1  Tommy Shuler
Tommy Shuler
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Miami Central

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 188

Position:
WR

12/27/2013

Herd Defeats Maryland in 2013 Military Bowl

Marshall completes first 10-win season since 2002-03

12/27/2013

Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 31, Maryland 20

12/07/2013

Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Rice 41, Marshall 24

11/29/2013

Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 59, ECU 28

11/23/2013

Marshall Cruises Past FIU, 48-10

Cato tosses four touchdowns in Miami homecoming

12/27/2013

Marshall vs. Maryland- 2013 Military Bowl

Marshall defeats Maryland in the 2013 Military Bowl, 31-20.

10/23/2011

Marshall 28, Houston 63 - AP Photos

Herd's 506 yards of offense isn't enough.

Already one of the more prolific receivers in Herd history, the slot receiver returns for senior year as one of only eight players in major college football history with two seasons of 100 or more receptions. No player has had three ... His 216 receptions in last two seasons rank second only to Davante Adams (233) of Fresno State, who was Green Bay's second-round pick in 2014 NFL Draft ... Enters season as one of only three FBS players with at least two receptions in 25 consecutive games (has 26) ... Has at least one reception in 27 straight games, a streak that began with a 7-yard reception in 2011 Beef `O' Brady's Bowl victory over FIU ... A Biletnikoff Award Watch List selection for a second straight summer ... Consensus preseason All-Conference USA pick by magazines and websites ... Has started 23 consecutive games for Herd ... Enters 2014 season with 230 MU career catches, fourth on the all-time list and 76 behind leader Josh Davis (306 from 2001-04) ... His 2,425 receiving yards rank ninth in Herd annals ... Only three players in Marshall history have recorded 100-catch seasons - Shuler twice and College Football Hall of Famers Mike Barber (106 in 1987) and Troy Brown (101 in 1992) ... Is only played in Herd football history with 80 or more receptions in back-to-back seasons ... Shuler's 110 catches in 12 games in 2012 is school single-season record, and his 9.2 receptions per game led all FBS receivers ... In the last two seasons, has at least five receptions in all 26 games ... Has eight or more catches in 15 of Herd's last 24 games ... His 16 career TD catches are tied for 14th place in MU history ... Considered a possession receiver, he's averaged at least 10.0 per catch in 18 games.

JUNIOR SEASON (2013): Followed his school-record 110-catch season in 2012 with 106 catches in the Herd's 10-4 finish, capped by a Military Bowl victory over Maryland ... His 106 receptions were tied for seventh nationally ... Voted All-Conference USA first team by league coaches ... With 1,165 yards in receptions, joined former Herd stars Randy Moss and Mike Barber as only Herd players with two seasons of 1,100 receiving yards or more ... Had season-high 10 receptions twice, in triple-overtime loss at Virginia Tech and in home win over Southern Miss ... Had nine catches in five other games, including the Military Bowl triumph, despite facing double coverage or bracketing regularly ... Top yardage day was his 147 yards (nine catches) in romp past East Carolina that clinched Herd's first C-USA East Division title ... Matched career-high two touchdowns in wins over Southern Miss and at Tulsa ... Scored a touchdown in eight of 14 games ... His 10 touchdowns ranked third on team (TE Gator Hoskins 15; RB Essray Taliaferro 11) ...Was selected twice as a game captain by coaches.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012): CollegeFootballNews.com All-Conference USA Team ... All-Conference USA first team pick by league coaches ... Broke College football Hall of Famer Mike Barber's school record for receptions ... Recorded 110 receptions for 1,138 yards ... Hauled in six touchdown grabs ... Caught 19 passes at Purdue for 200 yards (career high). His 19 catches set a school record and broke the Conference USA mark for catches in a single game ... Also had 14- (East Carolina), 13- (Ohio) and 11-catch (Southern Miss) days ... Career-best 57-yard reception came in win over Western Carolina ... Averaged 9.2 catches per game, leading the nation ... Had eight or more catches in seven of 12 outings ... Started every game for the Herd ... Changed uniform number from 17 to 1 prior to the season.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Posted 14 catches for 122 yards ... Snared four passes against Houston and posted a 62-yard effort against Southern Miss, when he made first three catches of his collegiate career in Week 2.

PRIOR TO MARSHALL: Played for Terry Lockette at Miami Central with teammate and quarterback Rakeem Cato ... Produced more than 3,000 receiving yards and 30 touchdowns in his prep career ... A Miami-Dade All-County pick ... Selected for the Miami-Dade vs. Broward Nike All-Star Game ... Other offers: Cincinnati and FIU ... Also starred as a baseball shortstop ... business management major ... Born Nov. 8, 1992.