Michael Marquardt Athlete Profile

#66 Michael Marquardt

Michael Marquardt
Position: Defensive Line Height: 6-4 Weight: 260 Roster Years: 2000-2001 Hometown: San Marcos, CA Last School: Rancho Buena High School

Personal

Born in San Diego, Calif. ...parents are Peter and Betty Ann Marquardt ... brother Daniel also plays defensive line for the Cougars ... older brother Brian played defensive tackle at Weber State ... father played football at UCLA ... plans to serve a church mission following the 2001 season ... majoring in business ... recruited by USC, Colorado, Dartmouth and Utah.

Before BYU

A three-year letterwinner at Rancho Buena Vista High School ... named Prep Star Magazine All-American ... Named All-CIF and all-league as a senior ... Named Lolato Somoan Scholar... Earned Palomar League Most Valuable Player honors ... North County Defensive Player of the Year ... ranked as one of the top-2 linemen in the state of California ... Listed as "one of the top defensive line prospects in the country", by Prep Star Magazine ... recorded over 40 tackles last season, including a team-leading 18 sacks ... forced four fumbles and returned one for a touchdown.