The Word on the Herd
Marshall 38, Middle Tennessee 10
Tyre Brady had six receptions for 88 yards and two touchdowns
Marshall 14, Charlotte 3
Southern Miss 24, Marshall 14
Marshall football against Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 2, 2017 at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
Photos from Marshall football's game at Southern Miss on Oct. 29, 2016.
Marshall football at North Texas on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Photos taken by Brendan Maloney
Photos from Marshall @ Pittsburgh on October 1, 2016
Photos from Marshall football against third-ranked Louisville on Sept. 24, 2016 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
R-JUNIOR SEASON (2016): Played in nine games with four starts at running back … Dynamic kickoff returner … Led the team in rushing attempts (113), rushing yards (469) and rushing touchdowns (six) … Became the sixth different season rushing leader under Doc Holliday, joining Martin Ward, Tron Martinez, Kevin Grooms, Essray Taliaferro and Devon Johnson … Gained all of his rushing yardage in the first eight games of the season … Season high rushing performance came against Charlotte (90 yards) … Scored touchdowns against Akron, Pittsburgh, Florida Atlantic (two), Charlotte and Southern Mississippi … Returned 26 kickoffs for 603 yards and a touchdown … 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown at North Texas nearly tied for the longest in school history … Only the third player in school history with at least a 99-yard return … Ended the season with 150 touches for 1,128 yards – an average of 125.3 all-purpose yards per game … Ranked No. 10 in Conference USA in all-purpose yardage … Only player in Conference USA with at least 400 rushing yards and 600 kickoff return yards … 90 rushing yards vs. Charlotte was a career high … Two-TD game against FAU was a career first … Tied for No. 15 in Conference USA in rushing touchdowns … Also added 11 receptions out of the backfield … Caught four passes for 52 yards against Akron … Added a 12-yard receiving touchdown in the fourth quarter against nationally ranked Louisville.
R-SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015): Played eight games, with first career start in Oct. 3 home victory over Old Dominion … Earned that start by leading the Herd on the ground the previous week with 129 yards on 24 carries, with two TDs, in double-overtime triumph at Kent State … Then against ODU in MU’s conference opener, posted 127 yards on 32 trips with a TD … Finished season with 64 carries for 327 yards and three scores … Also made two receptions for 14 yards … Midseason knee injury cost him five games, but returned for final three games of the season … In first of those, a 52-0 rout of FIU, gained 39 yards on three carries, including his season-long 25-yard run … With a pounding running style, has only 6 yards of losses in 71 career carries … One of five Herd rushers with at least 330 yards in 2015.
R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): Played in four games in second half of season (Southern Miss, Rice, Louisiana Tech, Boca Raton Bowl), rushing seven times for 56 yards and one touchdown … Had season-best 37 yards on four carries in win at Southern Miss, including a 26-yard run for a score that wrapped Marshall’s 63-17 victory … Had two rushes for 14 yards in Boca Raton Bowl win over Northern Illinois.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Redshirted.
HERD FILE: Born Nov. 23, 1993 … Nicknamed “Pit-Bull” … Selected the Herd over offers from Cincinnati, Miami (Fla.), Ole Miss, Northern Illinois, Old Dominion, Purdue and Syracuse … In two seasons as the Phoebus High starting tailback, rushed for 3,361 yards and 39 touchdowns … Gained 1,761 yards and scored 22 touchdowns in 241 carries during his 2012 senior season, as Phoebus High went 12-1 and reached the Class AAA, Division 5 regional finals round of the Virginia high school playoffs … All-Eastern Region second team pick by VirginiaPreps.com … Ran for 1,577 yards and 17 touchdowns as a junior, earning All-Peninsula District honors in talent-rich Tidewater area.