The Marshall Thundering Herd defeated the UNT Mean Green, 49-21, on Oct. 15, as Chuck Cox of the College Football America Yearbook staff covered the game in Denton, Texas.
Cox’s photo gallery is on our Facebook page and photos of the game could end up in the 2022 edition of the Yearbook. The photos may also be used by the American Football Coaches Association for its web site, social media and publications.
Marshall quarterback Grant Wells had another big game, as he threw for 323 yards and two touchdowns, but also rushed for three touchdowns. That made him the last Marshall quarterback to score three rushing touchdowns since Michael Payton in 1990. Marshall scored 42 of its 49 points in the first half.
Freshman running back Rasheen Ali had 109 yards rushing and 50 yards receiving with two rushing touchdowns. Defensively, safety Nazeeh Johnson led Marshall with eight tackles. Eli Neal and Cory McCoy each had interceptions.
UNT back DeAndre Torrey had a big offensive night for UNT, as he rushed for 179 yards, finished with 202 all-purpose yards and scored twice. His freshman teammate, Ayo Adeyi, had a career night, with a career-high 80 yards rushing while scoring for the first time in college on a 14-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter.
The College Football America 2021 Yearbook features more than 900 college football teams from the United States and Canada in more than 250 striking, full-color pages. That includes every team from the NCAA (FBS, FCS, Division II and Division III), NAIA, NJCAA, CCCAA and U Sports (Canada). It also includes updates on club football, one-year postgraduate prep/sports academies and Mexican college football, along with dozens of action shots and stadium photos taken by the CFA staff.