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Jordan Marquez
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Jordan Marquez 721076
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
City/State: Arvada, Colo.
High School: Arvada West
Experience: High School

AT COLORADO: This Season (Fr.-RS)-Enters the fall listed third at strong safety.  He made the only interception in 121 pass plays in the three main spring scrimmages, returning it 33 yards for a touchdown in the spring game.  He also had four tackles, all solo.

2010 (Fr.)-Redshirted; joined the team as an invited walk-on for August drills and practiced the entire fall in the secondary and was a member of the scout team.

HIGH SCHOOL-He earned honorable mention All-South Metro Conference honors as both a junior and senior.  He played running back as a freshman on the varsity, then slot receiver as a sophomore and junior and then safety his senior season.  He had five interceptions and 10 passes broken up his senior year, when he also forced three fumbles, recovered three, and was in on 40 tackles, two for losses.  On offense, he rushed seven times for 33 yards.  As a junior, he caught 11 passes for 143 yards and two touchdowns, with 13 carries for 79 yards and two touchdowns.  He had 10 receptions for 109 yards as a sophomore (3-28 rushing).  Arvada West was 11-2 his senior year, 7-4 his junior season and 8-3 his sophomore year under coach Casey Coons.  He also lettered four times in track, earning second-team All-Conference honors as a senior and honorable mention accolades as a junior.   

ACADEMICS-He is undecided on his major at Colorado.  He earned honorable mention Academic All-State honors as a sophomore and junior in high school.

PERSONAL-He was born September 20, 1991 in Denver.  His hobbies include bowling (best score is 269).  His father, Mike, is a former Buff who lettered at three years at halfback (1985-87) and was a key player when the Buffaloes made the switch to the wishbone offense that turned around the program's fortunes.  He, too, was a walk-on but earned a scholarship after his first semester in Boulder.

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