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Chase Litton
Chase  Litton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Wharton

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 232

Position:
QB


11/26/2016

Marshall Football Postgame Notes

WKU 60, Marshall 6

11/26/2016

Marshall Football Postgame Quotes

WKU 60, Marshall 6

11/19/2016

Marshall Football Drops Final Road Game at FIU

Cornerback Rodney Allen had two interceptions

11/19/2016

Marshall Football Postgame Notes

FIU 31, Marshall 14

11/13/2016

MCGILL: Herd Dominates Middle Tennessee in Honor of '75'

The Word on the Herd -- Nov. 13, 2016

11/19/2016

Marshall at FIU

Photos from Marshall football at FIU on Nov. 19, 2016. Photos taken by Eric Espada.

10/29/2016

Marshall at Southern Miss

Photos from Marshall football's game at Southern Miss on Oct. 29, 2016.

10/08/2016

Marshall at North Texas

Marshall football at North Texas on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Photos taken by Brendan Maloney

10/01/2016

Marshall @ Pittsburgh

Photos from Marshall @ Pittsburgh on October 1, 2016

12/26/2015

Marshall 16, UConn 10

Marshall vs. UConn St. Petersburg Bowl

Enters second season as Herd starting QB … Took over as starter in 2015 as true freshman in Week 3 after injury to junior transfer Michael Birdsong … Led Marshall to 9-2 record as starter, including 16-10 St. Petersburg Bowl victory over Connecticut, the Herd’s fifth consecutive bowl win … Won first seven games as starter … His 23 touchdown passes tied for FBS lead among true freshmen (with UCLA’s Josh Rosen and BYU”S Tanner Mangum) … Was first Herd freshman to win his first start since Chad Pennington, in 1995 versus Chattanooga … Had 10 TD passes in first four starts, breaking Marshall record of nine shared by Byron Leftwich and Stan Hill.

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, Fla. … Majoring in Sports Journalism at MU, where he was an early enrollee in January 2015 … 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.