Numerical Roster Countdown 2012: Day 41, Kharyee Marshall

Today was a pick'em. We have two players on the roster that wear #41—a kicker and a DE. Tough choice.

We've got 41 days until kickoff...so today we'll highlight #41 on the Boise State roster—Kharyee Marshall

#41, Kharyee Marshall, Junior, DE

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Stats

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 240 lbs.

High School: Washington High School, Phoenix, AZ

How'd he get to The Blue™?

Marshall was a multi-sport standout at Washington High, earning three letters football, two in basketball and two in track. Football was his bread and butter, obviously, and he was named first-team all-conference all three years of varsity ball. Kharyee (pronounced "Ky-Ree") recorded 64 tackles, 4 sacks, a fumble recovery and an INT as a senior and made 106 tackles, 16 sacks, an interception, and blocked 2 kicks as a junior. Kharyee also made 106 tackles and 12.5 sacks as a sophomore. For his efforts, Marshall was named second-team all-state as a senior, and was all-state honorable mention as a junior. Marshall held offers from Idaho, Nevada, San Diego State, Utah, and UTEP and was rated a 3-star recruit by Rivals.com.

Nickname

"Amp"

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Amp it up?

Look-a-like

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Actor Daryl Mitchell

Career highlights

5 game appearances in 2011 before being sidelined with an injury. Made 10 game appearances in 2010. 3-time all-conference player at Washington High School. Two-time all-state performer.

2012 prospectus

Finally. If you didn't read the big news for Marshall, just check out his "stats" line and marvel that the waifish—but speedy—DE has finally packed on the necessary poundage to possibly be an every down type of end for the Broncos after 3 years with the program. But will the extra lbs. help Marshall finally ascend into a starting role? Well, I suppose we're about to find out.

Marshall is likely our fastest DE—famously recording a 4.42 40 a few Springs ago. That kind of motation is scary at the defensive end spot...but it's not everything. Instincts...motor...angle-of-pursuit...these are things that, coupled with impressive speed, can make a DE into a game-changer (Shea McClellin comes to mind). We've had precious little time to determine whether Marshall possesses any of those "extras", mainly because he's been stuck behind some all-timers at DE, but also because injury forced him out of 7 full games last season. This year, the DE cupboard is much more bare (although not totally bare), and Marshall will have opportunity to ascend...I still think that Demarcus Lawrence and either Darren Koontz or Tyler Horn are your "ones' and Marshall, Ukwuachu, Martin and a true frosh (Barrett or McCaskill) will factor into the rotation. Remember, the coaches like to rotate fresh legs in, so the top 4 guys are, in essence, starters. If you look at it like that, I think that there's a good chance that Marshall could find his way into that realm this Fall.

Completely made up fact

When the coaches want to release Kharyee on unsuspecting QBs, they simply declare "Marshall Law". On second thought, maybe that should've been the nickname.

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