1919 Marshall Thundering Herd football team

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1919 Marshall Thundering Herd football
Conference Independent
1919 record 8–0
Head coach Arch Reilly
Home stadium Central Field
← 1918
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The 1919 Marshall Thundering Herd football team represented Marshall University in the 1919 college football season. In the first season resuming football after not fielding a team in 1918 due to World War I, Marshall would return to the gridiron and post an undefeated 8-0 record, outscoring its opposition 302-13. Home games were played on a campus field called "Central Field" which is presently Campus Commons.


Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
OCtober 4 Morris Harvey Central Field • Huntington, WV W 76-0    
October 11 at Broaddus College Alderson, WV W 27-0    
October 18 Greenbrier Military Academy Central Field • Huntington, WV W 65-0    
October 25 at Davis & Elkins Elkins, WV W 33–0    
November 7 at Transylvania Thomas Field • Lexington, KY W 20-0    
November 15 at Greenbrier Military Academy Lewisburg, WV W 29-7    
November 22 Muskingum Central Field • Huntington, WV W 19-6    
November 27 Kentucky Wesleyandagger Central Field • Huntington, WV W 33-0    
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time[1].


  1. ^ " 2008 Marshall University Football Media Guide Retrieved on April 5, 2017.