1986—88: Back to a white helmet with twin green stripes over top. Green shape of West Virginia had a white star, locating Huntington, a white block "M" and a cartoon "snorting Marco" image. Green facemask. Marshall made its first forays into the I-AA Playoffs, finishing as National I-AA runner-up in 1987. In 1988, they won their first Southern Conference title and were ranked No. 1 in I-AA polls for the first time.