Bluefield Daily Telegraph
HUNTINGTON — Marshall’s 2013 football schedule includes four opponents that played in bowls last season. The Thundering Herd open the season at home Aug. 31 against Miami, Ohio, with another home game a week later against Gardner-Webb of the Championship Subdivision Big South Conference. After playing at Ohio on Sept. 14, Marshall has another road game Sept. 21 at Virginia Tech. Other home games are against Conference USA newcomer Texas-San Antonio on Oct. 5, Southern Miss on Nov. 2, Alabama-Birmingham on Nov. 9, and East Carolina in the regular-season finale on Nov. 30. Conference road games are at Florida Atlantic on Oct. 12, at Middle Tennessee on Oct. 19, at Tulsa on Nov. 16, and at Florida International on Nov. 23.