Statement from Marshall Director of Athletics Mike Hamrick on the passing of football great Michael Payton
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and family of Thundering Herd great Michael Payton. An All-American and a member of the Marshall Athletics and College Football Halls of Fame, his loss will be felt by so many."
Statement from Marshall Head Coach Doc Holliday
"Michael Payton was a tremendous player and person. He represented Marshall so well. We're all just so sad and praying for his family and friends."