USF Football BIO
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Marlon Mack
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Marlon Mack 1809071
Position: Running Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sarasota, Fla.
High School: Booker HS
Experience: High School

USF ALL-TIME CAREER LEADING RUSHER

2016 MAXWELL PLAYER OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE
2016 WALTER CAMP PLAYER OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE
2016 DOAK WALKER AWARD CANDIDATE
2015 FIRST TEAM ALL-AAC 2014 FIRST TEAM ALL-AAC 2014 AMERICAN CONFERENCE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
SET PREVIOUS USF SEASON RUSHING RECORD (1,381, 2015)
LED AMERICAN CONFERENCE IN RUSHING (2014-15)
USF RECORD 20 CAREER 100-YARD GAMES
SET USF & AMERICAN CONFERENCE GAME RECORD FOR RUSHING (275 YARDS)
OWNS 13 USF RECORDS

MACK’S CAREER HIGHS
Rushes                         31, vs. UConn (9/19/14)
Rushing Yards              275, vs. Western Carolina (08/30/14)
Long Rush                    85 (TD), vs. Navy (10/28/16)
Rushing TDs                 4, vs. Western Carolina (08/30/14)
Receptions                    9, at Memphis (11/12/16)
Receiving Yards            75, vs. UConn (10/15/16)
All-Purpose Yards         280, vs. Western Carolina (8/30/14)

 

2016: American Athletic Conference first-team selection…first three-time first team selection in program history… became USF’s all-time leading rusher with 3,609 career yards, which rank seventh among FBS rushers in state of Florida history…became the first Bull and only the third FBS player in state of Florida history to rush for 1,000 yards in three consecutive seasons… set USF’s career all-purpose yards record with 4,107 yards… owns USF records with 20 career 100-yard rushing games and 32 career rushing touchdowns…averaging 7.06 yards per carry (10th in the nation)…posted 1,137 rushing yards, the fifth-best total in USF history…tied with Quinton Flowers for a USF season record with15 rushing touchdowns… rushed for 100 yards in seven games…caught a career-best 28 passes (third on team) for 227 yards…posted six touchdown runs of 40-plus yards, giving him 14 on his career…rushed for a season-high 155 yards and two touchdowns, including 43- and 56-yard TDs, against UCF (11/26)…rushed for 129 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries at SMU (11/19)…rushed for 125 yards on 11 carries and set a career high with an 85-yard touchdown run against Navy (10/28)…rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries and set a career high with 75 receiving yards against UConn (10/15)…rushed for 152 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries against ECU (10/8)…set a career high with nine receptions at Memphis (11/12)… posted 115 yards and two touchdowns on just nine carries (12.6 ypc) in a 45-20 win at Syracuse (9/17)...had a 52-yard TD run in the game...ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries in a 45-20 win at Cincinnati (10/1)...became all-time career rushing leader with a spectacular 49-yard TD run in the fourth quarter.

2015: First-team all-conference selection and named the team’s co-offensive MVP at the annual banquet…started and appeared in 12 games on the season, missing the SMU game with an injury…led the American Conference and set a school record with 1,381 yards rushing on 210 attempts....set a school record with nine 100-yard games, including five straight to end the season...his 6.6 yards per carry average tied the USF season record, led all AAC rushers and ranked 12th in the FBS...ran for eight touchdowns...ranked 19th in the nation in rushing yards, and 16th in yards per game (115.1) leading the conference in every category...caught 16 passes for 111 yards and a touchdown...led the team with 1,492 all-purpose yards (124.3 ypg), which ranked second in the conference...his 230 yards vs. Syracuse were the most in the conference on the year and the fourth-best mark in program history…had six runs of 30+ yards, including a 59-yard run at UConn and a 57-yard TD run vs. Temple...began the season with 23 carries for 131 yards in a 51-3 rout of FAMU (9/5)…followed that with an 83-yard rushing performance at No.11/8 Florida St. (9/12)…posted a 107-yard rushing game against Memphis (10/2)…registered 184 rushing yards, including two TDs, in a 45-24 homecoming win vs. Syracuse (10/10)…needed just 13 carries to post 113 yards in a 28-20 win at UConn (10/17)…logged 117 yards in a 22-17 win at East Carolina (11/7)…fueled USF’s upset of No.21/21 Temple with 230 rushing yards, including two TDs, and  three receptions for 42 yards and a TD (11/14)...his 272 all-purpose yards vs. Temple are the fourth-best mark in USF history…tallied 106 yards and two TD in a 65-27 thumping of Cincinnati (11/20)…completed the regular season with 102 yards in a 44-3 win at UCF (11/26)...ran for 108 yards on 17 carries in the Miami Beach Bowl (12/21)...moved into second all-time on the USF career rushing chart with 2,422 yards, the fifth player to eclipse 2,000 yards in program history...his 2,693 all-purpose yards (2,422 rushing/271 receiving) rankd seventh all-time at USF.

