2012 Marshall Thundering Herd football team

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2012 Marshall Thundering Herd football
Marshall University Bar M logo.svg
Conference Conference USA
East Division
2012 record 5–7 (4–4 C-USA)
Head coach John "Doc" Holliday (3rd year)
Co-offensive coordinator Bill Legg
Co-offensive coordinator Tony Petersen
Defensive coordinator Chris Rippon
Home stadium Joan C. Edwards Stadium
(Capacity: 38,019)
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
UCF xy   7 1         10 4  
East Carolina x   7 1         8 5  
Marshall   4 4         5 7  
Memphis   4 4         4 8  
UAB   2 6         3 9  
Southern Miss   0 8         0 12  
West
Tulsa xy   7 1         10 3  
SMU   5 3         7 6  
Rice   4 4         7 6  
Houston   4 4         5 7  
UTEP   2 6         3 9  
Tulane   2 6         2 10  
Championship: Tulsa 33, UCF 27
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 Marshall Thundering Herd football team represented Marshall University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by third year head coach John "Doc" Holliday and played their home games at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. They are a member of the East Division of Conference USA. They finished the season 5–7, 4–4 in C-USA play to finish in a tie for third place in the East Division.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 12:00 PM at #11 West Virginia* Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Friends of Coal Bowl) FX L 34–69   59,120
September 8 7:00 PM Western Carolina* Joan C. Edwards StadiumHuntington, WV FCS W 52–24   25,317
September 15 6:30 PM Ohio* Joan C. Edwards Stadium • Huntington, WV (Battle for the Bell) L 24–27   33,436
September 22 3:30 PM at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX CSS W 54–51 2OT  14,204
September 29 3:30 PM at Purdue* Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, LA BTN L 41–51   45,481
October 6 3:30 PM Tulsadagger Joan C. Edwards Stadium • Huntington, WV CBSSN L 38–45   27,189
October 20 7:00 PM at Southern Miss M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS CBSSN W 59–24   24,093
October 27 8:00 PM UCF Joan C. Edwards Stadium • Huntington, WV (Rivalry) CBSSN L 17–54   22,563
November 3 2:00 PM Memphis Joan C. Edwards Stadium • Huntington, WV W 38–28   22,041
November 10 4:30 PM at UAB Legion FieldBirmingham, AL CSS/CSNH L 31–38   11,981
November 17 12:00 PM Houston Joan C. Edwards Stadium • Huntington, WV CSS/CSNH W 44–41   18,831
November 23 2:00 PM at East Carolina Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC (Rivalry) CBSSN L 59–65 2OT  46,317
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Game Notes[edit]

West Virginia[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Thundering Herd 0 10 10 14 34
#11 Mountaineers 13 21 21 14 69
Further information: Friends of Coal Bowl

Marshall and West Virginia last met in 2011 at Morgantown in a game won by WVU 34–13. Marshall is 0–12 all time against West Virginia.

Western Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Catamounts 0 3 7 14 24
Thundering Herd 3 21 21 7 52

Marshall and Western Carolina last met in 1996 at Huntington in a game won by Marshall 56-21. Marshall is 9-9-2 all time against Western Carolina

Ohio[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bobcats 0 17 0 10 27
Thundering Herd 14 0 7 3 24
Further information: Battle for the Bell

Marshall and Ohio last met in 2011 at Athens in a game won by Ohio 44-7. Marshall is 19-30-6 all time against Ohio.

Rice[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT 2OT Total
Thundering Herd 14 7 14 6 7 6 54
Owls 7 7 14 13 7 3 51

Marshall and Rice last met in 2011 at Huntington in a game won by Marshall 24-20. Marshall is 2-1 all time against Rice

Purdue[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Thundering Herd 7 7 14 13 41
Boilermakers 14 28 3 6 51

Marshall and Purdue will meet for the first time in school history.

Tulsa[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Hurricane 10 7 20 8 45
Thundering Herd 3 14 15 6 38

Marshall and Tulsa last met in 2011 at Tulsa in a game won by Tulsa 59–17. Marshall is 0–3 all time against Tulsa. This year's game will be Homecoming.

Southern Miss[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Thundering Herd 10 21 14 14 59
Golden Eagles 3 14 0 7 24

Marshall and Southern Miss last met in 2011 at Huntington in a game won by Marshall 26-20. Marshall is 2-5 all time against Southern Miss.

Central Florida[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Knights 7 20 20 7 54
Thundering Herd 3 7 0 7 17

Marshall and Central Florida last met in 2011 at Orlando in a game won by UCF 16–6. Marshall is 3–7 all time against UCF.

Memphis[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0 7 7 14 28
Thundering Herd 10 7 14 7 38

Marshall and Memphis last met in 2011 at Memphis in a game won by Marshall 23–22. Marshall is 5–2 all time against Memphis.

UAB[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Thundering Herd 7 0 7 17 31
Blazers 14 10 7 7 38

Marshall and UAB last met in 2011 at Huntington in a game won by Marshall 59-14. Marshall is 6-1 all time against UAB.

Houston[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 0 10 14 17 41
Thundering Herd 10 21 7 6 44

Marshall and Houston last met in 2011 at Houston in a game won by Houston 63-28. Marshall is 2-2 all time against Houston

East Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT 2OT Total
Thundering Herd 7 21 7 17 7 0 59
Pirates 14 21 7 10 7 6 65

Marshall and East Carolina last met in 2011 at Huntington in a game won by Marshall 34–27 in overtime. Marshall is 4–9 all time against ECU. This year's game will be on a Friday.

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