Kansas Signee D.J. Marshall

D.J. Marshall, Scout.com three-star defensive end from Mesquite, Texas, is officially a Jayhawk. Marshall has signed his letter of intent and a member of the class of 2008.

D.J. Marshall, 6-4, 230-pound defensive end

Stats: (5 games) approximately 40 tackles and three sacks, Jersey No.97

Strengths: "My strengths are my explosion off the ball, closing speed, strength, lateral movement and the knowledge of what to do in certain situations. I also think I'm a good leader."

Needs work: "I need to get better at shedding blocks and adding more mass."

Additional facts: Varsity letters in wresting (1), power lifting (2) and football (3), 3.3 GPA, 1120 SAT. Marshall plans to major in Education.

Marshall was born 7/14/90 and son of David and Heather Marshall.

Recruiting coach: "Coach Clint Bowen recruited me for Kansas. We have a real good relationship. He's been with me for a while now, and has been the main one talking to me for the past six or seven months. He's talked to me a lot about the team and how I can help it both on and off the field."

Expect to redshirt?: "I think there's a good chance of me playing next season. My athleticism and strength can allow me to play the rush end."

Why KU?: "I chose Kansas because I really thought it was the best situation to play early and win big. I will also have a chance to play with some people I already know. The coaches and how hard they recruited me were also part of my decision."

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