Marshall rolls to 52-14 victory over Miami (Ohio)
Rakeem Cato threw five touchdown passes for Marshall in a 52-14
victory over Miami (Ohio) in the season opener for both teams
Cato had a game-changing third quarter with three touchdown
passes to break a tie and ignite 37 unanswered points for the
Thundering Herd. Cato led the nation in passing yards and
completions per game last season. Marshall’s 304 total yards
rushing contributed to its successful passing game, compared to
just 74 yards rushing for Miami (Ohio).
Austin Boucher’s touchdown pass gave Miami (Ohio) a quick lead
in the first quarter before the Redhawks fell behind in the second
by giving up two touchdowns. Boucher was 10-for-22 for 165 yards.
Miami (Ohio) managed to tie the game at 14 with two minutes left
before the half, but were unable to score the rest of the