Marshall University starts it 2020 college football season on Saturday afternoon when the Thundering Herd welcomes the Eastern Kentucky Colonels to Joan C. Edwards Stadium for a 1 p.m. kickoff. The Thundering Herd are coming off an 8-5 campaign and last faced EKU in the 2018 home opener, a 32-16 win for MU. The Herd leads the all-time series by an 11-8-1 overall margin and has three consecutive wins entering Saturday’s affair with the Colonels. Marshall has also won nine consecutive season-opening contests. The game will be televised live on ESPN. (Bryan Walters|OVP Sports)