Thundering Herd edge out Blazers

Thundering Herd edge out Blazers

Quarterback Bernard Morris ran for a 40-yard touchdown mid-way through the fourth quarter and the Marshall Thundering Herd squeaked out a 20-19 win over the UAB Blazers on Saturday.

Marshall won this game as 2.5-point underdogs at home. The game’s combined score fell UNDER the posted total (47).

Morris completed 15-of-28 passes for 109 yards, a touchdown and was picked off once. Marcus Fitzgerald had a touchdown reception and Ahmad Bradshaw rushed for a TD in the Thundering Herd’s victory.

Darrell Hackney passed for 240 yards and tossed a touchdown to Lance Rhodes in the loss. Corey White found the end zone on a two-yard run and Dan Burks rushed for 122 yards on 19 carries.