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Mitch Vingle: Making a call on Herd
Mitch Vingle: Making a call on Herd

It was just over a week ago I was convinced Marshall would have a special football season in 2014.

I had traveled to Huntington and searched for Ricardo Williams, a transfer from Miami, Fla. He was on the field, but not running with the first...

Mitch Vingle: Making a call on Herd
Mitch Vingle: Making a call on Herd

It was just over a week ago I was convinced Marshall would have a special football season in 2014.

I had traveled to Huntington and searched for Ricardo Williams, a transfer from Miami, Fla. He was on the field, but not running with the first...

Changes aplenty for Miami, Herd’s opening foe
Changes aplenty for Miami, Herd’s opening foe

The theme of the football program at Miami (Ohio) is change. Major, earthquake-type change.

When you’ve lost 16 games in a row, radical change is the only way to operate.

The obvious change is in the coaching staff, where Don...

Marshall pep rally in Charleston sold out

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University’s “Paint the Capital City Green” pep rally is sold out.

About 500 people are expected to attend the 17th annual event tonight at the Embassy Suites in Charleston....

Marshall football: Frohnapfels separated but still tight

HUNTINGTON — The time has come for the brothers Frohnapfel to become leaders of their football team. They will do so at two different campuses, but they will lead nonetheless.

At Massachusetts, Blake...

Holcombe slides into Herd’s backup QB job
Holcombe slides into Herd’s backup QB job

HUNTINGTON — As the newly crowned backup quarterback, Gunnar Holcombe has that “one heartbeat from the presidency” role at Marshall.

That analogy may be over-dramatic, but consider this: If...

Names in the games: Braxton Miller, Chris Kluwe, Andi Williamson

Ohio State: QB Miller done for the season

Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes’ national title hopes.

Ohio State confirmed late Tuesday afternoon...

Leggett works his way back from injuries
Leggett works his way back from injuries

HUNTINGTON — Ah, yes, the dreaded high ankle sprain. The bigger, badder brother of the “conventional” ankle sprain, and the robber of football seasons everywhere.

A.J. Leggett fulfilled his quota ...

Doug Smock: Jean-Louis’ move and other camp notes
Doug Smock: Jean-Louis’ move and other camp notes

HUNTINGTON — I would love to give you 10 takeaways from the first two weeks of Marshall’s Camp Doc, but I can only come up with … hey, what do you know? I have 11.

And a’here we gooooo...

Herd receivers steal scrimmage spotlight

HUNTINGTON — It remains to be seen whether Marshall can get the production it needs from its outside receivers, but they showed some ability to strike quickly on Saturday.

In the Thundering Herd’s...

Marshall scrimmage statistics

RUSHING: D. Johnson 5-32; Cato 1-(minus 3); Butler 11-46, 1 TD; Pittman 14-27; Watson 11-51, 1 TD; Holcombe 2-4; Garvin 9-(minus 7). Total 46-137, 2 TD.

PASSING: Cato 5-11-0, 122 yards, 2 TD; Holcombe 11-22-1, 151, 2 TD; Garvin 3-5-1, 36, 1 TD;...

MU’s Holliday among coaches on the rise
MU’s Holliday among coaches on the rise

Now that Chris Petersen has left Boise State for Washington, college football needs another coach from outside the so-called Big 5 conferences that will have his name come up for almost every big job.

Six coaches whose names are likely to come...

Herd’s Shuler making career out of first-down receptions
Herd’s Shuler making career out of first-down receptions

HUNTINGTON — A 66-reception season would put you in a pretty high position on the college football stat charts in any given year.

Even when averaged over a 14-game season, you would end up in the FBS top 100...

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