(Washington, DC)  --  Marshall takes on Maryland this afternoon in the Military Bowl. The Thundering Herd accepted an invitation to the bowl game in Annapolis after just missing out to Rice on the Conference USA title.  Former Marshall quarterback Byron Leftwich and Senator Joe Manchin will be two of four honorary captains for the game.   The game will be held at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium at 2:30 and will be aired on ESPN.