WKU 60, Marshall 6
Cornerback Rodney Allen had two interceptions
The Word on the Herd -- Oct. 22, 2016
Marshall secured its third straight season of 10 or more wins
Marshall 16, UConn 10
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
NCAA Football: Marshall faces Western Kentucky at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015): Played all 13 games, making four starts … Emerged during season as “third safety’ … Rangy player with length performed on special teams … Played in eight of 13 games on defense, other five on special teams … Started and played 48 of 51 defensive snaps in St. Petersburg Bowl win, in which he had second career interception … Played 279 defensive snaps …Made 39 tackles, with one pass breakup … First career interception came in Oct. 3 win over Old Dominion … Made career-high 12 tackles in victory over North Texas … Had nine tackles in bowl win.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): One of eight true freshmen to play for the 2014 Herd … A backup safety, played in seven of 14 games, including the Conference USA title game and Boca Raton Bowl victories … Played 52 snaps on defense, 26 of those versus Rhode Island and 20 in win at Akron … Finished with six tackles (five solos), three of those in Week 2 victory over Rhode Island.
HERD FILE: Born Oct. 31, 1994 … Majoring in Management at MU … Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals … Also had offers from Alabama, UCF, Cincinnati, Florida, Florida State, Indiana, Louisville, Minnesota, Ohio State, USF, Tennessee, USC, Vanderbilt and Wisconsin … Ranked the No. 39 safety in America and the No. 66 overall prospect in Florida by Rivals … Committed to Georgia in July 2013, but decommitted from UGA and chose the Herd on Feb. 3, only 48 hours before Signing Day … Had 48 tackles, five interceptions, four pass breakups and two tackles for loss in 2013 to lead Lake Gibson (7-3) to the Class 6A state playoffs … Attended same high school as Herd teammates Remi Watson (RB) and Fedrice Binot (OL).