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Marvin Branch Jr.
Player Profile:
Marvin Branch Jr. 1886062
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 222
Year: Junior
Hometown: Suffolk, Va.
High School: Nansemond River

2017: Started all 12 games at linebacker ... Led the team with 96 tackles ... Also had 3.5 tackles for loss, four pass breakups and a fumble recovery ... Had eight tackles, his first career interception and a fumble recovery ... Recorded a career-high 15 tackles in the win at UMass ... Led the team with 14 tackles at Marshall ... Registered nine tackles at NT ... Had a team-high eight tackles at Middle Tennessee ... Led the team in tackles six times ... Had a pair of double-digit tackle games.

2016: Played in 11 games at linebacker and on special teams ... Finished the season with 14 tackles, including two on special teams ... Had four tackles apiece in the first game of the season against Hampton, and the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl win over Eastern Michigan ... Also had a pass breakup and QB hurry in the win over EMU.

2015: Played in all 12 games seeing action at linebacker and on special teams ... Finished the year with 30 tackles and one tackle for loss and recovered two fumbles ... Registered a career-high 11 tackles in the win over Charlotte.

2014: Redshirted.

PERSONAL: Son of Marvin Sr. and Tosha Branch ... One brother, Omarion, and one sister, Taniya ... Majoring in leadership with a minor in management.

MARVIN BRANCH CAREER STATS

Year Games UT AT TOTAL TFL Sacks INT FF FR PBU
2015 12 10 20 30 1.0-2 0.0 0 0 2 0
2016 11 6 8 14 0.0 0.0 0 0 2 1
2017 12 41 55 96 3.5-3 0.0 1 0 1 4
TOTAL 35 57 83 140 4.5-5 0.0 1 0 5 5
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