Marshall in 2016
|No. 7 – Oakland Raiders|
|Position:||Wide receiver |
|Born:||July 21, 1995|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school:||Middletown (OH)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2018|
Jalin Delane Marshall (born July 21, 1995) is an American football wide receiver and return specialist who is currently on the practice roster of the Canadian Football League's Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent following the 2016 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State. He has also played for the Orlando Apollos of the Alliance of American Football (AAF).
Marshall attended Middletown High School in Middletown, Ohio. He played wide receiver and quarterback. During his career, he rushed for 4,759 yards and had 54 total touchdowns. Marshall was rated by Scout.com as a five-star recruit and committed to Ohio State University to play college football.
After redshirting his first year at Ohio State in 2013, Marshall played in all 15 games as a redshirt freshman in 2014. He finished second on the team with 38 receptions for 499 yards and six touchdowns. The receptions were second most by an Ohio State freshman behind Cris Carter's 41 in 1984. Marshall also added a rushing touchdown and a punt return touchdown. Marshall was suspended for the first game of his redshirt sophomore year in 2015 due to a violation of team rules. He returned from suspension and played in the final 12 games. He finished the year with 36 receptions for 477 yards and five touchdowns. After the season, Marshall decided to forgo his remaining two years of eligibility and entered the 2016 NFL Draft.
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yard dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert jump||Broad||BP|
|5 ft 10 in
|31 1⁄2 in
|9 5⁄8 in
|4.60 s||1.59 s||2.68 s||4.13 s||6.80 s||37 1⁄2 in
|10 ft 5 in
|All values from NFL Combine|
New York Jets
Going into the regular season, Marshall was named the fourth wide receiver on the Jets depth chart behind veterans Brandon Marshall, Eric Decker, and Quincy Enunwa. He was also given punt and kick return duties. He made his professional regular season debut in the Jets' season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals and finished with three kick returns for 36-yards and two punt returns for 5-yards. He finished that game with three catches for 45 receiving yards in a 37-31 victory over the Buffalo Bills. On November 6, 2016, Marshall caught three passes for 59 receiving yards and caught an 18-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick for his first career touchdown during a 23–27 loss to the Miami Dolphins. During his rookie season, Marshall was diagnosed with a torn labrum on his right shoulder, but managed to power through it and play 10 games with 162 receiving yards and two touchdowns. He also made 13 kickoff returns for 324 yards and 18 punt returns for 100 yards.
On March 7, 2017, it was announced that Marshall would be suspended the first four games of the 2017 season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances. On October 14, 2017, after being reinstated from suspension, Marshall was waived by the Jets and was re-signed to the practice squad. He signed a reserve/future contract with the Jets on January 1, 2018. He was waived by the Jets on April 28, 2018.
He eventually played semi-pro football in Dayton, Ohio with the Dayton Hornets.
In 2019, he signed on to play for the Orlando Apollos of the Alliance of American Football for the inaugural 2019 season. In the Apollos’ first game against the Atlanta Legends, Marshall scored the first-ever touchdown in both the Apollos' and AAF's history.
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