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Marlon McClure
6  Marlon McClure

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tenaha, Texas

High School:
Tenaha

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 145

Position:
WR

Experience:
2L

09/23/2013

Miners Of The Week: Sept. 23, 2013

UTEP Athletics Honors Autrey Golden & Angela Cutaia

2009 (FRESHMAN): Pulled from redshirt two games into the 2009 season and ignited UTEP's return game ... averaged 23.7 yards on 27 kickoff returns ... rated fourth in Conference USA in kickoff return average for league games only ... had three games with 100 yards on kickoff returns -- 136 versus Houston (five attempts), 106 at Memphis (four attempts) and 100 against Tulsa (four attempts) ... also totaled six receptions for 43 yards and seven rushes for 75 yards ... averaged 19.0 yards every time he touched the ball in '09 ... established season-bests for catches (three) and yardage (21) versus Houston ... rushed twice for 52 yards at Memphis ... showed toughness by playing part of the season with a dislocated shoulder.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Two-time Class A All-State selection by the Texas Sportswriters ... earned first team accolades as both a wide receiver and defensive back his junior year, and honorable mention distinction at both positions as a senior ... grabbed first team 19-1A All-District honors all four years as a starter for head coach Scott Tyner at Tenaha High School ... chosen the district MVP following his junior season ... claimed the Co-Offensive Player of the Year award as a senior ... accounted for a school-record 31 touchdowns during his junior season (15 rushing, 13 receiving, two interceptions and one punt return) ... finished the year with 910 rushing yards, 863 receiving yards on 47 receptions and 12 interceptions in helping Tenaha High post a record of 10-4 on its way to being a Division II regional finalist ... made 33 catches for 635 yards and 12 TDs while also rushing for 750 yards and 15 TDs during an 8-3 senior season ... picked off three passes even with teams avoiding his side of the field ... timed at 4.40 seconds in the 40-yard dash at UTEP Summer Camp ... standout basketball player with two All-State honors to his credit while starting all four years.

PERSONAL: Full name is Marlon Tremone McClure ... parents are Aubrey McClure and Marsha Floyd ... has a brother and two sisters ... born 5/10/91 (Tenaha, Texas) ... undeclared major.

Marlon McClure's Career Stats
Year GP Rush-Att Rush-Yd Rush-TD Rush-YPR Rush-YPG Rec. Rec-Yd Rec-TD Rec.-YPC Rec.-YPG KR KR-Yd KR-YPR KR-YPG KR-TD
2009 9 7 75 0 10.7 8.3 6 43 0 7.2 4.8 27 641 23.7 71.2 0
Total 9 7 75 0 10.7 8.3 6 43 0 7.2 4.8 27 641 23.7 71.2 0

Marlon McClure's Career Stats
Year GP Rush-Att Rush- Yd Rush-TD Rush-YPR. Rush-YPG Rec- Rec-Yd Rec.-TD Rec.-YPC Rec.-YPG KR KR-Yd KR-YPR KR-YPG KR-TD
2009 9 7 75 0 10.7 8.3 6 43 0 7.2 4.8 27 641 23.7 71.2 0
Total 9 7 75 0 10.7 8.3 6 43 0 7.2 4.8 27 641 23.7 71.2 0
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