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."
Kansas Signee D.J. Marshall
Phog.net Top Stories
Hamton commits to KansasVersatile wide receiver Quan Hampton commits to the Jayhawks.
Jackson commits to JayhawksJUCO safety Darreon Jackson commits to Kansas after his weekend official visit.
Phog.netYesterday at 2:30 PM
Williams recaps OVDominic Williams had a standout senior season, rushing for more than 2,000 yards at Frisco (Tx.) Independence High School. He recaps his official visit to Kansas.
Phog.netSunday at 4:33 PM