Dante Marsh

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Dante Marsh
No. 31
Dante Marsh Stefan LeFors and Alexis Serna.jpg
Date of birth (1979-02-26) February 26, 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Oakland, California
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) CB
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg)
College Fresno State
Career history
As player
20042014 BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (2006, 2011)
  • 4× CFLPA All Star (2008, 2011, 2012, 2013)
CFL All-Star 2008
CFL West All-Star 2006, 2008, 2011, 2013
Career stats

Dante Marsh (born February 26, 1979) is a former Canadian football cornerback who spent 11 seasons with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Marsh attended college at Fresno State.

Professional career[edit]

Marsh had a brief stint with the NFL's Tennessee Titans in 2001, but missed the whole season due to injury. The BC Lions signed him as a free agent in 2004, in which Marsh recorded his career-high 61 tackles. In 2005, he started all 18 games, and had 47 defensive tackles and 7 special teams tackles. In 2006, Marsh had a career-high 4 interceptions as well as 52 tackles. He helped BC win the 2006 Grey Cup. Marsh is regarded as one of the best cornerbacks in the CFL and he was named a CFL All-Star in 2008. Entering his 10th season as a BC Lion, at age 34, he was awarded a contract extension. Marsh has 33 career interceptions and 3 defensive touchdowns. [1] He became a free agent in late 2014.


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