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 ... served a Church mission Bahia Blanca, Argentina.
Named Prep Star magazine All-American ... named All-CIF and all-league as a senior ... earned Palomar League Most-Valuable Player honors as a senior at Rancho Buena Vista HS ... ranked as one of the top two linemen in the state of California ... listed as "one of the top defensive line prospects in the country" by Prep Star magazine ... produced over 40 tackles as a senior, including a team leading 18 sacks ... forced four fumbles and returned one for a touchdown.
2001 | Freshman Year
After gray shirting the 2000 season, earned letterman honors as a true freshman ... saw action in 10 games during the season ... recorded 11 tackles, including nine solo takedowns ... credited with five tackles for a combined loss of 32 yards ... had three sacks on the season, resulting in a loss of 27 yards ... credited with a season-high three solo tackles in the Cougars' season-opening victory over Tulane in the BCA Classic in Provo.
2003 | Sophomore Year
Participated in spring drills ... credited with three solo tackles in the annual Blue-White game.
2004 | Junior Year
Earned letterman honors as a junior ... saw action in all 11 games during the season ... credited with five tackles on the season, including 1.0 tackle for a loss ... had two quarterback hurries.