Team preview: Marshall

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2011-12 season, exclusively on Insider

Updated: October 9, 2011, 11:40 PM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)

COACH AND PROGRAM

Tom Herrion said he "pieced together" his first team at Marshall. While that may be the case last year, it certainly won't be the case in his second season. In fact, all the pieces appear to be in place for the Thundering Herd to make a run at a Conference USA championship.