Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Marshall Football: Herd Lands 21 on All Conference Teams

Conference USA announced its All-Conference football teams today. Marshall received 21 selections spread across the first, second, freshman, and honorable mention squads.

First Team
Offensive Line - Chris Japerse
Tight End - Gator Hoskins
Wide Receiver - Tommy Shuler
Defensive Line - James Rouse

Second Team
Quarterback - Rakeem Cato
Offensive Line - Garrett Scott
Offensive Line - Clinton Van Horn
Linebacker - Jermaine Holmes
Punt Returner - Devon Smith

Honorable Mention
Running Back - Essray Taliaferro
Defensive Line - Alex Bazzie
Defensive Line - Ra'Shawde Meyers
Linebacker - Evan McKelvey
Defensive Back - Corey Tindal
Defensive Back - Darryl Roberts
Defensive Back - Monterious Lovett

Freshman Team
Offensive Line - Michael Selby
Defensive Line - Gary Thompson
Linebacker - Stefan Houston
Defensive Back - Corey Tindal
Defensive Back - A.J. Leggett
  • The Herds five selections on the All-Freshman team lead all of C-USA.
  • Marshall produced nine first and second team picks, only trailing Rice's ten.
  • The 21 honorees is a single year Marshall record.
  • ECU quarterback Shane Carden was selected as the first team quarterback over Rakeem Cato.
  • C-USA will announce its individual award winners, including league MVP, tomorrow.
You can see all of the selections by clicking here.


  1. As someone new to MU football, how many are these guys are expect to return next year?

    1. Of the 21 players listed, 13 are returning next season.