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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.

2004 Marshall Thundering Herd football
Marshall Thundering Herd logo.svg
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast
2004 record6–6 (6–2 MAC)
Head coachBob Pruett
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 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

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