1992 Marshall Thundering Herd football team

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1992 Marshall Thundering Herd football
National Champions
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
AP #6 (NCAA Poll)
1992 record 12–3 (5–2 SoCon)
Head coach Jim Donnan
Offensive coordinator Greg Briner
Defensive coordinator Mickey Matthews
Home stadium Marshall University Stadium
Seasons
« 1991 1993 »
1992 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 The Citadel ^   6 1         11 2  
#6 Marshall ^   5 2         12 3  
#16 Appalachian State ^   5 2         7 5  
Western Carolina   5 2         7 4  
Furman   4 3         6 5  
East Tennessee State   2 5         5 6  
VMI   1 6         3 8  
Chattanooga   0 7         2 9  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Poll

The 1992 Marshall Thundering Herd football team represented Marshall University in its first national championship win in school history.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 Morehead State* Marshall University StadiumHuntington, WV W 49–7   27,062
September 12 Eastern Illinois* Marshall University Stadium • Huntington, WV W 63–28   25,556
September 19 at VMI #2 Alumni Memorial FieldLexington, VA W 34–16    
October 3 at Missouri* #1 Faurot FieldColumbia, MO L 21–44   39,644
October 10 Furman #6 Marshall University Stadium • Huntington, WV W 48–6   28,272
October 17 at #4 The Citadel #5 Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC W 34–13   23,025
October 24 UT-Chattanooga #3 Marshall University Stadium • Huntington, WV W 52–23   21,135
October 31 at Western Carolina #2 E. J. Whitmire StadiumCullowhee, NC L 30–38    
November 7 Appalachian Statedagger #5 Marshall University Stadium • Huntington, WV L 34–37   21,467
November 14 Tennessee Tech* #10 Marshall University Stadium • Huntington, WV W 52–14   15,388
November 21 at East Tennessee State #6 Memorial CenterJohnson City, TN W 49–10    
November 28 #12 Eastern Kentucky* #6 Marshall University Stadium • Huntington, WV (Division I-AA 1st Round Playoff Game) W 44–10   16,598
December 5 #4 Middle Tennessee State* #6 Marshall University Stadium • Huntington, WV (Division I-AA Quarterfinal Playoff Game) W 35–21   14,011
December 12 #8 Delaware* #6 Marshall University Stadium • Huntington, WV (Division I-AA Semifinal Playoff Game) W 28–7   16,323
December 19 #7 Youngstown State* #6 Marshall University Stadium • Huntington, WV (1-AA National Championship) CBS W 31–28   31,304
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time[1].

Team Players drafted in the NFL[edit]

The following players were selected in the 1993 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Troy Brown Wide Receiver 8 198 New England Patriots

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Awards and honors[edit]

Michael Payton, Walter Payton Award[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1992 Marshall Football Schedule." 1992 Marshall University Football Media Guide Retrieved on April 16, 2009. Archived 2009-08-14.
  2. ^ "1993 NFL Draft Listing - Pro-Football-Reference.com". Archived from the original on 2009-05-13. Retrieved 2009-04-17. 
  3. ^ Walter Payton Award