(9-12-22) Columbus Grove 2022 grad Rece Verhoff (Freshman) was a part of a historic college football win on Saturday for a Marshall (2-0) road win at Notre Dame. (0-2) 26-21. With the loss the Fighting Irish fell out of the Top 25 for the first time in five years.

Marshall just missed being ranked in the AP Top 25 after the win –

Others receiving votes: Marshall (85), Cincinnati (80), Appalachian State (80), Kansas State (77), North Carolina (71), Mississippi State (43), Florida State (42), Oregon State (42), Minnesota (37), Washington State (30), Notre Dame (23), Air Force (19), Texas Tech (17), Wisconsin (7), Auburn (4), Iowa State (4), Purdue (1)

The Herd was paid over $1 million dollars to play the Irish in South Bend, making the trip a double success.

Verhoff, who would miss the first extra point of the game for Marshall…would bounce back with 2 FGs and 2 XP’s and ended up with 8 of the The Herd’s 26 points. Verhoff also handles the kick-off duties.

Verhoff’s 2-Game Kicking Stats

4-4
Field Goals

30
Longest FG

9-10
Extra Points

21
Points

Kick-Offs – 2 Games

KO YDS AVG TB OB
16 -998 62.4 -7 -3

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Did you know…

Columbus Grove is in Putnam County, Ohio…the 2020 census listed a population of 34,451. On Saturday Notre Dame Stadium had 77,622 fans in the stands.

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