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#8 Marcel Joly

Height 5-11
Weight 180 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Hyattsville, Md.
High School Forestville Military Academy

Hawk Item – – Moved from defensive back to running back during 2015 spring pratice.

2017 – – Did not see any game action . . . suffered major injury in midseason.

2016 – – Did not see any game action.

2015 – – Saw action in 31-14 win over Illinois State, rushing once for eight yards as offense gained 431 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 31-17 win at Iowa State . . . did not see action in 27-24 win over Pitt . . . saw action in 62-16 win over North Texas, recording one rushing attempt for five yards as offense gained 488 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 10-6 win at Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 29-20 win over Illinois . . . did not see action in 40-10 win at Northwestern . . . did not see action in 31-15 win over Maryland . . . did not see action in 35-27 win at Indiana . . . did not see action in 40-35 win over Minnesota . . . did not see action in 40-20 win over Purdue . . . did not see action in 28-20 win at Nebraska . . . did not see action in 16-13 loss to Michigan State . . . did not see action in 45-16 Rose Bowl loss to Stanford.

2014 – – Redshirted.

High school honors – – Was team offensive Player of the Year as a sophomore and Freshman of the Year as a freshman . . . Career – – Played running back and defensive back, along with being used on both KO and punt returns . . . rushed 39 times for 493 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior, with 13 solo tackles on defense . . . recorded 127 rushing attempts for 833 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior, with 23 tackles on defense . . . 42 rushing attempts for 278 yards and two touchdowns as a sophomore . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . also competed in sprints and hurdle events for prep track team.

Personal – – Born 10/07/95 in Haiti . . . criminal justice major . . . parents are Jeanne Basille and Jules Joly . . . member of prep Honor Roll . . . high school coach was Charles Harley.