American Football Database
American Football Database
Marcus Howard
No. 91     Edmonton Eskimos
Defensive Lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-10-10) October 10, 1985 (age 36)
Place of birth: Huger, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 5 / Pick: 161
Debuted in 2008 for the Indianapolis Colts
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Tackles     14
Sacks     1.5
Forced fumbles     0
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Marcus Howard (born October 10, 1985, in Huger, South Carolina) is an American football defensive end who is currently playing for the Edmonton Eskimos. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Georgia.

Howard has also been a member of the Tennessee Titans.

Early years

Howard played high school football at Hanahan High School in Hanahan, South Carolina. While there he played running back and linebacker and was a three-time all-region and two-time class 2-A all-state choice. As a senior he was the class 2-A Defensive Player of the Year. He also played basketball and ran track.

College career

Howard played college football at Georgia. He played both defensive end and linebacker. During his senior year he started all 13 games and achieved First-Team All-SEC honors after recording 41 tackles, 10.5 sacks, and three forced fumbles. He finished his career with 79 tackles, 12 sacks, and four forced fumbles. He won the 2008 Sugar Bowl MVP after he posted 3.5 sacks, one forced fumble which he recovered in the end zone for a touchdown, and a deflected pass which was intercepted by teammate Dannell Ellerbe.

Professional career

Indianapolis Colts

Howard was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He was waived on September 5, 2009.

Tennessee Titans

Howard signed a future contract with the Tennessee Titans on January 13, 2010. He was waived on August 12. He was later re-signed, only to be released again on July 28, 2011.[1]

Edmonton Eskimos

On August 1, 2011, Howard signed a contract with the Edmonton Eskimos of the CFL


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