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Marshall University impresses in conference opener

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HUNTINGTON, WV -

Marshall jumped out to a 17-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back as they defeated University of Texas at San Antonio 34-10 Saturday evening. Marshall led at halftime 24-3.

UTSA came into the game ranked as the second best offense in Conference USA as the Herd held them to only 254 total yards. In contrast, Marshall finished the game with 404. Some of their offensive of woes were due to the their interceptions caused by the Marshall defense. 

Quarterback Rakeem Cato, threw for two touchdowns going 22-of-32 with 279 yards. 

Marshall (3-2, 1-0) now travels to Florida next week as they take on Florida Atlantic University (2-4, 1-3) at 5 p.m.