2022 Myrtle Beach Bowl Game Today: Marshall Thundering Herd (8-4) vs. UConn Huskies (6-6) 2:30 pm ON ESPN; The Herd Notes

Herd Looking to End 2022 with Five Straight Wins


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Marshall (8-4) will make its sixth straight appearance in a bowl when the Thundering Herd takes on UConn in the 2022 Myrtle Beach Bowl at 2:30 p.m. from Brooks Stadium in Conway, S.C.

Marshall comes into the 2022 Myrtle Beach Bowl having won four straight contests to end the season following a 28-23 win over Georgia State in the regular season finale on Nov. 26.
Marshall senior running back Khalan Laborn is 13th nationally with 1,423 yards and 16 touchdowns on the year. Herd running back Rasheen Ali also has returned from injury over the last two games. Both went over the 100-yard mark in the win over Georgia State.
The Thundering Herd defense is first in the nation on opponents’ third-down conversion rate (23.4%). 
For a more in-depth look at Marshall football, visit HERE.
Jim Mora is in his first season as the head coach of the UConn Huskies.

Quarterback Zion Turner is one of the Huskies’ prime offensive weapons, throwing for 1,241 yards with nine touchdowns and seven interceptions on the season. Turner also has rushed for 237 yards and another score.
Victor Rosa and Devontae Houston have been a strong tandem in the backfield as well, rushing for 561 yards and 538 yards respectively.
Defensively, junior linebacker Jackson Mitchell has 133 tackles, including 8.0 for loss with 4.5 sacks on the season. He also has five fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles to his credit.
For more information surrounding the UConn football program, visit HERE.
Marshall and UConn have met once before in their history – that being a 16-10 win for the Thundering Herd in the 2015 St. Petersburg Bowl. 


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