2004 Marshall Thundering Herd football team

The 2004 Marshall Thundering Herd football team represented Marshall University in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I –A college football during the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. Marshall competed as a member of the East Division of Mid-American Conference, and played their home games at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. They were coached by Bob Pruett, who would retire from coaching at the end of the season.[1]

2004 Marshall Thundering Herd football
Marshall Thundering Herd logo.svg
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast
Record6–6 (6–2 MAC)
Head coach
Home stadiumJoan C. Edwards Stadium
(Capacity: 38,019)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East Division
Miami (OH) x   7 1     8 5  
Akron   6 2     6 5  
Marshall   6 2     6 6  
Kent State   4 4     5 6  
Ohio   2 6     4 7  
Buffalo   2 6     2 9  
UCF   0 8     0 11  
West Division
Toledo xy$   7 1     9 4  
Northern Illinois x   7 1     9 3  
Bowling Green   6 2     9 3  
Eastern Michigan   4 4     4 7  
Central Michigan   3 5     4 7  
Ball State   2 6     2 9  
Western Michigan   0 8     1 10  
Championship: Toledo 35, Miami 27
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 44:30 pmTroy*FSNL 15–1729,382
September 113:30 pmat No. 9 Ohio State*ABCL 21–24104,622
September 181:00 pmat No. 3 Georgia*CSSL 3–1392,746
September 297:00 pmMiami (OH)
  • Joan C. Edwards Stadium
  • Huntington, WV
ESPN2W 33–2527,229
October 91:00 pmat OhioWSAZW 16–1319,616
October 164:00 pmat Kent StateWSAZW 27–179,752
October 234:30 pmBuffalo 
  • Joan C. Edwards Stadium
  • Huntington, WV
FSNW 48–1430,128
October 302:30 pmUCF
  • Joan C. Edwards Stadium
  • Huntington, WV
WSAZW 20–323,122
November 57:00 pmat AkronESPN2L 28–3129,621
November 1312:00 pmat Bowling GreenFSNL 35–5618,187
November 204:30 pmWestern Michigan
  • Joan C. Edwards Stadium
  • Huntington, WV
WSAZW 31–2119,803
December 236:30 pmvs. Cincinnati*ESPNL 14–3227,902
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Herd Coach Bob Pruett Retires". Rivals. March 8, 2005. Retrieved December 26, 2021.