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Marshall quarterback Henry Colombi (3) breaks free from a tackle attempt to make a pass as the Herd takes on Norfolk State during an NCAA football game on Sept. 3 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington.

HUNTINGTON — Marshall and No. 8 Notre Dame enter Saturday’s contest with two very different feelings.

The Herd, simply put, held a clinic at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in the season opener against Norfolk State in a non-competitive 55-3 drubbing. The win gave Marshall the ability to see a lot of what the offense, defense and special teams were made of.

Luke Creasy is a reporter for The Herald-Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter @LukeCreasy or reach him by phone at 304-526-2800.

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