2015 NFL DRAFT

Brandon Marshall, OLB

School: Nevada  |  Conference: WAC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: North Las Vegas, NV
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 242 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
294267-FA
Career Notes
Honors candidate who returns to his starting spot as Nevada's outside linebacker ... Has started 33 games in his career entering his final season at Nevada ... Enters the year eighth on Nevada's career list for tackles for loss with 26.0 ... Named preseason fourth-team All-WAC by Phil Steele.
2011 Season
Honors candidate who returns to his starting spot as Nevada's outside linebacker ... Has started 33 games in his career entering his final season at Nevada ... Enters the year eighth on Nevada's career list for tackles for loss with 26.0 ... Named preseason fourth-team All-WAC by Phil Steele.
2010 Season
Started all 13 games in the regular season and the bowl game at the strongside linebacker spot ... Finished sixth on the team in tackles with 63 on the year ... Notched 8.0 tackles for loss and also had 1.0 sack on the year ... Picked off a pair of passes ... Best performance came at Hawaii where he had eight tackles, including one for a loss, and also recovered a fumble ... Force a fumble and notched seven tackles against Idaho ... Interceptions came against UNLV and San Jose State ... Recorded seven tackles, including 1.5 for a loss in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl against Boston College, one of four games in which he had at least seven stops.
2009 Season
Had a strong sophomore season as he started every game at one of the outside linebacker spots ... Was named second-team All-WAC by Phil Steele Publications ... Finished the season third on the team with 61 tackles ... Was fourth on the team with 9.5 tackles for a loss that results in 31 yards of loss for the opponent ... Notched one sack, which game against Fresno State ... Forced a fumble against Idaho ... Recovered a fumble against Fresno State and returned it 30 yards ... Set a career high with nine tackles against UNLV, his hometown school ... Was credited with four pass breakups on the year ... Named fourth-team Preseason All-WAC by Phil Steele's College Football Preview.
2008 Season
Played in every game with six starts ... Recorded 33 tackles on the year ... Was fourth on the team with 8.5 tackles for loss ... Also notched a pair of sacks ... Recorded his first career interception against Grambling State in the season opener ... Broke up two passes on the year.
High School
A graduate of Cimarron-Memorial High School in Las Vegas, Nev....Was a first-team All-Sunset Conference selection as a linebacker and as a tight end ... Was a second team all-state pick as a linebacker ... Was a two-time All-League selection on offensive and defense ... In his high school career, recorded 68 tackles, 13 sacks, 57 quarterback hurries, four fumble recoveries and one interception on defense ... Scored 10 touchdowns offensively with 691 yards as a running back and 95 receiving yards as a tight end ... Also lettered in track & field. Personal Born Brandon Markieth Marshall on Sept. 10, 1989, in Las Vegas, Nev. ... Son of Barbara Marshall ... Has an older sister, Sandra, and an older brother, Marcus ... Is involved in church activities and is a member of the Kappa Leadership League ... Majoring in criminal justice.
Personal
Born Brandon Markieth Marshall on Sept. 10, 1989, in Las Vegas, Nev. ... Son of Barbara Marshall ... Has an older sister, Sandra, and an older brother, Marcus ... Is involved in church activities and is a member of the Kappa Leadership League ... Majoring in criminal justice.
 
 
Latest News
04/30/2012 - A closer look at the Jaguars picks: Round 5/142 - Brandon Marshall, LB, 6-1, 242, Nevada...Strong, physical linebacker who will serve in backup role to the three established starters among Jaguars linebackers. Called "very hungry person, a very competitive person, a very passionate person" by Jaguars linebackers coach Mark Duffner. COULD SURPRISE: Linebacker Brandon Marshall: With that name, he's off to a good start. He's also a mean, physical linebacker with a nasty disposition on the field. The Jaguars have three solid linebackers but Marshall could push someone for a starting job early. He'll be a valuable contributor on special teams. - The Sports Xchange

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