Cincinnati Season Recap

The Bearcats' 11-2 season was a season to remember.  The Bearcats finished ranked number 24 in the nation, its highest year-end ranking since 2009.  A bright spot going into next year is the Bearcat's young talent giving Bearcat Nation something to look forward to. Game Recaps Non-Conference Sept 1: 26-17 win at UCLA - This … Continue reading Cincinnati Season Recap

Navy Throttles Virginia to Secure Military Bowl Victory

The Virginia Cavaliers' first bowl appearance in six years went a lot like their 2017 season, a fast start gave way to a slow finish as the Navy Midshipmen routed Virginia 49-7 for their fourth bowl win in five seasons in front of 35,921 fans at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland. The Cavaliers … Continue reading Navy Throttles Virginia to Secure Military Bowl Victory

Herd Holds Off Colorado State Rally to Secure New Mexico Bowl

It wasn’t easy, but the Marshall Thundering Herd kept its bowl winning streak alive and held off a furious fourth-quarter comeback by Colorado State to escape with a 31-28 win in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl in front of 26,087 fans at Dreamstyle Stadium in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Herd (8-5) turned a seven-point halftime … Continue reading Herd Holds Off Colorado State Rally to Secure New Mexico Bowl

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Edge Marshall After Late Miscue

Senior night in Huntington, West Virginia Saturday ended in heartbreak for the hometown Marshall Thundering Herd and the Southern Miss Golden Eagles edged Marshall 28-27 in front of a season-low 18,361 fans at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in both teams’ season finale. Marshall (7-5, 4-4) scored what appeared to be the game-tying touchdown with under … Continue reading Southern Miss Golden Eagles Edge Marshall After Late Miscue

Late Field Goal Sinks Marshall in Defensive Struggle at UTSA

A defensive struggle came down to a special teams play that made the difference Saturday night and the UTSA Roadrunners knocked off the Marshall Thundering Herd 9-7 in the final seconds in front of 20,148 fans at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Marshall (7-4, 4-3) took its first lead with less than two minutes … Continue reading Late Field Goal Sinks Marshall in Defensive Struggle at UTSA

Marshall Holds Off Western Kentucky on Emotional Night in Huntington

On a night with high emotions in Huntington, West Virginia, the Marshall Thundering Herd came through in the end with a 30-23 win over the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in the 2017-edition of the Moonshine Throwdown in front of 19,516 fans at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Marshall (7-3, 4-2) successfully honored the 75 lost in the … Continue reading Marshall Holds Off Western Kentucky on Emotional Night in Huntington

Turnovers Plague Marshall in Close Loss at Florida Atlantic

A night of mistakes was too much for the Marshall Thundering Herd to overcome Friday night and Marshall fell to the C-USA East Division-leading Florida Atlantic Owls 30-25 in front of 15,880 fans at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Florida. The Herd (6-3, 3-2) outgained FAU (6-3, 5-0) in total yards, first downs, and time … Continue reading Turnovers Plague Marshall in Close Loss at Florida Atlantic

Lackluster Start Dooms Marshall Against Florida International

The dull, dreary, and rainy weather conditions in Huntington, West Virginia were a sign of things to come for the Marshall Thundering Herd Saturday and the Florida International Panthers held off the Herd to secure a 41-30 win in front of 19,966 fans at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. FIU (5-2, 3-1) opened up a shocking … Continue reading Lackluster Start Dooms Marshall Against Florida International

Marshall Routs Middle Tennessee Under Friday Night Lights

The Thundering Herd of Marshall broke the Murfreesboro, Tennessee road jinx Friday night in a big way and Marshall routed the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 38-10 behind a big second quarter in front of an announced attendance of 13,412 at Floyd Stadium. The Herd (6-1, 3-0) put forth a 24-point second quarter and the defense … Continue reading Marshall Routs Middle Tennessee Under Friday Night Lights

Marshall Football First Half of the Season Review

We are officially at the halfway point of the 2017 football season for Marshall University and the Thundering Herd has done a great job so far of helping fans forget about a dismal 2016 season. Marshall finished the 2016 season at 3-9 overall and many fans consider it the worst season the Herd has had … Continue reading Marshall Football First Half of the Season Review