Marshall Safety Records 17 Tackles, 2 Pick-Sixes During Game vs Purdue (Videos)

Marshall Safety Tiquan Lang Pick-Six

How do you go from being a little-known college safety on the Marshall Thundering Herd, to being the talk of NCAA football just one week into the season?

You record 17 tackles and two(!) pick-sixes during your team’s home-opener.  That’s exactly what Marshall safety Tiquan Lang did on Saturday during the Herd’s 41-31 victory over Purdue.

Lang’s first pick-six came on the game’s very first play from scrimmage:

Over the course of the next 58 minutes, Tiquan Lang compiled a ridiculous 17 tackles.  And then, with less than two minutes remaining and Marshall leading by three, the junior safety sealed the victory with his second pick-six against the Boilermakers:

Check out that stat line:

Marshall Safety Tiquan Lang stat line

Congratulations, Tiquan.  You just put yourself on the radar of every NFL scout with that performance.

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