Marcus Howard
# 38
Defensive End - DE
Height: 6-2  Weight: 250
Senior
Previous Affiliations
   Hanahan
Previous Experience
  3L
Hometown
   Huger, S.C.
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Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications
Release: 06/19/2006
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Career Highs: 6 tackles at Vanderbilt in 2007

2007: *Appeared in 12 games making 12 starts
*One tackle at Georgia Tech
*Recorded two sacks vs. No. 22 Kentucky
*Had five tackles including .5 for a loss vs. No. 18 Auburn
*Had four tackles including a sack, forced a recovered a fumble, and had a pass break-up vs. Troy
*Notched four tackles including two sacks vs. No. 9 Florida
*Had career-high six tackles including a 10-yard sack at Vanderbilt
*Two tackles at Tennessee
*Tallied two tackles vs. Ole Miss
*Had four tackles, a pass break-up and a QB hurry at No. 16 Alabama
*One tackle vs. W. Carolina
*Registered three tackles vs. South Carolina
*Had two tackles including a sack agsinst Oklahoma St.
*Listed as number one DE at end of spring drills

2006: Appeared in all 13 games with 11 tackles
*Had three stops and a forced fumble against #16 Ga. Tech
*Had a 10-yard fumble return in win at South Carolina
* Recipient of Teka and John Adams Football Scholarship
*Named recipient of True Grit Award at conclusion of spring drills
* Team went 9-4 including a Chick-fil-A Bowl win.

2005: Played in all 12 games with career-high four stops vs. Ga. Tech
*Moved to DE in spring and responded with two tackles and one tackle-for-loss in annual spring G-Day game
*Registered three tackles in the win against Louisiana-Monroe
*Recorded his first career sack against Mississippi State
*One sack and one TFL in SEC Championship Game win over LSU
*Part of SEC Championship team that went 10-3

2004: Appeared in 11 games, making three tackles
Solid spring at SLB position
*Three tackles and one pass deflection in annual spring G-Day game
*Team went 10-2 capped by an Outback Bowl victory

2003: Redshirted
*Part of 10-3 SEC Eastern Division Championship team

High School: Hanahan, coached by Jeff Cruce
*Three-time All-Region, two-time Class AA All-State
*Named Class AA All-State by the Associated Press, S.C. Varsity, S.C. Pigskin Prep, Region 6-AA Player of the Year
*Class AA Defensive Player of the Year as a senior
*BorderWars.com #7 Player in South Carolina
*South Defensive MVP in North-South All-Star game
*Post and Courier Most Valuable Defensive Back, All-Low Country
*Palmetto Touchdown Club Defensive Back of the Year
*Recorded 89 tackles, nine tackles for loss and three interceptions as a linebacker and one fumble for a TD
*Recorded 952 yards rushing and 17 TDs as a senior running back
*Also a member of the basketball and track squads
*Placed third in both the 100 and 200 meter dashes at the 2002 AAstate meet and Region 6-AA champion in both events

Year G/GS Solo Asst. Total Sacks TFL CF RF PBU Int. QBP
2004 11/0 2 1 3 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 13/0 16 8 24 1.5/15 1.5/15 0 0 0 0 6
2006 13/0 10 1 11 0/0 0/0 1 1 0 0 4
Total 37/0 28 10 38 1.5/15 1.5/15 1 1 0 0 10