Plane crash devastates Marshall University History.com This Day ...
Thirty-seven Marshall football players were aboard the plane, along with the team's . The team lost its first game of the 1971 season but--with a last-second .http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/plane-crash-devastates-marshall-university
Marshall Thundering Herd football - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
11.1 College football; 11.2 Pro football; 11.3 Marshall University Hall of Fame . by the NCAA to play incoming freshmen at the varsity level for the 1971 season. . The regularly scheduled series resumed between the two schools in 2010.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_Thundering_Herd_football