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2016 NFL DRAFT

Keith Marshall, RB

School: Georgia  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Height/Weight: 5-11 / 212 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
286247-FA
2012 Season
Appeared in 14 games, making one start, had 759 rushing yards on 117 carries and eight touchdowns...Recipient of team's Newcomer of the Year Award...In his first career start, had three catches for 39 yards, including a touchdown, and had 75 all-purpose yards vs. No. 16 Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl...Rushed for 105 yards on eight carries, including a 62-yard touchdown run, at Auburn...Led the team with 164 yards rushing (most by a UGA RB since 2009) on 10 carries, including a 75-yard touchdown run and a 72-yard touchdown run vs. Tennessee, and was named the SEC Tri-Freshman of the Week.Had 82 yards rushing on 10 carries, including a season-long run of 52 yards, and added two receptions vs. Vanderbilt...Had 104 rushing yards and a touchdown on 10 carries vs. Florida Atlantic...Ran for 33 yards on a team-high 12 carries at Missouri...Rushed for 46 yards on a team-high 10 carries vs. Buffalo...Named to Phil Steele Midseason All-SEC Third Team...Enrolled at UGA in January and participated in spring practice...Recipient of the Vickie and Leon Farmer Scholarship.
High School
Millbrook...SuperPrep Elite 50, All-America, and All-Mid-Atlantic Teams....Rivals.com four-star prospect, #2 RB nationally, #4 player in North Carolina, #48 overall prospect nationally...Scout.com five-star prospect, #1 RB and #12 overall player nationally, #2 player in the state ...ESPN.com five-star prospect, #2 RB nationally, #1 player in North Carolina, #1 player in Southeast Region, #5 overall prospect nationally...24/7sports.com five-star prospect, #1 RB nationally, #2 player in North Carolina, #21 overall prospect nationally...ESPNU 150...PrepStar five-star prospect, #1 RB nationally and Dream Team 150 (#14)...MaxPrep five-star prospect, #4 RB nationally and #26 overall prospect nationally...Athlonsports.com consensus #6 prospect nationally.The Sporting News #6 overall prospect nationally...played in the 2012 Under Armour All-American Game...North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year...Cap 8 Conference Offensive Player of the Year...HighSchoolOT.com Preseason Player of the Year, 1st team All-State and All-Region...owns Millbrook records for rushing yards in a season and points in a season...Millbrook career-leader in rushing yards with 4,552 and points with 332...as a senior rushed for 1,891 yards and 25 touchdowns on 258 carries, leading Millbrook to a berth in the Class AAAA playoffs...as a junior rushed for 1,539 yards and 17 rushing TDs leading Millbrook to the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs...as a sophomore rushed for 1,165 yards and 11 rushing TDs leading Millbrook to the first round of the Class 4A playoffs...NCHSAA AAAA state 100m champion...High School Coach: Clarence Inscore.
Personal
KEITH MARSHALL...Born: February 16, 1994; Major: Arts and Sciences.
 
Player News
08/12/2015 - All Keith Marshall wants to do is play football. It's why he came back to the field the moment he received medical clearance last season, even though pain lingered where he tore his right anterior cruciate ligament. In total, Marshall's midseason ACL tear in 2013 has forced him to miss 18 of Georgia's past 26 games. With Marshall sidelined, Nick Chubb emerged as Georgia's next running back star after running for 1,547 yards and 14 touchdowns as a freshman. Marshall's close friend Todd Gurley, despite his own ACL tear in 2014, was taken by the St. Louis Rams with the 10th overall selection in the 2015 NFL draft. Sophomore running back Sony Michel even had a breakout game of his own, going for 155 yards and two touchdowns on only 10 carries in a win against Troy. All Marshall could do was watch others play the game he loves. Declaring himself 100 percent, Marshall said he's looking forward to displaying the kind of speed he was known for during a freshman campaign three seasons ago that saw him go for 759 yards and eight touchdowns.

"I'm confident in myself and my abilities," Marshall said. "My biggest thing was getting healthy and I'm healthy now." The concern with Marshall is whether he lost a step after going through ACL surgery and a lengthy rehab that featured a setback. Marshall admitted his knee injury is the sole reason he hasn't been able to play and not anything else. Wanting to show he can still play at this level, Marshall's teammates said they believe his speed is back to where it was two years ago. "I remember watching games," said Chubb, who was a high school junior during Marshall's freshman season at Georgia. "I remember he was very fast. I see that now." Marshall once clocked a 40-yard dash in the 4.3-second range and was among the highest-rated running backs in the country at Millbrook High School in Raleigh, N.C. - Jason Butt, The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

 

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