R-SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015): Still developing lineman who started all 13 games of Herd's 10-3 season at left tackle ... Played 993 snaps -- No. 2 on the team to center Michael Selby's 1,007 -- and had 11 knockdowns ... Height and arm length provide him with great leverage against defensive line ... Missed final OT in three-OT loss at Middle Tennessee due to injury, but played all other first-unit snaps.
R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): Played in all 14 games, as regular on field goal and PAT units and as right tackle backup to all-conference pick Clint Van Horn ... Played 66 snaps on offense, with one knockdown.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Redshirted ... Scout Team member.
HERD FILE: Born April 17, 1994 ... Majoring in Health Science at MU ... Has huge wingspan with sleeve length of very long 36 1/4 inches, aiding in his blocking ... Flipped commitment from FIU to Marshall, and also had offers from Middle Tennessee, Texas Tech, West Virginia, Alcorn State and Bethune-Cookman ... From same high school (Boyd Anderson) as two former Herd teammates, CB Corey Tindal and LB Kent Turene, and former Herd defensive tackle Marques Aiken ... Led his team to a 10-3 record and the third round of the Class 7A state playoffs, losing to eventual state champion St. Thomas Aquinas. With his blocking, Jean-Felix helped the Cobras run for 705 yards and pass for 2,616 yards in 2012 ... Moved to right tackle as a senior ... Former basketball player who has played football only two years ... Started at guard in football as a sophomore ... Cited relationship with Herd OL coach Alex Mirabal, who was hired at Marshall in 2013 from FIU staff after a head coaching change there, as major reason for his college decision.