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Marshall unstoppable in 56-14 rout over UAB
MARSHALL 56, UAB 14
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Rakeem Cato had four total touchdowns
and Marshall had 657 total yards on Saturday in a 56-14 rout of
The Thundering Herd (6-3, 4-1 Conference-USA) scored quickly and
easily. They averaged 12.6 yards per play to break a school
record set in 1991 against VMI (12.4).
Cato surpassed Chad Pennington to become Marshall's all-time
leader in consecutive games with a TD pass at 27. Cato had 276
yards, three passing touchdowns and no interceptions. His 20
pass attempts were the fewest in his career.
Steward Butler ran for 139 yards, Essray Taliaferro had 118 and
Kevin Grooms had 108. It was the first time three Marshall
players rushed for at least 100 yards in a game.
UAB (2-7, 1-4) finished with 464 total yards and 22 first downs
but did not force a Marshall punt until the fourth quarter.
Jordan Howard had 123 yards on 22 carries for the Blazers.
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