The Word on the Herd
Tyre Brady had six receptions for 88 yards and two touchdowns
Marshall 14, Charlotte 3
FIU 31, Marshall 14
Marshall 42, Middle Tennessee 17
Photo gallery from the Gildan New Mexico Bowl between Marshall and Colorado State
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
Marshall vs. UConn St. Petersburg Bowl
R-SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016): Continued to emerge as one of the team’s most important defensive players and leaders … Named a game captain six times as a sophomore … Played in 11 games with 10 starts … Finished 2016 with 18 career starts, most of any returning defensive player … Finished sixth on the team in tackles (54) … Made 14 solo tackles … Recorded 6.5 tackles for a loss and 4.5 sacks … Broke up two passes and forced a fumble … Registered a season-high four tackles in four different games with seven (North Texas, FAU, ODU and Middle Tennessee) … Had a tackle for a loss in six different games, including a season high 2.0 in a win against FAU … Contributed to sacks against Morgan State, Akron, North Texas, FAU and Middle Tennessee State … Team-best 12 quarterback hurries … Ranked second on the team in sacks and fourth in tackles for a loss.
R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2015): Emerged during season as not only productive player, but played way into starting role at end in first half of season and was voted to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team … Played in 12 of 13 games (missing Ohio, Sept. 12) and started final eight contests … Played 510 snaps in final 11 games in defensive line rotation … First start came against Southern Miss (Oct. 9) … Height and length created problems for opposing blockers and quarterbacks throughout season … Finished season with 59 tackles (15 solo), with 8.5 tackles for loss, 4 sacks, 2 pass breakups, 3 fumbles recovered and 12 QB hurries … Had Herd’s lone blocked kick of the season when he knocked down a Southern Miss field goal attempt … Earned starting role with a 12-tackle performance in previous game, against Old Dominion; also had two sacks and another TFL against Monarchs … Had eight tackles in win over North Texas and overtime loss at Middle Tennessee … In opening win over Purdue played only on special teams … Went from 13 snaps in Week 4 (Kent State) to 77 two games later (Southern Miss.).
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): Redshirted … Played on Scout Team.
HERD FILE: Born Nov. 12, 1995 … Associated Press 2013 All-Ohio Division VI first team selection on defensive line … All-Ohio Divisions V-VI third team pick on defensive line as a 2012 junior … Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals … Also had an offer from Washington and was in contact with Bowling Green, Toledo and West Virginia … Had 88 tackles, 22 tackles for loss and 15 sacks along with 20 catches for 250 yards and eight touchdowns for Hillsdale in 2013 … Had 66 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 11 sacks and three forced fumbles for Hillsdale (7-4) as a junior in 2012 … Was a two-sport athlete at Hillsdale, where he was the captain for the basketball and football teams.