Marshall 30, WKU 23
Marshall places second-most student-athletes on list among league schools
Marshall places third-most student-athletes on list among league schools
Ohio 21, Marshall 10
Recipients maintain cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or better
Photo gallery from the Gildan New Mexico Bowl between Marshall and Colorado State
R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2015): Started final 12 games in 13-game season at right guard after playing in relief in season-opening win over Purdue ... Replaced fellow redshirt freshman Nate Devers as right guard starter after Devers suffered injury in opener ... Played 615 snaps, with 43 knockdowns, ranking second on team to left tackle to Sandley Jean-Felix ... Had snaps limited in some games due to recurring back issues ... Named to 2015-16 C-USA Commissioner's Honor roll (3.0 or greater GPA).
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): Redshirted ... Scout Team right guard.
HERD FILE: Born July 25, 1996 ... Majoring in Exercise Science at MU ... Strength and athleticism reflected in his 100-0 wrestling record in final two high school season. He won two straight Virginia Group AAA state titles ... Was four-year starter on Handley High offensive line and three-year starter defensive line ... Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals ... Also had offers from Connecticut, Hampton, Richmond and William & Mary ... Had 109 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, nine quarterback hurries, 4.5 sacks, one forced fumble and one blocked punt in 2013 to lead Handley (7-4) to the Class 4A state playoffs ... Also helped the Judges score 402 points, run for 1,491 yards and throw for 2,597 yards in 11 games with his blocking ... Was a three-sport athlete at Handley (wrestling, track and field) ... Younger brother of former Penn State defensive lineman Derek Dowrey Jr.