Friday September 12th, 2014

Ohio Bobcats vs. Marshall Thundering Herd

The Ohio Bobcats look to get back on a winning track when they visit the 2-0 Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday. Ohio (1-1) lost at Kentucky last week, while Marshall picked up its second win with a 48-7 thumping of FCS opponent Rhode Island. Ohio holds a 32-19-6 all-time edge in the series and has won the last three meetings, including a 34-31 victory at home last year.

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

Details for Saturday's game are below:

Kickoff: Noon ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: CBS Sports Network

Radio: For a list of Marshall affiliates, click here. For a list of Ohio affiliates, click here.

Game Facts

Marshall facts

Marshall has won nine straight games at home dating back to 2012.

Thundering Herd quarterback Rakeem Cato has thrown at least one touchdown pass in 34 straight games, four off the NCAA record held by Russell Wilson at North Carolina State and Wisconsin.

Marshall had 724 yards of total offense in its win over Rhode Island, the fourth-most in school history.

The Thundering Herd’s 432 yards rushing against Rhode Island is the second-most in school history, behind only the 576 yards piled up in a win over Detroit Tech in 1940.

Devon Johnson is the first Marshall running back with consecutive 100-yard games since 2009.

Ohio facts

Ohio linebacker Quentin Poling leads the team with three sacks.

The Bobcats have played in five straight bowl games. 

Ohio is the only team in the nation to have the same head coach (Frank Solich), offensive coordinator (Tim Albin) and defensive coordinator (Jimmy Burrow) for the last nine years straight.

The Bobcats rank sixth in the nation with an average of three penalties per game and seventh with just 25.5 yards in penalties per contest.

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