A look around the MAC

The Thundering Herd will make a major contribution to the draft, but they'll be distributing defenders this time around.

Originally Published: November 2, 2004
By Adam Rittenberg | Special to ESPN Insider
The roads leading from Huntington, W. Va., to the 31 NFL cities are well traveled.

Marshall University is responsible for producing pro stars like Randy Moss, Chad Pennington and Byron Leftwich. Rookie WR Darius Watts, the Mid-American Conference's all-time touchdown receptions leader, already has 21 catches for the Denver Broncos this season.

The Thundering Herd figure to make another major contribution to the NFL in April, but they'll be distributing defenders this time around. If this year is any indication, there will be plenty of players to go around.