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Herd Has 13 Recognized by Conference USA

Marshall Football
Dec. 5, 2017

IRVING, Tx. – Marshall Football had 13 student-athletes recognized by Conference USA Tuesday as the league’s all-conference and all-freshman honors were announced. Both lists are voted on solely by C-USA’s 14 head coaches, who are not permitted to vote for their own student-athletes.

The Thundering Herd was represented on the first team by tight end Ryan Yurachek, wide receiver Tyre Brady and punter Kaare Vedvik.

The second team welcomed center Levi Brown, defensive lineman Ryan Bee, linebacker Chase Hancock, safety Malik Gant and kick returner Keion Davis.

Wide receiver Marcel Williams, defensive back Chris Jackson and long snapper Matt Beardall garnered honorable mention all-conference honors.

Running back Tyler King and right tackle Tarik Adams were picked for the league’s All-Freshman team.

The league's individual awards will be released on Wednesday. They are Most Valuable Player, Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Special Teams Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and Coach of the Year.

The Thundering Herd (7-5) will play Colorado State (7-5) in the 12th annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl on Saturday, December 16 at 4:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. MT.