HUNTINGTON — The sample is small and there was a third-ranked team to rain on Marshall’s third-down statistics. But there was also Morgan State to bolster them.
Lamar Jackson sat in a meeting room at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Minutes before, he quarterbacked his third-ranked Louisville Cardinals to a 59-28 win over Marshall. For most of those four quarters, he had his way with the Thundering Herd defense. Jackson threw for 417 yards and five touchdowns, and ran for 62 yards and two more scores.
MORGANTOWN — Most understand why West Virginia University’s football team, even at 3-0, is still trying to become nationally relevant.
MORGANTOWN — There are some things about BYU football that cannot be ignored, like the legacy of quarterbacks. Gifford Nielsen, Marc Wilson, Jim McMahon, Steve Young, Robbie Bosco, Ty Detmer. They’re all legends, every one but Bosco honored in the College Football Hall of Fame.
Huntington — It wasn’t as if Judy McLeod didn’t know about Marshall. Before coming to Conference USA in September 2005, she was athletic director at Tulsa for 10 years.