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Marshay Green

Marshay  Green

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bastrop, La.

High School:
Bastrop

Height:
5-9

Position:
Cornerback - CB

Experience:
3L

Signed an NFL free-agent contract with the Arizona Cardinals following his senior year ... Competed in the 2010 Texas vs. The Nation All-Star Challenge and returned three kickoffs for 57 yards and collected three solos stops ... Participated in the 2010 NFL Scouting Combine ... CAREER: Ranks fourth all-time at Ole Miss in career punt return yardage (917) and sixth in kickoff return yardage (984) ... His three career TD punt returns are tied for second on the Rebel all-time list ... His 24.0-yard kickoff return average is the highest of any of the top 10 career leaders ... Boasts two of the school's top five single-game kickoff return yardage performances ... Cotton Bowl all-time leader in punt return yards with 185 yards in his two appearances ... 2009: Played in and started 12 games at left cornerback ... Ranked fifth in the SEC in punt returns with an average of 10.2 yards (264 yards) on 26 returns ... Tallied 29 tackles on the season (23 solo) along with 1.5 TFLs and two pass break-ups ... Helped the Rebels rank 11th in the NCAA in pass efficiency defense and 15th in pass defense ... Team Captain ... Earned fourth letter ... at Memphis (9/6): Recorded two total tackles ... Also returned three punts for 36 yards and a long of 14 ... vs. Southeastern La. (9/19): Tied a career-high with five total tackles and four solo stops ... Also forced one fumble ... at South Carolina (9/24): Recorded one solo stop and one pass defended ... Also returned one punt for 36 yards ... at Vanderbilt (10/3): Totaled two solo stops and returned two punts for nine yards ... vs. Alabama (10/10):

Posted two solo stops ... Returned two punts for 23 yards and a long of 21 yards ... vs. UAB (10/17): Missed game due to injury ... vs. Arkansas (10/24): Returned one punt for five yards ... at Auburn (10/31): Posted two tackles (one solo) and returned three punts for 43 yards including a long of 29 yards ... vs. Northern Arizona (11/7): Tied a career high with five tackles (four solo) ... vs. Tennessee (11/14): Posted two stops (one solo) and a career-high 1.5 TFLs ... vs. LSU (11/21): Tied a career high with five stops (four solo) ... Also broke up one pass ... at Mississippi State (11/28): Posted two solo stops ... Returned one punt for one yard ...

Cotton Bowl vs. Oklahoma State (1/2): Notched a season-long 63-yard punt return and finished with a career-high and Cotton Bowl record 106 return yards on four tries ... Preseason: Earned preseason All-SEC second team honors as a cornerback from the Birmingham News and fourth team status as a punt returner from Phil Steele ... Spring: Was one of three finalists for the 2009 Chucky Mullins Courage Award ... 2008: Saw action in all 13 games and started 12 at cornerback ... Totaled 32 tackles, two interceptions and a team-high six pass break-ups in his first season on defense ... Ranked sixth in the SEC in punt return average (10.9 ypr) ... Earned third letter ... vs. Memphis (8/31): Earned first career start on defense at nickleback ... Finished with one solo tackle ... at Wake Forest (9/6):

Posted one tackle in action ... vs. Samford (9/13): Returned a punt 77 yards for a TD, the longest of his career ... Moved into a tie for second on the Ole Miss career list for TD punt returns ... Had three total returns for 95 yards ... Also posted two tackles and 0.5 TFLs in start at CB ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/20): Tallied career-high in tackles with three in start at CB ... at Florida (9/27): Credited with two tackles and 0.5 QB sacks ... Also returned one punt for 11 yards ... vs. South Carolina (10/4): Collected two tackles (one solo) and had one pass break-up in a start ... at Alabama (10/18): Posted four tackles (two solo) in a start ... at Arkansas (10/25):

