Chase Litton threw for three touchdowns and Marshall scored three of its five touchdowns in the fourth quarter to pull away from Old Dominion for a 35-3 Homecoming win on Saturday.
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Chase Litton threw two touchdown passes to Tyre Brady and Marshall beat Charlotte 14-3 on Saturday for the 49ers' sixth straight loss.
Penn State leads the way on special teams
Spurred by Saquon Barkley's TD return of the opening kickoff, the Nittany Lions paced the country in the third phase this week. Western Michigan, Wyoming and Marshall rounded out the top four.
Chase Litton threw four touchdown passes, including three to Ryan Yurachek, to lead Marshall to a 38-21 win over Cincinnati on Saturday night.
Chase Litton threw for one touchdown and ran in another to lead Marshall to a 21-0 win over Kent State on Saturday night.
Brown leads the way in receiving
Ole Miss sophomore A.J. Brown is atop the nation through two weeks with 389 receiving yards, just 23 yards short of his entire 2016 total. Hawai'i's John Ursua and Marshall's Tyre Brady made the top five mostly on the strength of one outing, as Ursua put up 272 yards on Aug. 26, and Brady tallied 248 on Saturday.
Ryan Finley threw three touchdown passes and North Carolina State beat Marshall 37-20 on Saturday night.
Keion Davis returned two kickoffs for touchdowns and Chris Jackson added a 72-yard interception return for a score, but Marshall still needed to bat down a game-ending Hail Mary pass to defeat Miami (Ohio) 31-26 on Saturday night.
In its home games against FBS opponents since 2005, Marshall has performed 2.7 points per game better than expected. Does that make the Thundering Herd the biggest overachievers at home in the nation?
Coming out of nowhere as top draft choice
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