2014: Mack started all 12 games at running back in his first season and recorded one of the best rushing seasons in USF history…named AAC Rookie of the Year and a first-team all-conference selection, Mack led the AAC running for 86.8 yards per game and was one of three freshman nationally to lead a conference in rushing…earned the Offensive MVP award for the program…recorded just the fourth 1,000-yard rushing season in program history setting a new freshman record with 1,041 yards, the third-best total in program history…posted four 100-yard games, the most for a Bull since 2009…third in the AAC with nine rushing touchdowns and fifth averaging 5.15 yards per carry…added 21 receptions for 160 yards for 1,201 all-purpose yards…had five touchdowns runs of 54 yards or longer, including a season-long 75 yard TD run at Memphis (11/22)…exploded on the scene with an AAC record and USF record tying 275 yards and four touchdowns vs. Western Carolina (8/30) with TD runs of 62, 60 and 54 yards…averaged 11.4 ypc on 24 carries, a USF record, in that game and added a reception for five yards for a USF record 280 all-purpose yards…followed with 73 yards on 23 carries vs. Marylan (9/6)…had 31 carries for 103 yards and a touchdown in a pouring rain in USF’s victory over UConn (9/19)…carried the ball 19 times for 130 yards and two touchdowns, including a 54-yard dash, in a win at Tulsa (10/18)…had 17 carries for 79 yards and one reception for 19 yards in a win at SMU (11/15)…posted 159 all-purpose yards at Memphis (11/22) running 16 times for 102 yards and a touchdown and catching a career-best eight passes for 57 yards.

High School: Coached by Johnnie Jones, a former USF defensive back (2001-05), at Booker HS…selected to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl…rated a four-star recruit by ESPN.com…first team Associated Press Class 5A all-state selection…played on both sides of the ball running for 1,527 yards and 19 touchdowns and catching eight passes for 139 yards and three touchdowns…also posted 110 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and four interceptions as a safety…named HTpreps.com Defensive Player of the Year…ran for 326 yards and three touchdowns vs. Bayshore scoring on runs of 78, 60 and 53 yards…scored on a 51-yard touchdown run in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star Game…ranked No. 15 on Bright House Networks Top 20 football players prior to his senior season…also received offers from Nebraska, Purdue and Indiana among others.

Marlon Mack - Career Statistics
 
Rushing
Year GP-GS NO. YDS AVG TD LONG
2014 12-12 202 1,041 5.2 9 75
2015 12-12 210 1,381 6.6 8 59
2016 12-12 174 1,187 6.8 15 85
TOTAL 36-36 586 3,609 6.2 32 85
 
Receiving
Year GP-GS NO. YDS AVG TD LONG
2014 12-12 21 160 7.6 0 19
2015 12-12 16 111 6.9 1 20
2016 12-12 28 227 8.1 0 37
TOTAL 24-24 65 498 7.7 1 37
 
All-Purpose
Year GP-GS RUSH REC PR KR Total
2014 12-12 1,041 160 0 0 1,201
2015 12-12 1,381 111 0 0 1,492
2016 12-12 1,187 227 0 0 1,414
TOTAL 12-12 3,609 498 0 0 4,107
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