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Herald-Dispatch photo archive Marshall University (green jerseys) plays Delaware in a playoff game on Nov. 30, 1996, at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Marshall won, 59-14. The team would go on to win the I-AA National Championship Game against Montana. Click here to view the complete 262-image gallery.

Gallery: Marshall vs. Delaware, Nov. 30, 1996, playoff

Jun. 27, 2012 @ 04:06 PM

Marshall University (green jerseys) plays Delaware in a playoff game on Nov. 30, 1996, at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Marshall won, 59-14. The team would go on to win the I-AA National Championship Game against Montana.

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1996 Marshall University football roster (according to the media guide)

1, Tim Martin, WR, Senior, Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.

2, Mark Wicks, WR, Junior, Bethel Park, Pa.

3, Erik Thomas, RB, Senior, Largo, Md.

4, John Grace, DB, Freshman, Okeechobee, Fla.

5, B.J. Cohen, DE, Junior, Conley, Ga.

6, Ricky Hall, DL, Sophomore, College Park, Ga.

7, Mark Zban, QB, Junior, Huntington.

8, B.J. Summers, DB, Junior, Forestville, Md.

9, Thomas Maxwell, DB, Junior, Decatur, Ga.

10, Chad Pennington, QB, Sophomore, Knoxville, Tenn.

11, Larry Moore, DB, Junior, Danville, Va.

12, Andy Cowan, DB, Freshman, Ellensboro, W.Va.

13, Jesse Milner, QB, Freshman, Owensville, Ohio.

14, Damone Williams, WR, Sophomore, Richmond, Va.

15, Eric Kresser, QB, Senior, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

16, Jerome Embry, LB, Senior, Winchester, Ky.

17, Tim Pruett, QB, Freshman, Mt. Dora, Fla.

18, Lavorn Colclough, WR, Sophomore, Glenarden, Md.

19, Tim Dempsey, DB, Sophomore, Barboursville.

20, Javonne Darling, RB, Junior, Staten Island, N.Y.

21, Scott Smythe, DB, Senior, Volga, W.Va.

22, Doug Chapman, DB, Freshman, Chester, Va.

23, Curtis Sanders, DB, Freshman, Virginia Beach, Va.

24, Tyrant Davis, DB, Freshman, Orlando, Fla.

25, Melvin Cunningham, DB, Senior, Red Jacket, W.Va.

26, Shauncey Wynn DB, Freshman, Fairfield, Ohio.

27, Ryan Moore, DB, Freshman, Severna Park, Md.

28, Larry McCloud, LB, Junior, Huntington.

29, Bradley Prather, FB-LB Freshman, Faulkner, Miss.

31, Jihad Morris, RB, Freshman, Severna Park, Md.

32, Llow Turner, DB, Freshman, Manassas, Va.

33, Chris O'Neal, PK, Sophomore, Beckley, W.Va.

35, Seth Lyle, DE/WR, Freshman, Poca, W.Va.

36, Andre Goins, DB, Senior, Lakeland, Fla.

37, Anthony Dixon, DB, Junior, Ft. Myers, Fla.

38, Jeremy Eastwood, FS, Junior, Sissonville, W.Va.

39, Jason Balwanz, RB, Freshman, Reader, W.Va.

40, Tim Openlander, PK, Senior, Tampa, Fla.

41, Chris Hanson, P/K, Sophomore, Senoia, Ga.

42, Rogers Beckett, DB, Freshman, Apopka, Fla.

43, Derrick Walker, LB, Sophomore, Ellenwood, Ga.

44, Albert Barber, LB, Senior, Morrow, Ga.

45, Jermaine Swafford, LB, Senior, Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.

46, Eric Pinkerton, LB, Freshman, Charleston, W.Va.

48, Haman Allen, LB, Sophomore, Hyattsville, Md.

49, Jason Safford, LB, Sophomore, Pt. Pleasant, W.Va.

50, Antony Beckett, DE, Freshman, Apopka, Fla.

51, Ray Shupe, OL, Freshman, Virginia Beach, Va.

52, Brian Reed, OL, Senior, Charleston, W.Va.

53, Josh Seamster, OL, Junior, Danville, Va.

54, Richard D'Andrea, LB, Freshman, Boca Raton, Fla.

55, Andre O'Neal, LB, Freshman, Decatur, Ga.

56, Ryan Lipscomb, LB, Senior, Chester, Va.

57, Will Edwards, DL, Senior, Barboursville.

58, Paul Totten, DE, Sophomore, Danville, Va.

59, Aaron Ferguson, OL, Senior, Blountville, Tenn.

60, Jamie Wilson, OL, Senior, Gloucester, Va.

61, Shawn Pratt, OL, Freshman, Madison, W.Va.

62, Jason Starkey, OL, Freshman, Barboursville.

63, Mike Guilliams, OL, Freshman, Beckley, W.Va.

64, Dewayne Lewis, DE, Freshman, Willow Grove, Pa.

65, Bert Scarbrough, OL, Sophomore, Kennesaw, Ga.

66, John Wade, OL, Junior, Port Republic, Va.

67, Shaun Saunders, OL, Freshman, Ceredo, W.Va.

68, Johnny Robinson, DL, Junior, Apopka, Fla.

69, Irv Dotson, OL, Freshman, Pikeville, Ky.

72, Jimmy Cabellos, OL, Freshman, Alexandria, Va.

73, Shawn Tignor, DE, Freshman, Sissonville, W.Va.

75, Sid Cisco, OL, Freshman, Matewan, W.Va.

76, Matt Kay, DE, Freshman, Cooper City, Fla.

77, Mike Webb, OL, Senior, Mt. Airy, Md.

78, Jason Wellman, OL, Senior, Kenova, W.Va.

79, Buck Manning, OT, Senior, Orlando, Fla.

80, Tyson Hagale, WR, Freshman, Springfield, Mo.

81, Javon Jenkins, TE, Sophomore, Ocala, Fla.

82, John Cooper, WR, Freshman, Alexandria, Va.

83, Glenn Brammer, TE, Freshman, Logan, W.Va.  

84, Jarrod Keely, DE, Sophomore, West Liberty, Ohio.

85, Paul Toviessi, DE, Freshman, Alexandria, Va.

86, Billy Lyon, DL, Senior, Erlanger, Ky.

87, John White, TE, Sophomore, Gilbert, W.Va.

88, Randy Moss, WR, Freshman, Rand, W.Va.

89, Jerald Long, WR, Sophomore, Gary, W.Va.

90, Brad Estes, TE, Freshman, Louisville, Ky.

91, Mike Forbes, DE, Freshman, Washington, D.C.

92, Cedric Watson, DE, Freshman, Fort Valley, Ga.

93, Girardie Mercer, DE, Freshman, Washington, D.C.

94, Mike Williams, DE, Sophomore, Hurricane, W.Va.

95, Billy Gregory, DT, Sophomore, Macon, Ga.

96, John Duncan, DE, Senior, Middletown, Ohio.

97, Joe Zeglowitsch, DE, Sophomore, Pittsburgh, Pa.

98, Ron Puggi, DE, Freshman, Philadelphia, Pa.

99, Dylan Evans, DL, Freshman, Gallipolis, Ohio.

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