Sometime soon, expect Chuck Heater‘s phone to ring and on the other end will be a newly hired coach from a Power 5 school offering him the keys to his new defense. After a couple of years at Marshall, Heater has proven to be the best defensive coordinator in mid-major college football, otherwise known as… Read more »
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If I had to pick one matchup this bowl season that will likely be the most underrated and least talked about of all, it would be the one between the Northern Illinois Huskies (11-2) and the Marshall Thundering Herd (12-1). Heck, if it wasn’t for a 67-66 overtime loss to Western Kentucky, Marshall would have… Read more »
While by no means a top-tier bowl, the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl features two conference champions and looks to be one of the most intriguing matchups of the entire bowl season. FAU Stadium’s scoreboard operator is going to earn their keep when Marshall and Northern Illinois square off in South Florida, as this one has… Read more »
For all the good things the Marshall Thundering Herd did over the course of 11 games this season, one play undid all of that. Now the Herd must prepare for the upcoming Conference USA Championship game knowing that any chance of an appearance in one of the big six bowls on New Year’s Eve and New… Read more »
Despite owning a 10-0 record, the Marshall Thundering Herd haven’t gotten any respect from the College Football Playoff Committee this season. However, the Herd will have a chance to extend their win streak to 11 with a win over the 5-5 UAB Blazers. There is no way an 11-0 Marshall team gets forgotten in the… Read more »
Coming into the year, people knew that the Marshall Thundering Herd had some solid returning pieces, but no one could have guessed they would start the season 9-0 — one of three teams to do so. The Rice Owls are in control of their own destiny and a win here along with two more wins… Read more »
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The biggest surprise of the Top 25 this season has to be Marshall. But that’s only to the casual fan, because the Thundering Herd have been a well-coached team for a while under Doc Holliday, who was able to lure a gem of a defensive coordinator from Temple in Chuck Heater two years ago. Heater,… Read more »
The Marshall Thundering Herd are years removed from their solid seasons in which they were competing for conference titles year after year, but a 6-0 start to the season could put them back on that track. The Thundering Herd have a favorable schedule remaining, putting their hopes of an unbeaten season not too far out… Read more »
As one of the few unbeaten teams left in the country, the Marshall Thundering Herd have been quite impressive although they have been playing lesser opponents all season long. Week eight will be no different as the Herd will be taking on a team with a losing record, but a 7-0 record doesn’t seem like… Read more »
Nick Marshall was very productive for the No. 5 Auburn Tigers as they rolled to a 41-7 victory over the No. 15 LSU Tigers. The Auburn quarterback passed for 207 yards along with two touchdowns and ran for 119 yards with two more scores on the ground. Marshall showed his Heisman quality in the SEC battle and… Read more »