|No. 4, 6|
|Date of birth:March 27, 1981|
|Place of birth: Atlanta, Georgia|
|Undrafted in 2003|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2003– 2005)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* All-Conference USA Freshman Team (1998)|
|FGs made / attempts||20 / 33|
|PATs made / attempts||30 / 30|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|FGs made / attempts||27 / 38|
|PATs made / attempts||204 / 224|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
|Stats at ArenaFan.com|
Michael Seth Marler (born March 27, 1981), is a former Arena football Placekicker. He played college football at Tulane. He was originally signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.
High school careerEdit
Marler attended Parkview High School in Lilburn, Georgia and was a good student and a standout in football and soccer. In football, he was a three-year letterman. In soccer, he played Defender and Midfielder.
Marler attended Tulane University and was a double major in Marketing and Management and was a letterman in football. In football, as a freshman, he was named to the All-Conference USA Freshman Team, was a Second-team All-Conference USA selection, and was a semi-finalist for the Lou Groza Award. As a sophomore, he was a Second-team All-Louisiana selection and was a semi-finalist for the Lou Groza Award. He led his team in points and ranked second in Conference USA for points with 85. As a junior, He was named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll, was selected as an All-American. Playing against East Carolina, he kicked a 53-yard field goal which was the longest field goal he kicked in his college football career. As a senior, he also decided to accept punting duties and was named Second-team All-Louisiana as a Kicker and as a Punter, and was named as a Second-team All-Conference USA selection as a punter. During his senior year, he was also twice named the Conference USA Player of the Week and won the 2001 Lou Groza Award. He also scored a school record of 333 points for his career.
National Football LeagueEdit
Marler went unselected in the 2003 NFL Draft, however he signed as an undrafted free agent with the Jacksonville Jaguars. As a rookie he made 60.6% of his field goal attempts. He was cut during the 2004 Jaguars training camp after losing his starting position to Josh Scobee. He was again re-signed in 2005, but was later released during the preseason.
After his stint with the Falcons, he once again re-signed with the Jaguars, but again was later released.
Arena Football LeagueEdit
On March 16, 2007, Marler signed with the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League. As a rookie in the AFL, he made 16-of-20 field goal attempts and 92-of-99 PAT attempts, as well as recording two tackles. In 2008, he made 11-of-18 field goal attempts and 112-of-125 PAT attempts, as well as recording eight tackles.