Listed No. 2 as Marshall's all-time top passer behind Chad Pennington is the player who followed him in the lineup -- Byron Leftwich. He was a first round NFL draft pick of the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2003. In 2007, he played three games with the Atlanta Falcons. In August 2008, he signed wi…

More about Frank "Gunner" Gatski, Cam Henderson, Carl Lee, Troy Brown, Randy Moss, Chad Pennington, Byron Leftwich, Bobby Pruett, Mike Barber and Jackie Hunt.

1928: Fairfield Stadium construction is finished. Its original capacity is 10,000. Marshall College shares the stadium with Huntington High School.

Take a look back at Randy's Moss' stellar collegiate and professional football career, which spanned three decades and began in Huntington at Marshall University. Moss played in the NFL for Minnesota, Oakland, New England and Tennessee. He had more than 150 career touchdowns and nearly 15,00…

Chad Pennington started at Marshall University as a quarterback in 1995. Since then, he has gone on to the NFL and played for the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins. Still, he finds time to come back to Huntington, which has benefited from donations from his 1st and 10 Foundation.

For Marshall's first-year NCAA Division I-A football program, the 1997 Motor City Bowl was as much about the Thundering Herd's future as it was the present.

Marshall Football History

National Championships

  • NCAA Division I-AA 1992
  • NCAA Division I-AA 1996

Bowl Game Victories

  • Motor City Bowl 1998
  • Motor City Bowl 1999
  • Motor City Bowl 2000
  • GMAC Bowl 2001
  • GMAC Bowl 2002
  • Little Caesars Pizza Bowl 2009
  • Military Bowl 2013
  • Boca Raton Bowl 2014
  • St. Petersburg Bowl 2015

Conference Championships

  • WVAC 1925
  • WVAC 1928
  • WVAC 1931
  • Buckeye Conference 1937
  • MAC 1997
  • MAC 1998
  • MAC 1999
  • MAC 2000
  • MAC 2002
  • C-USA 2014

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Short of begging its Mid-American Conference counterparts to bring their football programs up a level in the near future, and playing a somewhat suspect non-conference schedule, Marshall did everything it possibly could do in 1999 to earn respect nationwide.

Marshall cornerback Danny Derricott owned four Mid-American Conference championship rings and was a part of three Motor City Bowl winners.