Herd hammers North Texas, 49-21


Marshall quarterback Grant Wells (8) went 24-32-1 for 323 yards and two touchdowns in a game against the North Texas Mean Green Friday evening in Denton, Texas. (Colton Jeffries|OVP Sports)

Marshall quarterback Grant Wells (8) went 24-32-1 for 323 yards and two touchdowns in a game against the North Texas Mean Green Friday evening in Denton, Texas. (Colton Jeffries|OVP Sports)


Marshall built a 35-0 lead and scored touchdowns on its first six offensive possessions Friday night while cruising to a 49-21 victory over host North Texas in a Conference USA matchup at Apogee Stadium in Denton. The Thundering Herd (4-3) churned out 477 yards of total offense and received three rushing touchdowns from quarterback Grant Wells, who also completed 24-of-32 passes for 323 yards and a score. A complete recap of this contest will be in the Wednesday sports editions of the Gallipolis Daily Tribune, Point Pleasant Register and The Daily Sentinel. (Colton Jeffries|OVP Sports)

Marshall quarterback Grant Wells (8) went 24-32-1 for 323 yards and two touchdowns in a game against the North Texas Mean Green Friday evening in Denton, Texas. (Colton Jeffries|OVP Sports)
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2021/10/web1_MU-Wells.jpgMarshall quarterback Grant Wells (8) went 24-32-1 for 323 yards and two touchdowns in a game against the North Texas Mean Green Friday evening in Denton, Texas. (Colton Jeffries|OVP Sports)