Team preview: Marshall

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2010-11 season, exclusively on Insider

Updated: October 14, 2010, 10:05 AM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)

COACH AND PROGRAM

Given the stable environment, winning culture and the program's high profile, Tom Herrion had "arguably the best assistant coaching job in the country" the last three seasons as Jamie Dixon's right-hand man at Pittsburgh. In other words, for someone like Herrion, who had already been a head coach before, there was no urgency to take another job unless it was a good one.

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