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Herald-Dispatch photo archive - Marshall University (dark jerseys) beat Morehead State (white jerseys) 17-7 in the season opener Sept. 19, 1970, at Fairfield Stadium. The 1970 team had a 3-6 record under coach Rick Tolley. Team captain was Dave Griffith. On Nov. 14, 1970, 75 Marshall University football players, coaches and fans died in a plane crash upon returning to Huntington from East Carolina University, where the team had just suffered a heartbreaking 17-14 loss.

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Record: 3-6

Coach: Rick Tolley

Captain: Dave Griffith

***GALLERY: 1970 team action

***GALLERY: Sept. 19 MOREHEAD STATE W, 17-7

Sept. 26 at Toledo L, 3-52

Oct. 3 at Xavier W, 31-14

Oct. 10 MIAMI UNIVERSITY L, 12-19

Oct. 17 LOUISVILLE L, 14-16

Oct. 24 WESTERN MICHIGAN (HC) L, 3-34

Oct. 31 at Bowling Green L, 24-26

Nov. 7 KENT STATE W, 20-17

Nov. 14 at East Carolina L, 14-17

1971

Record: 2-8

Coach: Jack Lengyel

Captain: Nate Ruffin

***GALLERY: Aug. 24: Young Thundering Herd practice

***GALLERY: August-September Young Thundering Herd practices

***GALLERY: Sept. 18 at Morehead State L, 6-29

***GALLERY: Sept. 25 XAVIER W, 15-13

Oct. 2 at Miami University L, 6-66

Oct. 9 at Northern Illinois L, 18-33

Oct. 23 at Western Michigan L, 0-37

Oct. 30 BOWLING GREEN (HC) W, 12-10

Nov. 6 at Kent State L, 0-21

Nov. 13 TOLEDO L, 0-43

Nov. 20 OHIO UNIVERSITY L, 0-30

Oct. 16 DAYTON L, 0-13

1972

Record: 2-8

Coach: Jack Lengyel

Captains: Randy Kerr, Chuck Wright

Sept. 16 MOREHEAD STATE W, 27-24

Sept. 23 at Dayton L, 0-39

Sept. 30 NORTHERN ILLINOIS L, 7-24

Oct. 7 MIAMI UNIVERSITY L, 7-22

Oct. 14 at Xavier L, 0-14

Oct. 21 WESTERN MICHIGAN (HC) L, 0-34

Oct. 28 at Bowling Green L, 7-46

***GALLERY: Nov. 4 KENT STATE L, 14-16

Nov. 11 at Toledo L, 0-21

Nov. 18 at Ohio University W, 31-14

1973

Record: 4-7

Coach: Jack Lengyel

Captain: Jack Crabtree

Sept. 15 MOREHEAD STATE W, 24-17

Sept. 21 at UNLV L, 9-31

***GALLERY: Sept. 29 XAVIER L, 28-30

Oct. 6 at Miami University L, 6-31

Oct. 13 at Northern Illinois W, 39-36

Oct. 20 at Western Michigan L, 7-21

***GALLERY: Oct. 27 BOWLING GREEN (HC) L, 21-24

Nov. 3 at Kent State L, 3-35

Nov. 10 TOLEDO W, 17-14

Nov. 17 DAYTON W, 37-14

***GALLERY: Nov. 22 OHIO UNIVERSITY L, 21-35

1974

Record: 1-10

Coach: Jack Lengyel

Captains: Allen Meadows, Jesse Smith

***GALLERY: Sept. 14 at Morehead State L, 12-14

***GALLERY: Sept. 21 AKRON W, 17-7

***GALLERY: Sept. 28 MIAMI UNIVERSITY L, 0-42

Oct. 5 at Temple L, 10-31

***GALLERY: Oct. 12 NORTHERN ILLINOIS L, 17-20

***GALLERY: Oct. 19 WESTERN MICHIGAN (HC) L, 17-20

Oct. 26 at Bowling Green L, 3-28

