8:34 a.m. - Welcome To The Hill, Jonathan Marshall
Defensive End | 6-4, 270 | Shepherd, Texas (Shepherd High School) | Twitter: @JonathanMarsh40
A consensus three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports … Ranked as the No. 17 strong-side defensive end in the country and the No. 374 overall recruit by 247Sports … Top 50 player in the state of Texas by 247Sports and No. 77 by ESPN … Rated as the No. 57 defensive end by ESPN and No. 59 by Scout … Labeled the No. 11 defensive end in the state of Texas by Scout … Finished with a three-star rating as the No. 30 strong-side defensive end in the nation No. 93 ranking in the state of Texas by 247Composite, a combined index of national recruiting rankings … Earned 4A All-State second team honors from Texas Associated Press Sports Editors as a senior in 2015 under the guidance of head coach Chip Keel … Also named the District 8-4A Division II Defensive MVP … Produced 71 tackles, 21 tackles for loss and 10 sacks as a junior … Named to the 8-4A All-District second team in 2014 … Earned District 22-3A Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore after 22 of his 39 tackles went for a loss, highlighted by five sacks … Four-year letterwinner in basketball at Shepherd under head coach Jeremy Bennett … Earned 23-4A All-District second team honors as a junior … Scored over 1,100 points and grabbed more than 800 rebounds in his career … Has collected 28 career double-doubles … Qualified for regionals in the shot put … Chose Arkansas over Oklahoma State, TCU, Nebraska and others.
Born on September 16, 1997 … Son of John and Wynee Marshall … Cousin Cedric Reed played at Texas and is currently with the Buffalo Bills … Relative Cedric Hardman was the ninth overall pick of the 1970 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers and is currently the franchise’s all-time leader with 112.5 sacks … Most memorable sports moment of his career is a 54-yard touchdown run.