Iman Marshall was the 127th draft pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
CAREER: He has 218 tackles, including 9.5 for losses, plus 36 deflections, 6 interceptions and a forced fumble in his career. He has appeared in 50 games in his career, with 48 starts. He was USC’s first 4-year starting cornerback since Daylon McCutcheon in 1995-98.
2018: The physical, veteran Marshall started for his fourth year at cornerback as a senior in 2018. Overall in 2018 while starting all 12 games, he had 48 tackles, including 5.5 for losses of 12 yards, plus a team-high 9 deflections and a forced fumble. He made the 2018 All-Pac-12 second team and Phil Steele All-Pac-12 second team. He won USC’s Defensive Perimeter Player of the Year Award. He is a 2019 Senior Bowl invitee. He had had 2 tackles and 2 deflections against UNLV, then 6 tackles (1 for a loss) at Stanford and 3 tackles and a deflection at Texas. He had 5 tackles (1 for a loss) against Washington State, 3 tackles at Arizona, 4 tackles and a deflection against Colorad, a tackle at Utah, 2 tackles, a deflection and forced a fumble that USC recovered against Arizona Stat and 5 tackles and a deflection at Oregon State. He had a game-high 11 tackles (2 for losses) and a deflection at UCLA, 6 tackles (0.5 for loss) and 3 deflections against Notre Dame.
2017: Marshall started for his third year at cornerback as a junior in 2017. Overall in 2017 while appearing in and starting 11 games (he sprained his left knee at Notre Dame and missed the Arizona State, Arizona and Colorado games), he had 52 tackles (1 for a loss of 2 yards) and 10 deflections. He made 2017 All-Pac-12 honorable mention and Phil Steele All-Pac-12 third team. He had 6 tackles and a deflection against Western Michigan, 4 tackles and 3 deflections versus Stanford, 8 tackles (1 for loss) against Texas, 3 tackles at California, 6 tackles and a deflection at Washington State, 3 tackles and 2 deflections against Oregon State and 3 tackles and a deflection against Utah. He had 9 tackles and a deflection against UCLA, 5 tackles and a deflection against Stanford in the Pac-12 Championship Game and 5 tackles against Ohio State in the Cotton Bowl.
2016: Marshall, coming off a stellar rookie performance in 2015, returned as a starting cornerback as a sophomore in 2016. Overall in 2016 while starting all 13 games, he had 51 tackles, including 3 for losses of 5 yards, 8 deflections and 3 interceptions. He made 2016 Campus Insiders Sophomore All-American honorable mention and All-Pac-12 honorable mention. He had 3 tackles (1 for a loss) and an interception against Alabama, 3 tackles against Utah State, 6 tackles (1 for a loss) at Stanford, 5 tackles and a deflection at Utah and 4 tackles against Arizona State. He had 9 tackles and 3 deflections against Colorado, 2 tackles (including 1 for a loss) and an interception at Arizona, 4 tackles and a deflection against California, 5 stops and a deflection against Oregon, 2 tackles at Washington and a deflection at UCLA. Against Notre Dame, he had 6 tackles and a deflection. He had 2 tackles and an interception against Penn State.
2015: Marshall started USC’s final 12 games at cornerback (and appeared in all 14) as a first-year freshman in 2015. Overall in 2015, he had 67 tackles (fourth on USC), a team-best 3 interceptions and a team-best 9 deflections. He was a 2015 USA Today and Sporting News Freshman All-American first teamer. He had 6 tackles and 2 deflections against Arkansas State, a tackle against Idaho and 7 tackles against Stanford while making his first start. He had 3 tackles at Arizona State, 2 tackles and an interception (to set up a USC field goal) against Washington and 5 tackles at Notre Dame. He had 8 tackles against Utah, 4stops at California and 6 tackles and 2 deflections against Arizona. He had 6 tackles at Colorado and 4 tackles and a deflection at Oregon. He had 4 tackles, 2 interceptions and 2 deflections against UCLA to earn Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week and CollegeSportsMadness.com Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week. He had 4 tackles against Stanford in the Pac-12 Championship Game, then 7 tackles and 2 deflections versus Wisconsin.
HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2014 USA Today All-USA first team, Parade All-American first team, Prep Star All-American Dream Team, Max Preps All-American first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Defensive MVP, Max Preps All-State Division I first team, USA Today All-California, Orange County Register Fab 15 first team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, All-CIF Pac 5 Division, Los Angeles Times All-Area first team and Long Beach PressTelegram Dream Team Defensive Player of the Year as a senior safety and wide receiver at Long Beach (Calif.) Poly High. He had 85 tackles (5 for losses) and 16 deflections on defense, plus 19 receptions for 315 yards (16.6 avg) with 8 TDs on offense in 2014, plus he averaged 23.1 yards on 7 kickoff returns and 11.6 yards on 7 punt returns (with a TD). He made Student Sports Junior All-American first team, Max Preps All-State Division I first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Junior first team, All-CIF Pac 5 Division, Long Beach Press-Telegram Dream Team Defensive Player of the Year and All-Moore League Defensive Player of the Year as a 2013 junior. He made Max Preps Sophomore All-American first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Sophomore first team and All-CIF Pac 5 Division in 2012 while making 48 tackles as Poly won the CIF title. As a freshman in 2011, he made Max Preps Freshman All-American second team.
PERSONAL: He is a political science/real estate development major at USC. His nickname is “Biggie.”