The Word on the Herd
Marshall 38, Middle Tennessee 10
The Thundering Herd defense combined for six sacks
North Texas 38, Marshall 21
Pittsburgh 43, Marshall 27
FRESHMAN SEASON (2016): Player with a high ceiling at linebacker … Played in 12 games as a collegiate rookie, including seven starts … Finished with 36 tackles, which ranked 11th on the team …Recorded 4.5 tackles for a loss, which was fifth on the team … Fourth on the team in sacks (3.0) …Broke up one pass and blocked a punt vs. Akron … Six tackles in the season opener vs. Morgan State … Breakout game came at North Texas, when he had six tackles, two sacks and two tackles for a loss … Contributed on a sack against Florida Atlantic and Charlotte … One of two freshmen in Conference USA with at least 3.0 sacks per game.
HERD FILE: Born May 31, 1997 ... Also had offers from Alcorn State, Bethune-Cookman, Florida A&M, Idaho, Massachusetts, Southern Illinois, and Western Kentucky ... Was a Class 8A All-State third-team selection on defense ... Rated a three-star prospect by ESPN.com and 247Sports.com.