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Nick Marshall
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Nick Marshall

QB

Height
6-1
Weight
210 Lbs

Bio

Nick Marshall was born in Pineview, Georgia on June 30, 1992. A quarterback for the Auburn Tigers, in 2013 he became only the fourth quarterback in the history of the Southeastern Conference to rush for 1,000 yards in a single season.

During his youth, Marshall attended Wilcox County High School, where he became a star performer in both football and basketball. In football, he enjoyed a successful junior year, leading the school to the Class A Championship, registering 2,956 passing yards and 32 touchdowns during the year. As a result, he was named as a PrepStar All-American and the Class A Offensive Player of the Year.

Marshall began his college football career at the University of Georgia in 2011, playing as a cornerback for the Georgia Bulldogs. He enrolled at Georgia in large part due to the fact that the school offered him the opportunity to play football and basketball. However, after a relatively quiet season, in which he primarily played on special teams, he was dismissed from the school for violating team rules, having reportedly been caught stealing from a teammate.

Following the dismissal, Marshall made the decision to transfer to Garden City Community College, in order to play as a quarterback and try to resurrect his career. Over the course of the 2012 season, he helped to guide the team to a 7-4 winning record, passing for 3,142 yards and 18 touchdowns and rushing for 1,095 yards and 19 touchdowns. He was subsequently recruited by Auburn University ahead of the 2013 season.

Upon his arrival at Auburn, Marshall was named as the team's starting quarterback, seeing off fierce competition for the position from three other candidates. He went on to play a starring role for the team, recording 1,976 passing yards and 1,068 rushing yards as they claimed the SEC Championship, defeating the Missouri Tigers in the Championship Game.

During the 2013 Iron Bowl, Marshall threw a touchdown pass with 32 seconds left on the clock in order to tie the scores and Auburn went on to win the game. However, the highlight of his season came against Georgia in November, when Marshall threw a 73 yard Hail Mary pass to Ricardo Louis in order to win the game with only seconds remaining. The play became known as the 'Prayer at Jordan–Hare'.

Statistics

Stats CMP ATT PCT YDS Y/A TD INT LONG 20+ 40+ RZ ATT SK
2013 Regular Season 142 239 59.4 1976 8.3 14 6 88 12 3 27 19

Game Log

Date Opponent Result CMP ATT PCT YDS Y/A TD INT SK RTG ATT YDS TD
1-1-2015 @ Wisconsin Badgers Wisconsin Badgers 34-31 OT 15 22 68.2 217 9.9 2 0 1 181.0 7 18 0
11-29-2014 @ Alabama Crimson Tide Alabama Crimson Tide 55-44 27 43 62.8 456 10.6 3 1 2 170.2 13 49 0
11-22-2014 @ Samford Bulldogs Samford Bulldogs 31-7 11 18 61.1 171 9.5 1 1 3 148.1 11 -8 0
11-15-2014 @ Georgia Bulldogs Georgia Bulldogs 34-7 11 23 47.8 112 4.9 0 1 0 80.0 9 41 0
11-8-2014 @ Texas A&M Aggies Texas A&M Aggies 38-41 15 21 71.4 219 10.4 1 0 2 174.7 18 67 2

News

Auburn: Nick Marshall Sets School Records in Loss

by Football News

Auburn Tigers quarterback Nick Marshall completed 27 of 43 passes for 456 yards and rushed 13 times for 49 yards in a 55-44 loss against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the Iron Bowl on Saturday, setting school records for most passing yards and total... Read more

Better Quarterback: Dak Prescott or Nick Marshall?

Better Quarterback: Dak Prescott or Nick Marshall?

by Cody Bellaire

The assumption that Auburn's Nick Marshall is a better quarterback than Mississippi State's Dak Prescott is absurd. Marshall is surrounded by more talent, which sure is helpful... Read more

Auburn's Malzahn: Consequences Coming For Marshall

Auburn's Malzahn: Consequences Coming For Marshall

by Dan Harralson

The “official” unofficial kickoff to the 2014 college football season took place on Monday with the annual SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. Auburn Tigers head coach Gus Malzahn took his turn at the media-day mike, following Commissioner Mike Slive... Read more