Marcus Stamps
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Marcus  Stamps

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Jefferson High

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215

Position:
Running Back

Experience:
2L

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Shifty, power running back who was expected to compete for playing time after a good spring in 2015 ... Battled injuries throughout the season before hurting his knee at UNLV and missing the final three games of the season ... Is listed third on the depth chart heading into the 2016 campaign.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Played in the first eight games and 10 overall, rushing 16 times for 33 yards (2.1 avg.) ... Also had three tackles and a fumble recovery on special teams ... Missed the Colorado State game with an injury, but returned to play limited special teams action against Wyoming ... Hurt his knee against UNLV and missed the final three games of the year ... Came off the bench against San Diego and carried one time for no gain ... Also played on all four major special teams units - kickoff, kick return, punt and punt return ... Also logged special teams snaps at California, and carried two times for 10 yards (5.0 avg.) ... Made two tackles (one solo) on special teams against South Alabama ... Logged statless time off the bench at Penn State ... Also played on special teams against Fresno State, but did not record a stat ... Was in the mix at Hawai`i with four carries for five yards (1.3 avg.), while adding a special teams tackle ... Carried a career-high six times for seven yards (1.2 avg.) at San José State with a long of five yards, while also logging time on special teams ... Rushed two times for nine yards (4.5 avg.) vs. Utah State ... Also recovered a fumble on special teams for the first time of his career ... Did not travel to Colorado State because of a leg injury ... Played limited snaps on special teams against Wyoming without finding the stat sheet ... Rushed once for two yards late at UNLV before hurting his knee on the play and missing the rest of the game ... Did not play vs. Nevada or against Air Force in the Mountain West Championship ... Traveled to the Hawai`i Bowl and was expected to play vs. Cincinnati, but did not see any action.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Was named a third-team preseason all-Mountain West selection by Phil Steele, despite never playing a collegiate snap ... Saw action off the bench in all 13 games in his first playing season, mostly on special teams ... Rushed for 63 yards on just eight carries (7.9 avg.) ... Also had five tackles (three solo) on special teams ... Made his collegiate debut against Northern Arizona, carrying two times for 14 yards (7.0 avg.) off the bench ... Played on special teams at No. 21/23 North Carolina, at Oregon State, vs. UNLV, at Fresno State and at New Mexico on special teams ... Had a big game against Hawai`i, carrying twice for a career-high 38 yards (career-best 19.0 avg.) ... Included in the 38 yards was a career-long 34-yard run and a 4-yard gain on 4th and 2 ... Logged time off the bench on special teams at Nevada ... Played again off the bench vs. Idaho, carrying one time for zero yards and making his first career tackle on special teams ... Played again on special teams at Boise State and made a tackle for the second straight game ... Carried once for two yards to give the Aztecs a first down against Air Force ... Added a special teams tackle ... Carried twice for nine yards (4.5 avg.) vs. San José State, including a long of 10 yards ... Saw time on special teams vs. Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl, posting one assisted tackle.

REDSHIRT SEASON (2013)
Redshirted his first season at SDSU.

HIGH SCHOOL
A power running back who also saw extensive time at outside linebacker for Jefferson High School ... Rushed for a combined 2,935 yards and 32 touchdowns on 261 attempts (11.2 avg.), including 1,511 yards and 19 scores on 139 carries (10.9 avg.) as a senior in 2012 ... Also caught 13 passes for 287 yards (22.1 avg.) and three touchdowns over his career ... On defense, combined for 238 tackles (185 solos), 17.0 sacks, three interceptions, five forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries ... Over his three seasons, the Democrats went a combined 27-8, including three league titles and a perfect 17-0 in conference play ... Named the 2012 Southern League Offensive Player of the Year ... Also was an all-city running back and leading rusher in the Southern League and No. 2 in the Los Angeles City Section ... Earned three stars from Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN and 247Sports.com ... Received a grade of 85 from 247Sports and was listed as the 62nd-best incoming running back ... ESPN gave him a scout grade of 76 and rated him at No. 83 at running back and 104th of all incoming athletes in California ... Was rated at No. 79 at safety by Scout ... Was also was a star track & field athlete in the long jump and high jump.

PERSONAL
Marcus L. Stamps was born May 6, 1994, in Pomona, Calif. ... Son of Valerie Robinson ... Picked San Diego State over offers from Colorado and Nevada and also received interest from UCLA and USC ... Is majoring in social science.

SINGLE-GAME BESTS
Carries: 6 at San José State (10/17/15)
Rushing Yards: 38 vs. Hawai`i (10/18/14)
Long Rush: 34 vs. Hawai`i (10/18/14)
Tackles: 2 vs. South Alabama (9/19/15)
Fumble Recoveries: 1 vs. Utah State (10/23/15)

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