Curtis Marsh
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Marsh in 2010 as a Utah State Aggies player.
No. 31, 22     
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-03-01) March 1, 1988 (age 33)
Place of birth: West Hills, California
Career information
College: Utah State
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 3 / Pick: 90
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Philadelphia Eagles ( 2011 2013)
Career highlights and awards
*Second-team All-WAC (2010)
Total tackles     14
Forced fumbles     0
Fumble recoveries     0
Pass deflections     2
Interceptions     0

Curtis Joseph Marsh Jr. (born March 1, 1988) is a former American football cornerback. He was originally drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft. Marsh was released by the Philadelphia Eagles at the end of the 2013 preseason and signed by the Cincinnati Bengals. He played college football at Utah State.

Marsh's father, Curtis, played wide receiver in the NFL for three seasons.[1]

Early years

Born in West Hills, California, and raised by his mother, Trayci Gibson with his sister M'haganee Kahlil Gibson. Marsh graduated from Royal High School in Simi Valley, California in 2006.[2] Marsh received a football scholarship to the Naval Academy Preparatory School after graduating from high school. Marsh left the school after three months and received a scholarship offer from Utah State University.[3]

College career

With the Utah State Aggies, Marsh began his career as a running back and became a cornerback starting in junior year.[4] Marsh rushed 82 times for 302 yards as a freshman in 2007 in 10 games (3 starts) and 42 times for 185 as a sophomore in 12 games (3 starts) in 2008. In each season, Marsh scored two touchdowns.[2] As a cornerback in 2009, Marsh made 32 tackles (23 solo, 9 assisted), deflected five passes, and intercepted one pass.[2] In the November 14, 2009 game against San Jose State, Marsh blocked a punt.[5] As a senior in 2010, Marsh made 45 tackles (37 solo, 8 assisted) and 2 interceptions.[6]

Marsh received second-team All-Western Athletic Conference honors after his senior season.[7] Marsh graduated from Utah State in 2011 with a degree in business and economics.[8][9]

Professional career

Philadelphia Eagles

Marsh was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles with the 90th pick of the 2011 NFL Draft.[10][11] He played all four preseason games and made his regular season debut on Week 11 of 2011 (November 20), a 17-10 win over the New York Giants. In seven games in 2011, Marsh made 2 tackles and one defended pass.[12]

Cincinnati Bengals

Marsh signed with the Cincinnati Bengals on September 18, 2013. He was released by the Bengals on October 1, 2013.[13]

Philadelphia Eagles

Marsh was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles on November 5, 2013. He was released by the Eagles on August 30, 2014.[13]

Denver Broncos

Marsh signed with the Denver Broncos on December 30, 2014.[13]

Marsh was waived on September 15, 2015 to make room for TJ Ward who was suspended for the first game of the season. [14]

References

  1. Potkey, Rhiannon (April 29, 2011). "Marsh drafted by Eagles". vcstar.com. http://www.vcstar.com/news/2011/apr/29/marsh-drafted-by-eagles/. Retrieved 2011-04-29.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Curtis Marsh". Utah State Aggies. http://www.utahstateaggies.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/marsh_curtis00.html. Retrieved September 11, 2012.
  3. McLane, Jeff (June 5, 2012). "Eagles cornerback Marsh is a step from starting". Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 2.
  4. McLane, Jeff (June 5, 2012). "Eagles cornerback Marsh is a step from starting". Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 1.
  5. "San Jose State vs Utah State (Nov 14, 2009) - Play-by-play summary". Utah State Aggies. http://www.utahstateaggies.com/sports/m-footbl/stats/2009-2010/09usu10.html. Retrieved October 5, 2012. "Cope, Tyler punt 22 yards to the USU12, downed (blocked by Curtis Marsh)"
  6. "Curtis Marsh college stats". ESPN. http://espn.go.com/nfl/player/stats/_/id/14031/type/college/curtis-marsh. Retrieved October 5, 2012.
  7. "Curtis Marsh". Philadelphia Eagles Media Guide. Archived from the original on March 29, 2013. https://web.archive.org/web/20130329211801/http://legacy.philadelphiaeagles.com/eagles_files/html/marsh_1.html. Retrieved October 5, 2012.
  8. Eisenberg, John (February 28, 2011). "Surviving the NFL combine". CSN Baltimore. http://www.csnbaltimore.com/02/28/11/Eisenberg-Surviving-the-NFL-combine/landing.html?blockID=429892. Retrieved September 11, 2012.[dead link]
  9. "NFL Eagles Cornerback Curtis Marsh #31". ChristieOhh.com. August 8, 2012. Archived from the original on January 19, 2013. https://archive.is/20130119094214/http://christieohh.com/2012/08/08/nfl-eagles-cornerback-curtis-marsh-31/. Retrieved September 11, 2012.
  10. "2011 NFL Draft Listing" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/2011/draft.htm.
  11. "Curtis Marsh". pro-football-reference.com/. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/M/MarsCu01.htm. Retrieved January 4, 2015.
  12. "Curtis Marsh game logs, 2011". NFL. http://www.nfl.com/player/curtismarsh/2508116/gamelogs?season=2011. Retrieved October 5, 2012.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 "Curtis Marsh". kffl.com. Archived from the original on January 5, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150105010122/http://www.kffl.com/player/24097/nfl/news/curtis-marsh. Retrieved January 4, 2015.
  14. http://www.9news.com/story/sports/nfl/denver-broncos/mike-klis/2015/09/15/curtis-marsh-tj-ward/72320274/

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