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Herd football falls in large margin to Cincinnati

The Marshall University football team was handed just its second loss of the season Saturday night when the University of Cincinnati put on a passing clinic to defeat the Herd 52-14.

The Bearcats (3-1) and sophomore quarterback Desmond Ridder came into Joan C. Edwards Stadium and put on an offensive showcase while also handing the Herd (2-2) its largest loss on the season. Cincinnati had 525 total offensive yards throughout the game. Ridder threw for 221 yards alone and four touchdowns.

Cincinnati came out swinging to start off the night when Ridder connected with senior wide receiver Rashad Medaris for a 13-yard touchdown pass.