UT Football BIO
3 Desmond Marrow
Listed at No. 1 at cornerback in preseason depth chart...Granted sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA as an injury hardship case due to missing 2007 and 2009 seasons with injury.


Fourth on team with 68 tackles...Tied for team lead with three interceptions...Leads team with eight passes defended (3 INTs, 5 breakups)...Picked off Hail Mary pass on game's final play in 31-24 win over Ball State...Returned to lineup vs. Wyoming after missing Purdue game due to minor injury...Seven tackles vs. Wyoming...Two interceptions and one pass breakup vs. WMU...15-yard return for TD on one of those INTs...Earned MAC West Defensive Player of the Week...Honorable mention choice for national defensive player of the week by College Football Performance Awards...Team-high nine tackles vs. Arizona.


Sat out the season as he worked to come back from off-season surgery.


Played and started in seven games...Had 30 tackles, one forced fumble and three pass breakups...Had a career-high 10 tackles vs. Ball State...Season ended due to injury at Northern Illinois (10/18/08).


Sat out the season as a medical redshirt.


Played in nine games at cornerback, starting one...Had 19 tackles and two pass breakups...Twice had six tackles in a game.

High School

Ohio Division IV "Co-Defensive Player of the Year"...Intercepted 10 passes as a senior, giving him 18 for his career...First-team Division IV All-Ohio, first-team all-league, first-team All-Northeast Ohio-Inland and the NEO-Inland "Defensive Player of the Year"...Head Coach was P.J. Fecko.


Full name is Desmond Joel Marrow...Birthdate: Dec. 28, 1987...Parents are Duane and Wanda Marrow...Father played football at Wisconsin...Uncle, Vince, is a former Rockets' All-MAC tight end and assistant coach...Would like to market sport apparel some day under the label "Make Plays or Die"...Graduated with a degee in communication in December of 2010...Currently working on a second undergradute degree in recreation. 


Career Statistics

Year G/S UT AT TT TFL FF Int/Yds BrUp
2006 9/1 14 5 19 0 0 0 2
2007 DNP-Redshirt
2008 7/7 22 8 30 0 1 0 3
2009 DNP-Injured
2010 12/12 41 31 72 3.0/-13 0 3/-27 6
Totals 28/20 77 44 121 3.0/-13 1 3/-27 11

Career Game Highs

Tackles: 10 ( Three times, last vs. WMU, 9-18-10)
Interceptions: 2 ( WMU, 9-18-10)


Position: Cornerback
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Youngstown, OH
High School: Cardinal Mooney
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