HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — There will be a bit of a new look to Marshall football as the Thundering Herd takes the field for home games this season.
As Marshall players walked out of the Shewey Building for Fan Day festivities, the players donned new green uniforms that have black incorporated in the color scheme as well.
The Kelly green uniform features black shoulder caps and black piping down the side of the pants with “The Herd” in white across the front. The Flywire-strengthened collar features the Marshall ‘M’ crest in front while the numerals start out solid black up top and fade to a predominant white lower on the tackle twill numbering.
Players found out about the jerseys during a meeting in the team room on Sunday as quarterback Rakeem Cato and wide receiver Tommy Shuler walked in wearing the uniforms.
The reaction got Herd players — both veteran and newcomers — hyped up for the season.
“Oh man, that blew our minds away,” Marshall wide receiver Deon-Tay McManus said….