his junior season in the top 10 in MU history in completions, passing touchdowns and completion percentage.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015): In 11 games, completed 230-of-383 passing for 2,605 yards, with 23 touchdowns and 8 interceptions … His 23 TDs is Marshall freshman record, as was his 2,649 yards total offense (ranking 19th overall in MU single-season annals) … In red zone, was 34-of-49 (.694) for 250 yards and 17 TDs, with only one interception … Top game came in 34-10 victory at Charlotte, with a 33-of-48 day for 486 yards and two scores with no interceptions. The 486 yards rank third in Herd single-game history, and his season-long 66-yard pass to Davonte Allen was for a TD … Also passed for 343 yards in triple-overtime loss at Middle Tennessee, going 33-of-55 with three TDs and one pick … After seeing no action in Weeks 1-2 against Purdue and at Ohio, was moved into starting role for Week 3 home game versus FCS member Norfolk State, and opened with 24-of-31 day for 270 yards with four TDs and no interceptions … The four TDs against NSU matched the Herd mark for a first start by any QB, set by redshirt sophomore Stan Hill against Miami (Ohio) in 2002 … Completed at least 60 percent of his throws in seven of 11 starts … In St. Petersburg Bowl victory, the Tampa native went 23-of-34 for 218 yards with one TD and one interception … Was 5-0 in home games as starter.

HERD FILE: Born Oct. 5, 1995 in Winter Park, Florida … Finished high school career in 2013 season at Wharton High, graduated in the spring of 2014 and sat out the following semester … A three-star prospect (Rivals.com, 247Sports) … At Wharton, the three-star prospect (Rivals, 247Sports) threw for almost 8,000 yards in his four-year career … He threw for 54 touchdowns and ran for another 10 and as a 2013 senior, threw for nearly 2,200 yards and 13 TDs, and posted more than 2,500 yards total offense … Was ranked No. 21 in Tampa Bay Home Team 100 top players by Tampa Bay Times … Originally committed to USF, also had offers from LSU, Florida Atlantic, FIU, UMass, Toledo, Western Michigan, Georgia State and Western Kentucky …Also a basketball standout, was an All-Hillsborough County second team selection and a 1,000-point career scorer at Wharton … Also played basketball at Wharton, where he was a 1,000-point career scorer … Adopted older brother, Shawn Vanzant, played for Butler’s NCAA Tournament final Four teams in 2010 and 2011, starting at guard for the latter.

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