Totaled a career-best five tackles and four solo stops ... Also returned three punts for 25 yards ...vs. Auburn (11/1): Recorded his first-career interception ... Returned one punt for four yards ... Finished the contest with two solo tackles ... vs. ULM (11/15): Recorded one solo stop ... Also returned five punts for 49 yards ... at LSU (11/22): Posted four tackles (two solo) ... Also returned two punts for four yards ... vs. Mississippi State (11/28): Recorded two total tackles, including one solo stop ... Returned a career-best nine punts for 85 yards ... Cotton Bowl vs. Texas Tech (1/2): Named Defensive MVP of the Cotton Bowl, returning an interception 65 yards for a TD and notching three tackles ... Returned four punts for 79 yards, including a 54-yarder ... Preseason: Named Preseason All-SEC fourth team as a punt returner by Phil Steele ... Spring: Moved from wide receiver to cornerback midway through spring drills and entered the fall as the Rebels' starting left cornerback ... 2007: Played in 11 games with five starts at flanker ... Ranked third in the team in receptions with 31 for 260 yards ... Totaled team-high 27 kickoff returns for 631 yards, which ranks third on the Ole Miss single-season list ... Team leader in punt returns with 12 for 48 yards with a touchdown ... Also rushed five times for a seven-yard net ... Earned second letter ... vs. Memphis (9/1): Registered career highs of five catches for 59 yards ... Returned one kickoff 10 yards ... vs. Missouri (9/8): Made second career start and first at flanker ... For the second straight game, matched his career best of five receptions, while his 57 receiving yards was two short of his high, also from the previous game ... Finished with 208 all-purpose yards, including 146 kick return yards on six attempts ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/15):

Hauled in two passes for 24 yards ... Returned four kickoffs for 97 yards ... vs. Florida (9/22): Established an Ole Miss single-game record 159 kickoff return yards on six attempts ... Equaled his career-high of five receptions, for 36 yards ... vs. Georgia (9/29): In start, notched two catches for 24 yards ... Returned three kickoffs for 69 yards, including a 24-yarder ... Had two punt returns for no yards ... vs. Louisiana Tech (10/6): Hauled in four passes for seven yards and rushed once for a three-yard loss ... Returned two punts for no yards ... vs. Alabama (10/13): Dropped for a one yard loss on only catch .. Returned one kickoff for 15 yards and one punt for -8 ... vs. Arkansas (10/20): Registered two receptions for 12 yards ... Returned five kickoffs for 103 yards and one punt for -2 ... vs. Auburn (10/27): Returned on kickoff 22 yards ... vs. LSU (11/17): Returned a punt 44 yards for a TD ... Also caught three passes for 17 yards ... vs. Mississippi State (11/23): Hauled in two passes for 25 yards ... Returned four punts for nine total yards ... Also rushed once for a one-yard loss ... Preseason: Selected 2007 preseason All-SEC third team punt returner by Athlon ... Spring: Recorded three catches for 27 yards and a TD in Red-Blue game ... 2006: Appeared in all 12 games, making one start at WR at Missouri (9/9) ... Finished the season ranked fourth overall and first among freshmen in the SEC in punt return average with 11.2 yards per return ... Finished second in the SEC and first among freshmen in kickoff return average with 25.2 yards per return ... Returned one punt for a touchdown ... Finished second on the team with 786 all-purpose yards (65.5 per game) ... Second on the team with 19 receptions and fourth with 174 receiving yards ... Tied for first on the squad with two touchdown catches ... Also ran for 35 yards on three carries ... Earned his first letter ... vs. Memphis (9/3): Returned a punt for 37 yards in first career action ... at Missouri (9/9): Scored first career TD on 30-yard strike from QB Brent Schaeffer in first ever start ... Finished with team-high four catches for 49 yards ... Named Rebel QB Club Offensive Player of the Week ... at Kentucky (9/16): Caught 47-yard TD ... Finished game with three catches for 53 yards ... Also returned four kickoffs for 76 yards including a long of 41 ... at Alabama (10/14): Three catches for 27 yards ... Also returned one punt for 15 yards ... at Arkansas (10/21): Returned a punt for 28 yards ... Also caught two passes ... vs. Northwestern State (11/4): Caught one pass for 23 yards ... Returned one kickoff for 22 yards ... Named Rebel QB Club Special Teams Player of the Week ... at LSU (11/18): Returned two kickoffs for 115 yards, including a career-long of 62 ... Named Rebel QB Club Special Teams Player of the Week ... Also caught one pass ... vs. Mississippi State (11/25): Named SEC Freshman of the Week after returning a fourth-quarter punt 47 yards for a TD and racking up 105 total return yards in the Rebels' 20-17 Egg Bowl win ... Named Rebel QB Club Special Teams Player of the Week ...

