S-A of the Week: Devon Smith|
Oct. 14, 2013
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Senior Devon Smith sparked the Herd with a 77-yard punt return in the second quarter to give Marshall a 7-0 lead and the eventual 24-23 win at Florida Atlantic on Saturday and is this week's Marshall Student-Athlete of the Week.
The wide receiver from White Plains, Md. had three catches and tied a team high with 50 yards (Gator Hoskins). His 35-yard reception late in the fourth quarter set up Justin Haig's game-winning 41-yard field goal, and completed the Herd's thrilling come from behind win.
With the win, Marshall improved to 4-2 (2-0) and took over first place in Conference USA's East Division.
Smith was also named National Punt Returner of the Week by College Football Performance Awards.