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Marshall quarterback Grant Wells (8) rushes upfield on a keeper against Appalachian State during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Huntington, W.Va. (Sholten Singer/The Herald-Dispatch via AP)

Knox, Wells help Marshall beat No. 23 Appalachian State 17-7

Sep. 19, 2020 8:36 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall coach Doc Holliday and his young quarterback saw the two injured Appalachian State players on the ground after a collision. So they knew what to do next. Holliday called for redshirt freshman Grant Wells to run toward the side of safety Ryan Huff's replacement. Wells...

Marshall football player acquitted of domestic battery

Sep. 10, 2020 11:51 AM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Marshall University football player charged with strangulation and domestic battery has been acquitted. The verdict for redshirt senior safety Brandon Lamar Drayton, 23, was announced Wednesday in Cabell County Circuit Court, news outlets reported. Marshall suspended Drayton...

Marshall rolls 59-0 in dazzling debut for QB Wells

Sep. 5, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Grant Wells threw for 307 yards and four touchdowns to set and tie school records for a debut quarterback and Marshall rolled past Eastern Kentucky 59-0 on Saturday in both teams' season opener. Wells, a redshirt freshman, was 16-of-23 passing with his 307 yards besting Stan...