Marcus Howard

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Marcus Howard
No. 91     Edmonton Eskimos
Date of birth (1985-10-10) October 10, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Huger, South Carolina
Career information
Status 6-Game Injured List
CFL status International
Position(s) DE
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 245 lb (111 kg)
College Georgia
High school Hanahan
NFL draft 2008 / Round: 5 / Pick: 161
Drafted by Indianapolis Colts
Career history
As player
2008 Indianapolis Colts
2010 Tennessee Titans
2011-present Edmonton Eskimos
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career stats
Tackles 14
Sacks 1.5
Forced fumbles 0

Marcus Howard (born October 10, 1985 in Huger, South Carolina) is an American football defensive end who is currently playing for the Edmonton Eskimos. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Georgia.

Howard has also been a member of the Tennessee Titans.

Early years[edit]

Howard played high school football at Hanahan High School in Hanahan, South Carolina. While there he played running back and linebacker and was a three-time all-region and two-time class 2-A all-state choice. As a senior he was the class 2-A Defensive Player of the Year. He also played basketball and ran track.

College career[edit]

Howard played college football at Georgia. He played both defensive end and linebacker. During his senior year he started all 13 games and achieved First-Team All-SEC honors after recording 41 tackles, 10.5 sacks, and three forced fumbles. He finished his career with 79 tackles, 12 sacks, and four forced fumbles. He won the 2008 Sugar Bowl MVP after he posted 3.5 sacks, one forced fumble which he recovered in the end zone for a touchdown, and a deflected pass which was intercepted by teammate Dannell Ellerbe.

Professional career[edit]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Howard was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He was waived on September 5, 2009.

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Howard signed a future contract with the Tennessee Titans on January 13, 2010. He was waived on August 12. He was later re-signed, only to be released again on July 28, 2011.[1]

Edmonton Eskimos[edit]

On August 1, 2011, Howard signed a contract with the Edmonton Eskimos of the CFL


  1. ^ Rosenthal, Gregg. "Release Tracker". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 29 July 2011. 

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