The Marshall Thundering Herd have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Purdue, West Virginia, East Carolina, Houston, Southern Miss and UCF.
Marshall opens the 2012 season on the road at West Virginia on Sept. 1. The Herd also have non-conference games vs. Western Carolina (Sept. 8), Ohio (Sept. 15) and at Purdue (Sept. 29).
Marshall opens 2012 C-USA play on Sept. 22 at Rice. The remainder of their conference slate includes vs. Tulsa (Oct. 6), at Southern Miss (Oct. 20), vs. UCF (Oct. 27), vs. Memphis (Nov. 3), at UAB (Nov. 10), vs. Houston (Nov. 17) and at East Carolina (Nov. 24).
The 2012 C-USA Championship Game will be played on Saturday, Dec. 1 and will be hosted by the team with the highest C-USA winning %.