Marshall eager to play Virginia Tech in 'Blacksburg Bowl'
FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2018, file photo, Marshall head coach Doc Holliday argues a call during an NCAA college football game against Charlotte, in Huntington, W.Va. Marshall is getting a $300,000 for playing at Virginia Tech on Saturday, but Thundering Herd coach Doc Holliday says the bigger payday is more intangible. (Sholten Singer/The Herald-Dispatch via AP, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2018, file photo, Virginia Tech head coach Justin Funente directs his team during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Virginia, in Blacksburg, Va. A victory by Marshall (8-3) would end the Hokies' nation's-best 25-year bowl streak, and leave one more spot open for other teams seeking the best postseason destination available. But Virginia Tech (5-6) has other plans. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)