Spring: Hauled in three passes for 23 yards and rushed three times for 18 yards in the Red-Blue Game ... HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time first team All-State selection, once as a return specialist and twice as a tailback, who also was named All-District 1-4A four years ... Was named Offensive Player of the Year for state and district ... Ranked No. 18 on Louisiana Top 40 by SuperPrep ... Rated No. 15 all-purpose back in country by Rivals.com as well as the No. 19 player overall in Louisiana ... Named to New Orleans Times-Picayune Top 20 team and Baton Rouge Advocate Top 24 team in Louisiana ... Was pre-season All-Region by PrepStar magazine ... Scored 98 career touchdowns, which is believed to be a state record ... As a senior, rushed 173 times for 1,034 yards and 21 TDs and had 27 pass receptions for 270 yards ... Also had 22 punt returns for 501 yards (22.8 yards per return) and three TDs and two kickoff returns for scores ... As a junior, rushed for 1,950 yards and scored 30 touchdowns ... Helped lead Bastrop High to 44-6 record, four straight district titles, and three straight Class 4A quarterfinals appearances ... Earned four letters in football ... Coached in high school by Brad Bradshaw ... Also picked up four letters in basketball and four in track ... Averaged 12 points in basketball and was a second team All-District selection ... PERSONAL: Son of Lyneita and Earnest Leopold ... Full name is Marcus Kentrill Green ... Born: January 14, 1986 ... Majored in Parks & Recreation Management.

RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g
2006 12 3 35 0 18 11.7 2.9
2007 11 5 7 0 15 1.4 0.6
2008 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2009 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL 48 8 42 0 18 5.2 0.9

TOTAL OFFENSE g rush pass total avg/g
2006 12 35 0 35 2.9
2007 11 7 0 7 0.6
2008 13 0 0 0 0.0
2009 12 0 0 0 0.0
TOTAL 48 42 0 42 0.9

RECEIVING g rec yards td long rec/g avg/c avg/g
2006 12 19 174 2 47 1.6 9.2 14.5
2007 11 31 260 0 34 2.8 8.4 23.6
2008 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL 48 50 434 2 47 1.0 8.7 9.0

SCORING g td rush rcv ret pat 2pat fg total avg/g
2006 12 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 18 1.5
2007 11 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 8 0.7
2008 13 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 12 0.9
2009 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
TOTAL 48 6 0 2 4 0 1 0 38 0.8


PUNT RETURNS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g
2006 12 20 224 1 47 11.2 18.7
2007 11 12 48 1 44 4.0 4.4
2008 13 35 381 1 77 10.9 29.3
2009 12 26 264 0 63 10.2 22.0
TOTAL 48 93 917 3 77 9.9 19.1

KICK RETURNS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g
2006 12 14 353 0 62 25.2 29.4
2007 11 27 631 0 42 23.4 57.4
2008 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2009 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL 48 41 984 0 62 24.0 20.5

INTERCEPTIONS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g
2006 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2007 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2008 13 2 92 1 65 46.0 7.1
2009 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL 48 2 92 1 65 46.0 1.9

ALL PURPOSE g rush rcv pr kr ir total avg/g
2006 12 35 174 224 353 0 786 65.5
2007 11 7 260 48 631 0 946 86.0
2008 13 0 0 381 0 92 473 36.4
2009 12 0 0 264 0 0 264 22.0
TOTAL 48 42 434 917 984 92 2469 51.4

TACKLES g ua a total tfl pd ff fr blk
2006 12 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2007 11 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
2008 13 18 14 32 2.0 8 0 0 0
2009 12 23 6 29 1.5 4 1 0 0
TOTAL 48 42 20 62 3.5 12 1 0 0

SACKS g ua a total yards
2006 12 0 0 0.0 0
2007 11 0 0 0.0 0
2008 13 0 1 0.5 5
2009 12 0 0 0.0 0
TOTAL 48 0 1 0.5 5

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