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Statement from Marshall Head Coach Doc Holliday

Larry Aaron III (1998-2018)
Larry Aaron III (1998-2018)
Feb. 22, 2018

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Marshall head football coach Doc Holliday has released a statement following the passing of Columbia, Md. native Larry Aaron III, a defensive lineman for the Thundering Herd's football program.

"Marshall University lost a very special young man today and it has shocked and saddened us all. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Larry Aaron's family and friends, many of whom were his fellow Thundering Herd teammates. His loss will be felt in every corner of our program and his spirit will never be forgotten."

Marshall will hold a fundraiser in Aaron's memory from 6-8 p.m. at Saturday's men's basketball game against Charlotte. 93Strong T-shirts will be sold for $20 at a table on the concourse near the swimming pool. If Saturday's allotment of T-shirts is exhausted or for those who can't attend the game and still wish to purchase a shirt, you may do so for $25 via this order form.