Frank Marsh
No. 36     
Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1940-06-19) June 19, 1940 (age 79)
Place of birth: La Grande, Oregon
Career information
College: Oregon State
Undrafted in 1963
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Dallas Cowboys ( 1963)*
Career highlights and awards
Games played     1
Stats at
Stats at

Frank Wayne Marsh (born June 19, 1940 in La Grande, Oregon), is a former professional American football defensive back in the American Football League for the San Diego Chargers. He competed in track at Oregon State University.

Early yearsEdit

Marsh attended Wallowa High School, where he practiced track and football. He played as a halfback in football.

He accepted a track scholarship from Oregon State, where he ran in the sprint medley relay and the high hurdles.[1][2]

Professional careerEdit

Dallas CowboysEdit

On June 27, 1963, he was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys to be tried at offensive end, although he didn't play college football.[3][4] He was released before the season started on July 18.[5]

Detroit LionsEdit

In 1966, he was signed as a free agent by the Detroit Lions to play defensive back. He was cut on August 25 and later signed to the practice squad.[6] He was released on September 5, 1967.[7]

San Diego ChargersEdit

In 1967, he was signed by the San Diego Chargers of the American Football League. He played as a defensive back.

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

In the 1968 AFL expansion draft, he was left unprotected by the Chargers and was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals. At training camp he was also tried at running back. He was released on June 28, 1969.[8]

Personal lifeEdit

His brother Amos Marsh played professional football for the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions.


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