37 - Marquese Smith|
|Previous School:||Jesuit HS|
2010 Season: Appeared in seven games, starting four at cornerback…was slowed by an ankle injury during the middle of the season…finished the year with 14 total tackles, including one sack…forced a fumble after sacking Andrew Luck in the opener at Stanford…was one of just six sacks allowed by the Cardinal all season…had a season high eight tackles against Weber State, including seven solos…also forced a fumble against Western Oregon…was credited with four pass breakups.
2009 Season: Played in all 11 games, starting the final nine at cornerback…set a career high with 33 tackles…tied for second on the team with a pair of interceptions…returned one of his interceptions 83 yards for a touchdown against Idaho State…other pick came against Portland State…also had six pass breakups and recovered a fumble…set a personal best with seven tackles at Montana State…that total included six solo stops…had at least one tackle in 10 of his 11 games.
2008 Season: As a true freshman, he played in 10 games, starting one as a defensive back…earned the start at strong safety against Portland State…recorded 30 total tackles, including 19 unassisted…had at least one tackle in each of the games in which he appeared…had six stops in the victory over Portland State…added five tackles and a pass breakup the following week at Northern Arizona…recovered a fumble against Northern Colorado…tallied three PBUs during the season.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Jesuit HS in Sacramento…played wide receiver and defensive back for the Marauders…earned first team all-Delta River League honors as a cornerback…tallied 50 tackles as a senior…added 25 receptions for 271 yards and four touchdowns…highest tackle total came against Folsom where he had nine.
Personal: Born 8-9-90…a communication studies major…parents are Rovetta Johnson and Shirley Jones.