Marshall has thrown a touchdown pass in 14 straight games, dating back to last season.
The Herd received the opening kickoff for the 15th straight game, the longest such streak in the nation. Marshall takes the ball when winning the toss, while some foes have deferred the option when they win the toss. Of course, it doesn't always help when you go three-and-out on your first possession, as the Herd did Saturday.
Ty Long's short field goal at the end of the first half was aided by a personal foul on MU defensive end Ra'Shawde Myers, for a hit that injured UAB receiver Patrick Hearn. Myers was called for delivering a forearm to Hearn's head, though it can be argued Hearn brought on the contact by lowering his head. Hearn was taken off on a cart.
Andre Snipes-Booker was injured on the kickoff late in the first half, possibly with a concussion. He was replaced the rest of the game by Tommy Shuler.
Marshall has not missed an extra point in 30 games. Haig is a perfect 47 for 47 this season, and he and Tyler Warner combined to go 31 of 31 last season.
Marvin Burdette's 17 tackles made him UAB's all-time career leader. Reaves' 12th and 13th rushing TDs established a single-game school mark.
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