Byron Marshall

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Byron Marshall
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Marshall with the Washington Redskins in 2018
No. 34 – Washington Redskins
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1994-02-13) February 13, 1994 (age 25)
San Jose, California
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight:201 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:San Jose (CA) Valley Christian
College:Oregon
Undrafted:2016
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Rushing attempts:31
Rushing yards:105
Rushing touchdowns:0
Receptions:13
Receiving yards:76
Receiving touchdowns:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Byron Marshall (born February 13, 1994) is an American football running back who currently plays for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oregon, and was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2016.

Early years[edit]

Marshall attended Valley Christian High School in San Jose, California, where he was a three-sport star in football, track, and basketball.[1] He was a four-year letterman in football. He rushed for 914 yards and nine touchdowns his senior year, averaging 9.38 yards per carry, and caught seven passes for 86 yards and one score despite missing three games due to injury. He was named to the all-Mercury News’ second-team. He carried the ball 145 times for 1,360 yards and 20 touchdowns as a junior, as well as catching 10 passes for 115 yards, to be selected to the all-Central Coast first-team. He had a break-out year as a sophomore, rushing for 1,035 yards and 17 touchdowns, while catching 11 passes for 331 yards and four more scores. He was the Cal-Hi Sports State Sophomore of the Year and was a first-team Central Coast choice and West Coast Athletic League pick. As a freshman in 2008, he was intercepted by Mitchell Loquaci in the CCS championship game. He also played in the 2012 Army All-America game. Marshall finished his high school career with 3,386 rushing yards and 57 total touchdowns, both school records.[2]

Also a standout in track & field, Marshall was ranked first among sophomores in California with a time of 10.61 seconds in the 100-meter dash.[3] He placed third place at the National Indoor Championships at 60-meter dash with a time of 6.85 second. He also ran a 4.77-second 40-meter dash and squatted 455 pounds.

College career[edit]

Marshall played for Oregon from 2012–2015.[4] As a freshman in 2012, he had 87 carries for 447 rushing yards and four rushing touchdowns.[5] As a sophomore in 2013, he became Oregon’s 20th 1,000-yard rusher (with 1,038), finishing fifth in the Pac-12 in rushing (with 86.5 yards per game) in 2013.[6] Against UCLA, he gained 133 yards with three touchdowns to cap five straight games rushing over the century mark.[7][8][9][10][11] As a junior in 2014, Marshall finished the year with 1,003 yards receiving on 74 catches. He became the first player in conference history to ever rush for 1,000 yards and also accumulate 1,000 receiving yards in his collegiate career.[12] The Ducks leading receiver also came up big in the national championship, where he grabbed eight receptions for 169 yards and one touchdown.[13] As a senior, Marshall missed all but the first four games of 2015 with a leg injury, accumulating 121 yards and two touchdowns on nine catches.[14][15]

Collegiate statistics[edit]

Byron Marshall Rushing Receiving
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD
2012 Oregon Pac-12 FR RB 11 87 447 5.1 4 1 14 14.0 0
2013 Oregon Pac-12 SO RB 12 168 1038 6.2 14 13 155 11.9 0
2014 Oregon Pac-12 JR RB 15 52 392 7.5 1 74 1,003 13.6 6
2015 Oregon Pac-12 SR WR 4 0 0 0.0 0 9 121 13.4 2
Career Oregon 42 307 1,877 6.1 19 97 1,293 13.3 8

Professional career[edit]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Marshall went undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft and signed with the Philadelphia Eagles.[16] On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Eagles.[17] The next day, he was signed to the Eagles' practice squad.[18] He was promoted to the active roster on December 13, 2016.[19] On December 18, he made his NFL debut against the Baltimore Ravens with nine carries for 22 rushing yards.[20] Overall, in the 2016 season, he appeared in three games and had 19 carries for 64 rushing yards.[21]

On September 2, 2017, Marshall was waived by the Eagles, and was signed to the practice squad the following day.[22][23]

Washington Redskins[edit]

On November 14, 2017, Marshall was signed by the Washington Redskins off the Eagles' practice squad.[24] After suffering a hamstring injury in the Week 14 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, he was placed on injured reserve on December 12, 2017.[25] He finished with 2017 season with nine carries for 32 yards and six receptions for 36 yards in four games.[26]

On September 5, 2018, Marshall was placed on injured reserve with an ankle injury.[27] He was activated from injured reserve on November 17, 2018 after an injury to Samaje Perine.[28] In the 2018 season, he had three carries for nine yards, along with four receptions for 30 yards in six games.[29]

Personal life[edit]

Marshall is the younger brother of running back Cameron Marshall.[30]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Bay prep football: Byron Marshall has a plan". The Mercury News. August 30, 2011. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  2. ^ "Byron Marshall's Football Stats"
  3. ^ "St. Francis Invitational"
  4. ^ "Byron Marshall College Stats". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  5. ^ "Byron Marshall 2012 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  6. ^ "Byron Marshall 2013 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  7. ^ "California at Oregon Box Score, September 28, 2013". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  8. ^ "Oregon at Colorado Box Score, October 5, 2013". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  9. ^ "Oregon at Washington Box Score, October 12, 2013". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  10. ^ "Washington State at Oregon Box Score, October 19, 2013". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  11. ^ "UCLA at Oregon Box Score, October 26, 2013". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  12. ^ "Byron Marshall 2014 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  13. ^ "College Football Championship - Oregon vs Ohio State Box Score, January 12, 2015". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  14. ^ http://www.nfl.com/draft/2016/profiles/byron-marshall?id=2555474
  15. ^ "Byron Marshall 2015 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  16. ^ Arnold, Geoffrey C. (May 2, 2016). "Ex-Duck Byron Marshall signs with Philadelphia Eagles: Report". OregonLive.com. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  17. ^ McPherson, Chris (September 3, 2016). "Eagles Trim Roster to 53 Players". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  18. ^ Mangels, Dave (September 4, 2016). "Eagles release three players, sign five to practice squad". BleedingGreenNation.com.
  19. ^ Mangels, Dave (December 13, 2016). "Eagles promote Byron Marshall to 53 man roster". BleedingGreenNation.com.
  20. ^ "Philadelphia Eagles at Baltimore Ravens - December 18th, 2016". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  21. ^ "Byron Marshall 2016 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  22. ^ "Eagles Announce 17 Roster Moves To Get Down To 53 Players". PhiladelphiaEagles.com. September 2, 2017. Archived from the original on September 5, 2017.
  23. ^ "Eagles Announce 10-Man Practice Squad". PhiladelphiaEagles.com. September 3, 2017.
  24. ^ Czarda, Stephen (November 14, 2017). "Redskins Place Two On Injured Reserve, Sign Two To The Active Roster". Redskins.com. Archived from the original on December 23, 2017.
  25. ^ Czarda, Stephen (December 12, 2017). "Redskins Place Three On Injured Reserve, Sign Three To Active Roster". Redskins.com. Archived from the original on January 4, 2018. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
  26. ^ "Byron Marshall 2017 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  27. ^ "Redskins Sign Josh Keyes, Place Byron Marshall On Injured Reserve". Redskins.com. September 5, 2018.
  28. ^ "Redskins Activate Byron Marshall From Injured Reserve". Redskins.com. November 17, 2018.
  29. ^ "Byron Marshall 2018 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  30. ^ "Brothers collide: Arizona State's Cameron Marshall, Oregon's Byron Marshall square off". The Mercury News. October 17, 2012. Retrieved April 7, 2018.

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