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Conference USA: 2011 Marshall Thundering Herd Football Schedule

Joshua CareySenior Analyst IJune 13, 2011

Conference USA: 2011 Marshall Thundering Herd Football Schedule

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    COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 2: Head Coach Doc Holliday of the Marshall Thundering Herd watches his team play the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium on September 2, 2010 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
    Jamie Sabau/Getty Images

    Marshall University will enter the 2011 season looking to improve on a 5-7 record in 2010 under first year coach Doc Holliday.

    Holliday enters his sophomore season as head coach of the "Thundering Herd" and kicks off the 2011 campaign against in-state rival, West Virginia University.

    Eight of the Herd's twelve games will be featured on television with the aforementioned rivalry game against WVU being televised on ESPN.

    Marshall's annual Green and White game closed out the team's spring drills and Bleacher Report looks ahead to the team's upcoming schedule.

West Virginia Mountaineers

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    MORGANTOWN, WV - OCTOBER 26:  WVU quarterback Rasheed Marshall #2 looks for a reciever during the NCAA football game against the Miami Hurricanes at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia on October 26, 2002.  The University of Miami (Florida) Hur
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    Date: Sunday, September 4 at 3:30 pm EST.

    Location: Mountaineer Field

    Most Recent Meeting: 2010 - Loss, 24-21 (OT) on 09/10/10

    Note: WVU has replaced Bill Stewart, Dana Holgorsen steps in as Head Coach and will face a highly motivated Thundering Herd team.

Southern Miss Golden Eagles

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    NEW ORLEANS - DECEMBER 20:  Quarterback Martevious Young #14 of the Southern Miss Golden Eagles looks to throw a pass against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders during the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl at the Louisiana Superdome on December 20, 2009 in New
    Chris Graythen/Getty Images

    Date: Saturday, September 10 at TBA.

    Location: Joan C. Edwards Stadium

    Most Recent Meeting: 2010 - Lost, 41-16 on 10/02/10

    Note: The Golden Eagles are traveling to Joan C. Edwards Stadium in 2011.

Ohio Bobcats

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    NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 18:  Quarterback Boo Jackson #8 of the Ohio University Bobcats throws a pass during the game against the Troy University Trojans  during the R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl at the Louisiana Superdome on December 18, 2010 in New Or
    Chris Graythen/Getty Images

    Date: Saturday, September 17 at TBA.

    Location: Peden Stadium

    Most Recent Meeting: 2010 - Won, 24-23 on 09/25/10

    Note: Marshall travels to Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio to face the Bobcats in 2011.

(16) Virginia Tech Hokies

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    MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 03:  Tyrod Taylor #5 of the Virginia Tech Hokies looks on against the Stanford Cardinal during the 2011 Discover Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium on January 3, 2011 in Miami, Florida. Stanford won 40-12.  (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Ima
    Marc Serota/Getty Images

    Date: Saturday, September 24 at 3:30 EST.

    Location: Joan C. Edwards Stadium

    Most Recent Meeting: 2009 - Lost, 52-10 at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Virginia.

    Note: Virginia Tech travels to Joan C. Edwards Stadium in 2011 after a year off from playing Marshall.

Louisville Cardinals

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    LOUISVILLE, KY - NOVEMBER 20:  Justin Burke #13 of the Louisville Cardinals throws the ball during the Big East Conference game against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium on November 20, 2010 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by
    Andy Lyons/Getty Images

    Date: Saturday, October 1 at TBA

    Location: Papa John's Cardinal Stadium

    Most Recent Meeting: N/A

    Note: The Cardinals and second-year Head Coach Charlie Strong host The Thundering Herd.

(21) UCF Knights

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    COLUMBIA, SC - SEPTEMBER 1:  Jonathan Joseph #9 of the South Carolina Gamecocks trips Brandon Marshall #9 of the University of Central Florida Golden Knights during a game on September 1, 2005 at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina.  (Photo
    Grant Halverson/Getty Images

    Date: Saturday, October 8 at 4:00 pm EST

    Location: Bright house Networks Stadium

    Most Recent Meeting: Lost, 35-14 on 10/13/10

    Note: Marshall travels south to Orlando, Florida to face the 21st ranked Knights.

Rice Owls

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    HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 04:  Quarterback Taylor McHargue #16 of the Rice Owls throws downfield against the Texas Limghorns> at Reliant Stadium on September 4, 2010 in Houson, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
    Bob Levey/Getty Images

    Date: Saturday, October 15 at TBA

    Location: Joan C. Edwards Stadium

    Most Recent Meeting: Lost, 35-10 on 11/22/08

    Note: Rice visits Huntington, WV to face the Thundering Herd in Week 6 of their schedule.

Houston Cougars

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    PASADENA, CA - SEPTEMBER 18:  Quarterback Cotton Turner #12 of the Houston Cougars throws a pass against the UCLA Bruins at the Rose Bowl on September 18, 2010 in Pasadena, California.  UCLA won 31-13.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
    Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

    Date: Saturday, October 22 at TBA

    Location: John O'Quinn Field at Robertson Stadium

    Most Recent Meeting: Won, 37-23 on 10/28/08

    Note: Marshall travels to John O'Quinn Field at Robertson Stadium to face Head Coach Kevin Sumlin and the Cougars.

UAB Blazers

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    ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 16: Sam Hunt #3 of the UAB Blazers looks on during their game against the Georgia Bulldogs on September 16, 2006 at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
    Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

    Date: Saturday, October 29 at 12:00 pm EST

    Location: Joan C. Edwards Stadium

    Most Recent Meeting: Won, 31-17 on 11/06/10

    Note: The Thundering Herd will look to extend their win streak against UAB to three-consecutive seasons.

(24) Tulsa Golden Hurricane

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    SOUTH BEND, IN - OCTOBER 30: G.J. Kinne #4 of the Tulsa Golden Hurricane throws a pass against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish rushes at Notre Dame Stadium on October 30, 2010 in South Bend, Indiana. Tulsa defeated Notre Dame 28-27. (Photo by Jonathan Danie
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    Date: Saturday, November 12 at TBA

    Location: Skelly Field at HA Chapman Stadium

    Most Recent Meeting: Lost, 38-35 on 11/29/2008.

    Note: Marshall and Tulsa meet for the first time in three seasons and the Herd will be looking to reverse their most recent outcome.

Memphis Tigers

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    NEW ORLEANS - DECEMBER 21:  Quarterback Martin Hankins #13 of the Memphis University Tigers throws a pass against the Florida Atlantic University Owls in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl on December 21, 2007 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Lou
    Chris Graythen/Getty Images

    Date: Thursday, November 17 at 8:00 pm EST

    Location: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium

    Most Recent Meeting: Won, 28-13 on 11/13/2010.

    Note: Marshall Head Coach Doc Holliday will look to stay undefeated against the Tigers when the Thundering Herd travel to Memphis.

East Carolina Pirates

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    HOUSTON - NOVEMBER 17: The Marshall Thundering Herd hold a rope as they walk down the ramp to take the field for the game with the Houston Cougars at Robertson Stadium November 17, 2007 in Houston, Texas. Houston won 35-28. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Im
    Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

    Date: Saturday, November 26 at TBA

    Location: Joan C. Edwards Stadium

    Most Recent Meeting: Lost, 37-10 on 10/23/2010.

    Note: Second-year head coach Doc Holliday will look to claim victory in Marshall's season finale against the Pirates.

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