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Ranking All 128 College Football Head Coaches for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Ranking every college football coach is an impossible task. However, coaching is a critical component to every collegiate program. Needless to say, success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on...

Conference USA Football 2015 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 4 weeks ago
Conference USA is a slightly behind the Mountain West and American Athletic in the pecking order for Group of 5 conferences. However, Conference USA had a team (Marshall) in the running for one of college football’s top bowl games last year, and the league could have another in 2015. WKU will be a team to watch behind quarterback Brandon Doughty, as the Hilltoppers return seven...

College Football 2015 Rankings and Predictions: #61-80

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 3 days ago
The 2015 college football season is still a few months away, but it’s never too early to project how the upcoming year will play out on the field. Athlon Sports has released its top 25 for this season and continues the countdown to September with a look at the teams ranked No. 26-128. The 61-80 rankings release features more teams from the Power 5 leagues, as well as some predicted...

Marshall Thundering Herd 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 3 days ago
A year after a near-perfect season, Marshall still hopes to be in contention for a Conference USA title. The Thundering Herd lost 67-66 to WKU in overtime for their only loss of the season in 2014. Marshall has the personnel and schedule to challenge for another C-USA title — but it may again come down to a date with the Hilltoppers to end the season.Related: 2015 C-USA Predictions ...

Marshall RB charged in beating, kicked off team

By The Sports Network, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Huntington, WV (SportsNetwork.com) - Marshall running back Steward Butler was kicked off the team Wednesday after being arrested and charged in the beating of two gay men. Butler turned himself in Wednesday and was charged with two counts of misdemeanor battery over the April 5 attack, the Herald-Dispatch reported. He is accused of shouting derogatory words at the men and punching them...

Herd set sights on Huskies in bowl action

By The Sports Network, 7 months 1 week ago
Boca Raton, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Two conference champions will clash head to head in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl as the Marshall Thundering Herd and the Northern Illinois Huskies converge on FAU Stadium on Dec. 23. Marshall nearly made it through an unbeaten season in 2014, but dropped a regular-season finale to Western Kentucky, 67-66, in overtime that served as the team's lone loss....

Boca Raton Bowl Preview and Prediction: Marshall vs. Northern Illinois

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 1 week ago
Marshall and Northern Illinois were each on the cusp of an appearance in a bigger bowl game, but the two programs meet for the first time since 2001 in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl. The Thundering Herd and Huskies were two of the nation’s top teams from the Group of 5 conferences and were in contention for a spot in one of college football’s top bowl games until Boise State was...

Herd set sights on Huskies in bowl action

By The Sports Network, 7 months 1 week ago
Boca Raton, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Two conference champions will clash head to head in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl as the Marshall Thundering Herd and the Northern Illinois Huskies converge on FAU Stadium on Dec. 23. Marshall nearly made it through an unbeaten season in 2014, but dropped a regular-season finale to Western Kentucky, 67-66, in overtime that served as the team's lone loss....

NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Boca Raton Bowl

By The Sports Network, 7 months 2 weeks ago
NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Boca Raton Bowl Marshall Thundering Herd:== Aug 30 - W at Miami-Ohio, 42-27== Sep 6 - W vs. Rhode Island, 48-7== Sep 13 - W vs. Ohio U, 44-14== Sep 20 - W at Akron, 48-17== Sep 27 - Open== Oct 4 - W at Old Dominion, 56-14== Oct 11 - W vs. Middle Tennessee, 49-24== Oct 18...

NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Boca Raton Bowl

By The Sports Network, 7 months 2 weeks ago
NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Boca Raton Bowl Marshall Thundering Herd:== Aug 30 - W at Miami-Ohio, 42-27== Sep 6 - W vs. Rhode Island, 48-7== Sep 13 - W vs. Ohio U, 44-14== Sep 20 - W at Akron, 48-17== Sep 27 - Open== Oct 4 - W at Old Dominion, 56-14== Oct 11 - W vs. Middle Tennessee, 49-24== Oct 18...