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ESPN in Huntington to profile Marshall’s herd

Herald-Dispatch photo by Lori Wolfe ESPN camera operator Kameron Mogadam records as Marshall football players Rakeem Cato and Devon Johnson pass out free football game tickets as ESPN All-Access visits Marshall University's campus on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Huntington, West Virginia.
Herald-Dispatch photo by Lori Wolfe
ESPN camera operator Kameron Mogadam records as Marshall football players Rakeem Cato and Devon Johnson pass out free football game tickets as ESPN All-Access visits Marshall University’s campus on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Huntington, West Virginia.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — All season, Marshall’s football team has dominated the competition in an effort to catch the attention of national voters and earn a spot in the top 25 rankings, as well as the “New Year’s 6” Bowls at season’s end.

That effort is getting ready to get a major boost from the nation’s most recognizable sports network.

Film crews from ESPN spent the entire day with Marshall’s football team on Wednesday for an upcoming 30-minute All-Access segment profiling the team and its 2014 success.

The 30-minute segment is scheduled to air twice on Tuesday on ESPNU — once at 6 p.m. and once at 11:30 p.m.

“This is something that you dream of as a kid,” Marshall center Chris Jasperse said.

“You always see all the All-Access bits on other programs, but it’s cool that they did ours. Now, we’re winning and we’re doing things the right way and it’s starting to pay off…

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