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Marlon Pope
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Marlon Pope 1808859
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 260
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hattiesburg, Miss.
High School: Hattiesburg HS
Other College: Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
Experience: Junior College

Receptions                     1, 2X, last at UConn (10/17/15)
Receiving Yards             30, vs. UConn (10/17/15)
Long                               30, vs. UConn (10/17/15)

2015: Appeared in all 13 games, making two starts…totaled two receptions for 42 yards…garnered first start of the season against Memphis (10/2)…recorded first reception of the year, a season-high 30-yarder in a 28-20 road win at UConn (10/17)…earned a start in a win at East Carolina (11/7)…posted a 12-yard catch in a 44-23 upset of No. 21/21 Temple (11/14)… provided strong run blocking for a school-record 3,205 yards rushing and season-record 1,381 yards by Marlon Mack...graduated with a degree in interdisciplinary social sciences in the fall.

2014: Played in nine games serving primarily as a blocker on the Bulls offensive line…made one reception for 10 yards on the year, making that catch in the season-opener vs. Western Carolina (8/30) …lettered.

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST CC: A secon-team All-MACJC selection at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College after catching six passes for 111 yards and touchdown in 2013…played two seasons for one of the top junior college programs in the nation…MGCCC began 2013 ranked No. 1 in the NJCAA poll before finishing 8-2 and ranked No. 9 while making a record seventh straight trip to the MACJC Playoffs…MGCCC posted its eighth straight season, finishing the year ranked in the NJCAA’s final top 10 football poll…rated a three start recruit by…caught two passes for 22 yards and a touchdown in 2012…helped block for the nation’s second-best rushing attack (272 ypg)…Helped MGCCC finish 9-2, win the MACJC South Division title and finish No. 6 in the NJCAA final poll.

HATTIESBURG HIGH SCHOOL: Played both football and basketball at Hattiesburg HS…had 17 catches for 280 yards and four touchdowns as a senior…two-time all-state selection…two-time team captain…rated No. 31 among 2012 Mississippi recruits…selected to compete in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star game.

PERSONAL: Born in Hattiesburg, Miss. ….has a sister, Kymberly…has an uncle, Terrell Grindle, that played at Mississippi State and an uncle, Marcus Pope, that played at Southern Mississippi and for the New York Giants… elementary physical education major.Mississippi recruits…selected to compete in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star game.


 Marlon Pope - Career Statistics
2014 9-0 1 10 10.0 0 10
2015 13-2 2 42 21.0 0 30
TOTAL 22-2 3 52 17.3 0 30
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