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Marvin Constant
Marvin Constant

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Tuscaloosa, Ala.

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 245

Position:
Middle Linebacker

Experience:
SQ



When starting linebacker Travis Carroll was sidelined during spring with shoulder surgery, Marvin got the opportunity to get extensive work at the middle linebacker position. He showed the coaches enough potential and improvement to be listed in the rotation heading into fall practice.

1998: (Redshirted).

Prep: Marvin began his senior season at fullback, but moved to linebacker midway through the season. As one of the South's top-rated fullbacks, he rushed 88 times for 522 yards. As a linebacker, he had 33 solo tackles and 29 assists in just four games. He missed most of his junior season following arm surgery. As a fullback his junior year, he scored five TDs. Marvin was often called the "South's most physical player". He was the state's No. 4 prep prospect according to The Tuscaloosa News. Marvin was named to The Atlanta Journal's Super Southern 100 squad and was a Prep Star All-America pick following his junior year. Marvin was also listed by Jeff Whitaker as a Southeastern Top 50 player and one of the Top 100 prospects in America by the National Recruiting Advisor. He was the No. 2 prospect on the Birmingham Post-Herald's 10 Most Wanted list. Marvin also threw the shot put (58-10) and discus (146-0) in track. He was coached in high school by buzz Busby and played in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game.

Personal: The son of Jackie and Marvin, Jr., Constant enjoys fishing in his spare time. Born 8-29-79. He is Public Relations major.

     
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