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Thundering Herd Athletic Directors, Marshall Thundering Herd
Basketball, Marshall Thundering Herd Football, Southern Airways
Flight 932, We Are Marshall, Battle for the Bell, Friends of Coal
Bowl, Joe Mcmullen, Chesapeake Energy Capital Classic, Marshall
University: Ashes to Glory, Marco the Buffalo, Sam Hood Field.
Excerpt: The Marshall Thundering Herd football team is an
intercollegiate varsity sports program of Marshall University. The
team represents the university as a member of the Conference USA
Eastern division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association,
playing at the Division 1 Bowl Subdivision level. Marshall plays at
Joan C. Edwards Stadium, which seats 38,019 and is expandable to
55,000. Marshall enjoys the best home field advantage in major
college football. Marshall has an impressive 118-19 overall record
at Joan C. Edwards stadium for a winning percentage of .866. No
other Division 1 FBS program can match that. The University of
Alabama ranks second with an .825 winning percentage at
Bryant-Denny Stadium. The stadium, which opened for the 1991 season
as Marshall University Stadium with a crowd of 33,133 for a 24-23
win over New Hampshire. On September 8, 2007, when the Thundering
Herd played the in-state rival West Virginia Mountaineers in
Huntington for the first time in 92 years, Marshall hosted a record
crowd of 40,383. Edwards Stadium is the only Division I field named
solely for a woman, and Mrs. Edwards husband, James F. Edwards, has
his name on the actual playing field. South Carolina's
Williams-Brice Stadium is named in part for a woman. Marshall is a
football school, with a unique and rich tradition, winning
conference titles in 1925, 1928, 1931, 1937, 1988, 1994, 1996,
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