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Herd up 31-3 at the half 

AKRON, Ohio — Rakeem Cato ran for a touchdown and passed for another, and Remi Watson reeled off an 80-yard TD run as Marshall led Akron 31-3 at halftime.

The Thundering Herd forced four turnovers, two inside its 10-yard line, and...

Doug Smock: Herd protecting home turf in style
Doug Smock: Herd protecting home turf in style

HUNTINGTON — The big slogan of Marshall football these days is “Protect the M.”

Trust me: The 13th letter of the English alphabet is being protected.

With armed guards. Barbed wire. A moat, ...

Cato leads Herd to 44-14 romp over Ohio
Cato leads Herd to 44-14 romp over Ohio

HUNTINGTON — Marshall didn’t just snatch the Bell trophy from Ohio on Saturday, the Thundering Herd all but stole the Bobcats’ lunch money. Or per-diem allowance, if you will.

Whatever the...

Marshall notebook: Cato put on a show after ESPN feature

HUNTINGTON — Hours after he was the subject of an emotional feature which aired on ESPN GameDay, Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato made another spectacular contribution to his highlight reel.

ESPN’s...

Marshall-Ohio statistics

Ohio 0 0 7 7–14

Marshall 17 10 14 3–44

First quarter

Mar–FG Haig 36, 8:35.

Mar–D.Allen 25 pass from Cato (Haig kick), 5:59.

Mar–D.Allen 6 pass from Cato (Haig kick), 2:23.

Second...

C-USA notebook: Holtz has Louisiana Tech on the rise
C-USA notebook: Holtz has Louisiana Tech on the rise

Members of Conference USA, take heed: Skip Holtz is back.

The perpetually talkative son of ESPN’s soon-to-retire “Dr. Lou” appears to have Louisiana Tech on the fast track to contention. His Bulldogs fired a shot heard...

Ohio-Marshall game capsule

Ohio (1-1) at Marshall (2-0)

Noon, Joan C. Edwards Stadium (38,227, GameDay Grass MTO), Huntington

n TV: CBS College Sports Network (Suddenlink channel 512). Crew: Jason Knapp play-by-play, Randy Cross...

Defense looks like Ohio’s strength
Defense looks like Ohio’s strength

HUNTINGTON — Of those listed as a starter or co-starter on Ohio’s defensive depth chart, 11 of 16 are seniors or fourth-year juniors.

Do the Bobcats ever get young on that side of the ball?...

Marshall notebook: Vick gets the call at QB for Ohio

HUNTINGTON — Ohio is sticking with its original first-string quarterback this week, as Derrius Vick was named the starter for Saturday’s game against Marshall.

Kickoff time is noon Saturday at Joan C....

Early start pays off for Marshall freshman Addison
Early start pays off for Marshall freshman Addison

HUNTINGTON — As attention shifts to A.J. Addison possibly playing his third game as a true freshman on Marshall’s offensive line, it’s important to remember the advantages he has enjoyed.

First,...

 Herd spared wrath of Tettleton
 Herd spared wrath of Tettleton

HUNTINGTON — On one hand, Marshall is done with facing Ohio quarterback Tyler Tettleton.

The bad memories from three losses linger, but the Thundering Herd does not have to see him when the Bobcats arrive at...

Marshall notebook: Rouse only Herd player to taste victory vs. OU

HUNTINGTON — Just so you know: James Rouse had four tackles and a half tackle for loss in Marshall’s 24-23 win over Ohio in 2010.

Then sporting No. 92, Rouse was a redshirt freshman who started six...

Herd players vow to be ready for Ohio
Herd players vow to be ready for Ohio

HUNTINGTON — As Marshall players turn their focus to Ohio, the irritation builds. The aggravation festers.

Three losses in a row to a rival will do that. Watching opposing players ring a bell will do that, too....

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