***GALLERY: Nov. 2 KENT STATE L, 7-35

Nov. 9 at Toledo L, 14-45

Nov. 16 at Dayton L, 13-14

***GALLERY: Nov. 23 at Ohio University L, 0-35

1975

Record: 2-9

Coach: Frank Ellwood

Captains: Mark Bookover, Steve Morton, Jesse Smith

Sept. 6 at Akron L, 8-20

Sept. 13 at Miami University L, 0-50

***GALLERY: Sept. 20 MOREHEAD STATE L, 16-19

***GALLERY: Sept. 27 ILLINOIS STATE W, 36-3

Oct. 4 MCNEESE STATE L, 3-33

Oct. 18 at Villanova L, 14-21

***GALLERY: Oct. 25 WESTERN MICHIGAN (HC) W, 21-19

Nov. 1 at Central Michigan L, 0-34

Nov. 8 at Kent State L, 21-30

Nov. 15 at Dayton L, 8-29

***GALLERY: Nov. 22 OHIO UNIVERSITY L, 21-38

1976

Record: 5-6

Coach: Frank Ellwood

Captains: John “Fuzzy” Filliez, Billy Yanossy

***GALLERY: Sept. 4 at Morehead State+ W, Forfeit

***GALLERY: Sept. 11 MIAMI UNIVERSITY W, 21-16

Sept. 18 at Illinois State W, 23-13

Sept. 25 CENTRAL MICHIGAN L, 7-22

Oct. 2 at McNeese State L, 9-34

***GALLERY: Oct. 16 DAYTON (HC) W, 9-0

Oct. 23 at Western Michigan L, 21-31

***GALLERY: Oct. 30 AKRON W, 13-0

***GALLERY: Nov. 6 VILLANOVA L, 10-23

Nov. 13 at Toledo L, 8-39

Nov. 20 SOUTHERN ILLINOIS L, 16-44

1977

Record: 2-9

SoCon: 0-4

Coach: Frank Ellwood

Captains: Bob Coleman, Ken Lawson, Ed McTaggart

Sept. 10 OHIO UNIVERSITY L, 27-49

Sept. 17 MOREHEAD STATE W, 38-26

Sept. 24 TOLEDO (HC) W, 24-0

Oct. 1 at Appalachian State L, 20-28

Oct. 8 at Miami University L, 19-29

Oct. 15 at Furman L, 24-42

Oct. 22 at Western Michigan L, 29-53

Oct. 29 LOUISVILLE L, 0-56

Nov. 5 at Akron L, 7-28

Nov. 12 WESTERN CAROLINA L, 26-41

Nov. 19 at Tennessee-Chattanooga L, 20-37

1978

Record: 1-10

SoCon: 0-5

Coach: Frank Ellwood

Captain: None Permanent

Sept. 9 at Toledo W, 17-0

Sept. 16 APPALACHIAN STATE L, 7-28

Sept. 23 TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA L, 23-27

Sept. 30 at Western Carolina L, 14-21

Oct. 7 at The Citadel L, 0-41

Oct. 14 MIAMI UNIVERSITY (HC) L, 3-29

Oct. 21 at Kent State L, 17-20

Oct. 28 FURMAN L, 12-42

Nov. 4 WESTERN MICHIGAN L, 6-24

Nov. 11 at Southern Illinois L, 14-15

Nov. 18 at East Carolina L, 0-45

1979

Record: 1-10

SoCon: 0-6

Coach: Sonny Randle

Captain: Game Captains

***GALLERY: Sept. 8 TOLEDO W, 31-14

***GALLERY: Sept. 15 WESTERN CAROLINA L, 0-24

Sept. 22 at Ohio University L, 0-35

Sept. 29 at Tennessee-Chattanooga L, 0-27

Oct. 6 MIAMI UNIVERSITY L, 0-28

Oct. 13 at Furman L, 24-34

Oct. 20 at Mississippi State L, 0-48

Oct. 27 VILLANOVA (HC) L, 14-24

Nov. 3 THE CITADEL L, 16-17

***GALLERY: Nov. 10 VMI L, 3-13

Nov. 17 at Appalachian State L, 7-45

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